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Doris Lee (Howard) Wilder

November 13, 1939 ~ September 21, 2021 (age 81)


Doris Lee Wilder, 81, of Middlesboro, passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at her home, surrounded by her family.

She was born November 13, 1939 in Pineville, KY, the daughter of the late Arlie and Myrtle Webb Howard.  She had been a member of the Middlesboro Church of God Mountain Assembly.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Don Wilder, 4 Brothers: Forester, Edward, J.S. and Glenn Howard.  She is survived by the following members of her family:

7 Children: Donna (Mike) Gambrel, Diana Smith, Donnie Wilder, Darryl (Vicki) Wilder, Darlene Wilder, Denise Rush and Dennis Wilder

Special Friend: Leon Miracle

16 Grandchildren, 35 Great-Grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 25, at the Cawood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lonnie Lyke and Rev. Mike Padgett presiding.  Interment will follow at the Green Hills Memorial Gardens.  Family members will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, September 24, at the Cawood Funeral Home.

Online condolences and guestbook are available at

Cawood Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.  For the health and well-being of our staff and the families we serve, we request that social distancing be observed and everyone in attendance wear a mask.    

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Doris Lee (Howard) Wilder, please visit our floral store.


September 24, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cawood Funeral Home
112 South 21st Street
Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Funeral Service
September 25, 2021

11:00 AM
Cawood Funeral Home
112 South 21st Street
Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Graveside Service
September 25, 2021

Green Hills Memorial Gardens, Kentucky, Middlesboro

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