Dorris Wellman Jones

Published 4:21 pm Monday, January 30, 2023

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Mrs. Dorris Wellman Jones, 90, of Mocksville, NC, returned home to be with Our Heavenly Father on the evening of Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023.

She was born in Catawba, NC on June 8, 1932 to her beloved parents, the late Mable and Mason Wellman and her late stepfather, Future Williams Sr.

She attended Woodland Elementary School, 14th Street Middle School andgraduated from Atkins High School. She retired after 17.5  years from RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company in 1992. She was a dedicated member of Greenwood Church of Christ since 1944 and continued her membership with Carver Road Church of Christ until her worldly departure.

She was preceded in death by: her loving and supportive husband of 34 years, Melvin Jones, also of Mocksville; 2 sons; 1 grandson; 4 brothersl God-Mother Ella Green and God-Sister Desiree Washington.

She is survived by: her 3 daughters; 3 sons; 1 daughter-in-law; 1 son-in-law; her brother, Future Lee Williams Jr.; her devoted sister, Marilyn Williams (Pat); and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and caring cousins, friends andchurch members.

She was a great provider and caregiver to her 7 children and worked 3 jobs to take care of them while ensuring they were fed, clothed, and in church every week.

Dorris loved to cook and feed everyone and will be missed by all of us.

Now she is in God’s hands & is resting for a while, until we meet again.

Pre-written by Dorris Wellman Jones.