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Doris W. Shorter

February 2, 1922 - August 11, 2016

Burial Date August 14, 2016

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Doris “Dot” Waller Shorter, 94, of Brookneal passed peacefully, from her home at the Carrington to her home in heaven, Thursday, August 11, 2016. She was the wife of the late Clanton Arville Shorter.

Dot was born in Pittsylvania County, February 2, 1922, daughter of the late Elwood Benjamin Waller and Flossie Hamlett Waller. She was a member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church and a former employee of Burlington Industries.

She is survived by one son, Glen D. Coates (Dianne) of Raleigh, N.C.; one daughter, Bettie Gail Wilson (Bobby) of Brookneal; five grandchildren, Jeff Fannon, Robin Wilson, Sonya Coenen (Rob), Kristie Parcell, Jolie Russ (John); five great-grandchildren, Brandon and Brittney Fannon, Colby Parcell, Sadie and Langdon Russ; three great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Claude Waller of Lynchburg; one sister, Frances W. Martin (Burnette) of Gretna. She was preceded in death by one great-grandson, Riley Coenen; two brothers, Anderson and Garland Waller.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at The Carrington, for all of the genuine love and care given to our beloved mother, grandmother and sister.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church by the Rev. Mike Teixeira with interment to follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends following the interment at the grave.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or your favorite charity.

Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal is assisting the family.