Doris Louise Byrd Randolph

Published 3:12 pm Monday, March 27, 2017

Mrs. Doris Louise Byrd Randolph, 86 of Advance, died Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center.

She was born Dec. 21, 1930 in Buncombe County to the late Isaac Newland Byrd and Pearl Warren Byrd. She was an executive secretary for several law offices prior to serving as secretary for the colonel of Patrick Air Force Base in Florida where her husband Joe was stationed and later retiring from Integon Insurance after 15 years.

She is preceded in death by her sister, Clara Bonham.

Survivors: her husband, Joe Randolph of the home; 2 daughters, Beverly Johnson and husband Gary of Greensboro and Cathy Miller of Mocksville; 4 grandchildren, Chris Johnson and wife Jody of Winston-Salem, Greg Johnson and wife Paula of Raleigh, Heather Dyson and husband Justin of Mocksville and Hollie Lowery and husband Tim of Statesville; 3 great-grandchildren, Harper and Camden Dyson and Jackson Lowery; a brother, Buck Byrd and wife Remonia of Arden; and 2 sisters, Sandra Wheeler and husband Richard of Fort Mill, S.C. and Linda Conard and husband Michael of Waynesville.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 30 at Bethlehem United Methodist Church with Dr. Chuck Baker officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family was to receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel.

Memorials : Bethlehem UMC, 321 Redland Rd., Advance.