About The Founder 


           Doris M. Witherspoon       
    Clarksville, Tennessee

 Doris Witherspoon, Major, United State Army Reserve (Retired), is a resident of Clarksville, TN and a native of Angie, LA.  She received a ROTC Commission as a Second Lieutenant from Austin Peay State University on May 30, 1980.  She attained her Bachelor of Science Degree, with a Major in Social Welfare and a Minor in Criminal Justice.

Doris served as a logistician (Medical Supply Officer), Personnel Management Officer, and Battalion Rear Detachment Commander during Operation Desert Storm while stationed at Fort Campbell, KY.  Doris retired from United State Army Reserve in March 1998.

Doris has served as a Real Estate Associate, the President of St. Bethlehem Kiwanis Club, and a member of Toast Masters-Speaking Club.  She is the Founder and Owner of Family Properties which invest in commercial and residential properties.  She is dedicated to assisting families in the obtainment of employment, home, and business ownership.  In addition, she is the Founder of Better Choice of Living, Inc., (BCOL) a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.  BCOL's purpose is to enrich the lives of minorities, youth, seniors, disabled and the disadvantaged. 

Doris has aided countless of veterans with disability claims and administrative services. She has aided others in need of social security benefits, social welfare issues and more.  She is a volunteer and mentor in Clarksville, other counties and states as requested.  She is committed to helping others by using and sharing her talents and knowledge.

Doris is a member of Clarksville Civitan Club, a member of Tennessee State University Clarksville Alumni Chapter and serves as a Community Representative on the Austin Peay State University Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center Advisory Committee.

Doris is happily married to James P. Witherspoon.  They have nine children.  She and her husband are members of Concord Missionary Baptist Church. Their goal is to continue to let their light shine for all to see the blessings of God in their lives.



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