Dorothy E. Hamm McDonald

June 8, 1922 ~ April 30, 2021 (age 98)


Ms. Dorothy E. Hamm McDonald of Ellerbe, went home to be with her Saviour Jesus, on Friday, April 30, 2021. Ms. McDonald passed, at home, surrounded by her family, a month and a half shy of her 99th birthday. Born to the late Samuel Edgar and Renie Boyles Hamm on June 18, 1922 in Surry County, NC.
She was a devoted wife of forty-two years to her husband, Walter E. McDonald, who passed July 30, 1987. Ms. McDonald was a homemaker and devoted Christian. She was a dedicated member of Victory Baptist Church, attending services regularly through Easter 2021.
She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Carrie Kiser, Hester Jenkins, Opal Hudson, and Rachel Myers, and brother, Howard Hamm, Sr.
She is survived by her daughters, Myrtle E. McDonald and Shirley (Wayne) Richardson, both of Ellerbe; grandsons, David Richardson of Ellerbe and Samuel (Tabitha) Richardson of Durham; great-grandchildren, Addison Richardson and Jeremiah Richardson, both of Durham; and several nieces and nephews.
A public viewing will take place on Tuesday, May 4 2021, from 12:00 pm until 4:00 pm at Watson-King Funeral Home, 306 E. Franklin Street, Rockingham. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 5 2021, from 12:00 pm until 1:30 pm at Victory Baptist Church, 171 Clemmer Road, Rockingham, NC. The funeral service will follow at Victory Baptist Church at 2:00 pm. Rev. Wayne Richardson and Rev. Russell Edwards will officiate. The burial will follow the service at Ellerbe Cemetery on Millstone Road, Ellerbe, NC.
Online condolences can be made at Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham is serving the McDonald family.

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