A memorial service for Doris Agold, 87, of Mabank was March 18 at First Baptist Church Gun of Barrel City. She donated her body to the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth.
Mrs. Agold was born Oct. 24, 1925, in Milam County in or near the town of Gause to Frank and Marie Herbst. She died peacefully in her home March 13, 2013.
She grew up in Blanco County at Cypress Mill and was a graduate of Johnson City High School. She and her late husband, Ned, lived in Stonewall, Boerne and Fort Davis before retiring to Ruidoso, N.M. After being widowed, she moved to Birmingham, Ala., near her son James. In 2011, she moved to Gun Barrel City near her other two children. The following year, she and her daughter, Nancy Gass, moved into a house together.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Felix; and husband Ned.
She is survived by her sons James of Pelham, Ala., and Don of Enchanted Oaks; daughter Nancy Gass of Mabank; grandchildren Danny Agold, Cynthia Perez, Ben Agold, Ella Agold, Marcie Pederson, Michelle Knoles and Crystal Criffield; and great-grandchildren Andrea Agold, Aaron Agold, Allyson Agold, Annette Perez, Isabel Perez, Gabriela Perez, Zachary Agold, Jared Agold, Addyson Agold, Flora Myers, Kyle Myers, Bobbie Myers, Sebastian Criffield and Christian Criffield.