Dora Boyd Faulkner
  • 62 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 23, 1952
  • Date of passing: Jan 1, 2015
Let the memory of Dora be with us forever

Dora Boyd Faulkner, 62, a lifetime resident of Granville County, passed away Thursday January 1, 2015 at her home alongside her husband Jerome Taylor Faulkner.

A native of Norfolk Va., she was the daughter of the late Howard Randolph Boyd and Nannie Blackwell Boyd. She was a member of Mountain Creek Baptist Church, graduated from Vance Granville School of Nursing in 1984, worked at Revlon as an occupational health nurse, Central Regional Hospital and also was a First Responder on the Cornwall Volunteer Fire Department for several years.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday, January 10, 2015 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by the Rev. Johnny Richards, Rev. Glenn Blackwell and Rev. Robert Blackwell. Burial will be in Mt. Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Surviving are her step-sons, Jerome T. Faulkner Jr. (Lela) and their children Heather Faulkner, Jake Faulkner, Mackenzie Beasley and Chason Beasley all of Newton Grove, Ricky Faulkner (Genie) and their children, Riggan and John Allen Faulkner all of Louisburg and numerous close cousins.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Cornwall Fire Department, % Mark Boyd, 9532 Cornwall Rd., Bullock, NC 27507, Mountain Creek Baptist Church, 2187 Mt. Creek Rd., Oxford, NC 27565 or to Vance Granville Community College Endowment Fund-Jerome and Dora Faulkner Memorial Scholarship- PO Box 917-Henderson, NC 27537 or Independent Animal Rescue, PO Box 14232, Durham NC 27709-4232.

Visitation will be held Friday evening, January 9, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Jo Ellington on 4th January 2016

"Dora, thinking of you and Jerome.  Your friendship was precious and priceless.  Miss you and pray for peace in the New Year for your family.   Forever in my heart and memories.  Jo"

This tribute was added by Robbin Curry-Mickell on 23rd October 2015

"Happy Birthday Dora.
Rest in peace"

This tribute was added by Jo Ellington on 23rd October 2015

""Dora, your generous heart, witty comments,  sweet smile, laughter and ability to make everyone laugh  is missed everyday.   You loved to celebrate your birthday, so from my heart to you     "Happy Birthday Dora, my forever friend".""

This tribute was added by Faye Frazier on 28th January 2015

"We miss Dora and Jerome so much but we thank God for the
precious memories that  we will always have.  All the love and many acts of kindness shown to us as family members spoke  volumes of the
loving and caring people they were.

Cousins Faye and Henry Frazier"

This tribute was added by teryle whitfield on 20th January 2015

"Dora my friend sure missing you, sure does not seem real!!  I miss your sweet smile and our funny conversations each day at work. May God be with your sweet family that you loved so very much during this difficult time."

This tribute was added by Henry and Lynn Allred on 10th January 2015

"I did not know the Faulkners but live just a few miles from their home. Watching the funeral procession pass by today was so touching. There were so many mourning their loss. Much sympathy to the family members and many friends that they leave behind. God bless!"

This tribute was added by Robbin Curry-Mickell on 10th January 2015

"Dora you have been so missed at work.  We all miss your laughter and your smile.I am praying for peace  and healing for your family"

This tribute was added by Patsy Hart on 9th January 2015

"Dear Family- I am sure you added much Joy to this couple who were so kind and generous -loving and giving.  Prayers for healing from Jesus as he holds and comforts you and is smiling because they are with him.  Amen"

This tribute was added by Steve Robinette on 9th January 2015

"I am a pastor From West Virginia Our Church at Harvest Jubilee Revival Center in Madison WV have followed this story very closely. Heaven it appears has gained two precious people. Our prayers are with the family during this time. So Awesome to see the outpouring of the people. We offer anything needed for this family. We will be having a special time of prayer this weekend for  these two precious people and their family"

This tribute was added by Rosa Overby on 9th January 2015

"Dear Family,

My deepest condolences to each of you.

My cousin Raymond Glover has shared his stories of how kind your parents were to him and all who were lucky enough to meet them.

Please know that God will give you the strength you need at this time.  Also, remember no one can destroy the wonderful memories you have experienced with your loved ones.  The love and the times you have shared together will never be forgotten.

May God Bless and Keep You,
Rosa Glover Overby"

This tribute was added by annette barker on 9th January 2015

"mrs. dora, you were always kind and had a beaufull smile , i thank you for that ,ur kindness will truley be missed, ur husband   came out severall times on  emt calls for my father, and  god has 2 of his children home with him, give moma a hug for me when u see her in heaven,i pray god will hold ur family close to him at this time,"

This tribute was added by Suzanne Dunham on 9th January 2015

"You have really been missed this week at work. There are flowers, plants, and a Dora the Explorer doll at your desk. Prayers to the family."

This tribute was added by stacy jesse on 9th January 2015

"I am from Indiana and read the coverage of this story online. I just want to give my condolences to the family. Such a terrible loss for you family, friends, and community. May God Bless your family."

This tribute was added by patsy black on 9th January 2015

"Dora,   Life will not be the same without you. Our friendship of over 38 years will be treasured forever.   My heart breaks  that I will never see your smiling face and hear your wonderful laugh.  May you rest in peace and you and Jerome have a wonderful 30thy  anniversary in heaven on the  13th.   As the  mint tin  you had on your 25th anniversary   said   you two   were Mint to be together."

This tribute was added by Erlin Predmore on 8th January 2015

"Dora-"Explora", I will miss your friendship; your smile and kindness were even present in your emails across the miles! Our world needs more people like you-truly kind and caring. Rest in Peace with your dear Jerome. My deepest sympathy to all your family."

This tribute was added by mike harris on 8th January 2015

"Dora was a classmate of Wanda Bagbey Harris and mine at Oak Hill
and at Webb.  We both have great memory of school and other activities that we were in together.  She will be remembered for her pleasant disposition and never meeting a stranger.  We will miss the both of you but we have assurance of Heaven has gained two more souls to praise God.  Thank you for being you!"

This tribute was added by Rita Lee on 8th January 2015

"I will miss Dora Fann's sparkling eyes, her smile, and her laughter.  Praying for God's grace and peace ."

This tribute was added by Carol Trepanowski Carver on 8th January 2015

"My thoughts and prayers for the family. Praying for healing and peace."

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