Doris Fern Preece Morrill, 72, of Vernal, UT passed away August 29, 1998 in Roosevelt, UT after a long battle with diabetes.

She was born May 29, 1926 in Vernal, a daughter of Alma Preece and Mary Almira Murray Preece. She married Dellis Ivan Morrill on November 18, 1948 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Doris graduated from BYU and was a teacher in the Uintah school district for 37 years. She was an active member of the Vernal 9th Ward.She is survived by her husband, Dellis Morrill; children, Diane Meek and Darin Morrill; six grandchildren; brother, Ralph Preece; and sisters, Maryetta Wardle and Vena Starkey.

Funeral services will be held Friday, September 4, 1998 at 11 a.m. in the Vernal 9th Ward LDS Chapel. Friends may call at Thomson's Vernal Mortuary from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday evening and Friday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the 9th Ward Chapel. Burial will be in the Rock Point Cemetery under the direction of Thomson's Vernal Mortuary.

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