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8200 Old Brownsville Road, Corpus Christi, TX

OBITUARY

Doris Mae Daniels Dirks

September 15, 1930May 9, 2020
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Doris Mae Daniels Dirks was born September 15, 1930 to Lilmon and Bertha Daniels (both deceased) in Shelby County (Tenaha), Texas. Home going May 9, 2020. She was the 7th child of twelve siblings, 8 sisters and 2 brother proceed her in death. She was married to Luther Dirks who proceeds her in death.

Doris graduated from Garrison High School and moved to Corpus Christi, Texas where she united with St. John Baptist Church where she served faithfully until her health prevented her from regular attendance.

Doris retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company after 22 years. She had a passion for fishing, bingo, domino, gardening, and watching game shows and all sports especially the Dallas Cowboys.

Left to cherish her memories are son, Bruce Daniels of San Antonio, Texas; daughters, Beverly Edwards of Aliso Vejo, California and Johnnie Sue Daniels Harris of Corpus Christi, Texas; one brother, W. Leo Daniels of Garrison, Texas; three grandchildren, Willie Edwards Jr. of Las Vegas, Nevada, Arnette Edwards of Buena Park, California, and Trevon Wright of Corpus Christi, Texas; seven great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Acknowledgement:

Because you cared, you came to share beautiful flowers and words of prayer. Because you cared enough to do, words of comfort on cards came too. Because you cared, we were not alone. Calls and visits reached our homes because you cared, we’re grateful indeed you’ve been a comfort and friend in need. Because you cared, we’re able to bear the grief and sorrow there is no despair.

We love you and pray God’s continued blessings upon each of you.

-The Family

  • FAMILY

  • Bruce Daniels, Son
  • Beverly Edwards, Daughter
  • Johnnie Sue Daniels Harris, Daughter
  • W. Leo Daniels, Brother
  • Willie Edwards Jr., Grandchild
  • Arnette Edwards, Grandchild
  • Trevon Wright, Grandchild
  • Mrs. Dirks also leaves seven great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to cherish her memory.

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Services

26 May

Visitation

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Memory Gardens Funeral Home

8200 Old Brownsville Rd.
Corpus Christi, Texas

27 May

Funeral Service

2:00 pm

Memory Gardens Funeral Home

8200 Old Brownsville Rd.
Corpus Christi, Texas

Memories

Doris Mae Daniels Dirks

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Byronesha Miller

May 17, 2020

MY GREAT GRANDMA!!! ALL MY LIFE I JUST KNEW YOU WERE SUPER WOMEN ALL THOUGH I KNOW NOBODY CAN LIVE FOREVER I SWEAR I THOUGHT YOU WOULD, I NEVER EVEN IMAGINED YOU LEAVING AND NOW THAT YOUR GONE IM SAD I WASNT ABLE TO SPEND SOME TIME WITH YOU I TALKED TO YU AND TOLD YU I WAS COMING && NOW YU WONT BE THERE. IM VERY GRATEFUL AND BEYOND BLESSED TO HAVE WITNESSED SUCH AN AMAZING AND LOVING WOMEN THOSE SUMMERS MY MOM WOULD SEND ME OUT TO TEXAS BY MYSELF IT WOULD JUST BE ME AND YU AND IT WAS THE BEST EVERYBODY STILL TALK ABOUT HOW FAT AND BLACK I WAS WHEN I CAME BACK AND ITS BECAUSE YU WAS JUST FEEDING ME GREAT LOL AND MADE SURE I HADE EVERYTHING I NEEDED. IMMA MISS YU GRANDMA IM SICK I CANT BE THERE TO SAY MY FINAL GOOD BYES BUT YU KNOW MY HEART IS ALWAYS WITH YU GRANDMA I LOVE YU SOOOOO MUCH AND YU WILL NVR BE FORGOTTEN REST EASY BEAUTIFUL. ALWAYS YOUR GREAT GRANDBBY NESHA

Cine’ Hamilton

May 13, 2020

Aunt Doris, a Godly woman of high moral standards who I was proud to call my “Auntie”. I will always remember the sock it to me cakes,peanuts, and our fishing trips. I thank you and my Big Mama for helping raise me into the woman I am today.Heaven has received another angel. I love you and will miss you!
Cine’(Trice)❤️

Milvin Daniels

May 13, 2020

We thank God for your sojourn here on this earth. I am glad that our paths crossed. May you find comfort in the arms of our LORD. Our sincere condolences to the family.
Milvin & Mary Ann Daniels

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