Doris Jean Karlin, November 7, 1952~ November 18, 2013
Doris Jean Karlin, 61 of Bentonville passed away on Monday, November 18, 2013 at Mercy Hospital in Rogers after a long battle with cancer. She was born November 7, 1952 in Fayetteville, Arkansas to Haskell Gabbard and Lela Massie-Gabbard. She was raised in the Crosses Community in Madison County. At the age of 14, she accepted Christ. She worked for Tyson Food’s for 32 years making many many friends. She was preceded in death by her father. Survivors include her loving husband of 34 years, Les Karlin; mother, Lela Gabbard; step son, Paul Karlin; brother, Joe Gabbard and several other family members and friends. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 AM Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel in Fayetteville, Arkansas. A funeral service will follow at 11 AM. Burial will be at Walnut Grove Cemetery at Crosses.
In Lieu of flowers please make donations to Ozark Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, PO Box 9462, Fayetteville, AR 72703 or visit www.komenozark.org.
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