LAWNDALE - Dorman Pompey and Frances Ann Pompey, both 55, of Lawndale, departed this life on April 26, 2014, in Shelby.
They both were members of Community Baptist Church of Lawndale.
Dorman was born Feb. 13, 1959.
He was preceded in death by his father, Cleo Strong; sister, Katrina Lark; grandfather, William Bennett Pompey; and grandmother, Magonia Pompey.
He leaves to cherish, his mother, Hermine Coates; brothers, Gary Coates and Raleigh (Vanessa) Coates; son, Julian Bennett Pompey; grandchildren, Elijah Shiheem Pompey and Jullyazah Shinise Pompey; brother-in-law, Gray Lark; and one aunt, Golden Milline.
Dorman was previously employed by Curtiss-Wright. He loved the outdoors, doing yard work, fixing things and cooking on the grill. He liked trying to figure things out, like plumbing issues.
Ann was born March 3, 1959.
She was preceded in death by her father, E.P. Parks; brother, Ernest Parks; grandfather, Early Parks; grandmother, Lillie Mae Parks; and Frances McCluney.
She leaves to cherish, her mother, Virginia Parks Sargent; son, Julian Bennett Pompey; sisters, Shirley Price of Hickory, Emma Parks of Shelby, Jennie Danner (Terry) of Hickory, Vanessa Mauney of Shelby, and Denise Whisnant of Shelby; grandchildren, Elijah Shiheem Pompey and Jullyazah Shinise Pompey; aunts, Emma Perkins, Dosha Parks and Mattie Robinson; and uncles, JV (Linda) Parks and James (Gracie) Parks.
Ann was an employee of Carolina Regional Medical Center, where she worked for 18 years. She loved her family, always putting them first. She loved planning cookouts and family parties. She had a very kind heart, helping anyone she could. She was very funny, liked to tell jokes and liked to laugh.
Visitation: The families will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service at the church. At other times the families will meet at 300 Hatcher Spangler Rd., Shelby.
Funeral service: 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Lawndale
Officiated By: The Rev. Thomas Ramseur
Burial: Community Baptist Church of Lawndale
Funeral home: Genesis Funeral Service and Chapel is serving the family.
Online condolences: www.genesisfuneralservices.com