Doris Jean PellJanuary 15, 1937 ~ September 2, 2017 (age 80)
Terre Haute, Indiana
Doris Jean Pell, 80, went to be with her Lord and Savior on September 2, 2017 at her home in Terre Haute. She was born in Louisville, Kentucky on January 15, 1937 the daughter of George and Elizabeth (Erwin) Hardman. She married James Earl Pell on December 26, 1958, and later graduated from Indiana State University with a Master’s Degree in music education.
She taught choral, theatre, and instrumental music at several area schools. Doris was also the director of the “Summer Showcase” theatre production in Brazil for 15 years. Mrs. Pell also served many area churches as choir director, pianist, and organist. Doris and Jim were members of the Brazil Concert Band for decades. Her most recent endeavor was playing piano for the the St. Mary of the Woods theatre production of “The Sound of Music”.
Husband of 60 years: James Earl Pell, Terre Haute, Indiana
Son: Robert E. (Lori) Pell, Terre Haute, Indiana
Daughters: Christy Pell, Brazil, Indiana
Susan Pell, Terre Haute, Indiana
Patty (Bud) Pell Patterson, Brazil, Indiana
Grandchildren: Benjamin Parker, Leah Parker, Allison Pell, Katy Pell, Jessica Pell, Taylor Patterson, Alyssa Sollars, and Tyler Sollars
Special Pet: Princess
A celebration of Doris’s life will be held at 7:00 P.M. Friday, September 8, 2017 at Moore Funeral Home in Brazil with Pastor Melvin Camp officiating. The family will accept friends for visitation on Friday from 3:00 P.M. until the time of service.