Dorothy Byrd Stanton, age 86 of Murfreesboro died Sunday, February 13, 2011 at Riverside Convalescent Center in Smithfield, VA. She was born May 6, 1924 in Murfreesboro to the late Ruby Askew Byrd and Wiley E. Byrd. She was the wife to the late Dallas Mifflin Stanton, III.
She was a quality control inspector at Rollic Incorporated in Murfreesboro and was a member of Ashley’s Grove Baptist Church.
A Celebration of Life service will be held Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 2:00PM at Ashley’s Grove Baptist Church. Rev. David Ross will officiate. Burial will follow at Ashley’s Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Left to cherish her memory is her daughters, Judy C. Avery and husband Wayne of Smithfield, VA; Brenda C. McKinzey and husband Paul of Richmond, VA; three grandchildren, six great grandchildren and a sister Virginia Liverman of Newport News, VA.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 15, 2011 from 7:00 – 8:30PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie.
Memorials can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1305 Navahoo Dr. Suite 101, Raleigh,NC 27609