Doris Levis, 97, of Corydon, Iowa, passed away on June 21, 2020, at Wayne County Hospital.  Doris was born on Oct. 4, 1922, in St. Johns, Mo., to Arthur and Alice (Hammond) Zimmerman.  She was a 1940 graduate of Sewal High School.

On May 1, 1943, Doris was united in marriage to Howard Levis in Unionville, Mo.  Howard and Doris farmed for many years around the Sewal area. She enjoyed puzzles, crocheting, word searches, peanut butter cookies, spoiling her grandchildren (especially with candy!) and watching her game show network. She also attended Corydon Bible Church for several years.

Doris is survived by her daughter, Betty (Richard) Couchman; daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Levis; sister, Avenell Alley; grandchildren, Sheila (Scott) Gipson of Beach City, Texas, and Sherri (Adam) Schmidt of Cedar Falls; granddaughters-in-law, Carrie Levis of Blythedale, Mo., and Angie Couchman of Sewal.  She is also survived by her great-grandchildren: Brooke (Francisco) Carrillo of Mont Belvieu, Texas, Jessica Levis of Cherry Point, N.C., but currently stationed in Okinawa, Japan, Megan Levis of Corydon, Gage Levis and Klint Stark of Lineville, Mitchell and Madison Bower and Peyton Schmidt, all of Cedar Falls, and Kaitlyn, Erynn and Miley Couchman of Sewal. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; son, Jimmy Levis; grandsons: Mike Levis and Scott Couchman; great-grandson, Ryan Gipson; and sisters: Alpha Hickerson, Verda Burkland and Mildred Parker.

Funeral services were held at June 24 at Corydon Bible Church.  Interment immediately followed at Shriver Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Corydon Bible Church and online condolences may be shared at or

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