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Doris Carolyn Bratcher

July 30, 1945November 21, 2019

Doris C. Moore Bratcher, 74, of Ocala, Florida passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 after a brief illness. Funeral Services will be held Monday, November 25, 2019 at 11:00 am at Striffler-Hamby Mortuary in Columbus, GA. Family will receive friends one hour prior to funeral services. Interment will be in Memory Gardens in Columbus, GA.

Born July 30, 1945 in Columbus, Georgia, Mrs. Bratcher was the daughter of the late, J.W. Moore and the late, Lonie B. Moore Gilbert. She was a Professor and taught for 30 years at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon, Iowa. Thereafter retirement, she moved to Ocala, Florida to be close to her son, grandchildren, and other family members.

Survivors include her son, Walt Bratcher (Crystal) of Ocala, FL. Grandchildren, Grace and John Bratcher of Ocala, FL. sister, Martha Brazeale of Moultrie GA, brother, Rex (Janis) Moore of Prattville, AL, brother, Ken (Barbara) of Ellerslie, GA. Several nieces, nephews, and friends. Special friends, Nancy Burley of Sheldon, Iowa and Theresa Davis of Spenser, Iowa.

Memorials may be made to Salvation Army, Red Cross, and Ronald McDonald House. Striffler-Hamby Mortuary of Columbus, GA is in charge of the arrangements.


  • Visitation for Family & Friends Monday, November 25, 2019
  • Funeral Services Monday, November 25, 2019


Doris Carolyn Bratcher

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Bruce Morrison

November 25, 2019

I worked with Doris for many years at NCC in Sheldon, Iowa...she was a pleasant and well thought of teacher - by her students (with whom she cared about deeply) and her fellow teachers and employees of the college. Our thoughts go out to all of her family and friends. God Bless Doris.