JoElla Fiedler

December 16, 1922 ~ July 21, 2020 (age 97)



Jo Ella Dayton Doss Fiedler, 97, of Killeen passed away July 21, 2020 at The “Rosewood Retirement Community in Killeen, where she had lived for over 20 years.

Mrs. Fiedler was born December 16, 1922 in Liberty Hill, Texas to George and Alice Davis Dayton.  She moved to Killeen in 1945 and became the manager of the Ft. Hood PX.  She worked as a cashier at both Craig’s Variety Store and Minimax Grocery Store.  Mrs. Fiedler also worked as the nursery attendant each Sunday at First Methodist Church of Killeen, in food service at Peebles Elementary School and for Goodnight Homes, as manager of the Jacqueline Arms Apartment Complex in Temple, Texas.

Mrs. Fiedler was previously married to Thomas Sterling (T.S.)Doss and in 1966 married George Fiedler of Temple.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, T.S. Doss, and husband George Fielder.  Also, preceding her in death were her nine brothers and sisters, including Olive Dayton Purser, of Killeen; grandson, Ryan Sterling Doss and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Fiedler is survived by son, William Sterling (“Bill”) Doss and wife, Carolyn of Salado, Texas; two granddaughters, Megan Miller and husband, Brian, of Houston, and Lauren Harrison and husband, Jonathan of Houston, Great-granddaughters, Blake Miller and Harper Harrison, also of Houston; niece, Janice Dayton Neal, and husband, Pete and family of Armstrong, Missouri; nephew, Harold Dayton and family of Burnet, Texas, as well as, several other nieces, nephews and their families.

A private family service will be held at a later date at Killeen City Cemetery.


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