Abilene, Texas - Mrs. Doris Mae Booth, 68, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2008, at Hendrick Health System.
A celebration service will take place Tuesday, February 26, at 2:30 p.m. at the Minda Street Church of Christ, officiated by Dr. Tony Roach. Interment will follow in Elmwood Memorial Park, directed by Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home. Visitation will take place on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory Street.
Doris Booth was born in Brownsboro, Texas, on June 9, 1939. She attended school there and later was employed as a domestic worker. In her spare time, she enjoyed fishing and cooking food for others.
Doris married Wilbert Booth on June 9, 1980. Their union lasted 23 years until his death on December 3, 2003. Doris Booth was baptized into Christ on June 1, 1983 at the Nelson Street Church of Christ. In 2004, she placed membership at the Minda Street Church of Christ where she was a faithful member until her death. Doris loved Bible Class and all church activities. She sang in the Minda Street Adult Chorus and appreciated the many visits they made during her illness.
Her parents, Mollie Mozell Hendrix and Sammy Hightower preceded her in death.
She is survived by Blanche Knox "Madea" of Abilene, several relatives in Fort Worth, Sweetwater, and Abilene, Texas; several nieces and nephews; special friends and her Minda Street Church family. Doris is also survived by her beloved pets, Hubert II, Smoky, and Midnight.
A special thank you to the Hospice team at Hendrick Health System and the many ladies who served Doris during her time of need.
We will miss her smile, her laugh, and her kind spirit. Doris was loved by many and though she is absent in body, she will always be with us in spirit.
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