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Doris Smith Lipsmeyer
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1928
Death: Nov. 19, 2013

Doris Smith Lipsmeyer 85 of Montgomery, AL passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 19, 2013.

Mrs. Lipsmeyer was born July 16, 1928 in Spencer, TN to the late Edgar and Lola Haston. She had been an active member of Kreole Baptist Church for 40 years. She was an LPN working for numerous doctors in the Pascagoula area. Doris was the first nurse Dr. Clifford Seyler hired when he opened his practice, becoming known as "Granny Doris " to all the patients. In 1989 she lost the love of her life and father to her children Willie Smith Sr. She would retire in 1991 and begin a new chapter in her life. Doris would later meet and marry Gerald Lipsmeyer, and together they lived in Newnan, GA for the past 20 years until his death in March of 2012. She was a loving, faithful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend.

She is survived by two children, Barbara Brittin and her husband Ken of Montgomery, AL and Willie Smith and his wife Linda of Moss Point, MS; step children, Mark Lipsmeyer of Mount Pleasant, SC, Scott Lipsmeyer of Virginia Beach, VA, Cecelia Lipsmeyer Lindsey of Canton GA, and Pamela Galle of Charleston SC; a sister, Eva (Robert) Davis and a brother, Roy Haston; 5 grandchildren, Jennifer and Jacob Harper, Kathy Brittin, Christina and Brian Connor, Elaine and Jamie Webb, and Ben and Sara Smith ; step- grandchildren, Jennifer Hudson and Robbie and Barbra Hudson; and 11 great grandchildren.

The visitation will be Friday, November 22, 2013 from 10am -12 noon at O'Bryant-O'Keefe Funeral Home in Pascagoula with the funeral to follow in the chapel at 12noon. Interment will conclude at Serene Memorial Gardens in Escatawpa, MS. those who would like may express their condolences online at

Special Thanks to Barbara for the devoted, loving care and countless hours of labor to care for our mother over the past 2 years. Your many hours of labor lighten the load and gave peace of mind that she was given the best care possible. Thanks Sis we couldn't have made it without you.

Published November 20 ,2013 The Sun Herald (Biloxi,Ms.)

Serene Memorial Gardens
Jackson County
Mississippi, USA
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Record added: Nov 19, 2013
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Doris <i>Smith</i> Lipsmeyer
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