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Doris Jones
Doris Jones

Doris Jones, of Hampstead and formerly of Charleston, South Carolina, died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. She was 96.

She was born April 28, 1919, in Goldsboro, daughter of the late Nixon E. and Lily Brown Jones. Also remembered is her sister, Hazel J. Carte, who preceded Doris in death.

Doris is survived by her special friends and caregivers, Gladys and Earl Orr and Leslie and Dottie Lee, all of Hampstead. Both of Gladys and Dottie’s families assisted willingly with love in the care of Doris.

During and after WWII, Doris worked as secretary at Camp Davis in Holly Ridge. She continued her secretarial career serving as executive secretary for several construction companies in the Charleston, South Carolina area. She was active in the Episcopal church for the many years she lived on James Island in Charleston.

Doris was a kind, gentle lady with a sweet, sweet spirit. She was loved and will be missed.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home, Burgaw Chapel with the Rev. Daniel Justice officiating. A time of sharing will follow the service.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home.

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