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Doris Ghent

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DORIS (KING) (NEE WILLIAMS) GHENT, 93 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Doris (King)(nee Williams) Ghent, 93, passed away peacefully at 11a.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, at in Scottsdale, Arizona, in the company of family members. Doris was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great- grandmother. In 1945, Doris married Donald King of Rockford Illinois. In 1954, Doris and Don and their first two children, Bill and Carole, moved to Long Beach, CA, where they were soon blessed with the arrival of twins, Pat and Pam. Don worked for a large construction company, and Doris went to work for McDonnell-Douglas Aircraft. When Don passed away in 1990, Doris reunited with her old friend, John S. Ghent, of Rockford, Illinois. They married in 1992, and soon thereafter moved to Scottsdale, AZ. John passed away in 2001, and Doris continued to live in her own home until shortly before her death. Doris is survived by all four of her children, William King ( Denver, CO), Carole L. O'Neill (Evansville, Indiana), Patricia Pyle (Norwalk, CA), Pamela Bagnall (Carrollton, TX); five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. A celebration of Doris' life will be held in Southern California in the fall. Her ashes will be interred at Forest Lawn Cypress. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to . Arrangements entrusted Messinger Indian School Mortuary in Scottsdale, AZ.
Published in Rockford Register Star from July 13 to July 14, 2014
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