Doris T. MUIR
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NEWPORT NEWS - Doris Tilman Muir, daughter of the late Marion and Hattie Tilman passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012.
She was a native of Newport News, born April 5, 1921. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She worked and retired after 32 years as a secretary in the Machine Shop Dept., of the Newport News Shipyard. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and a charter member of the senior choir (Heart Throbs); a member of the TEL class and had been a member of other various organizations.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel C. Muir; sister, Vera Sigler; brother, M. Grayson Tilman; and grandson, Jeffrey Muir.
She is survived by her children, Danny Muir and his wife, Patty of Yorktown, and Donna Muir of the home; grandchildren, Lisa Berg and her husband, Don, Todd Muir and his wife, Magun; great-grandchildren, Hattie Berg, and Sarah and Chloe Muir, all of Yorktown; many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, at Liberty Baptist Church, with a service to follow at 2 p.m., by the Rev. Joe Hunt. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.
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Published in Daily Press from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8, 2012.
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January 22, 2012
Dear Donna & Family,

Bob and I feel we have lost a mother, and we share your grief. Doris was always kind, caring, selfless and thoughtful. She will be greatly missed. We know she will make a good angel in heaven just as she was here on earth. We were very blessed to have such a good friend and "mother". We know her family takes after her, and will find comfort in each other.

Love Always
Bob & Sandra Larsen
January 14, 2012
My deepest sympathy to all of you. May God keep you in this time of loss.
Jim Albert
January 11, 2012
Donna Muir & Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. It was a pleasure knowing Doris for many years. May God bless you all.
Lucy & Ed Smith
January 9, 2012
Ms Donna and family. please know how sorry i am to hear of Ms doey passing. I do know how each of you feel but with time and prayers it will help. i will always remember the good times we had at pomoco in nn, it was fun to hear you ms donna and ms doey go back and forth to each other. she will be missed and it was a pleasure to have known her. may she rest in peace.some day we will all be together again . call me if you or lisa need me. love you all.
betsy belvin
January 8, 2012
Dear Danny and Pattie & Family,
I know you will miss your Mom sooooo much
She is with the Lord, Jeffrey, and her other loved ones in the painless comfort of her heavenly home.
You know that you are in our prayers and thoughts.
In His Name.
A.T. and Judy
January 8, 2012
Donna, Lisa & Family. Im truly sorry for your loss. I think back to all the years of memories that I was fortunate to share in. She will be missed and I know your hearts are breaking, but she's still watching over you and smiling. Yall are all in our prayers.
Joy Ashworth-Hatfield
January 8, 2012
I will always remember Mrs. Muris' smile and kind words. I am so sorry for your loss. Terry Thompson Yorktown
January 8, 2012
Danny and Patty
So sorry to hear of your loss. Doris was a fine example of a wife, mother, and grandmother. She was caring, loving, thoughtful, and funny. She raised the bar for all who ever knew her. Sincere sympathy to you both and your entire family.
Eileen Wallace
January 8, 2012
Donna,Lisa,Hattie and family. So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Love Bud and Barbara Campbell
Barbara Campbell
January 8, 2012
Danny and Pat,my thoughts and prayers are with you. Hope to see you soon.
Marie Hamilton
January 8, 2012
Todd and family,sosorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers. Frank Fitchett
January 7, 2012
I am so glad I have had the blessing to have known Doris thru Frances (Grandma) Lyliston. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Family, you will be missed Mrs Muir, I will think of you always as we pick string beans.
Blessed are you in your heavenly arrival~
Brian & Steve Lyliston (Adcock)
Brian Adcock
January 7, 2012
Dear Ms Donna,Lisa and Hattie,
My heart is heavy having read the loss of Miss Doey.She was a sweet spirit and always made me feel so special. I know that she will be missed by many and yet she is preparing a home for all of you. Please know that you can call on me for anything and that I was pleased to have known Miss Doey thru POMOCO. GOD'S richest blessings on each of you in this difficult time.
Much love to you all. Cheryl and Jane Burnham (mom)
Cheryl Nicholas
January 7, 2012
Donna & Danny, My prayers are with you and your family. Doey will be missed so much. She taught me new crafts and started all my afgans (SP) What will I do without her now.May God Bless you in your time of sorrow.Doris Steele
January 7, 2012
You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Doey was such a special lady. She will be greatly missed. We are honored and blessed to know her and her beautiful family.

Steve, Lynn, Zack and Chelsea Gray
Ron and Carol Bruce (Gam and Gamp)
January 7, 2012
Donna and family. I am so sorry to hear of doeys passing.she was such a nice lady. Thoughts are with your family at this time
Barbara Ewing
January 7, 2012
Our sympathy goes out to Danny and all of Mrs. Muir's family. May God be with them and comfort them.
Frances & Clarence Hargus
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