Doris H. Livengood
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SALISBURY - Doris Howard Livengood, 83, of Salisbury, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at her home. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and caregiver. Mrs. Livengood enjoyed family gatherings and being outdoors.
Born April 9, 1931, in Stanly County, she was the daughter of the late William "Bill" Howard and Laura Speight Howard.
She was educated in Rowan County schools and was employed at Norman's of Salisbury before retiring.
She was a member of Gay's Chapel United Methodist Church and enjoyed the Harry Steele Bible Class and fellowship.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe C. Livengood, who died Sept. 13, 1997; brothers C.V. Howard, Donald Howard and William B. Howard Jr.; sister Cynthia K. Howard; and great-granddaughter Bobbie Gail Whitaker.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Gail Whitaker (Mitchell) and Donna Jones-Moose (Leonard), all of Salisbury; sisters Betty Mitzen, Ronelle Britt and Barbara Eddinger, all of Salisbury; grandchildren Bobby Whitaker (Jean), Jack Smith, Tim Jones (Christy) and David Jones (Morgan); great-grandchildren Michelle Walden (Jason), Mitchell Scott Whitaker (Mariah), Joe Jones, Jaydon Jones and Madison Jones.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday (June 18) at Summersett Funeral Home; and at other times the family will be at Mrs. Livengood's home.
Service: Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday at Summersett Memorial Chapel with the Rev's Frank and Mary Gordon, ministers of Gay's Chapel United Methodist Church. Interment to follow at Brookhill Memorial Gardens.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rowan Hospice and Palliative Care, 720 Grove St., Salisbury, NC 28144; or Gay's Chapel United Methodist Church, 5545 Woodleaf Road, Salisbury, NC 28147.
The family would like to especially thank the Hospice nurses, Dr. Brinkley's office and Pastor Frank and Mary Gordon for the care they gave the Livengood family.
Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Livengood family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.
Summersett Funeral Home, Inc. & Cremation Center - Salisbury
1315 West Innes Street Salisbury, NC 28144
Published in Salisbury Post on June 17, 2014