Doris Marie Brister


Doris Marie Montgomery Brister was born on December 9, 1938 in Ft. Worth, Texas to Troy Elvin Montgomery and Julia Thelma Stockton. She passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, August 16th and awoke in the presence of her Lord and Savior. She loved Jesus and served Him many years at University Heights Baptist Church in Huntsville, Texas by singing in the choir and rejoicing Him through many solos.
Doris grew up in Fort Worth, graduated Polytechnic High School and married her childhood sweetheart, Edmond Brister, on August 16, 1957. They have lived in Huntsville since 1964. Doris was a homemaker who served her family, friends & church. She was a devoted mother who taught about Jesus, unconditional love & faith that will continue to live on as a legacy in her family for generations.
Doris is survived by her husband of 62 years, Edmond; daughter Brenda Fleetwood of Nacogdoches, Texas; daughter Suzanne Hare and husband John; son, Jeffrey Troy David Brister and wife Jane, of Smithville, Texas. Surviving grandchildren are David Grove, Cristine McWhirter, Amanda Whittington, Sarah Landers, Olya Fleetwood, Sergey Brister, Natasha Brister & John Michael Brister, seven great grandchildren; nephews, Troy & David Montgomery, Bruce Gregory; niece Patricia Hoff; and nephew by marriage Bryan Arterburn.
Preceding her in death are her parents Troy & Julia Montgomery, brother Glen David Montgomery, grandson Daniel Scott Fleetwood & son-in-law Dennis Fleetwood.
A celebration of Doris's life will be held at 2pm on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville, Texas, visitation will be Thursday August 22 from 5:30 - 7:30pm.
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Aug 21, 2019
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