Dorothy Ellington Estes
Dorothy Ellington Estes, 94 a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Duke Regional Hospital in Durham after a brief illness.
She was born September 19, 1925 in Vance County to the late Alvin Drewy Ellington Sr. and Odell Barker Ellington. Mrs. Estes was a member of First Baptist Church in Butner and was a homemaker.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, September 14, 2020 in Carolina Memorial Gardens by Dr. Charlie Bryan.
Surviving are a daughter, Linda E. James (Donald) of Butner, a son, Robbie Lee Estes of Creedmoor, a granddaughter, Courtney Estes Meikle (Robert), a grandson, Matthew Lee Estes both of Cincinnati, Ohio; a great grandson, Ronald James Meikle; and a sister, Jewel Ellington Hedgepeth of Henderson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.P. Estes, a son, Ronald Jay Estes, a sister, Ruby Lee Edwards, and brothers, Alvin Ellington Jr. and Joseph Ellington.
Flowers accepted or memorial may be made to Ruth Helms Prayer Group, First Baptist Church Butner, P.O. Box 44, Butner, NC 27509.