Lois Hinton Doughty, 88, of Purcell died Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Mesquite, Texas. Services are 2 p.m. today at Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel in Purcell, with the Rev. Bob Atterberry officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Purcell.
She was born Sept. 2, 1918, near Rosedale, to A.B. and Ollie Burch Mantooth. She graduated from Washington High School in 1937 and received a degree in elementary education from the University of Oklahoma. During World War II, she worked for Douglas Aircraft as a Rosie the Riveter. In 1956 she moved back to Purcell and taught until she retired in 1980. She married George Doughty of Purcell.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband March 15, 1995; three sisters, Bea Estep, Clara Miller and Joan Thomas; and four brothers, Willard, Laurence, Albert and Russell Mantooth.
She is survived by one son, Jack Hinton of Mesquite; granddaughter Christi Hinton of London; brother-in-law Raymond Estep of Norman; sister-in-law Roberta Mantooth of Purcell; and many other relatives and friends.