Doris D. (Talley) Langford, 96, of Monett passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024, while at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett. She was born on Nov. 11, 1927, in Grady, N.M., the daughter of the late Floyd and Vera Mae (Wall) Talley.
On March 9, 1962 in Clovis, N.M., she was united in marriage to Alfred Kenneth Langford. They were blessed with over 42 years of wonderful memories made together before his passing on Oct. 28, 2004.
She and her family moved to Monett in 1968 where she began working for the Leo Stark Oldsmobile dealership as a bookkeeper.  Later she went to work at the Monett School System as bookkeeper and later worked in the Superintendent’s Office. She then began a 24 year career at Brownsberger’s, retiring in 2016.  
She and her husband loved bluegrass music and they were in a band called the Bluegrass Ramblers. she played a standup bass guitar. She was a member of the Eastside Church of Christ in Monett where she loved worshipping.
She is survived by her children, Michael Floyd Langford (Pat) of Clever and Myra Langford Mitchell (Mike) of Reeds; 17 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Billie Jo (Talley) Tabor, of Clovis, NM and Verbeina (Talley) Delashaw, of Austin, Texas; as well as a host of extended family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ken; her children, Kenneth Richard Langford, Carolyn Langford Stroud and Maisie Langford Hyatt; three grandchildren; and two sisters, Delores Christine (Talley) Burnett and Barbara Charlene (Talley) Bilbrey. 
Visitation and funeral services were held on Saturday, March 9, at Buchanan Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Langford officiating. Interment followed at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Monett.


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