Dorothy Thompson Wellons, age 81, died Monday morning, January 6, 2014 in Johnston Medical Center. Born September 2, 1932 in Johnston County, she was a daughter of the late William Alton and Mary Rose Thompson. Dorothy was a retired Princeton Postal Clerk and a former member of the Princeton chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and former trustee of the Johnston County Public Library.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday in the Princeton Baptist Church, of which she was a long time member. Officiating will be her pastor Dwayne Batten and Rev. Dennis Pollock. Burial will follow in the Princeton Cemetery.
Surviving are her husband, William I. Wellons; sons, Bryant Wellons and wife Kim and Mark Wellons and wife Mary all of Princeton; daughter, Chloe Wellons of Raleigh and three grandchildren, Megan Lee and husband Matthew and Daniel Wellons all of Princeton and Mandy Wellons of Raleigh.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Parrish Funeral Home in Selma.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to the Princeton Baptist Church, P. O. Box 215, Princeton, NC 27569.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.parrishfh.com.