Dobson, Mary Porter
August 6, 1931 - February 20, 2021
Mrs. Mary Celestine Porter Dobson, 89, passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Willowbrook Healthcare and Rehab. Mrs. Dobson was born August 6, 1931 in Surry County to Omer and Evelyn Porter. She was a member of New Patterson Grove Faith Church.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Dobson was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Theodore Dobson; and five brothers, Chester, William Ray, Gray and Bill Porter. She is survived by three children, Rev. Theodore (Deborah) Dobson, Curtis (Geraldine) Dobson and Paulette Stewart; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Martha Phillips; a brother, Melvin (Mattie) Porter; special loved ones, Leticia Stewart, Laverne Glenn, and Lisa Rockett; and sisters-in-law, Alice Porter and Joanna Porter.
A private funeral service will be conducted at 2:00PM, Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Gentry Family Chapel in East Bend, 428 E. Main St., East Bend, NC 27018. Burial will follow at New Patterson Grove Faith church cemetery. Mrs. Dobson will be available for public viewing from 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Wednesday, February 24th at the funeral home.
The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Hugh Chatham Hospital, Willowbrook Healthcare, and Forsyth Medical Center for the loving care given to Mrs. Dobson. Also, to her friends and neighbors on Rockett Road and Donna Martin for everything you have done for her and her family.
Online condolences may be made at www.gentryfuneralservice.com
Gentry Family Funeral Service in East Bend is serving the Dobson family.
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Published by Winston-Salem Journal on Feb. 23, 2021.