Doris Eckford was born Jan. 3, 1952 to the late Ida and George Pogue of San Antonio, Texas. She was one of three children.
Doris grew up in San Antonio and attended public school in the Thomson Hill area. She moved to San Antonio, Texas where she also attended high school. She moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1992. Doris confessed her faith in Jesus Christ at an ea
rly age. As a member of the Bayside Church of Christ Doris”s devotion to God and the church was evident in her daily life. Doris retired from the United States Services Automobile Association (USAA) in Virginia Beach, Virginia where she worked for 30 years. She was also formerly employed with Cendant Corporation where she worked for four years.
She leaves to cherish her life and memories: her husband, Oscar Lee Eckford, Jr.; daughters Sharri Eckford and Ashondra Eckford; grandson, LaShaun Alexander Eckford; brother Johnny Jones; sisters Anne R. Sanders and Earline Crook; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A visitation was held Monday July 16 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Eeds Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17 at the Church of Christ Lockhart. Interment followed in the Lockhart City Cemetery. Arthur Eckford delivered the eulogy.
Serving as Pallbearers were Patrick Eckford, Christopher Cashe, Terrick Eckford, Leanders Thompson, Attley Eckford, and Garland Eckford. Honorary Pallbearers were the Greenhill Church of Christ.
Arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 S. Main St. Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-2343.