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Janet Ina Dorsett

May 23, 1952 — April 17, 2024


Janet Ina Dorsett, age 71, of Asheboro, NC, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2024, after several years of declining health. Janet was born to Ina Mae Bunting Dorsett and Olan Dorsett on May 23, 1952. 

Janet graduated from Asheboro High School in 1970 and Louisburg College in 1971 and immediately began her career with Acme McCrary, Inc. in Asheboro where she worked in the data processing office for 40 years. She also worked part-time jobs throughout the years including Grimes Jewelry Store and Prevo Drugs. 

Janet was a kind and sweet soul who loved people. She enjoyed many trips to Holden Beach, NC where she loved walking the beach and collecting shells. She also enjoyed reading, jogging/exercise, working in her yard/flowers, and cooking. She had participated in several marathons over the years. She loved spending time with her family and friends and was so proud of her nephew, Andrew, and her niece, Katelyn. They all made many special memories together. 

Janet was a lifelong and faithful member of West Chapel United Methodist Church in Asheboro, NC.

 Janet is survived by her brother, Michael Dorsett, of Gibsonville; nephew Andrew and his family-Kate, Addison, Paige, Charlotte; niece Katelyn and her family-Tim, Leia, Freya. She is also survived by many cousins and friends who loved her very much. 

Janet was preceded in death by her parents, Olan and Ina Mae Dorsett, her sister-in-law Patti Love Dorsett, her beloved canine "Raggles", and her special friend Sidney Elliott. 

Graveside services will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery in Asheboro, NC on April 27, 2024 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Robin Dixon officiating. Visitation at the graveside will begin 30 minutes prior to the service. 

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Drive, Asheboro, NC, 27203 or Alzheimer's Association, or Randolph County SPCA animal shelter, 300 W. Bailey Street, Asheboro, NC, 27203 or a charity of the donor's choice. 

Pugh Funeral Home of Asheboro is serving the Dorsett family.

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