Mrs. Frances May Doss
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PIEDMONT — Funeral services for Mrs. Frances May Doss, 87, will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Piedmont Seventh-day Adventist Church with Pastor Rick Blythe officiating. Graveside services will be Friday at 11 a.m. (ET) at the Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tenn. The family will receive friends from 3-6 p.m. Thursday at the church. Mrs. Doss died Tuesday, February 3, 2009, at Piedmont Health Care Center.

Survivors include two sons, Thomas Albert Duman (Diane), of Hixson, Tenn. and Michael J. Duman (Tracy), of Piedmont; eight grandchildren, Dan Plummer, Lois Assink, Sharon Crosby, John Plummer, Julie Hoffman, Marvin Plummer, Christopher Jay Duman and Jonathon Michael Duman; several great-grandchildren and one sister, Elizabeth Manley-Kemmerer.

Pallbearers will be David Hamilton, Darryl Freeman, Jimmy Woodfin, Sam Davis, Chuck Fender and Michael Abraham. Honorary Pallbearer will be Sid Argo. Mrs. Doss was an Illinois native and had been a Piedmont resident for the past four years. She was the valedictorian of her high school class, was a retired accountant from Wildwood, Georgia Hospital, was a charter member of the Piedmont Seventh-day Adventist Church, was a published author, world traveler and ham radio operator. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Wesley Duman, her second husband, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Desmond T. Doss, and a daughter, Marilyn Shadduck.

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Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 4, 2009.
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February 6, 2009
Frances will be missed. She has been an inspiration to so many. I thank God that I had the pleasure of knowing her. Because of her influence the world is a better place. We will never know until we get to Heaven how many lives she has touched. Praise God for people like Frances that stand up and live for what they believe.
To the family, you have been truly blessed to have been a part of her life.
We will all meet again, what a promise Jesus has given to those that love Him.
God Bless You All...
deborah pledger
February 5, 2009
Our sympathy for the Doss/Duman families at this time. Frances will be missed. She was so kind to us all. Anne will always remember Frances for encouraging her to read. May God give you strength at this time of sorrow.
Fred & Karen Alfinda
February 5, 2009
Our prayers are for the Doss/Duman families during this time. May God be near you. Frances was a special individual to us and to me personally.

Deborah/Richard Stubbs: Anniston, AL.
February 4, 2009
God blessed a lot of people through Frances. I am one of them. My sympathy goes out to her family and friends. She will be missed but only for a little while. Someday there will be a grand reunion with those we love.
Mary Layman
February 4, 2009
Our Prayers are with the Doss Family from
Desmond T. Doss home town in Lynchburg,Va.
Thanks
Harlow Reynolds
Lynchburg,Va.
Harlow Reynolds
February 4, 2009
Mike, Tracy (Christopher & Jonathon),
My hearfelt sympathy. Frances will be
remembered for her love and Christian
character. Our blessed hope is to be
re-united with our loved ones when
Jesus comes-soon. Love & Prayers
Linda Freeman
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