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OBIT: Mrs. Doris Courtney, Age 52, Of Hogans Creek

Mrs. Doris Courtney

Mrs. Doris Courtney of the Hogans Creek Community died Sunday morning December 31, 2017 at her Ballenger Road home at the age of 52 under the loving care of Kindred Hospice.

Her pastor, Bro. Wallace Caldwell, officiated at the Thursday morning services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Following the 11 a.m. funeral services burial was in the Beasley-Brooks section of the Dixon Springs Cemetery.

She was one of twelve children and was born Doris Edith Tackett in Vanceburg in Lewis County, Kentucky on June 17, 1965 to the late Curtis Tackett who died December 25, 1966 and the late Julia Olabell Hamlett Tackett Ingold who died at the age of 77 on December 17, 2007.

Three siblings preceded her in death, Betty Tackett Richardson, Shelia Tackett Ray and Curtis Lee Tackett.

On November 19, 1994 she was united in marriage to Jonny Dewayne Courtney at the home of Mrs. Courtney’s mother in Dixon Springs and the ceremony was performed by then County Court Clerk Jimmy Norris.

She was a former employee of Smith County Coatings and later was employed at the Famous Footwear Warehouse in Lebanon.

Mrs. Courtney attended the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in the Sullivans Bend Community.

Surviving in addition to her husband of over twenty three years; are three children, Michael Bane of the Hogans Creek Community, Joseph Severs and wife Megan of the Elmwood Community, Corey Courtney also of the Hogans Creek Community; eight siblings, Judith Massey and husband Gary of the Elmwood Community, Sharon Clark and husband Darrell of New Boston, Ohio, Bertha Faye Rios and husband Frank of Northeast, Maryland, Brenda Scurlock of South Carthage, Sandra Haynes and husband Jimmy of Smyrna, Johnnie Tackett of Dixon Springs, Barbara McGee and husband Mark of Pleasant Shade, Mary Jones and husband Nathan of Gainesboro; five grandchildren.