Doris Louise Tidwell

Doris Louise Tidwell
December 30, 1928 – November 25, 2019
BOWIE – Doris Louise Tidwell, 90, passed away peacefully at her home on Nov. 25, 2019 in Bowie, TX.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 29 at The White Family Funeral Home in Bowie.
A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Nov. 30 at the First Christian Church in Bowie with Pastor Kristi Hand officiating. Burial will follow at Salona Cemetery in Bowie.
Doris was born on December 30, 1928 in Willow Springs to James and Lena Williams. She called Bowie her home and graduated from Bowie High School, and remained a faithful supporter of the Bowie Jackrabbits.
Doris attended Hardin Junior College, now Midwestern State University, in Wichita Falls, where she was a charter member of the marching band and a member of the spoon club. On Aug.27, 1949 Doris married her high school sweetheart Bennie L. Tidwell. The couple were happily married for 70 years.
Doris was a devoted homemaker to her loving family. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and cleaning, gardening, fishing, square dancing and playing bridge. Doris was a 70-year lifelong member of the First Christian Church, and was involved in numerous church activities. Doris’s greatest joy was being a mother to her two daughters and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her brother, Jimmy Williams and his wife Sue.
Doris is survived by her husband, Bennie Tidwell, Bowie; daughters, Janis Weseman and husband Gary, Sunset, and Tricia Deaton and husband Steve, Lubbock; three grandchildren, Derek Deaton, Houston, Lynsey Flores and husband Trey, Wolfforth, and Audra Deaton, Austin; one great grandson on the way; and various nieces, nephews and cousins.
Should friends desire, memorials can be made in honor of Doris to the First Christian Church of Bowie at 605 E. Greenwood St. Bowie, TX 76230.
Arrangements entrusted to The White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
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1 Comment on Doris Louise Tidwell

  1. One of God’s Earth Angels. Sweet, kind, caring and devoted. Always smiling. We all loved her through high school until now. I send her off with a smile as she always greeted me. Love to Bennie and the family.

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