HOSCHTON – Kathleen Ruth Doan, 58, lost her battle with lung cancer on Tuesday, April 20, 2010.
Born in Detroit, Mich., she resided in Hoschton and was a talented quilter who spent countless hours making homemade gifts for those she loved. She was a true and loyal friend to many. She will be remembered lovingly and missed terribly, loved ones stated. She will be remembered for her strength and unwavering devotion and love to her family, especially her five grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband of 42 years, Earl Doan; daughters and sons-in-law, Laura and Tom DeVoie, Shauna and Steve Hamby; son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Tiffany Doan; and five grandchildren, Cady, Zachary, Hunter, Meghan and Brody.
The family will receive friends Friday, April 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family is asking that in lieu of flowers donations be made to Emory Winship Cancer Institute, Development Office, 1762 Clifton Rd., Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30322.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.