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34550 Highway 43
PO Box 635
Thomasville, AL 36784
Phone: 334-636-4456
Fax: 334-636-0056
Doris Jones

Doris Christopher Jones

Friday, March 6th, 1931 - Sunday, May 5th, 2019
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Doris Christopher Jones, 88, a long-time resident of Thomasville, Alabama, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Mrs. Jones was born on March 6, 1931, in Butler, Alabama to the late Jessie Bush Christopher and Oliver Bryan Christopher, Sr. She grew up in Butler as part of a large family with nine siblings and a large extended family. Following her graduation from Choctaw County High School, she attended college at the Livingston University and later earned her master’s degree and a second advanced degree in education from the University of Alabama. Mrs. Jones taught school at Thomasville High School for many years and was a member of Thomasville United Methodist Church. She was an extremely hard worker and at one point worked simultaneously as a teacher and yearbook advisor at Thomasville High School, a real estate agent, a bookkeeper for several businesses and an income tax preparer. She was loved by her family and many friends and former students.

Mrs. Jones is survived by her daughter, Suzanne Jones Mulliken, her son, Christopher Hoyt Jones; her grandchildren, Katie, Connor and Ryan Mulliken, and J.C. and Jessie Katherine Jones; and her son-in-law Ron Mulliken and daughter-in-law Virginia Jones. Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her parents Oliver Bryan Christopher, Sr. and Jessie Bush Christopher; brothers James Abner Christopher; Oliver Bryan Christopher, Jr.; John Young Christopher, Sr.; Oscar Elmore Christopher; and Henry Howard Christopher, Sr.; sisters Lucille Christopher Land; Mary Lula Christopher Lindsey; Willie Bush Christopher Lancaster; and Jessie Frank Christopher Phillips; and granddaughter Josephine Marie Jones.

Funeral services for Mrs. Jones will be Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville, Alabama. Visitation will be at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Butler City Cemetery in Butler, Alabama. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of West Alabama, 3851 Loop Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404.

Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville, AL
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home
    Address
    34550 Highway 43
    THOMASVILLE, AL 36784
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home
    Address
    34550 Highway 43
    THOMASVILLE, AL 36784
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  • Interment

    Location
    Butler City Cemetery
    Address
    East Pushmataha Street
    BUTLER, AL 36904
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Becky Barnes McCrary

Posted at 02:42pm
Doris was one of my favorite and best teachers. I still remember so much she taught me in American History. I grew to love her as a friend in later years. Please know Chris and Suzanne that I will miss and think of her often. My prayers and thoughts. Becky Barnes McCrary
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Faron McKinley

Posted at 09:30pm
I remember Mrs. Jones during the years I lived in Thomasville and while teaching at Hobson State/Alabama Southern. She was a very polite and nice lady. Sharon and I send our deepest condolences to her family. Sharon was in her classes at Thomasville High. Fond remembrances. Faron and Sharon McKinley, Franklin, Alabama (Monroe County).
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S. Ellis

Posted at 02:10pm
May you have comfort in the memories of your loved one. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4) The Bible gives real hope of being reunited again with your loved one. It promises that your loved one will soon come back to life in the resurrection to a peaceful paradise on the earth. (John 5:28, 29) Sincerely, S. Ellis
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