Dr. D'Ann Ducote Obituary

SAN ANGELO ó Services for Dr. DíAnn Ducote, age 58, of Sterling City, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2004, in Johnsonís Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Ted Dotts officiating.  DíAnn left this world Saturday, Oct. 23, at her residence on Cox Hollow Ranch. She was born to Rosemary and C.T. Ducote on July 31, 1946, in Abilene, Texas. She graduated from San Angelo State University with a degree in English. She went on to further her education by earning her masterís degree from West Texas State University. She was awarded her Doctorate of Philosophy in Family Studies from Texas Tech University in 1970. Over the years she helped many people through personal and family counseling.  Furthermore, she acted as a mentor and professor to a variety of students at Texas Tech. DíAnn remained a persistent educator during her life whether she was in the classroom or on horseback. Her greatest pleasure was found on her ranch surrounded by nature and in the saddle. She will always be remembered for her strength of character, honesty and integrity. Survivors include her daughter, Audra Day and husband, Miles; two granddaughters, Hannah and Micah Day, all of Lubbock; her father and stepmother, C.T. and Billey Ducote of San Angelo; a brother, Michael Ducote and wife, Peggy, of Mullin, Texas; nephews, Brandon Ducote and wife, Chad Ducote and wife, Staci, Ceyork Ducote, and niece, Kasey Cross; a sister, Linda Eschman of Mullin, Texas; nephew, Jeff Eschman and wife, Jill; and niece, Kristen Eschman. Memorials are requested to be made to your local AIDS foundation in lieu of flowers.

Submitted by Beverly Dunn Howard on June 13, 2005.

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