Doris “Cowboy” Houston

Doris “Cowboy” Houston, 75, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 at Roane Medical Center in Harriman, Tenn.

Born on May 8, 1945, Cowboy was lifetime resident of Spring City. She was a graduate of Rockwood High School, “Class of 1963” and also a graduate of Roane State Community College. Doris was a hairdresser after high school and was also an accomplished artist. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren. Doris was a member of First Baptist Church of Spring City.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Willie Mae Galyon Rogers; half-brother, Sandy; and sister Iris Houston.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Jerry Houston of Spring City; children, Freda (Michael) Hickey of Kingston, Tenn., and Jason (Michelle) Houston of Spring City; and grandchildren, Ryan and Kade Houston and Chloe Houston.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Vaughn Funeral Home with Rev. Brian Price officiating. Interment will follow at Spring City Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Vaughn Funeral Home in Spring City is in charge of the arrangements. Visit to share memories and condolences with the family of Doris “Cowboy” Houston.