OBITUARY

Doris Elizabeth Cress

October 22, 1928October 9, 2020
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Mrs. Doris Elizabeth Kirby Cress, age 91 of China Grove, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2020 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born October 22, 1928 in Rowan County, Doris was the daughter of the late Dewey Kirby and Thelma Bourne Kirby Martin. She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, David Jeremiah Cress. Doris was a longtime member of Mount Zion United Church of Christ where she was a member of the Nancy Fisher Circle.

Doris worked for many years at China Grove Drug and Brown Drug as a pharmacy tech and also worked for Belk Clothing Company in China Grove. She was a longtime member of both the China Grove-Landis Pilot Club and China Grove Beautification Committee. Doris enjoyed square dancing with the Tarheel Squares and delivering Meals on Wheels with her daughter, Dianne. She loved her family and cherished the time she spent with them.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Danny Jeremiah Cress (Faye) and her daughter, Dianne Wallace (Albert). She also leaves behind grandchildren, Susan Ferrare (Matthew), Kathy Ayash (J.R.), Karen Harwood (Darrell), Jeremiah Cress (Jade) and Jessica Fischer. Also surviving her are great-grandchildren, Amanda Tilley (David), Brandon Ferrare (Ashley), Tayler Harwood, Sarrah Harwood, Nicholas Ayash and great-great grandchildren, Gracyn Tilley, Owen Tilley, Braelyn Ferrare and Adalynn Ferrare.

Visitation for Doris will be on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 9:30 – 10:30am at Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home. Graveside Service will follow at 11:00am at Greenlawn Cemetery in China Grove with Rev. Mark Burns officiating. Memorials may be made to Mount Zion United Church of Christ - Building Fund, P.O. Box 1298, China Grove, NC 28023. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.linn-honeycutt.com. Linn-Honeycutt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Cress.

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

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