HAMPTON - Doris Ann Beckner, 69, passed away Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012.
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A lifelong resident of Hampton, her life was dedicated to helping to care for the children in her life, from both the family and neighborhood.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, John and Myrtle Beckner Sr.; and brothers, John Jr., Wayne Sr., and Melvin Beckner.
Surviving are the nieces and nephews she was like a mother to, Sheri and Gene Reese, Lea Beckner, Angel Martin, Cindy Goodman, and Darrel Beckner; sister, Jackie Carlton; brother, James L. Beckner; 30 nephews, 25 nieces, many other great-nieces, great-nephews, neighborhood children; and her beloved pets, Bucky, Pixie, Minnie, and Molly.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 Thursday, at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home in Hampton. A funeral service will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday, in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park.
Arrangements are by R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home in downtown Hampton, 757-723-3191. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
R. HAYDEN SMITH FUNERAL HOME
245 S. ARMISTEAD AVE.
Hampton, VA 23669-4100
Published in Daily Press from Dec. 11 to Dec. 12, 2012