Dora Mae (Goston) Stamper was born on March 30, 1937, in Fondale, Louisiana. She transitioned to eternity with her Lord on October 30, 2021, in Irving, Texas.
Affectionately regarded as “Dora Mae” and “Mutt”, Dora graduated from Carroll High School in Monroe, Louisiana, in 1958. She worked in cash management in the gas industry and domestic family care in her early years and later enjoyed a career at the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections until her retirement in 1994.
Dora married the love of her life, Fred Stamper, Sr., on May 12, 1961, and the two remained united in matrimony until his transition.
Dora was a dedicated wife and mother, first and foremost. She treasured her family and embraced every moment with them. She especially loved her roles of mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Dora will be fondly remembered for her strong, self-sufficient, dedicated, and devoted nature. Her loving spirit will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Dora was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Stamper, Sr.; parents, Johnny Goston and Lillian (Mathis) Goston; siblings – Naomi Harris, Alberta Hester, Blanche Rodgers, Johnny Goston, Jr., Edgar Goston, and Frank Goston.
Those left to cherish precious memories include her children – Moses Lee Goston (Regina), Margaret Stamper Freelon, Fred Douglas Stamper, Jr. (Evette), Arthur James Goston (Demeatric), and Lillian Mary Goston; grandchildren – Tawaina Tramble, Jeremy Goston, Nicholas Goston, Everett Stamper, Deion Stamper, Willie Jenkins III, Brianna Cole, Destinee White, and Dekaylen White; great-grandchildren – LaTrell Nobles, Zee’Anna Tramble, Jeremiah Goston, Lay'Don Edmonds, Legend Dunn, Love Dunn, Dekota Williams, and Denver Peters; brothers, John Henry Goston and Moses Goston; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.
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