Carol Doom

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Bobbie Carol Doom died Friday February 14, 2020 surrounded by her family. She was born in Danville on September 16, 1942 and was the daughter of the late Travis Johnson and Evelyn McDonald Richards. Carol graduated from Danville High School in 1960 and worked at National Life and Accident Insurance Co. for about 15 years. She worked at Ephraim McDowell House for several years and then became co-owner of H&R Block in Danville. She was a member of the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center auxiliary and enjoyed her volunteer work there. She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church where she enjoyed participating in Happy Hearts activities and sometimes taught her women’s Sunday School class. Carol enjoyed serving as a teacher’s aid and was active in PTO while her children attended school and all activities with other parents such as selling Encyclopedias and being a baseball mom. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Danville, Boyle Co Homemakers Association and she loved to play bunco with her lifelong friends. An avid book reader, she owned hundreds of books. She was a fan of the Cincinnati Reds and Kentucky sports, mostly football and basketball. Carol is survived by her husband, Bobby, whom she was married to for 48 years; two children Richie (Virginia) Doom of Danville and Jamie (Rusty) Anderson of Frankfort; her grandson, William, and a sister, Vicki (David) Brown of Salvisa. Visitation will be 11 am - 1 pm, Friday, February 21 at Calvary Baptist Church. The memorial service will be at 1pm. A private burial service will be in Bellevue Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to Calvary Baptist Church and the Alzheimer’s Association. Visitation: 11 am – 1 pm, Friday, February 21 at Calvary Baptist Church Memorial Service: 1pm, Friday, February 21 at Calvary Baptist Church Private Burial Service: Bellevue Cemetery

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  1. Carol was a caring lady who always remembered my mother, Aunt Henrietta, at special times of the year. Even though miles separated us, we had the privilege of knowing her lovely ways with Bobby and her dear family. Praying for peace, comfort and sweet memories for Carol\’s loved ones.

  2. Dear Bobby, Richie, and Jamie, I was sad to hear of Carol’s passing. She was such a bright light in the world. I remember visiting your home and she made me feel so welcomed. Know that I am thinking of you. Sorry I can’t be with you during this difficult time. Love, Jan Teal (Jannie Braid)

  3. Bobby and family, we were so sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. May God comfort you at this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. We are very sorry to learn of Mrs. Doom\’s passing. Our thoughts are with the family, especially with our friends Jamie and Rusty in Frankfort.

  5. I have so many fond memories of spending time at the Doom’s home. Carol always made all of us feel so welcome! My prayers are with you Bobby, Richie, and Jamie. You will always have a special place in my heart ❤️

  6. Bobby & family We were sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that we are thinking of you at this time. Arnold & Bess Marshall

  7. Bobby, Richie and Jamie, I am so sorry to read about your loss. Carol would always take time to talk whenever our paths crossed. What a wonderful and caring lady!!! Take care and God bless.

  8. Bobby, Richie and Jamie, just wanted you to know how sorry we were to hear about Carol. Will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

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