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Doris Arlene Guth

November 3, 1924 — November 10, 2019

Doris Arlene Custer-Guth 95, peacefully left this world and entered Heaven on November 10, 2019. She was devoted to her family and serving the Lord and was loved by all who knew her around the world.

Doris was born to the late Forest and Pauline Snure, a dairy farmer and a homemaker respectively, in Wooster, Ohio on November 3rd, 1924. She graduated from Biola University, a Christian university in the heart of Southern California providing biblically centered education.

Doris was a remarkable woman who lived a life serving her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  She met her husband James Custer at Biola University who became an ordained minister. Shortly after graduating Biola University they followed the Lord’s calling and went to Nigeria, West Africa with Sudan Interior Mission (SIM).  She spent 19 of her 30+ years as a missionary helping others and serving Christ.

Doris was a servant at heart. She was kind and soft-spoken, and always had time to listen and always offered a kind and encouraging word. She is dearly missed by her loved ones and we rejoice that she is now filled with joy with her creator in heaven.

Doris is survived by her daughter, Cathryn Hocking, and by her son, Richard Custer; along with his wife Florence. She is also survived by her brother, Paul Snure; along with his wife Carol.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Forest and Pauline Snure; her husband, Rev. James Custer, her sister, Janet; and her granddaughters, Karli and Kelsey Richardson.

Services for Doris are Friday evening, November 15th, viewing from 6pm to 9pm, at the Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home in Huntersville, NC and Saturday, November 16th, funeral service at The Cove Church, Langtree Rd, Mooresville Campus at 11:30 AM, with a reception to follow. Doris will then be laid to rest at Sharon Memorial Cemetery in Charlotte, next to her husband James.

Memorial Donations may be made to the SIM's Mission, SIM Retirement Village, SIM USA P.O. Box 7900, Charlotte, NC 28241-7900.  Please note on check “The Doris Guth Memorial Fund”.

The family is under the care of Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home & Cremation Services.  Online condolences and memories may be left for the family at kepnerfh.com.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, November 15, 2019

6:00 - 9:00pm (Eastern time)

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Starts at 11:30am (Eastern time)

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Reception

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Starts at 12:30pm (Eastern time)

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Burial

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Starts at 2:30pm (Eastern time)

Sharon Memorial Cemetery

5716 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 28212

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