Doris Elaine (Martens) Buxton of Tulsa, Oklahoma, born June 16, 1925 in Lincoln, Nebraska, passed away on Monday, May 27, 2019. Preceded in death by her husband (2003), James Herbert Buxton. 'Jim and Dodie' met as students at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Upon graduation, Jim's job with Gulf Oil Company brought them to Oklahoma where they would spend 53 wedded years together, raising their family. Doris loved dancing, cheering on her Cornhuskers, spending time with her family, and keeping up with her (great) grandchildren.
She is survived by her three sons and three daughters-in-law: David and Rosemary Buxton (of Tulsa, OK), Doug and Leanne Buxton (of Tulsa, OK), and Chris and Wanda Buxton (of Richmond, TX). Doris was blessed with 6 grandchildren, Jennifer and Michael McClendon, Ashley and Mark Rubey, Spencer and Jenene Buxton, Taylor Buxton, Madeleine Buxton and Jack Buxton; and 4 great grandchildren, Hudson and Cooper McClendon, George and Hazel Rubey. The family is thankful for the extended care and support provided by Inverness Village, where Doris resided since 2003, and to Grace Hospice for their loving end of life care.
Doris' celebration of life will be held on Monday, June 3, 2019, at 10:00 am at the Moore Funeral Home in the Southlawn Chapel located at 9350 E. 51st, Tulsa, OK 74145. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Doris' honor to the Alzheimer's Association or the Salvation Army, two organizations she felt very strongly about supporting for the work they do to help others. Moore's Southlawn 918-663-2233. Share memories at www.moorefuneral.com