Doris Mae (Burrows) Twining

Born: Fri., Jan. 27, 1922
Died: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 09, 2018
Location: Fickes Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Jan. 10, 2018
Location: Mohicanville Community Church

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Doris Mae Twining, 95 died Friday January 5, 2018 at McMullen

Assisted Living in Loudonville. Mrs. Twining was born January

27, 1922 in Clarksfield, OH to Carl and Florence (Houghtlen)

Burrows. She married Russell Twining on July 4, 1943 in New

London, OH.  She worked as a telephone operator and as a nanny/housekeeper before marriage.

She spent most of her life dairy farming with Russell inHuntington and later in Hayesville-Loudonville

area. She was a former member of the Clarksfield and Huntington Granges. After retiring from

farming, Mrs. Twining worked for Hobby Nursery for a couple years and spent several years driving

for the Amish community, and making deliveries for a home health company. She and Russell also ran

a sugar shack for several years making maple syrup and many family memories. She enjoyed

gardening, raising chickens and sewing, especially quilting, and spent many happy days fishing on

Lake Erie.

She loved her family and was happiest when all the children, grandchildren and great grandchildren

were gathered together. She nurtured all her grandchildren and instilled in them a sense of work and

responsibility and to be able to accept people and things as they are. Her home was a favorite gathering

place for fun. Mrs. Twining was a member of the Mohicanville Community Church.

She is survived by children, Jean (Gail, deceased) Sheriff, Kathy (Ken) White, Dave (Ellen) Twining,

and Charles (Vicki) Twining, all of the Ashland-Loudonville area and brother-in-law, Phillip Rook of

Sullivan. She survived by 23 grandchildren, 57 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren. In

addition to her parents, Mrs. Twining is preceded in death by husband, Russell Twining, daughter,

Debra Cleveland, sister, Louise Martin and half sister, Pat Hopkins. Calling hours will be Tuesday

January 9 , 2018 from 4-7 pm at Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville. Services will be 11:00 AM

Wednesday January 10, 2018 at Mohicanville Community Church with Pastor Wayne Presnell

officiating. Burial will be in Pioneer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be

made to McMullen Assisted Living Activity Fund 201 School Drive Loudonville, OH 44842 or the

Mohicanville Community Church 343 State Route 95 Loudonville, OH 44842.

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Rosemary Moffett
   Posted Mon January 08, 2018
I enjoyed knowing your mom very much. She was such a sweet person. Sending hugs to all.
Rosie/Larry Moffett

Norma Gongwer
   Posted Mon January 08, 2018
Such a beautiful lady, inside and out. We were so fortunate to have you here with us almost 96 years. Rest in Peach, I love you Mom T.

Linda Chatlain
   Posted Tue January 09, 2018
Jean, Kathy, Dave & Charlie:

Deepest sympathy to you all on the loss of your mother. I have many memories growing up that will be held in my heart.

Dianne L. Springer
   Posted Tue January 09, 2018
Aunt Doris will be greatly missed. I am especially thankful to her for sharing family memories with us all! Love, Dianne (Carol's eldest daughter).

Holly Slagle
   Posted Tue January 09, 2018
Kathy, Just to let you know I'm thinking of you. I have fond memories of you mom. You are fortunate to have had her for so many years. My sympathy to your sister and brothers and to Phil and Joanne.

Donald W Jackson
   Posted Tue January 09, 2018
I always Loved sitting listening to Aunt Doris story's also Her Wisdom, She will be greatly missed. However we know she is Home with family, friends, Uncle Russel, And Our Lord and Savior, Jesus The Christ.

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