Doris Estelle Burgess Bodford

Published 11:18 am Friday, September 6, 2019

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Mrs. Doris Estelle Burgess Bodford, 87, died on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 at Yadkin Nursing Center.

Mrs. Bodford was born Sept. 4, 1931 in Davie County to the late William and Nannie Harp Burgess. Mrs. Bodford was a member of Courtney Baptist Church and enjoyed working in flowers.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Willis “Wiggs” Lee Bodford; and a brother, Charles (Ollive) Burgess.

Survivors: a sister, Ann (Gaither) Markland; nieces and nephew, Linda Burgess, June (Tommy) Bracken, Diane Burgess (Jake Cornelison), Patsy (Dennis) Foster, Joy (Talon) Bolynn, and Jason (Pam) Markland; and numerous great nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 at Courtney Baptist Church with the Rev. James Williams officiating.  Burial followed in the church cemetery.  The family received friends following the service in the fellowship hall.

Memorials: Courtney Baptist Cemetery Fund, 3341 Courtney Church Road, Yadkinville, 27055.