Doris Lynn Kays, born October 25, 1946, passed away the morning of February 14, 2007. She leaves behind her devoted husband of 38 years, William Kays; parents, J. Edgar and Glenice McIntire; younger brother, James McIntire; and nieces, Megan, Morgan and Mandy McIntire. A native of San Antonio, she graduated from Robert E. Lee High School in 1964. Doris was a spirited and loyal graduate of The University of Texas, receiving her Bachelors Degree in 1968, and Masters Degree in 1970, and an avid fan of her favorite football team, the Longhorns. In 1968, she was hired as an English and Latin teacher with the North East Independent School District and taught at MacArthur High School for 17 years. Doris continued to work for the district as the Instructional Specialist in Language and Curriculum, then the Foreign Language Consultant and finally as the Director of Curriculum Compliance and Foreign Language. She retired from NEISD in January 2007, with 39 years of service amongst friends. Doris treasured the time spent with family, friends, colleagues and students. Losing her is immeasurable and while our sorrow is deep, we know she would rather find joy in our hearts at this celebration of her life.