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2009-09-10 / Obituaries

Doris Neal Gebhart

July 13, 1921 - September 4, 2009

Doris Neal Gebharat was born July 13, 1921 in the New Salem Community near Rockdale and was the daughter of John Byron & Ruth (Hollowell) Neal.

Doris was a life long resident of Rockdale where she attended and graduated from Rockdale High School. She was a member of the Meadow Brook Baptist Church and the New Salem Home Demonstration Club in Rockdale.

She and Henry James Gebhart were married on July 6, 1938 in Georgetown. Doris started work for Rockdale ISD in 1952 in the lunchroom. When she retired after 30 plus years she was the Supervisor of Rockdale ISD lunchrooms.

Doris passed away suddenly at her home on Friday, September 4, 2009. She reached the age of 88 years, 1 month and 21 days.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Henry James "Jim" Gebhart. Sons, Johnny Gebhart and Jimmy Gebhart. Infant daughter. Sister, Evelyn Weiser.

Surviving are; Daughter, Linda Gebhart Kessler & husband Peter. Brother, Wayne Neal & wife Ann. Sister, Inez Walker. 5 Grandchildren, Donal W. Key, Jr., David B. Key, Jeff R. Gebhart, Jason Gebhart & wife Sonny, and Jenny L. Frei. 4 Great Grandchildren, Hali E. Key, Kali E. Key, Maci N. Key & Courtney P. Gebhart.

Services were Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home with Rev. Jack Gilliland and Rev. Doug Springer officiating. Burial followed in the Oak Lawn Cemetery.

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