In memory of
Doris Lee O'Bryan Fulghum
Read More
In memory of
Doris Lee O'Bryan Fulghum
FULGHUM, Doris Lee O'Bryan Doris Lee O'Bryan Fulghum slipped quietly into eternity on September 3, 2019, two weeks shy of her 90th birthday. She is now with Jesus and joyfully reunited with her husband Gary after over 16 years apart. Doris was born September 17, 1929 in Louisville, KY to Clara and Joseph O'Bryan. She met and fell in love at Myrtle Beach with a handsome lifeguard, Gary Fulghum Jr. from Middlesex, NC. They were married at Craig AFB Chapel in Selma, AL in July 1955. Their Air Force travels included Bryan, TX and experiencing Okinawa with two young children. Ft. Walton Beach, FL and Hampton, VA tours were followed by over 25 years in Austin, TX. Once the children were older, Doris started working part time at Paul's, a bedding and bath store where she developed cherished lifelong friendships with several co-workers. She and Gary were active members at Hyde Park Baptist Church for many years. They also enjoyed walks in their beautiful Barton Hills neighborhood or around Zilker Park with their one and only faithful toy poodle Tony. Gary fought a rare form of leukemia for many years with Doris faithfully by his side. They moved to Longview in 2002 where Doris lost Gary within a year. She volunteered at Good Shepherd hospital, enjoyed water aerobics, and bragged on her grandkids. She and Gary joined Oakland Heights Baptist Church where Deb's family was active for many years. Doris was preceded in death by her loving husband Gary, her parents, stepdad, sister-in-law Tillie Daeke, brothers-in-law Gus Daeke and Charlie Musser. She is survived by daughter Deb Robey and husband Sam of Longview, and her son Gary Fulghum III and wife Lana Khawaja of Houston. She was lovingly known as "Honey" to her four grandchildren: Amy Fulghum, Nicholas Fulghum, Hannah and husband Chris Anderson, and Sammy Robey (fiance' Emily Newson). She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and Fulghum/Wilder relatives in North Carolina, including her loving sisters-in-law Frances Musser and Connie (husband George) Atkinson. A special thank you from Deb and the family to the tireless caregivers at Hawkins Creek Assisted Living and Trinity Timbers. Thank you for loving on Mom through her struggles with Alzheimers. Thank you to OHBC members who visited and faithfully brought flowers to brighten her day. Thank you to all who sent encouraging cards even when she could no longer return the favor. Visitation is Friday, September 6 from 6-8 PM at Rader Funeral Home in Longview. A celebration service will be Saturday, September 7 at 11 AM in the Chapel of Radar Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Jochum officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to support research against Alzheimer's or Cancer are encouraged. An online memorial book may be signed at www.raderfh.com .
View Full Obituary ›
Services Provided By
Rader Funeral Home
1617 Judson Road
Longview, TX 75601
Past Services ╲╱
opt299:
opt312: Original
In memory of
Doris Lee O'Bryan Fulghum
FULGHUM, Doris Lee O'Bryan Doris Lee O'Bryan Fulghum slipped quietly into eternity on September 3, 2019, two weeks shy of her 90th birthday. She is now with Jesus and joyfully reunited with her husband Gary after over 16 years apart. Doris was born September 17, 1929 in Louisville, KY to Clara and Joseph O'Bryan. She met and fell in love at Myrtle Beach with a handsome lifeguard, Gary Fulghum Jr. from Middlesex, NC. They were married at Craig AFB Chapel in Selma, AL in July 1955. Their Air Force travels included Bryan, TX and experiencing Okinawa with two young children. Ft. Walton Beach, FL and Hampton, VA tours were followed by over 25 years in Austin, TX. Once the children were older, Doris started working part time at Paul's, a bedding and bath store where she developed cherished lifelong friendships with several co-workers. She and Gary were active members at Hyde Park Baptist Church for many years. They also enjoyed walks in their beautiful Barton Hills neighborhood or around Zilker Park with their one and only faithful toy poodle Tony. Gary fought a rare form of leukemia for many years with Doris faithfully by his side. They moved to Longview in 2002 where Doris lost Gary within a year. She volunteered at Good Shepherd hospital, enjoyed water aerobics, and bragged on her grandkids. She and Gary joined Oakland Heights Baptist Church where Deb's family was active for many years. Doris was preceded in death by her loving husband Gary, her parents, stepdad, sister-in-law Tillie Daeke, brothers-in-law Gus Daeke and Charlie Musser. She is survived by daughter Deb Robey and husband Sam of Longview, and her son Gary Fulghum III and wife Lana Khawaja of Houston. She was lovingly known as "Honey" to her four grandchildren: Amy Fulghum, Nicholas Fulghum, Hannah and husband Chris Anderson, and Sammy Robey (fiance' Emily Newson). She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and Fulghum/Wilder relatives in North Carolina, including her loving sisters-in-law Frances Musser and Connie (husband George) Atkinson. A special thank you from Deb and the family to the tireless caregivers at Hawkins Creek Assisted Living and Trinity Timbers. Thank you for loving on Mom through her struggles with Alzheimers. Thank you to OHBC members who visited and faithfully brought flowers to brighten her day. Thank you to all who sent encouraging cards even when she could no longer return the favor. Visitation is Friday, September 6 from 6-8 PM at Rader Funeral Home in Longview. A celebration service will be Saturday, September 7 at 11 AM in the Chapel of Radar Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Jochum officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to support research against Alzheimer's or Cancer are encouraged. An online memorial book may be signed at www.raderfh.com .
View Full Obituary ›
Services Provided By
Rader Funeral Home
1617 Judson Road
Longview, TX 75601
Past Services ╲╱
Express Your Condolences By Sending Funeral Flowers.
All arrangements are locally delivered to Rader Funeral Home by a local Longview, TX florist.
855-329-5806 Need help ordering? We’re here for you.
100% Money Back Guarantee
Sweet Thought Bouquet Sweet Thought Bouquet Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Need Help? Have Questions?

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sku:
ftd-S29-5011S

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sku:
ftd-S29-5011D

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sku:
ftd-S29-5011P
Unavailable
Unavailable
Unavailable
Product Description

Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Standard is approximately 25"H x15"W.

Sku: ftd-S29-5011S

Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Deluxe is approximately 26"H x 16"W.

Sku: ftd-S29-5011D

Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Premium is approximately 26"H x 17"W.

Sku: ftd-S29-5011P
Need Help? Have Questions?