Funeral services for Gladys Doss, 81, were held Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev. Russ Willis of Meadowbrook Baptist Church officiating. Burial followed in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.

Mrs. Doss died Saturday, Jan. 12, in Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

She was born on Feb. 23, 1931, in the Black Jack community of Burleson County to Hicks and Bertha (Doss) Key.

Mrs. Doss was a life long resident of the Rockdale area.

She married Rufus C. Doss on Aug. 21, 1948, in Rockdale.

Mrs. Doss was a graduate of Rockdale High School and was a homemaker.

She attended the Baptist church and enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking and baking.

Mrs. Doss was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Geraldine Edwards; and a brother, Hubert Key.

Survivors are her husband, Rufus Doss of Rockdale; two daughters, Kathy McGowan and husband Mike of Rockdale, Brenda Dean and husband Walter of Minerva; a brother, Howard Key and wife June of Rockdale; and seven grandchildren, Kim Caissie, Chris Edwards, Laura Dodge, Kristi Hammack, LeAnn Simpson, Matthew McGowan and John Dean; also, 19 great-grandchildren.

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