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Margaret Doan, 1920-2008

Margaret Doan, 87, of San Marcos, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008. Mrs. Doan was born on Feb. 6, 1920 in Houston to Eric William, Sr. and Katherine Julia (Wearing) Erickson. Mrs. Doan married James. O. Doan in 1941.

She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in San Marcos, and she loved gospel and country music. Mrs. Doan’s family was the most important thing in the world to her, and she was the centerpiece of it.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James O. Doan in 1999; her parents; brother, Eugene Wallace Erickson; sisters, Cleo Ivy Ryan and Wilma Lois Patterson.

She is survived by her daughters, Linda Comfort and husband, Horrace of San Marcos, and Sandra Walker and husband, Colvin of Madisonville, TX; brother, Bill Erickson of San Marcos; sister, Joan Brady and husband, Joe of Cleveland, TX; grandchildren, Donna Farris and husband, Billie, Kelly Enloe and husband, Mark, and Kim Groves and husband, Loren; and great-grandchildren, Jarrod Reese, Justin Reese and Darby Enloe.

Funeral services were conducted at 10 a.m. today in the Pennington Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jim McWhorter officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at South Park Cemetery in Pearland.Arrangements under the care and guidance of Pennington Funeral Home, 323 North Comanche Street, San Marcos, Texas 78666. 353-4311.