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Doris Marie Thomas

January 10, 1935 November 27, 2018
Doris Marie Thomas
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Obituary for Doris Marie Thomas

Doris Marie Clapp Thomas, 83, of Sanford, NC passed away Tuesday November 27, 2018 at her residence.

She was born January 10, 1935 in Greensboro, NC to the late Goldie and Walter Matthews. Doris was preceded in death by her former husbands Alfred Jackson “Jackie” Clapp Jr. and Bobby Ray Thomas.

Doris was a member of Rocky River Baptist Church in Siler City. She raised her five daughters on a farm and loved spending time with them. Doris often traveled with her family taking trips to the beach and camping. She had a great love for music and dancing. Most of all, Doris loved to be around her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by five children Bonnie Safrit of Siler City, Diann Vasquez of Sanford, Melissa Thomas (David) of Sanford, Rachel Cridland of Siler City, and Gretchen Carter of Siler City; and eleven grandchildren Charles “Chuck” Lee Safrit III, Megan Privett, Adam Safrit, Carl Butler, Jennifer Moody, Chris Sherril, David Farlow II, Joe Farlow, Abby Thomas, Scott Claus, and Trevor Claus; and 28 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 11AM to 12:30 PM on Saturday December 1 at Miller-Boles Funeral Home in Sanford. A graveside service will be held at 2PM on Saturday at Love’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Siler City with Associate Pastor T.J. Byrd officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation at Dept. 41831 P.O. Box 650309 Dallas, TX 75265.

Services are entrusted to Miller-Boles Funeral Home of Sanford.

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11:00 AM 12/1/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:30 PM 12/1/2018 12:30:00 PM
Miller-Boles Funeral Home

1150 Fire Tower Road
Sanford, NC 27330

Miller-Boles Funeral Home
1150 Fire Tower Road Sanford 27330 NC
United States

Graveside Service




2:00 PM 12/1/2018 2:00:00 PM
Loves Creek Baptist Church Cemetery

1745 E 11th Street
Siler City, NC 27344

Loves Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
1745 E 11th Street Siler City 27344 NC
United States

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