Dorothy Panther

    Dorothy Marie Panther, 84, of Murphy, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018.
    Dorothy was born to the late Homer and Mary Bishop Baker. Dorothy was a kind and gentle soul.
    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Hank Panther, and sister, Shirley Baker.
    Dorothy is survived by her daughter-in-law, Mary Panther; grandchildren, Tiffany, Shawn and Crystal; brothers, Bobby, Roy and Ralph, Homer Jr., Wade, Danny, David, Tony and George; sisters, Haley, Saretha, Brenda, Rita, Dianne and Evelyn; and several great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Murphy. The Rev. Richard Mashburn officiated. Pallbearers were Michael Hall, Scott, Calvin and Robin Baker. Burial followed in Sunset Cemetery.
    The family received friends from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, July 29.
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    Townson-Rose Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Mailing Address:
89 Sycamore St. 

Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: 828-837-5122
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