Dorothy Goforth Shell

Born: Sat., Feb. 13, 1926
Died: Tue., Sep. 13, 2011


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 14, 2011
Location: Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Sep. 15, 2011

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Mrs. Dorothy Goforth Shell, 85, of Holland Street, Forest City, died Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at Hospice House, Forest City.
She was the widow of Max Shell, and daughter of the late Nollie and Edna Goforth. She was also preceded in death by a son, Doug Shell. She was a member of Corinth Baptist Church, where she was a choir member, a member of the Singles Again group, and the Women on Missions Club.
She is survived by two daughters, Cathy Shell of Forest City, and Andrea Lynn and her husband David, of Mooresboro; a son, Gene Shell and his wife Kim, of Forest City; and a daugher in law, Sharon Shell; there are twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
The Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, September 15, 2011 at Corinth Baptist Church. Rev. David Jendrey will officiate. Burial will follow in the Cool Springs Cemetery.
The Visitation will be from 6 PM until 8 PM Wednesday at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral Home, and at other times the family will gather at Mrs. Shell's residence.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.

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Kathy Campbell
   Posted Tue September 13, 2011
My heart goes out to all of the family. Dot was a special lady. she was sweet and kind and I am blessed to have known her the past few years. I will be praying for peace and comfort for all ya'll during this time of sorrow.

Paul & Shelly Simpson
   Posted Wed September 14, 2011
To the Shell family. Shelly and I were saddened to hear of Mrs. Shell's passing. She was a very sweet lady. In 2002 and 2003 I was her Insurance Agent. I always enjoyed visiting with her. May the God of all comfort give you peace and encouragement during this time. You all are in our prayers.

Debra Tesseneer Arthur & Tesseneer Family
   Posted Wed September 14, 2011
To Gene and Family. We are so sorry to hear about you Mom. She was a very sweet lady.Our birthdays were close and I always thought of her. We will keep you and the family in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you all.

sue L Toms
   Posted Wed September 14, 2011
To the Shell Family,My heart goes out to you as i have known Dot since childhood,Hollis School,Duncan creek church she has always been a special friend always the same caring person we spoke last at Autumn care she had a smile on her face as we said take care and bye.know that i am thinking of you as i will miss her too. God Bless.

Renee Fortson / Elenor Ervin
   Posted Wed September 14, 2011
Dot will surely be missed, she was a wonderful mother and wife to Max..I still remember the days of Max and my dad working together and bowling together..Dot was such a sweet, sweet lady and you kids are wonderful!
My mother send's her condolence's also..
Prayers to all
Renee Ervin Fortson and Elenor Ervin

Debbie Pearson
   Posted Wed September 14, 2011
I will remember her with a smile on her face and a song in her heart. To all the family my thoughts and prayers are with you especially Kathy.

MedicineBox Pharmacy
   Posted Mon September 19, 2011
Dot was such a sweet lady and we will all miss seeing her! Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

   Posted Mon September 19, 2011
I was so saddened to learn of Dot's passing. Growing up with Doug, Anne, Cathey and Gene, I spent many hours playing at Dot's house. She was always very kind to everyone. My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time.

George @ Rockford Goode, Teresa Crosby-neighbers
   Posted Wed October 19, 2011
I George Goode send my condolence to the family, I also speak for my Father Rockford Goode .

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