Susan Lerae (Hall) Doty

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Susan Lerae (Hall) Doty, 60, of Cassville, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at Mercy Hospital in Cassville. She was born on Jan. 13, 1955, in Cassville, daughter of Glen and Clarice (Deill) Hall. Growing up she and her family owned and operated the Hall Theater located on the square. In 1952, the family also opened Green Hills Drive-In Theater on Highway 248. She was a 1973 Cassville High School graduate, and received a bachelor's degree in social sciences from Arkansas State University in 1983. She taught school for the past 21 years for the Exeter R-VI School District. She was a member of the St. Thomas a' Becket Episcopal Church in Cassville.

Survivors include: her daughter, Diana Lerae Doty and her fiancée Joanna Ware, of Boston, Mass.; and her son, Patrick Michael Doty and his wife, Beckie, of Overland Park, Kan.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Elizabeth Anne Doty.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, with Rev. James Alverson officiating with burial to follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Cassville. The family will receive friends today (Wednesday) from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.