Vera Bell McEntire Doshier

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  • "Aunt Bee, Nikki and I miss you terribly. You are/were the..."
    - Bob & Nikki Parkhill
  • "Vera, you are such a precious friend, and "grandmother". I..."
    - Gay Storch
  • "Aunt Bee, I love you with all my heart and will miss your..."
    - Patricia Langer
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Vera Bell McEntire Doshier LUBBOCK-Vera Bell McEntire Doshier, 92, affectionately known as Aunt Bee, passed from this world into the hands of her Lord on Jan. 4, 2013, following a brief illness, in Hendrick Hospice. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. Born May 21, 1920, in Iowa Park, Texas, she grew up in Wichita Falls, Texas, where she graduated high school at Wichita Falls High. She worked in the news industry until she married in 1952 and moved to Lubbock, Texas. She then worked for Devereaux, a division of Johnson and Johnson, until her retirement. She was a lifelong crafter, whose patterns and projects were published. She will long be remembered for the personalized gifts and projects which she lovingly made for family and friends. Her gentle, calm spirit blessed the lives of everyone who knew her. She will long be remembered for her ability to give unconditional love, to accept people wherever they were in life, and as one who looked for and saw the good in everyone. People always talked about her sweet nature and disposition. She was preceded in death by her parents, Forrest and Florence McEntire; her husband, Herman Doshier; her sisters, Goldie Redding and Mary Hamilton; and stepson, Don Doshier. She is survived by her grandchildren, Danny Storch and wife, Joan, Southlake, Texas, and Gay Storch, Diboll, Texas; great-grandsons, Todd Storch, Coppell, Texas, and Terry Storch, Oklahoma City, Okla.; nieces and nephews, Kay Cochran and husband, Woodrow, Wylie, Texas, Bob Parkhill and wife, Nikki, Abilene, Texas, Cyndi O'Connor and husband, Jim, Sugarland, Texas, Rick Parkhill, Wichita Falls, Texas, and Patricia Langer and husband, Ken, Sugarland, Texas; plus numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews. Her stepdaughter, Oleta Storch, followed Mrs. Doshier in death on Jan. 5, 2013. Joint services will be conducted for them at 1 p.m. in Lubbock, Texas, at Resthaven Funeral Home with burial in Resthaven Cemetery. The family of Mrs. Doshier wishes to thank Dr. Robert Streigler, the staff of The Oaks at Radford Hills, and the Hendrick Hospice for their care and concern during her illness. Condolences may be offered at In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Christian Homes & Family Services, P.O. Box 270, Abilene, TX 79604, a maternity, foster care, and adoption agency.
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Jan. 8, 2013
Arrangements under the direction of:
Resthaven Funeral Home & Cemetery
5740 West 19th Street | Lubbock, TX 79407 | (806) 791-6200
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