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Doris Doss Colston
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1948
Death: Aug. 23, 2008

The Lexington Leader
August 28, 2008

Doris Colston

December 19, 1948 - August 23, 2008

Services for Doris Colston, 59 of Rockdale will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home, burial in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale with Rev. Jack Chelf officiating. Visitation, 5PM to 7PM Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at the funeral home.

Doris was born December 19, 1948 in Cameron to Arnold and Doris Elloie (Gifford) Doss. She lived in Rockdale until her teenage years when they moved to Austin. She was a 1967 graduate of Reagan High School. Doris returned to Rockdale in 1973.

On November 23, 1968, she and Gerald Colston were married in Austin. To this union two daughters were born. Doris worked as a beautician during and after high school. She was a homemaker while their girls were young. When they were in school she became Director of Discovery Day Care and later the Librarian at Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library in Rockdale.

Doris passed away Saturday, August 23, 2008 in the Cornerstone Hospital of Austin at St. David's Hospital, reaching the age of 59. She was preceded in death by her mother on August 4, 1977.

Surviving, her husband of 39 years, Jerry Colston of Rockdale. 2 daughters, Carrie Hefner and husband Chad of San Antonio and Amanda Daigle and husband Kirk of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Her father, Arnold "Blackie" Doss of Yorktown, a brother, Ricky Doss and wife Nell of Yorktown and a sister, Debbie Gage of Seguin. Five grandchildren. 
 
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  Arnold Coulter Doss (1922 - 2011)
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Rockdale
Milam County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Aug 28, 2008
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Doris <i>Doss</i> Colston
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 Added: Aug. 28, 2008
 
 
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