Doris Sanders Thomas Doss

Published 2:56 pm Friday, March 16, 2018

Doris Sanders Thomas Doss

March 15, 2018

Doris Sanders Thomas Doss, 98, of Climax, Ga., passed away on March 15, 2018 at Dawson Health and Rehabilitation.  Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church on Antioch Church Road near Climax, with interment to follow in the church cemetery.  Elder Thad Marshall will officiate.  A visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to the service.

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Mrs. Doss was born in Decatur County on April 14, 1919, to Jacob Edmond Sanders and Pansie Irene McNair Sanders.  Most of her life she was a homemaker.  She was a member of Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, Clyde Aubrey Thomas and Otis Parker Doss; daughter, Beverly T. Bangs; brothers, Roscoe Sanders, Earl Sanders, Otis Sanders, J.C. Sanders, Ronald Sanders and Mack Sanders; and sister, Drucilla S. Pope.  Survivors include daughters, Barbara T. Harvey (Bill) of Dawson, Brenda T. Simmonds (Russ) of Plano, Texas, Bernice T. Doyal (Howard) of Leesburg and Bonnie E. Thomas of Albany; sister, Virginia S. Lee of Thomasville; grandchildren, Schelly B. Murray (Brett) of Americus, John Harvey (Lisa) of Dawson, Andy Bangs (Mandy) of Gainesville, Greg Bangs (Chassity) of Cumming, Sherrie Doyal of Leesburg, Jennifer H. Beard of Newnan and Gil Doyal (Amber) of Leesburg; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Pisgah Primitive Baptist Church or Cemetery Fund, c/o Jerry Jones, 4160 Thomasville Road, Climax, GA 39834.  Those wishing to sign the online registry may do so at