Dorthy Mae Quiring Vilburn James Kerns Owen

Published 8:26 am Friday, January 13, 2023

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Dorthy Mae Quiring Vilburn James Kerns Owen, 88, died Jan 11, 2023 in Advance, NC.

She was born on Feb 10, 1934, the daughter of Jonas F. and Anna Isaak Quiring.

She is survived by: her 2 children, John (Paula) Vilburn and Duffy (Steve) Hawes; 6 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the Macedonia Moravian Church where she had many good friends who served her in her final months. She has lived in many places during her life: California, Nebraska, Arizona, South Carolina, and North Carolina; leaving her mark wherever she lived.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her 4 husbands; brothers, Art, Peter, Henry, and Albert; and sisters, Elizabeth D’Ascenzo and Anna Marie Toye Wilson.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Macedonia Moravian Church, 700 NC 801 N., Advance.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to: Macedonia Moravian  attention: mobile meal mission. This is a project that she enjoyed helping with.