Aileen Juanita Cropper Doughty, beloved daughter of the late John Trader and Marie Cropper, was born on December 1, 1937 in Horntown, Virginia. She departed this life on Friday, February 2, 2018 at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland.
Aileen received her education in the public schools of Accomack County. On June 30, 1959 she graduated from Clark Beauty School of Beauty Secrets; styling hair was her passion. She worked for the United States Department of Agriculture as an inspector for over twenty years, until her retirement.
Aileen was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church for many years. She held various positions within the church, including the Kitchen Committee, Usher Board, and the choir. She was also a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Aileen loved bowling, fishing, and spending time with her family and friends. Her doors were always open with loving arms, a hot plate, and kind words. To know her was to love her.
Aileen was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Robert Francis Doughty.
She leaves to cherish her memories: her children, Berton (Kris) Cannon, II of New Church, VA, Corliss (Robert) Thornton of Salisbury, MD, Brian (Melissa) Doughty of Chincoteague, VA, Robin (Phillip) Cotton of Fruitland, MD, and Mark Johnson of Pocomoke, MD; grandchildren, Kevin (Kasy) Cannon and Bakita (Brad) Cannon, both of Upper Marlboro, MD, Berton (Nikieta) Cannon, III of Millersville, MD, Jayquetta (Jevar) Reid of Salisbury, MD, Minyelle Wharton of Parksley, VA, Donyelle Thornton of Pocomoke, MD, Tashia (Kenyon) Ayres of Salisbury, MD, Brian (Ivanna) Doughty, Jr. of Dayton, OH, Brenae (Deonte) Rogers of Fayetteville, NC, De’Wayne Doughty of Dayton, OH, Shyla Doughty of Chincoteague, VA, Alexis (Donte’) Condrey of Killeen, TX, Kenadi Satchell of Fruitland, MD, Dixie Handy of Virginia Beach, VA, Mark Johnson, Jr. of TX, Alex Hill of Keller, VA, and Chad Hill of Virginia Beach, VA; twenty-two great-grandchildren; one great, great-grandchild; sister, Florence (Herbert) Smith; brother, John Conners; sister-in-love, Rose Mary Hill; aunt, Helena Johnson; uncle, Booker Cropper; stepfather, Norman Davis; two special cousins, Gloria Pitts and Sherita Blake; devoted friend, Sadie Ross; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.