Kathleen Irene (Mitchem) Doak, 66 of Lexington, Missouri passed away on Monday, October 11, 2021, at the Riverbend Heights Health and Rehabilitation.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 23, 2021, at the Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home, 1720 South St., Lexington, MO, 64067, 660-259-2245. A Celebration of Life will take place at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 23, 2021, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to "Friends of the Friendless" Lexington, MO. Memories of Kate and condolences for the family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com
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Kate was born on November 12, 1954 in Louisville, KY to Billy Winfred Mitchem and Diane (Thacker) Mitchem. She attended Sallie Phillips Durrett High School graduating in 1972. She then completed three semesters at Community College. On December 31, 1981, Kate was united in marriage to Butch Doak in Lexington, MO. Kate worked for many years as the Front-End Manager for Health Mart in Lexington and sold advertising for the Richmond Daily News. She also worked for a short time at the Franklin Hole and The Brewery, both in Lexington. Kate also worked as secretary/bookkeeper for Lafayette County Glass. In addition to spending time with her friends, Kate had a love for music, animals, and her family. She will be greatly missed.
Survivors include Kate's husband, Butch Doak of Lexington, MO; two children, Miles Zachary Doak of Lexington, MO and Hannah Norris and husband Josh of Fortson, GA; six grandchildren, Gabriel Bertz, Cameron Norris, Miles Doak, Mason Doak, Maverick Doak, and Machlynn Doak; one sister, Nancy Mitchem of Louisville, KY; a niece, Kelli Ware and nephew, Bobby Vowels; and many other nieces and nephews.
Kate was preceded in death by her parents.