Doris Lee Ashford

Doris Ashford

Doris Lee Ashford, a long-time resident of Briarmeadow in Houston, died February 21, 2020 a peaceful death at home.

Born in Red Spring, Texas, July 21, 1923. Her family then moved to Holdenville, Oklahoma. soon after the family moved to Houston, Texas.  

Doris lived a long full life as a member of Grace Presbyterian Church, and she was also a member of Pine Forest Country Club. She loved traveling, golf, her 2nd home in Sandestin, Florida, and weekly bridge games with her friends. She also had a fun job for many years working part time at the neighbors' store, Sunny Road.

Doris is preceded in death by her husband James Goree Ashford, one brother Max Hinsley, and two sisters Jerry Hardy and Pat Roose.

She is survived by her daughter Sandra L Ashford of Houston, Texas; son James M Ashford of Conyers, Georgia, and his wife Joan Anderson Ashford; granddaughter Jamey Ashford Hooper and husband Col Jeremy Hooper; granddaughter Jackie Ashford Cronin and husband Jeremy Cronin; great grandchildren Josephine, Jack, and Joel Hooper, and Jeremy “J” Cronin and many grand dogs.

We all will miss you every day, but we hold the promise that we will see you again in heaven when our work here on earth is done.  We know you are in a better place, and we have so many wonderful memories to look back on.

The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the doctors, nurses, and Blue Star Hospice for their dedication and care of Doris.  A family memorial will be held sometime in the future.

In lieu of customary remembrances, contributions in honor of Doris may be directed to a charity of one’s choice.