Doss, age 84, died Wednesday,
January 3rd at
The Blake in Oxford, MS. He was born September
11, 1933 to Albin Roy Doss and Syble Gann Doss
in McCondy, MS. He was a 1951 graduate of
Houston High School and graduate of Mississippi
State College. He served two years in the U. S.
Army after graduating from Mississippi State. He
later received a master's degree in adult
education from Mississippi State University. He
began his professional career with the
Mississippi Coorperative Extension Service in
1958 in Iuka, Mississippi. He moved to Aberdeen
in 1968 and retired as County Agent for Monroe
County and was an active member of St.
Mark Methodist Church. He received the
Distinguished Service Award with the Extension
Service. He served as president of the Monroe
County Farm Bureau Board and received the
Excellence in Leadership Award through The
Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation.
Services will be at 2:00
p.m., Friday, January 5th at
St. Mark Methodist Church in Aberdeen with Dr.
Terry Stubblefield and Bro. Ken Corley
officiating. Burial will be in Macedonia
Survivors include his wife, Mary Helen Johnson
Doss; one son, Derrell Doss (Katrina) of Oxford;
two grandchildren, Katy Margaret Doss of Oxford
and Abi-Leigh Doss of Oxford.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two
Visitation will be from 11:30
service time, Friday,
at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St.
Mark Methodist Church, 20200 Highway 8 West,
Aberdeen, MS 39730.