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Doris Fay (Anderson) Shearon

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Doris Fay (Anderson) Shearon, 92, of Granbury, Texas passed away on April 22, 2019, in her residence at The Courtyards of Granbury.

Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Mount Olivet Chapel. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet.

Doris was a sixth-generation Texan born at home on August 21, 1926, in Fairfield, Texas to parents, Cornelius Monroe and Willie Armandie Anderson. She grew up in Collinsville, Texas and played basketball at Collins-ville High School where she graduated in 1943. She married V.J. “Pete” Shearon on November 3, 1946.

Doris worked in food service catering and was manager of the private club at Dallas Trade Mart. She was an outstanding cook and enjoyed having family at her house for holidays. She was a member of Granbury Baptist Church. She loved spending time being “Mema” to all her grandchildren, taking them camping and making memories. She enjoyed playing board and card games and was highly competitive (cut throat) in both. She was an avid Dallas Cowboy, Texas Rangers and Dallas Mavericks fan.

Doris was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Pete Shearon; brothers, Ed and Babe Anderson; and sister, Margaret Henson.

Survivors: She is survived by three children, daughter, Vickie Knuth and husband, James, sons, Ricky Shearon, Micky Shearon and wife, Beth; two daughters-in-law, Beverly Godbey and Debbie Shearon; honorary daughter-in-law, Nita Walton; and her loving friend and caregiver, Kathy Campbell; ten grandchildren: Kimberlie Snell, Matthew Shearon, Donivan Shearon, Lacey Hammond, Heather Grayson, Joshua Shearon, Courtney Askew, Hannah Shipp, Crystalyn Knuth and Whitney Shearon; thirteen great- grandchildren: Caleb, Connor, Ca-den, Cadence, Jaycee, Javan, Austin, Casen, Nevaeh, Bella, Colton, Brenleigh, Layla, with baby Charleigh on the way; nieces; nephew; and great-nieces and nephews.

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at The Courtyards of Granbury and Compassus Hospice for the incredible love and care they showed our Mother and the family during this time.

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