2531. Jimmie Lee Wilcox
was born on 17 Feb 1923 in McLennan County, Texas. She died on 10 Dec 2011
in Weatherford, Parker County, Texas. She was buried in East Greenwood Cemetery,
Weatherford, Parker County, Texas.
December 13, 2011
Jimmie Wilcox Doggett
White's Funeral Home The Weatherford Democrat Tue Dec 13, 2011, 08:00 AM CST
Jimmie Wilcox Doggett passed away at a local healthcare facility Dec. 10, 2011.
Mrs. Doggett was born on Feb. 17, 1923, to Corbie and Bessie (Goodman) Wilcox
at her grandparents home in Mart, Texas. She lived with her maternal grandparents
during her early years to attend school, but returned each summer to her parents
remote farm established in 1890 in Mills County. Mrs. Doggett was the oldest
of nine children.
Jimmie married Noble Elroy Doggett on July 1, 1939. The Doggett family moved
to Weatherford in 1955 after years of following construction jobs. In Weatherford,
Mrs. Doggett ensured her seven children were actively involved at North Side
Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. Mrs. Doggett served
as James Bowie Elementary Schools PTA President and was continuously motivated
in fund raisers and school activities. Education was stressed to her children
as she provided private tutoring to various students of all ages.
Jimmie Doggett strived to instill self-assurance to each child by proving goals
could be accomplished through hard work. She remodeled her beloved home countless
times, reupholstered furniture, sewed for her family, and constantly created
hand craft items for birthday and Christmas gifts.
Her first job outside her home was for the Palace Theater. As the youngest child,
Robert, matured, she began working at Bealls Department Store. She taught
herself to type, accompanied with her natural understanding of math skills; she
became the credit manager for Sears and later Western Auto until her retirement.
Mrs. Doggett became interested in genealogy and traveled extensively with her
sister to obtain background histories which allowed her to trace the Wilcox family
to 970 A.D. and the Doggett family to 1636 A.D. She never tired from visiting
and researching old cemeteries.
On her 83rd birthday, she presented her children and grandchildren with a lengthy
story of her memoirs and the Ahnentafel, or table of ancestors, for the Wilcox
and Doggett families. The information she gathered, assembled, and proved with
appropriate documentations will be cherished for future generations.
Mrs. Doggett traveled extensively, including a memorable trip to the Holy Lands
with the church and remained active with her countless friends and church until
September 2004, when she suffered a massive stroke. She fought to recover most
of her facilities and was able to continue to live alone until her back surgery
in April 2006. After her rehabilitation period, her children cared for her at
home until she entered a local long-term healthcare facility in February 2008,
three days after her 85th birthday was celebrated with her immediate family and
several siblings. Family gatherings continued in her home for her and the family
to celebrate holidays and birthdays.
Jimmy Doggett shall always be remembered as a strong willed, self-taught, intelligent,
loving, and caring individual. She left this world with countless memories for
her remaining close family: Elroy (Sylvia), Edwin, Joyce (Jimmy Kitching), Larry
(Dianne), Sue (Loyd Gouge), and Bonnie (Jack Bailey); seventeen grandchildren;
thirty great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren also survive their
cherished Nannie; as well as her remaining siblings, Bessie, Billie, Rita and
She was preceded in death by her husband, Noble, who died in September 1982,
and her youngest son, Robert Earl, who died on Feb. 21, 1976, at North Side Coliseum
Rodeo. Also preceding Mrs. Doggett were her parents, two brothers, Charles and
Curtis, and two sisters, Barbara and Mary (Dude).
In lieu of flowers, acts of condolences for the family are suggested to be forwarded
to Meals-On-Wheels program, where Mrs. Doggett once delivered, then later received
She was buried Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, in the East Greenwood Cemetery at a graveside
service between her husband and beloved son, Robert.
Visitation was Monday, December 12, 2011 at Whites Funeral Home.
Whites Funeral Home
130 Houston Ave., Weatherford, TX 76086
She was married to Noble Elroy Doggett (son of Ira Allen
Doggett and Mary Margaret Carter) on 1 Jul 1939 in Goldthwaite,
Mills County, Texas. Noble Elroy Doggett was born
on 10 May 1921 in Mills County, Texas. He died on 12 Sep 1982 in Jack County,
Texas.(248) He was buried in Greenwood
Cemetery, Weatherford, Texas. Jimmie Lee Wilcox and Noble Elroy Doggett had
the following children:
Jimmy Elroy Doggett.
Edwin Lynn Doggett.
Joyce Elaine Doggett.
Larry Noble Doggett.
Caroline Sue Doggett.
Bonnie Jane Doggett.
Robert Earl Doggett.