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Paul, Doris Simms
88, of Chandler, Arizona passed away on March 8, 2013. She was born in Eureka, Kansas on December 15, 1924 to Orion Orme Simms and Lucille Mitchell Simms. Doris was one of Mr. and Mrs. Orion Simms' five children and the last living. Doris married the love of her life, John Paul in 1944 , and they were married for 66 years before John's death in 2011. Doris and John moved to Tempe in 1961 from Coldwater, Kansas where she continued her career as a teacher. She taught for 30 years in the Tempe Elementary School District and was a caring and devoted mother, grandmother and friend. She was also an avid golfer who, with the help of her husband, was undefeated in the Paul Family's Annual Golf Tournament. Doris is survived by her beloved children Johnny (Teddi) Paul, Lana (Jim) Austin and Charles (Cindy) Paul, as well as her grandchildren Amy Jo, Tommy, Haley, Alexandra, Courtney and John. Doris is also survived by her great-grandchildren Madison and Carson. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to .


Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 16, 2013
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