Doris Hamrick Searcy, 84, Dies

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m. from Hightower’s Memorial Chapel, Douglasville.

Doris Hamrick Searcy, 84 of Douglasville, passed away, Wednesday, Feb. 6. She was born July 4, 1928 in Douglas County, to the late Clyde Hamrick and Vassie Lee Black Hamrick. Her career began with Columbia Pictures, later worked for Rich’s Downtown in watch repair and engraving, and the Commercial Bank in bookkeeping. She loved sewing, quilting, cooking, and baking. She dearly loved her grandkids, and was a wonderful mom and grandmother. She was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church, Midway Road, Douglasville.

In addition to her parents, Clyde Hamrick and Vassie Lee Black Hamrick, she was also preceded in death by her husband Van Cole Searcy, son: Van L. Searcy, daughter: Patricia Diane Searcy, brothers: Charles Hamrick, Roy Hamrick, Wade Hamrick and Billy Hamrick.

Survivors are her son and daughter-in-law: James and Delaine Searcy of Winston; daughter-in-law: Charlene Searcy of Douglasville; grandchildren: Van L. Searcy, Jr., Susan Searcy Holcomb and spouse Joseph, Samantha Searcy, Deena Searcy Stewart and spouse, Robby, Kerri Searcy Estes and spouse Bobby, Avery Searcy Kato and spouse, Shane; great grandchildren: Whitley Stewart, Bailey Estes, Presley Estes, Brody Estes, Briggs Estes, Brennan Kato and Kameron Kato; sisters-in-law: Linda Redding Hamrick of Winston, Dot Baggett Hamrick of Winston; nephews: Judge Hal Hamrick, Larry Hamrick; nieces: Vicki Hamrick Taylor and Kim Hamrick Marshall.

Funeral Service will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m. from Hightower’s Memorial Chapel, Douglasville. Interment will follow in the Sunrise Memorial Gardens with Rev. Terry Marbut and Dr. Billy Godwin officiating. Serving as Pallbearers are: Robby Stewart, Bobby Estes, Shane Kato, Mike Shadix, Hal Hamrick, Van Searcy, Jr. and Joseph Holcomb. Brennan Kato will serve as Honorary Pallbearer.

The family will receive friends today from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

You may share your thoughts and memories in the online guestbook at www.hightowersmemorial.com.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hightower’s Memorial Chapel and Cremation Service, Douglasville. For more information, call 770-489-2818.


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