Doris Janelle Birmes

September 3, 1932 - May 19, 2015

Doris Janelle Birmes, age 82, of Celina, Texas, passed away May 19, 2015, in Sherman, Texas. Doris was born September 3, 1932, in Chambersville, Texas, to Benjamin Franklin and Minnie Lee (Redden) Giles. She married Gary William Birmes on September 27, 1952, in San Antonio, Texas. Doris was employed in the United States Navy Civil Service as the secretary to the Comptroller. She loved to travel and enjoyed going across the river to Choctaw. Doris also loved reading, tending her vegetable garden, cooking, and bowling. She was a lifelong member of the Eastern Star. Doris was a wonderful mother and loved her family dearly.

She is survived by her children, Ricky Birmes of Snyder, Texas, Viki Birmes and Ken Birmes, both of Celina, Texas; grandchildren, Mandie Willenberg and husband, Ryan of Washington, Robert Luurs and wife, Christina, also of Washington state, Mark Birmes and wife, Amy of White Settlement, Texas, Janelle Payne and husband, Scott of Galveston, Texas, Gary Birmes and wife, Mandi of Denton, Texas, and Amber Nygaard and husband, A. J. of North Richland Hills, Texas; great-grandchildren, Rissalynn Luurs and Brody Luurs, both of Washington state, Coby Birmes and Shane Birmes, both of White Settlement, Texas, Guy Birmes and Azi June Birmes, both of Denton, Texas, and Anders Nygaard and Taren “Daisy” Nygaard, both of North Richland Hills, Texas; two step-grandchildren; brother, Ben Giles and wife, Lanelle of McKinney, Texas; and sisters, Jeanette Lewis and husband, James of Garland, Texas and Mary Murphy of Rowlett, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers, Leo Cloyd Giles, Melvin Giles, and Sydney Giles, and sister, Florene Bates.

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Viki and family. I am so sorry for your GREAT LOSS I know it is going to be hard but knowing she will not suffer any more will give you all the peace and comfort at this time so much needed. May God receive her Soul in her Glory for he reigns for ever and ever. Amen Martha Whitfield, May 28, 2015 I am so sorry. She was a wonderful woman. She will be missed. Beverly Marshall/Miller, May 21, 2015