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Doris Smith

1921 - 2007 Obituary Condolences
Longtime resident
Doris Smith, 86, a longtime resident of Alamogordo, went to be with the Lord Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, at her home.
Doris was born April 19, 1921 in Greenville, Texas, to Willie and Eva (Sims) Nowell, and had lived in Alamogordo since 1933. She met her husband Clayton Smith in Alamogordo, and they married in 1940. They raised six children and loved to watch their grandchildren grow up. Doris was a very loving and generous person who loved to cook; she made sure you never left her home hungry.
Survivors include four daughters, Frances Foor and her husband Phillip, of Alamogordo, Fern Marquez and her husband Manuel, of El Paso, Texas, Sarah Nassef and her husband John, of Tularosa, and Ellen Cox and her husband Blaine, of Tularosa; a son, James Smith, of Alamogordo; a son-in-law, Ken Hillman, of California; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Alfred Nowell, of Alamogordo; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Clayton in 2000 after 60 years of marriage; a daughter, Mary-Lou Hillman; and two grandsons, Shawn Hillman and Darren Marquez.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Hamilton-O'Dell Chapel with Pastor David Crispin officiating.
Interment will follow in Monte Vista Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Doris' grandsons, Ryan Foor, Christopher Foor, Nathan Nassef, Johnny Nassef, Darryl Marquez, Danial Marquez, Shane Hillman and Kevin Hillman. Honorary bearers will be Jason Nassef, Aaron Cox and James Cox.
Friends may call this evening from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 2 to Dec. 18, 2007
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