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Dottie Byrd Farrell

Dottie Byrd Farrell, 91, passed away on September 25, 2014. Born on November 19, 1922 in Chatham Co., NC; she was the daughter of the late Paul and Thelma Johnson Byrd.

Dottie retired after years with Belks as a Sales Associate in the Men’s Department in Durham. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, attending WMU meetings and singing in the choir.

She is survived by her son: Virgil and Phyllis Farrell, of Apex; daughter-in-law: Priscilla Farrell, of Atlantic Beach; grandchildren: Mark and Martha Farrell, Melissa and Tommy Willis and Michael Farrell; great-grandchildren: Darryl and Andy Farrell, Morgan and Ava Willis and Brett Hadden; sister: Nancy and Percy Horton, of Durham; sister-in-law: Nancy Byrd; and by other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her young son, Darryl, her husband, William “Caley” Farrell, her son, Larry Farrell; and siblings: Richard and Virginia Byrd, Preston Byrd, and Odell and Calvin Currie.

Family will received friends on Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 2-3 PM at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church (1288 Mt. Pisgah Church Road in Apex), with Funeral Services to begin at 3 PM. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Duke Homecare and Hospice - 4321 Medical Park Dr #101, Durham, NC 27704.

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