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Sister Dorothy Jean Wilson was born July 9, 1945 in Gaston County.  She was the daughter of the late Adam Jr. and Rosie Sanders.  She departed this life on February 22, 2018 at CMC Mercy Hospital, Charlotte, North Carolina.

She was raised in the church singing at an early age from the Children Choir to the Young Adult Choir.  Over the years, she was a faithful member of the Morning Glory Jubilee Gospel Chorus.  She was also a member of the Macedonia Mass Choir, Gaston County Association Mass Choir, Gaston County Choral Union and the Senior Committee.

She graduated from Reid High School, Class of 1963!!  She had many talents and one of which she used every day (people) talking with them, praying for and encouraging them.  She retired from Burlington, Mt. Holly.  She worked at Beltex and then she worked at Homelite, Gastonia, NC where she retired.  She was a great cook and she was known for her pies and custards.

Beside her parents, she was preceded in death by her oldest sister: Roseda Woods, and her oldest brothers: Robert Sanders and John Sanders

She leaves to cherish precious memories; her daughter: Carla Mechelle Sanders, her son: Cedric Sanders, five grandchildren: Cedric Dantaye Sanders, Madisen Nicole Sanders, Rayven Jonee’ Sanders, Simunye’ Zerod Tabor and Jevante Torann Burton; three sisters: Maggie McCray, Marie Houston (Clarence) and Judy Schenck (Earnest); special sister-in-law: Minnie Sanders and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
 
Funeral: Saturday; March 3, 2018; 12 noon; Macedonia Baptist Church-1951 Stanley Lucia Road, Mt. Holly

Visitation: one hour before the service at the church

Interment: Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt. Holly

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  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Gregory Funeral Service
  • Thursday, March 01, 2018
    I will miss my friend & our many phone conversations Irma Murphy Stone
  • Thursday, March 01, 2018
    Our Love thoughts and prayers go out to the Family. Dot was a special and kind person and one we considered a friend. She will be greatly missed and also her special voice of singing.
    ~ David and Sandra Brooks   Stanley, NC
  • Saturday, March 03, 2018
    So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Revelation 21:4 says that God will wipe every tear from our eyes and death and pain will be no more.
    ~ Lisa L