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Doris Faye (Watson) Recer-Ensley

August 28, 1927 ~ June 19, 2018 (age 90)

Funeral service for Doris Faye Recer-Ensley, 90, of Lawton will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, June 25, 2018 at Centenary Methodist Church with Rev. Brandon Dollarhite officiating.

Interment will follow the service at the Flower Mound Cemetery.

Viewing will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 22, and continue through the weekend with a special visitation from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Sunday June 24, 2018 at the Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Recer-Ensley passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 in Lawton, Oklahoma.

Doris was born on August 28, 1927 southeast of Lawton in rural Comanche County, Oklahoma to Bernice and Oma Lee Watson. She attended Roseland School east of Lawton for 8 years.  She was active in 4-H Club for 6 years and won numerous ribbons for sewing and canning.  
While in high school she worked at Sprague Grocery.  In 1945 she graduated from Lawton High School  and  attended Cameron College for a short period of time.

Doris married Jim L. Recer, her childhood sweetheart, on December 2, 1945 in Lawton, Oklahoma.

She was an active member of Roseland Oklahoma Home & Community Education Club for over 25 years and a member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha Sorority for over 25 years. She retired from Civil Service in 1985 after working at Fort Sill for 31 years. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Petunia Garden Club.  She was a member of Centenary Methodist Church and Crusaders Sunday School Class for over 60 years.

In March of 1995 she married Robert “Big Bob” Ensley.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Karen Recer, of Edmond, Oklahoma, two step daughter's, Penny and Tim Postlethwait and Candi Tarrant all of Lawton, Oklahoma and a step grandson Duane Postlethwait of Wichita, Kansas.  She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Jim L.  Recer; her second husband, Robert “Big Bob” Ensley, her two brothers Earl M. Watson and Marion W. Watson along with their spouses and a step grandson Robert Tarrant.

In lieu of flowers a memorial contributions may be made to the Centenary Methodist Church of Lawton or the Oklahoma Medial Research Foundation (Parkinson’s research).      

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