Doris Marie Clapp Thomas, 83, of Sanford, NC passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at her residence.She was born January 10, 1935 in Greensboro, to the late Goldie and Walter Matthews. Doris was …
Doris Marie Clapp Thomas, 83, of Sanford, NC passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at her residence.
She was born January 10, 1935 in Greensboro, to the late Goldie and Walter Matthews. Doris was preceded in death by her former husbands, Alfred Jackson “Jacky” Clapp, Jr. and Bobby Ray Thomas.
Doris was a member of Rocky River Baptist Church in Siler City. She raised her five daughters on a farm and loved spending time with them. Doris often traveled with her family taking trips to the beach and camping. She had a great love for music and dancing. Most of all, Doris loved to be around her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by five children, Bonnie Safrit of Siler City, Diann Vasquez of Sanford, Melissa Thomas (David) of Sanford, Rachel Cridland of Siler City, Gretchen Carter of Siler City; and eleven grandchildren, Charles “Chuck” Lee Safrit III, Megan Privett, Adam Safrit, Carl Butler, Jennifer Moody, Chris Sherril, David Farlow II, Joe Farlow, Abby Thomas, Scott Claus, Trevor Claus and 28 great-grandchildren.
The family received friends from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at Miller- Boles Funeral Home in Sanford. A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Loves Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Siler City with Rev. T.J. Byrd officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation at Dept. 41831, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265.
Online condolences may be made at www.boles
Services are entrusted to Miller-Boles Funeral Home of Sanford.