Doris Lee Stephenson, 84, of Valley View was called home to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, December 27, 2019.
Doris was born on July 22, 1935 in Gainesville, Texas to Clarence and Bertie (Jones) Beeler. She married William Wallace Stephenson on March 23, 1959 in Fort Worth and they were married for 46 years prior to his passing in 2005. She was a dedicated school teacher in Valley View for over 25 years, prior to that she taught in Fort Worth. Doris was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, as well as the proud wife of a farmer. She spent her life in service to the Lord and teaching her family the Bible and to live in the ways of the Lord.
She is survived by her daughter, Dana Aranda of Valley View; daughter, Brenda Klement and husband, Cory of Valley View; son-in-law, Steve Reed of Valley View; eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, sister, Leta Theobald of Gainesville; sister, Hazel Grace Rains of Callisburg; sister, Mona Alexander of Denton and brother, Howard Beeler of Henrietta, TX.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Bertie Beeler, husband, William Wallace Stephenson, daughter, Melinda Reed and sister, Nettie Beeler-Hurta.
Funeral services honoring Doris will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Meador Funeral Home of Gainesville, officiated by Drew Hamilton and Daniel Jones. Interment will follow at Spring Creek Cemetery in Valley View. A time of visitation will be held for friends and family from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, December 30, 2019 at the funeral home.