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1934 Doris 2020

Doris Calhoun Dykes

January 9, 1934 — April 22, 2020

Doris Calhoun Dykes, 86, of Kaufman, TX, passed away on April 22, 2020 in Plano, TX. Doris was born on January 9, 1934 to Grover and Susie Calhoun in Kaufman. She was raised in Kaufman and graduated from Kaufman High School. Doris worked for Gulf States Telephone Company, now a part of Sprint, as an operator for over 30 years before retiring. She married Walter Bishop Dykes in Kaufman on June 7, 1951, and they spent a loving 42 years together before he passed away in September 1993. She enjoyed fishing, gardening in her flower beds and cooking pies. Her most precious time was spent with her family. She was a long time member of First United Methodist Church of Kaufman but recently went with her daughter to Springs Fellowship Church in Dallas. Doris was a beloved Wife, Mother, Sister and Grandmother. Her parents, husband and siblings: Bonnie Neuschwander, Grover Calhoun, Ruby Luker, Joyce Davis, Mildred Bidwell and Helen Hansard preceded her in death. Those left to cherish her memory are sons: Walter Dykes and wife Kimberly of Kaufman; James Dykes and wife Karen of Kaufman; daughters Angela Brockway and husband Roy of Kaufman and Lori Dykes of Kaufman; brothers Hugh Calhoun and wife Raye of Mansfield, TX and Royce Calhoun and wife Angie of San Antonio, TX; sister Sue Sprunger and husband Jerry of Berne, IN; grandchildren: David and Mindy Dykes, Michael and Randi Dykes, Ronnie and Erica Nottingham, Jr., Phillip and Alisha Nottingham, Shane and Vanna Brockway, Leslie and Keith Rivers, Mark and Tiffany Carrillo, Jennifer and Will Kincaid, Casey Carrington, Shawn and Crystal Dykes, Stephen Brown, Ashley Brown, Veronica Guerrero and Jessica Guerrero; 29 great grandchildren, numerous extended family, friends, and neighbors who will miss her dearly.

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Saturday, April 25, 2020

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