Let the memory of Dottie be with us forever
  • 64 years old
  • Born on April 20, 1947 .
  • Passed away on February 6, 2012 .

Dorothy “Dottie” Ann Hughes, 64, a longtime resident of Granville County, passed away Monday, February 6, 2012.

A native of Granville County, the daughter of the late Walter Washington and Dorothy Newton Hughes.  She was a member of West Oxford Baptist Church and retired from Durham Regional Hospital as director of Radiology.

Memorial Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 11, 2012 in the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford by Rev. Wes Garner, Jr.  Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

Surviving are a sister, Phyllis H. Klenke of Greenville, a brother, W. Deryl Hughes of Raleigh, one niece, four nephews, two great nieces, one great nephew, an aunt, Yvonne H. Parker of Kinston and a uncle, Phillip Hughes of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to Granville County Animal Shelter, 5650 Cornwall Rd., Oxford, NC 27565.  

Visitation will be held from 9:30 – 11:00 AM, Saturday, February 11, 2012 prior to the service at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.

Eakes Funeral Home, Inc. in Oxford assisting the Hughes Family.

Posted by MILDRED ROBERTS on February 13, 2012
dottie you be miss dearly,she was awonderful person and mentor to all we will miss you .mildred roberts drh labs
Posted by Ricky Byrd on February 8, 2012
I knew Dottie from 84-88 at Durham Regional. Excellent person and super human. We will miss you Dottie. You are home now.
Posted by Tammy Ayscue on February 8, 2012
Good By Dottie,you were always strong when you had to be and kind when you were supposed to be.Great teacher,always wanting the best out of everyone and for everyone.
May you be reunited with those who have gone before,and may you all rest in peace and enjoy His glory.
Posted by Bill Faircloth on February 7, 2012
God has called a special person home. Ms Dottie was 1st class
In everything that she did. She really knew her stuff! She was quick
to defend her people and always willing to help. Just knowing
her would make you feel special. She taught me so much.
Posted by Kathryn Winston on February 7, 2012
I am glad I had the opportunity to know Dottie. Great person and dear friend to many.
Posted by Sheila Bryant on February 7, 2012
A great person who will be missed by many. Glad to have known Dottie and had the opportunity to work with her.

Sheila E. Bryant - DRH/DUHS Retired
Posted by Elisabeth Goins on February 7, 2012
Was privileged to work for Dottie 1995-2000. I learned so much from her, she was the best boss I've ever had. Will always cherish my wonderful memories at DRH and will be forever grateful for the knowledge, kindness, laughter, advice and love she gave to me. RIP Dottie, u will be forever missed. - "Bubba" aka Beth Tandy
Posted by Deane Schweinsberg on February 7, 2012
What an incredible person. Dottie touched each one of us and we all have precious memories of her. She was one of the "good guys".
Posted by Chris Seawell on February 7, 2012
Dottie was a dear friend and will miss her dearly. She was a comfort in taking care of my husband before he passed away. She gave laughter and joy to all of us. She was/is a wonderful person. Your old IT friend from Durham Regional. Will always remember the good times and that special Christmas gift you gave me one year which I keep out from year to year. Love you Dottie.
Posted by Raby Allsbrook on February 7, 2012
Dottie, my long time friend, co-worker and mentor. Just a funny gal I cherished to be around. Missing her goes w/o saying...I just thank God for the time he gave us...RIP Dottie.
Posted by Ann Day on February 7, 2012
Dottie was one of a kind - one that could speak her mind & let people know where she stood on the situation.  She worked beside her people & not from the office. She was stern when necessary and funny at other times. In the many years of working with Dottie we shared many laughs & many tears. She will always be in my heart. We love you Dottie.
Posted by Sarah Steere on February 7, 2012
Dottie was a terrific boss and a joy to work with. She loved to greet all of the radiology employees as we came in each morning, She was always a hands- on director, very approachable, and made you feel that she really took a personal interest in you. She will be missed and her memory always treasured.
Posted by Kimberly McKisson on February 7, 2012
Dottie was one of the best leaders, mentors, and friends I've ever had the privilege of knowing. She saw something in me that I didn't see in myself and took the time to mentor me...even after retirement. She will be missed beyond words.
Kimberly J McKisson
DRH - Manager, Asst Director, Interim Director 1988-2004
Posted by Vickie Kirk on February 7, 2012
As others have attested,Dottie was one of a kind and an individual with whom I so enjoyed working -simply because you knew where she stood. I know that Dottie and I didn't always agree but I always felt that she at least listened to other points of view and we always agreed when it came to taking care of patients. I send my heartfelt sympathy to her family and those closest to her.
Posted by Patricia Faircloth on February 7, 2012
May we all keep the great memories we have of Dottie in our hearts, such that her legacy lives on. She was special! She was a great leader and friend. She cared about people ,whether it was her patients or her coworkers. She taught us all a lot!
Posted by JUDY HARRIS on February 7, 2012
Dottie was a wonderful co-worker. I am so thankful that I had the chance to work with her. She will be missed.
Posted by Susan Wicker on February 6, 2012
Dottie Hughes - Our Matriarch, Mentor and Leader. 

Susan Wicker
Durham Regional Hospital - CT Manager, 1989-2005
Posted by Sue Burgess on February 6, 2012
Dottie was the "sister" my husband never had. She was such a comfort to us when he died. I will miss her many kindnesses and humor.
Sue Burgess (wife of Bernard O. Burgess)

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