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Died July 22, 2005

Goldsboro resident

The funeral for Myrtle Catherine Dortch-Davis will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at St. James A.M.E. Zion Church, 203 S. George St. The Rev. Dwight B Cannon will officiate. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Dortch-Davis was a member of Pentecostal Holy Church, where she served on the Mother Board.

She is survived by six sons and three daughters, Leroy Richardson of Burlington, Raymond Davis of Fayetteville, Betty Jean of Goldsboro, Vernon L. Davis of Lancaster, Pa., Vivian Thibou of Hackensack, N.J., Iris Robinson of Goldsboro, Gary Davis of El Paso, Texas, Lonnie Davis of Jacksonville, Fla., and Timothy Davis of Goldsboro; and 39 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

The viewing will be held today from 1 until 7 p.m. at McIntyre Funeral Home, and the family will be present to receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m.

Condolences may be faxed to 919-731-4338 or e-mailed to mcintyrefhm@aol.com.

Published in Obituaries on July 27, 2005 1:59 PM