MORGANTON Doris U. Grill, 88, of Morganton, passed from this life into eternity Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. She was born Oct. 2, 1931, in Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, to the late Erwin Karl Mezger and Luise Stoecker Mezger. Mrs. Grill was a bus driver for the Burke County Public Schools for over 30 years before retirement. She was a woman of deep faith who loved attending church, singing in the choir, and participating in activities as long as she was able. Mrs. Grill was preceded in death by husband, Dr. (Major) Henry Stephen Grill; brother, Erwin Mezger; and son-in-law, Lt. Col. Edward DuRant III. Mrs. Grill is survived by daughters, Patricia DuRant, Melissa Grill, the Rev. Charlotte Brendel (Leonard); sons, Larry Grill (Anne) and Jack Grill (Donna); grandchildren, April Foster, Stephanie Brendel Hatley (Brian), Tony Brendel, Ned DuRant (Jessica), Anna DuRant Roberts (Drew), Stephen Grill (Michelle), David Grill (Brandi); and great-grandchildren, Zachary Burgin, Kali Griffin, Cadence Hatley, Noah Hatley, Ethan DuRant, Ellie DuRant, Julianna Roberts, John Roberts, Emily Grill, Meghan Grill, Brooke Krohman (Tony), Lexi Grill, Krista Grill, and Kyle Grill. Mrs. Grill is also survived by sisters, Edith Guelzow (Carl), Margot Wilson, Jutta Lange, Mariluise Larsen; and brother, Klaus Mezger. A private graveside service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 27, at Salisbury National Cemetery, where Mrs. Grill will be buried with her husband, Maj. Henry Stephen Grill. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Burke Hospice, 1721 Enon Rd., Valdese, NC 28790. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.sossomanfh.com.