Lamar Horner Doss Profile Photo

Lamar Horner Doss

October 23, 1936 — January 12, 2024

Selmer, TN

Lamar Horner Doss

 

Lamar Horner Doss was born October 23, 1936 in Selmer, TN the son of the late Lamar Seldon and Dorotha Marie Horner Doss.

In 1958, Horner was united in marriage to Betty Jane Basinger, who preceded him in death on October 15, 2020.

Horner graduated from Selmer High School in 1957 and attended Union University in Jackson, TN.  He worked for many years as a steamfitter for Tennessee River Pulp & Paper Company in Counce, TN and served his country honorably in the United States Army, attaining the rank of Specialist-4 as a telecommunications installer and repair technician.  Playing golf with his friends and traveling, especially out West, were among his favorite activities.  Horner was fiercely loyal to his family and friends and demonstrated a tremendous love for his wife Betty, daughter Melinda, his parents, and siblings.  He was a faithful member of Selmer First Baptist Church and loved his church family dearly.   

Horner departed this life on January 12, 2024 in Selmer, Tennessee at the age of 87 Years, 2 Months, 20 Days.  He is survived by two brothers, Larry Doss and wife Deborah and Jimmie Doss and wife Patricia; four nephews: Bill Kinney and wife Jennifer, Rob Kinney and wife Laura, Jimmie Doss, II, and Reid Hill and wife Katy; three nieces: Brittany Cross and husband David, Alysun Bingham and husband John, and Carolyn Hill and husband David; and many extended family and friends.  

In addition to his wife and parents, Horner was preceded in death by a daughter, Melinda Leigh Doss; a sister, Mary Jane (Doss) Kinney; two brothers-in-law, Billy Basinger and James R. Dunaway; and a nephew, Matt Hill.  

Memorials may be made to the Selmer First Baptist Church Building Fund.  

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lamar Horner Doss, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, January 20, 2024

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Selmer

160 West Cypress Avenue, Selmer, TN 38375

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Selmer

160 West Cypress Avenue, Selmer, TN 38375

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Lake Hill Memorial Gardens

3320 Main St, Bethel Springs, TN 38315

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1187

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree