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Dorothy McKenzie Coble

June 23, 1924 ~ May 26, 2018 (age 93)

Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” McKenzie Coble, 93, of Snow Camp passed away Ocean Trail Health Care and Rehab Center, Southport, NC on Saturday, May 26, 2018.


Mrs. Coble was born in Mecklenburg County on June 23, 1924.  She was the daughter of the late John Baxter McKenzie and Josie Easterling McKenzie.  She was the wife of the late Devoy Coble for 61 years.  She was a member of Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church and was active as a Sunday School Teacher, a choir member, Bible study class, and the United Methodist Women.  She retired as a secretary from Lucent Technology. 


Survivors include a son, Larry D. Coble and wife, Diana; a daughter, Toni C. Holland and husband, Jonathan; four grandchildren, Douglas W. Coble, Teresa Vieten, Jacob LaPrade and Charlotte Griffith; sixteen great grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.


In addition to her husband and parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by a sister, Miss Carla McKenzie; a brother, Dr. O. Ray McKenzie; and a grandson, Devan P. LaPrade.


The funeral service will be conducted at the Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 


The family will receive friends on Thursday prior to the service at the church from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Hermon United Methodist Church, 4178 Mt. Hermon Rock Creek Rd., Graham, NC 27253 or to the Mt. Hermon Memorial Association, C/O Sara Phillips, 3908 Mt. Hermon Rock Creek Rd., Graham, NC 27253.


Rich & Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham is assisting the family.

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