Doris Fern Epperson, age 82, of Nancy, passed from this life on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born on August 1, 1934 in Nancy, KY, daughter of the late Ralph and Opal Muse Buchanan.

Doris was a member of the Delmer Church of the Nazarene. She was a devoted Christian, sang in the church choir and enjoyed time with her church family. Doris was a hard worker who took pride in being a homemaker and a farmer. She devoted her life to serving the Lord, being a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her sons, Clifton C. Epperson, Gordon V. (Gayla) Epperson, and Doyle (Robyn) Epperson, all of Nancy; a daughter, Shelly J. (Alan) Daulton, of Nancy; brothers, Nathan Buchanan, of Nancy, James Buchanan, of Florence, KY, and Charles (Brenda) Buchanan, of Cinn. OH; a sister, Dean Zurenko, of Ft. Myers, FL. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Clinton Epperson, Nicole Epperson, CJ Epperson, Kendra Epperson, Sierra Piercy, Ashley Epperson, Austin Epperson, Gunnar Epperson, Austin Piercy, Heather Johnson, Jeffrey Epperson and Jaylan Daulton; great-grandchildren, Devon Epperson, Savannah Epperson, Madison Johnson, Tayton Epperson, Payton Wood, Ellie Epperson, Kenley Epperson and Makayla Epperson.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Vernon Epperson.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 after 5:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. 

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:00 A.M in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Scott Cooksey officiating.

Burial will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan and/or the Delmer Church of the Nazarene Church Fund, 4600 Hwy 235, Nancy, KY 42544.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.