Doris died under the care of hospice on May 2, 2013 on Merritt Island. Doris was born in Pelzer, South Carolina on July 12, 1922.
She retired in 1989 from the Brevard County Sheriffs office. She was a long time Member of the First Baptist Church of Merritt Island.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Tom Curles in 2004. She leaves behind her children, Ben Thrasher (Phyllis), Clemson, SC, Joy Alexander McGratty (Jerry), Winter Park, Hope Alexander Furman, Merritt Island, Bill (Donna) Alexander, Merritt Island, Weege (Carmen) Alexander, Cocoa, Mike (Cindy) Alexander, Merritt Island and Tommy (Beth) Curles, Viera; her sister, Chris Harker of Lynchburg, SC; and sister in law, Miriam Stansell of Olney, IL. She was "Granny" to 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; also numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held in her honor on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 2 PM at Funeral Home.