Doris Jo Williams Price, age 91, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014. She was born in 1922 in Weatherford, Texas. The daughter of the late J.B. and Della Crosslin Williams, she moved with family to Yuma in 1924.
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Doris attended Rood Grammar School, and graduated from Yuma Union High School. She attended Arizona State University, Tempe. Doris married Howard W. Price, now deceased, on April 2, 1944 and they lived in Maryland, El Paso, Texas, and Albuquerque, NM, where she worked in a civil service position at Kirtland Air Force Base. After retirement in 1985, she returned to Yuma to live on the family farm in Yuma Valley. She participated in many community activities, including NARFE, Westerner's Club, Newcomer's Club and was active in organizing Yuma Union High School all-class reunions from 1986-2006.
Doris is survived by four children, William and wife Janet, Odessa, TX; David and wife Chieko, Temecula, CA; Howard Jr., Albuquerque, NM; and Marilyn and husband David, Embudo, NM. She is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; and her sister Janet Williams Mayfield of Dallas TX. She was preceded in death by her brothers Walton, Frank, and Toland Williams, and sister Catherine Williams Smith.
In accordance with her wishes, there will be no funeral. Burial will be in Weatherford, TX in Community Greenwood Cemetery, with a graveside service on April 26, 2014.
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Published in The Yuma Sun on Apr. 4, 2014