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Doris Houston

December 17, 1946 — November 3, 2023

Doris Jean (Goddard) Houston, 76, of Greenwood, Arkansas passed from this life on Friday, November 3, 2023. Doris was born December 17, 1946 to James Robert and Rwilta (Johnson) Goddard in Forester, Arkansas. She lived a large portion of her life in Waldron, Arkansas; where she met and married the love of her life, James "Jimmy" Howard Houston.

Doris was married to Jimmy for 58 marvelous years before he went on to Heaven in 2019 to wait for her. Together they raised four amazing children; Danny, Angie, Jarrod and Michael. She loved to work in her yard, be outdoors and also had a hand for sewing. Most of all Doris' family was her everything. She always had a wonderful time watching her kids and grandchildren at their special holiday gatherings. Doris loved her family and spending time with them. The memories made with her loved ones will forever be treasured.

Doris leaves behind to cherish her memory her four children: Danny Houston and wife Pam of Waldron, Arkansas; Angie Graves and husband Steve of Mena, Arkansas; Jarrod Houston and wife Jacy of Clarksville, Arkansas; and Michael Houston of Waldron, Arkansas. Granny will forever be missed by her twelve grandchildren: Erin Sconyers, Carley Sikes, Jake Houston, Alyssa Williamson, Kerrigan Kent, Bryce Yandell, Jayla Yandell, Leslyn Graves, Ben Graves, Ross Graves, Ashtyn Houston, Brayden Houston and 13 great-grandchildren. Doris is also survived by one sister, Robbie Wright of Waldron Arkansas, numerous nieces and nephews, and her best friends of 60 years, Johnny and Linda Barnett.

Doris was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband Jimmy Houston; her parents, James and Rwilta Goddard; her brother Jackie Goddard; and two sisters: Joann Johnson and Sally Szabo.

Doris' life celebration will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas. Doris' family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. prior to the memorial service. Cremation arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

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