Thursday, September 21, 2006

Juanita G. Doty, 80, of Pineville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2006, in Heritage Park Nursing Center, Rogers, Ark.

She was born May 8, 1926, in Yellville, Ark., the daughter of Ernie and Biffel (Carson) Melton. On Oct. 22, 1960, in Miami, Okla., she was united in marriage to Fred Doty, who preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1999. She was also preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Wanda Byrd.

Survivors include: three sons, Don Davenport and his wife, Juanita, of Prairie Grove, Ark., Russell Davenport, of Jane, and Gary Davenport and his wife, Georgia, of Vass, N.C.; one brother, Gene Melton, of Bruno, Ark.; one sister, Bonnie Smith, of Mountain Home, Ark.; seven grandchildren; and several great grandchildren.

She received her education in Arkansas. She spent much of her life in the Jenkins area after she married Fred and worked in various local restaurants. She moved to Pineville around six years ago.

Funeral services were held Friday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Doyle Russell will conduct the services. Burial will be at King Cemetery, Jenkins.

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