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Doris Baumgardner, Surgoinsville

Published October 12th, 2011 11:01 pm

SURGOINSVILLE — Doris Baumgardner, 55, of Surgoinsville, passed away peacefully at home on October 12, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was a friend to all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her father, Doyle Folsom Baumgardner.
Doris is survived by her husband of 15 years, Mickey Shanks; daughter, Sheena Shanks-Absher; mother, Ruby Sams; brother, Roy Baumgardner and wife, Connie; step-brother, Kirk Sams and wife, Pam; step-sisters, Brenda Rogers and husband, Bart, Angeline Delp and husband, Tony; special niece, Misty Baumgardner; three aunts; one uncle; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Gale Christian, The Kern, Lynn Thomas, Holly Hickman, Jeff Cox, Wayne Cradic, Sam & JW Davis, Helen Shanks; and a host of other friends and neighbors.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the residence on Saturday, October 15, 2011, at 12:00 p.m. with Minister Kirk Sams officiating.
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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport is serving the family of Doris Baumgardner.