Mrs. Doris Sircy, age 91, of South Carthage, died peacefully with her loving and caring family present at 12:46 p.m. Wednesday afternoon April 14, 2021 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center where she was admitted Wednesday April 7th being treated from Sepsis.
Her longtime pastor, Eld. James “Pee Wee” Massey officiated at the funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Burial followed the 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon April 17th services beside her husband of almost fifty nine years in the Garden of the Cross at the Smith County Memorial Gardens.
She was one of four daughters and a son of the late Clarence Sidney (Sook) Chambers who died May 6, 1953 at the age of 51 and Mary Dayton Rose Chambers who died July 27, 1995 at the age of 91 and was born Doris Elizabeth Chambers in the Riddleton Community on June 19, 1929.
In Athens, Alabama on December 18, 1946 she was united in marriage to South Carthage native, the late Cecil Glen Sircy. He preceded her in death at the age of 75 on November 24, 2004.
All three of her sisters preceded her in death. They were Betty Jo Chambers Beechboard who died May 11, 2013 at the age of 79 and two sisters who died in Ohio, Dorothy (Dot) Chambers Tisdale and Carolyn (Cat) Chambers Doringo.
Mrs. Sircy was a jovial lady and was an accomplished seamstress having worked at both the former Carthage Shirt Corporation and the W.E. Stevens Manufacturing Co. and retired from employment with the Welsh Company in Gordonsville.
Mrs. Sircy was saved in August of 1953 and was baptized on September 13, 1953 into the full fellowship of the South Carthage Missionary Baptist Church and remained a faithful and dedicated member and where she was last able to attend services Easter Sunday April 4th.
There in 1953 she began teaching the Beginners Sunday School Class and on June 19, 1983 was presented a plaque honoring her for thirty years of biblical teaching of the class and taught the class for over fifty years.
She is survived by her daughter, Connie Sircy Rumley of the Sullivans Bend Community; granddaughter, Christie Cothron Gregory and husband Shane of South Carthage; two great-grandchildren, Lowegan “Scooter” Gregory of Antioch and Lauren “Peanut” Gregory also of South Carthage; her only surviving sibling, a brother, Larry Chambers and wife Yvonne of Smyrna.
The Sircy family requested memorials to the South Carthage Missionary Baptist Church.
SANDERSON of CARTHAGE