Nov 19, 1914 - July 31, 2013
Resident of Charleston, AR
Lois Ruby Doran, age 98.7, passed peacefully in Charleston, AR. She took her final breath at Greenhurst, on July 31, 2013. She was born in Charlerston to Charlie Frances Sharpe and Mary Colvard Sharpe. She was a member of First Baptist Church and a retired school teacher from Mt. Diablo Unified School District in California.
She was proceeded in death by her parents; her husband, Afton Doran; her son, Charles Afton Doran; and granddaughter, Cindy. The services were held on August 5, 2013 at Smith Mortuary. She was laid to rest at Nixon Cemetery, Charleston, AR.
Pallbearers were Gene Brown, Reed Haynes, Melvin Roy Doran, Roger Sharpe, Jody Musgrove, and Kim Loughridge.
Lois is survived by one brother, Jerry B Sharpe; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; seventeen great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Lois Doran was sharp as a tack till her last day, remembered as a home run hitter and a warrior for her savior Jesus Christ.
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Published in Contra Costa Times on Aug. 27, 2013