Laurene Gardner Doggett Obituary:
Funeral Date: 8/16/2005
Laurene Gardner Doggett, age 90, of Warren, AR. died Sunday August 14, at Wagnon Place Nursing Home in Warren, AR. Born September 14, 1914 in Choctaw County, Mississippi a daughter of the late James Ervin Gardner and Mary Frances Slaughter Gardner she was a retired employee of Sykes Flooring Co., with 19 years service; life long member Willoughby Freewill Baptist Church, member 50 plus years Order Eastern Star Warren Chapter # 3, and the widow of Rufus P. Doggett who died May 26, 1984. They were united in marriage in October of 1933. Also, preceding her in death was a son in law Byron Smith; brothers Elzie Gardner, Tom Gardner and sisters Emma Williams, Levie Holt, Minnie Ederington Colson and Lena Brown. Survivors are 1 daughter Virginia Smith of Warren, AR. 2 grandchildren Travis Smith of Warren, AR. and Robin Boykin of Cabot, AR. 5 great-grandchildren Stacy Parker, Wendy Sandridge, Candys Smith all of Warren, AR., Brooke Navolt and Brandon Boykin both of Cabot, AR. 5 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were 10:00 a.m. Tuesday August 16, Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Victor Hunter officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist and soloist were Wallace White and Kim White. Burial was inWilloughby Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Dan Thompson, Timmy Sandridge, Wade Parker, Scotty Sandridge, Damon Boykin and Brandon Boykin. Honorary pallbearers were Buddy Wolfe, Charles White, Thomas Peek and Donald Divine.