Doris Arlene Huckabee (Vinson)

(September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2019)

Doris Arlene Huckabee, 88, of Stephenville, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019 in Stephenville.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, June 18th at Stephenville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Erath Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9:00 AM, one hour prior to services with the Huckabee family.

Doris was born on September 23, 1930, in Harlingen, Texas, to the late O. C. and Maggie Lou Williams Vinson. She married Ernest Huckabee on January 16, 1949 in Floydada. Ernest preceded her in death on August 30, 1999. Doris spent over 28 years as secretary with the Stephenville ISD at the Junior High School. She was an endowed member of the Eastern Star for 68 years, a member of chapter 801 in Stephenville, and past member in Floydada, TX. She served as secretary, and as a past matron for both chapters. Doris was a member of the Oakdale United Methodist Church, and has lived in Stephenville since 1960.

Doris is survived by her children, Judy and husband Bruce Brandenberger of Stanton, Jerry and wife Donna Huckabee of Port Aransas, Jimmy and wife Nancy Huckabee of Bellville, and Janey and husband Tommy Goodwin of Stephenville; grandchildren, Jody Delzell, Jeff Brandenberger, Jennifer Medina, Justin Huckabee, Joey Goodwin, Julie Massie, JeriLynn Lewis, Jalen Newman, and Jaime Barnes; 29 great grandchildren, brother, Jerrold and wife Belle Vinson of Floydada; several nieces and nephews and a very special friend, Ora Lee Leeth.

Besides her parents, and husband, Ernest; Doris was also preceded in death by great grandchildren, Sarah Ann Medina and Cameron Jess Huckabee; and three sisters, Lanelle McLeod, Laverne Anderson, and Evelyn Edmondson.

The Huckabee family wishes expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Nashville, TN.

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