Mrs. Dorothy Ann Creel Willcox, age 90 of Asheboro passed away Saturday, April 15th 2023 at the Hospice House of Randolph , Asheboro NC. Born September 13 th. 1932 in Mobile , Alabama to Ben and Gladys Creel. A graveside service for Mrs. Willcox will be held Tuesday, April 18th, 2023 at 11:00 am at the Oaklawn Cemetery, Asheboro by Rev. Jeff Freeman.
Mrs. Willcox is survived by 2 sons, James Lee Willcox Jr. ( Erin) of Utah and Robert Paul Willcox of Asheboro. 2 daughters, Linda Chambers of Austin Tx and Sara Robbins (Hoyt) of Asheboro. 8 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Mrs. Willcox was preceded in death by her husband James Lee Willcox and brother Ben Creel Jr.
Mrs. Willcox enjoyed camping, reading and feeding the goats at Crossroad Retirement Community. She also enjoyed playing scrabble, especially with her grandson Eric. She made beautiful crochet afghans ; made one for all her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Willcox was a member of First United Methodist Church in Asheboro. She was a registered nurse and retired from the Neil Medical Group,Kinston, NC.
Special thanks to her caregivers, Nancy, Patsy and Eric. Also a special thank you to the staff at Clapps Rehab of Asheboro and Hospice House of Asheboro.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Randolph.