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Doris McKinstry

September 7, 1953 — January 1, 2017

Doris McKinstry

Funeral services for Doris McKinstry, 63, of Emory, are scheduled for 1:30 PM Saturday, January 7, 2017 at House of Prayer Church in Emory with Pastor Greg Halley officiating. A private family graveside will follow at Lake Fork Memorial Cemetery.

Doris Elaine McKinstry was born September 7, 1953 in Dallas to John Wilbur Davidson and Francis Kattie (Lewis) Davidson. She attended Grayson County Community College and graduated with honors.

Church was her number one priority. She was a member of House of Prayer Church in Emory, and was a founding member of the HH Club. When she wasn’t at church, she could be found hunting, fishing, quilting, or raising chickens. Doris enjoyed spending time in her garden with her husband, C.T. Almand. She was an amazing cook, loyal friend, and loved spending time with her family.

Doris went to be with the Lord on January 1, 2017.

She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, one sister, and one son, Clifford Jerrell Tyson.

She is survived by her husband of 11 years, C.T. Almand of Rosston, Arkansas; son, Paul Tyson and wife Kim of Melissa; daughter, Brandi Tyson Burger and husband Nick of San Francisco, CA; five grandchildren, Cody Shane Tyson and wife Alison, Krystyn Ann Tochterman and husband Trevor, Rex Tyson Burger, Eliza Jane Burger, and Jett Tyson Burger; two great grandchildren, Tatum Rae Tyson and Sutton Harper Tochterman; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.

Brian Cummins, Bryan Baxter, Jeff Weatherford, Jimmy Condor, Matyabaniso “Bob” Nyirenda, Scott Briggs, Sean McKinstry, Shane Corbett, and Tim Lathum will serve as pallbearers.

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