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Doris Edwards Dillon

January 21, 1933 — January 22, 2023


Doris "Dot" Ann Edwards Dillon was born January 21st 1933, at home in Guilford County. She was one of six children and helped

in raising her younger siblings. She graduated from Sumner High School as salutatorian of her class. She graduated from Baptist School of Nursing in 1955 as an RN and began working at Moses Cone Hospital. She left nursing temporarily to raise her children. She was an active member of Centre Friends Meeting during these years. She was a loving mother to her three children. She was especially proud of her grandson, Steven.

Doris loved life and meeting people everywhere she went. She had life-long friends and made new friends through the years. Doris loved to send cards to everyone, especially birthdays. She visited shut-ins and the elderly. She loved all animals, especially cats. Her furry feline friends were a big part of her life. She returned to nursing after her children were grown, working at Clapp's Nursing Home, then Charter Hills and Fellowship Hall.

While living in Randleman, Doris became a member of Randleman Friends Meeting, feeling at home there right away. In later years, Doris  was a resident at Clapp's Assisted Living then Clapp's Nursing Center. Doris passed away January 22,2023, one day after her 90th birthday, from complications of dementia.

Doris is survived by daughter, Lyla Dillon White; son, Josh Dillon(Tammy); grandson, Steven Dillon (Kelsey). She leaves behind her siblings Dan Edwards, Laura Jane Winters and extended family. Doris is preceded in death by daughter, Julie Dillon; brothers, Colin Edwards and Boyd Edwards; sister, Sue Stafford; and son-in-law. Sonny White.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a memorial in Doris' name to Randleman Friends Meeting, PO Box 88, Randleman, NC 27317




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Saturday, January 28, 2023

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