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Tuesday, September 12, 2023
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Doris Ann was born May 1, 1929 at the family home in Humboldt, Tennessee, to Clint and Mary Chatham Blackmon. She was the eldest of six children. She was educated in Medina, Tennessee and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1947. She was married to Leroy Stahl. He was in the Navy and she enjoyed her life with him. They had two children together, Mary and Arno Stahl. They moved to Mesquite, Texas and raised their family. Doris continued to reside in Mesquite for over 60 years. Her final years were spent in Kaufman, Texas, where she passed away on September 5, 2023. She was 94 years old. Doris was a mother and housewife for her early adult life. After raising her children, she enjoyed working several administrative positions when she returned to the workforce. Doris joined Mesquite Chapter #887 Order of the Eastern Star. She was a Past Matron and served as Secretary of the Chapter for many years. She cherished the many lifelong friendships she found in the Order. She was preceded in death by: Her Parents, Clint and Mary Blackmon; the Father of her children, Leroy Stahl; both of her Children, Arno Stahl and Mary Waller; Grandson, Christopher Shropshire; and Siblings, Robert Blackmon, Sylvia Boldreghini and Rosalind Champion. She is survived by: Her two loving Sisters, Jane Williams of Medina, Tennessee and Margaret Blackmon of Memphis, Tennessee; two great grandchildren, Sabrina Shropshire and Scott Shropshire, also many cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family. Doris was a sweet and beautiful soul with a kind heart. She will be dearly missed. May she Rest in Heavenly Peace.