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Doss

Services for Jeffy Doss, 87, were held Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Rev. Rick Hertless officiating. Burial was in I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Mrs. Doss died at her home in Rockdale on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.

She was born Aug. 12, 1926, in Lexington to Ruel and Lena Belle (Nichols) Brown.

Mrs. Doss was a Lexington High School graduate.

She married James F. “Jimmy” Doss on Jan. 12, 1946, in Cameron.

After their marriage, they moved near Rockdale and had lived in Rockdale for the past 67 years.

She was a member of Meadowbrook Baptist Church in Rockdale.

Mrs. Doss worked at Rockdale Beauty Shop for 30-plus years, where she enjoyed her friends, clients and her co-workers.

She found joy in her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and she was happiest when she was able to cook for her entire family.

Mrs. Doss was proud of her home place, where she was born and raised at Pleasant Grove, which had been in the Brown family for over 100 years.

She worked cattle with her husband for 64 years.

Mrs. Doss was preceded in death by her husband, James F. “Jimmy” Doss, on April 6, 2010; a grandson, Jim Parker, on Nov. 28, 2010; a sister, Hilda Strange; an adopted sister, Florence “Nannie” Davenport; and her parents.

Survivors are a son, James Doss Jr. and wife Denice of Rockdale; a daughter, Donna White and husband Steve of Lexington; four grandchildren, James Scott Doss and wife Gena, Derek Richard Doss, Ashli Brooke Doss and fiancée Phillip Davenport, Jeanie Parker Willard; seven great-grandchildren, Logan Willard, Kassi Willard, Rhett Doss, Reef Doss, Roxli Doss, Megan Parker and Brittany Ison; and her caregivers, Sandra Stutts, Dolores Woolverton, Barbara Starr and Yolanda Dehart.

Pallbearers were Ricky Doss, Brian Davenport, Steve White, Logan Willard, Scott Doss, Derek Doss.

Honorary pallbearers were Dennis Willard, Rhett Doss and Phillip Davenport.


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