Doris Leavell Crain, age 77, died Tuesday, May 22, 2012 in Childress.
Services will be at 10:00 AM Friday, May 25, 2012 in First Baptist Church with Paul Crooks and Monte Leavell officiating. Burial will be in Cee Vee Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at Johnson Funeral Home on Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Doris was born on January 23, 1935 in Clovis, NM to Homer and Etta Leavell. She started school in Bakersfield, CA but only for a short time. Then she moved to Texico and graduated there. Doris worked for Greenbelt Farmers Co-op from 1974 till her retirement in 2002. She served as manager from 1988 on. She married Billy Hugh Crain in Texico, NM on November 29, 1954. She loved to visit family in Arkansas. She also enjoyed making ceramics; especially Christmas trees. Doris loved to squaredance, making quilts, and hand embroidery. She enjoyed cooking. She was known for her roast and chocolate cake from scratch which she fixed every Sunday. She loved to sit with family and listen to old time stories from her father, Homer. She loved to stay busy, but her mission in life was to provide for and take care of Kevin.
Doris is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Billy Hugh Crain; son, Billy Bob; and brother, Mark Leavell.
Survivors include; Son - Kevin Crain, Childress, TX; Brother - Howard Leavell and wife Marcia, Texico, NM; Nephew - Monte Leavell and wife Mary Lou, Artesia, NM; Niece - Freda Neie and husband Glenn, Farwell, TX; Numerous Cousins; and special friends Trey and Renee Lambert, and Lolita Smothermon.
Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.