Theora Irene (Browning) Doyle, age 93, beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, is the daughter of the late, Jesse Harrison Browning Sr. and Anna Love (Swank) Browning. She was born on October 29, 1926 in Manhattan, Kansas and died on December 18, 2019 in Tacoma, Washington.
She was preceded in death by her husband Leslie E. Doyle; parents; sisters Janice Browning, Etna (Browning) Sharp; and brother Jesse H. Browning Jr.
Theora is survived by her children Charlotte (Broian Smith of Loomis, CA, Barbara (Roger) Evenson, David (Claire) Doyle of Yelm, WA, and Brenda Potts of Tacoma, WA; grandchildren Jessica (Chris) Bull of Princeton, TX, Jennifer (Scott) Hodge of Rancho Tehama, CA, Jaclyn (Jason) Houser of Roseville, CA, Jodi Vanderlie of Austin, TX, Jamie Johnson of Leominster, MA, Jay Bosequett of Boise, ID, Wayne Doescher of Napa, ID, Sedra (Brad) Beckman of Lake Park, GA, Becky (Mikell) Reynolds of Tacoma, WA, David (Samantha) Doyle of Yelm, WA, Angela Manriquez and Stephanie Manriquez of Tacoma, WA, and Melissa Dalton of Corinth, MS; great-grandchildren Leslie and Conner Bull, Hannah and Harrison Houser, Haden Draper, River (Vanessa) Doescher, Aiden and Riley Beckman, Ava, Tanner, Paydon, and Piper Reynolds, William Doyle, McKenzie Hamm and Connor ‘Sammy’ Davis; sisters Ann Arlene Earle, Loris Ketter, Karen Ansteth, and Darien (Norm) Parsons; sisters-in-law Viski Browning, and Myrtly Price; numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service is to be held at the Yelm United Methodist Church, 408 2nd St SE, Yelm, WA 98597 at 1:00 on December 29, 2019 followed by a potluck reception. Photos and stories appreciated.
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