Doris Tollett Tiffin
Doris Tollett Tiffin passed away on September 16, 2019 at the age of 92. Doris was born in Nashville, Arkansas on November 26, 1926.

She married her childhood sweetheart, Paul Tiffin, at First Methodist Church in Houston, Texas on May 11, 1946. She enrolled at The University of Houston shortly after marriage, where she earned a Bachelor's of Science in Education, followed by a Master's of Education. She worked as a special education teacher in the Houston Independent School District for several years before starting a family.

Doris discovered the game of golf in the 1960s and quickly became obsessed. She played at every opportunity, all over the world, well into her 80s. When she could no longer play, she loved to sit at her dining room table with a glass of wine, and watch her friends tee off on the 9th hole at Elkins Lake.

She is survived by her son, Joel, and his wife Amy; her son, John Paul, and his wife Jodie; her grandchildren, Joel Patrick, Jourdan, and Caleb; and her great-grandchildren, Kalyn and Clayton. Her loving husband of 56 years, Paul, and her daughter Paula preceded her in death.

Visitation will be held at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville, Texas on Monday, September 23, 2019 from 9:15 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. A graveside service and interment will follow at 11 a.m. at the Mayes addition of the Oakwood Cemetery, under the direction of Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Doris' memory to the charity of your choice. Condolences to the family may be made at
Published on September 18, 2019


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Stephanie Streets
Sep 26, 2019
It was such a blessing to be able to take care of Mrs.Tiffin for 6months, she will truly be missed. My condolences & prayers to the family ❤️ Love always
Renette Bledsoe
Sep 18, 2019
My deepest condolences to the Tiffin family on the loss of your precious mother. I will keep you in my prayers. May the many beautiful memories made with your mother be embraced now as a gift from God to bring you comfort during this difficult time and for the days and months ahead of you. The love she shared with you will forever be with each of you. God’s love and peace be with you. Love, Renette Bledsoe ~ Hutto, Texas