Doris Hill Sink
June 9, 1926 - July 4, 2021
Doris Hill Sink, 95, died Sunday, July 4, 2021, at Autumn Care of Drexel, after several years of declining health.
Doris was born June 9, 1926, in Lexington, N.C., to David Hill Swing and Mae Lohr Swing. She was married to her husband of 59 years, Luther G. Sink Jr., Oct. 5, 1947.
Doris completed a business course at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and worked as a medical secretary at Broughton Hospital. She lived her adult life in Morganton, except for a one and a half year stay in Lexington, N.C., when "L.G." returned to active duty in the Army to serve in the Korean conflict. A devoted wife and mother, she attended all of the children's school functions, drove them to all of their activities, and supervised daily homework. Doris enjoyed cooking and baking, especially her special pound cakes. She was an active member of Calvary Lutheran Church, serving as president of the Lutheran Church Women, Sunday school teacher, and charter member of the Altar Guild.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Luther G. Sink Jr.; grandson, Luke Sink; and sister, Evelyn Sheppard.
She is survived by daughter, Becky Schlein and husband, Chuck, of Morganton; son, Ronnie Sink and wife, Kathy, of Lexington, Ky.; grandson, Ryan Sink and wife, Sabrina, of Raleigh; granddaughter, Katie Bickel and husband, John, of Kennett Square, Pa.; great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Lilly, and Alyssa; sister-in-law, Betty Sink of Lexington, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Sossoman Funeral Home, Wednesday, July 7, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. A graveside service will be held Thursday, July 8, at 11 a.m., at the Lexington City Cemetery, with Pastor Paul Carlson officiating.
The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff at Autumn Care and in-home caregivers Eula and Bernice for their dedicated care.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church, 119 N King St., Morganton, NC 28655.
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Published by The News Herald from Jul. 5 to Jul. 7, 2021.