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Doris (Watts) Colby

August 29, 1934 ~ February 10, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Doris Colby Obituary

Doris Colby beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on February 10, 2024, at the age of 89. Born on August 29, 1934, Doris leaves behind a legacy of love, kindness, and cherished memories. Doris worked as a CNA at Byron Health Center for many years then moved on to be a home maker for the Allen County Council on Aging. Doris was the loving mother of four children: Constance Whitelow, Arlene Cox, William Oakley and Johnny Colby, Jr. She was also a treasured grandmother to 13 grandchildren. Courtney Evans, Richard Harris Jr, Andrea Harris, Candis Oakley, Anthony Oakley, Sydney Peterson, Isaiah Oakley, Hannah Oakley, Johnna Hill, Donovan Gibson, Kennedy Rivard, Jonni Colby and Jordan Colby. and great-grandmother to a multitude of great-grandchildren, who adored her deeply. Throughout her life, Doris touched the hearts of all who knew her. She was known for her warmth, generosity, and unwavering support for her family. Her presence brought joy and comfort to those around her, and her legacy of love will continue to live on in the hearts of her loved ones. In addition to her roles as a devoted mother and grandmother, Doris was known for her gentle spirit and caring nature. Her love for her family knew no bounds, and she dedicated her life to creating happy memories with those she held dear. Doris will be deeply missed by her family and friends, but her memory will live on in the countless lives she touched. Her kindness, compassion, and love will forever be cherished and remembered by all who had the privilege of knowing her. May she rest in peace, surrounded by the love and warmth that she brought to the world.

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Visitation
Monday
February 19, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Nelson Memorial Gardens, Inc.
1338 Eliza Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46803

Funeral Service
Monday
February 19, 2024

11:00 AM
Nelson Memorial Gardens, Inc.
1338 Eliza Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46803

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