She was born on January 31, 1928 in Winchester and was the daughter of the late S.O. Abston and Verdie Abston.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, W.W. “Wayne” Douglas; beloved brother, James W. Abston; five sisters; and a grandson, Ronald Christopher Douglas.
Mrs. Douglas was a member of First United Methodist Church of Tillar, a past president of the Garden Club, past president of the Tillar School PTA, Methodist Women’s League and Jefferson Community Friends Club.
She is survived by two sons, Ronald Douglas and wife Sherry of Dumas, and Robert Douglas and wife Debbie of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, Sam Douglas, Brennan Douglas, Mary Martinez, Abby Skipwith and husband Wes; great grandchildren, Blake Douglas, Christopher Martinez and Cole Skipwith. She was tenderly cared for and loved by, Reola Tanner.
Visitation will be held from on Thursday, November 2 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Home Chapel in Dumas. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 3 at 1 p.m. at Tillar United Methodist Church with Dr. Tandy Hanson officiating interment following in Jefferson Cemetery.
Memorials may be made in the name of Marilou Douglas to the First United Methodist Church of Tillar.