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Doris A. Williams


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Doris A. Williams

Phoenix - Doris Ann Williams, 95, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend passed away peacefully with her family at her side on February 12, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur E. Williams, who passed away in 2008. Doris was born in San Francisco on December 9, 1922. She lived her childhood in Sacramento where she met Art, when she was 15 and he was 17 years old. They were married in 1942 and were happily married for 67 years. They moved to Phoenix in 1961 when Art was transferred by the JC Penney Co. as manager at the Chris-Town Shopping Center. Doris and Art were avid golfers and members of Moon Valley Country Club for over 50 years. Doris was an active member in the Arizona Women's Golf Association and served as the Arizona State Handicap Chairman. She was also active in the Assistance League of Phoenix. Doris loved spending her summers at the beach, but most of all, she loved being with her family which was her whole world. She is survived by her three children, Gary Williams, Carol Friedl (Bill) & Scott Williams (Nadine); five grandchildren, Jim Williams (Janet), Tom Williams (Lisa), Amy Friedl, Brian Friedl & Sarah Williams; and four great-grandchildren, Daniel, Ryan, Zachary & Sam. The family would like to thank her caregiver at Sun Valley Assisted Living, Rodica Nicula, our "Angel on Earth" for her dedication, kindness, love and wonderful care. A private service will be held by the family. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to a . She will always be remembered for her infectious smile, warm personality and genuine love for others. We love you Mother ~~ You will forever be in our hearts!
Published in The Arizona Republic on Feb. 18, 2018
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