Alma “Doreen” Gill, 80 of Leesburg went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday July 7, 2015 in Quitman. A Celebration of Doreen’s life will be held at 3:00 on Saturday July 25, 2015 at Calvary Baptist Church in Mineola under the direction of Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan.
Doreen was born July 3, 1935 in Bismark, Arkansas. She is the daughter of the late Columbas Elmer Owen Carpenter and Beulah Audry Worrell. She was raised and attended school in Bismark, Arkansas along with her 10 siblings. Doreen married Orlando Gill at the age of 19 and they made their home in Leesburg, where they had five children. She was also preceded in death by her husband, two infant children, son Donnie G. Gill, and two siblings. She enjoyed fishing and most of all spending time with her family.
She is loved and will be missed by her children Gwen A. Gill Crawford, Harvey O. Gill, Charles A. Gill, Alton G. Gill; siblings Eastleen Jones, Charleen Tybon, Veda Smith, Betty Carpenter, C.M. Carpenter, J.L. Carpenter, Harold Carpenter, Steve Carpenter; grandchildren Jason W. Crawford, Joseph D. Crawford, Misty D. Crawford, Donnie G. Gill, Allen G. Gill, Emily Gill; 17 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.