OBITUARY

Doris Elson

September 24, 1926April 13, 2018
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Doris Elson age 91, of Greenville went to be with the Lord on April 13, 2018, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. Doris was born September 24, 1926, in Eldorado, Ohio to the late Floyd & Myrtle (Beasley) Vaughn. In addition to her parents, Doris was also preceded in death by her 1st husband, John Gower; 2nd husband, Harold Elson; son-in-law, Terry Hughes; grandson, Ronnie Hughes; sisters, Freda Gower and Esther Cummings; and a brother, Hugh Vaughn. Doris is survived by her daughters, Marge Hughes of Greenville and Carol (Bob) Fasnacht of Greenville; step-son, James (Donna) Elson of Greenville; grandchildren, Jason (Amy) Hughes, Doug (Julie) Hughes, Jeff (Angie) Howard and Jan (Tracy) Howard; step-grandchildren, Nick (Cristy) Elson, Jenny (Steve) Bostater, Jon Elson, Nikki (Dusty) Nealeigh, Stacy (Sean) Marlow, Robert (Jody) Fasnacht and Ryan (Stephanie) Fasnacht; and 26 great and step-great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Doris retired in 1992 after 40 years at Fram in Greenville. She also worked at the Tomato Factory and Dayton Racquet in Arcanum. Doris was a member of Ansonia First Church of God and the Greenville Eagles. She enjoyed puzzles, word search, flower gardening and reading her Bible. Her family, friends and neighbors was very important to her. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Derek Specht officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery in Covington. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Association of Darke County, Ansonia First Church of God or the American Council of the Blind of Ohio, Administrative Office, P.O. Box 82234 Columbus, OH 43202.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, April 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 18, 2018
REMEMBERING

Doris Elson

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Linda Vehorn

April 17, 2018

Carol & Family. I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. I always enjoyed talked to the two of you when you were out and about whether it be one of the restaurants and one for instance was Front Street Inn and also the Fairlawn when she came for the retiree dinners. May you Rest In Peace Doris. You have a wonderful daughter that was always by your side all the way. May God Bless You!! And Peace Be With You..

Sherry Waymire

April 17, 2018

Marge, Carol, and family, we are so sorry to hear about your mom. I remember for so many years, when I ran into you, or saw you out and about, it was Marge, Carol, and Doris together. Usually shopping, I think. You always looked like you were all enjoying yourselves being out together. When I think of 1 of you, I always think of all 3 of you. I pray for beautiful memories and peace to warm your hearts. Much love, Sherry and Todd Waymire

Brenda Hurst

April 17, 2018

To Carol and family, I'm so sorry for loss of your Mother. She's gone home to be with her Father God. It's a very sad time when we lose a parent. ..it changes our lives forever.
My prayers and sympathy go out to you.
Blessings from Brenda Hurst, Gold River, California

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