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Doris Collins Haddox dies at 78

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Doris (Collins) Haddox, 78, of Caldwell Texas, formerly of Chesterton, passed away on August 12, 2009 at her home in Caldwell.

Doris was born on January 17, 1931 in Village Mills, Texas, the daughter of Gabe Collins and Susie Williford Collins, both of whom preceded her in death.

On October 6, 1950 in Koutze, Texas she married Billy Joe Haddox, who survives in Caldwell.

She is survived also by sons Billy P. (Sue) Haddox, of Caldwell and Robin Haddox of Portage, Ind., Randy Haddox of Plano, Texas; daughter, Sheila Thompson of Louisville, Ky.; brother, Earl Denver (Jackie) Collins; sister, LouDell Freeman; grandchildren, Mary Beth (Brian) McCarthy; Billy Joe (Joelle) Haddox; Parrish, Lauren, Sara, Jacob, and Megan Haddox, Matthew and Scott Haddox, Abby and Andrew Thompson and great-grandson, James Parrish Haddox McCarthy.

Doris loved the outdoors. She loved to spend time in her garden and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Doris always put others first.

Funeral services, Rev. Henry Beseda officiating, will be at 10 a.m., Friday, August 14, at the Strickland Funeral Home Chapel. Internment will follow at the Masonic Cemetery in Caldwell under the care and direction of Strickland Funeral Home, 530 Highway 36 S., Caldwell, Texas 77836, (979) 567-1900.

A visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 at Strickland Funeral Home.

Family suggests memorials to Hospice Brazos Valley, 502 W. 26th Street, Bryan, Texas 77803.



Posted 8/13/2009