Obits: Dorothy Cates Trivette

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 5, 2014

 Dorothy Cates Trivette

Mrs. Dorothy Cates Trivette, 89, of Duard Reavis Road, Mocksville, died Sunday, June 1, 2014 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. 

She was born on Sept. 22, 1924, in Forsyth County to the late Charles Edward and Lula Kate Pinnix Cates and was a homemaker. Mrs. Trivette attended Liberty and Bear Creek Baptist churches. 

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Fred Baker Trivette; 5 sisters, Lucille Carmichael, Frances Duggins, Helen Evans, Jean Giles and Margie Sales; and 3 brothers, Roger Cates, Howard Cates and Charles Cates Jr. 

Survivors: 4 children, Brenda Ireland (Robert), Calvin Trivette (Marlene), Caroline Beck (Roger) and Kathy Barnhill (Marvin) all of Mocksville; 7 grandchildren, Phillip Ireland (Wendy), Fred Ireland (Karrie), Vicki Cheek (Chris), Karrie Schenk (Mark), Amy Correll, Paula Marin (Isael) and Heath Cranfill; 8 great-grandchildren, Matthew Ireland, Kasey Sheppard (Ray), Sean Rouse, Nicholas Rouse, Graycie Correll, Carlie Correll, Brittany Cranfill and Brianna Cranfill; 2 great-great-grandchildren, Mason and Noah Sheppard; and several nieces and nephews. 

A funeral service was to be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 5 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Marvin Blackburn officiating. Burial was to follow in Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery. The family was to receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 4 at the funeral home. 

Memorials: Liberty Baptist Cemetery fund, c/o Lowell Reavis, 489 Duard Reavis Road, Mocksville. 

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