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Dolores “Doe” Wright Sain, 88
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Dolores “Doe” Wright Sain, 88, was born April 15, 1931 and died Oct. 2 at her residence following an extended illness.

“Doe” as she was affectionately called, loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and nothing made her happier than spending time with them making lasting memories.

A retired postmaster with Viola Post Office and a member of Covenant Fellowship Church, she was the daughter of the late Hence and Josephine Davis Stubblefield. She was married to first husband, Ben Wright and second husband, William R. “Pete” Sain Sr. In addition to her husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by loving sister-in-law Faye Wright Smothers.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law Rodney and Joyce Wright of Viola, two daughters and sons-in-law, Karen and James E. Jones of McMinnville and Belinda and Derrick Hash of Rock Island, stepchildren, William R. “Pete” Sain Jr. and wife Irene of Manchester, and Paula Keele and husband Donald, Jimmy Sain, Sandy Sain, and Judy Shettleworth, all of Summitville, grandchildren, Erica Griffin and husband Corey of Hartselle, Ala., Jonathan Jones and wife Lacey of Viola, Tiffany Jones Gannon of McMinnville, and Jennifer Wright Adams of Viola, great-grandchildren, Ben and Cole Griffin, Jackson and Ransom Jones, Boone and Austie Gannon, and Gram Adams; and step-grandchildren, David Keele, Melody Gilliam, Donna Stacy, Trey Sain, John Carter Sain, Kendra Shettleworth, Will Shettleworth, Matthew Sain, Holly Morris, Elisabeth Sain, Justin Sain, and Luke Sain.

Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at High’s Chapel with Dr. Dean Northcutt officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. till the time of service Sunday at High’s. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s of Tennessee or Covenant Academy. Online condolences may be made to

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnnville, Tenn.) Oct. 4, 2019