ROCKINGHAM — Doris Gibson Solomon, 89, of Rockingham, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2022 at Hospice Haven in Rockingham.
Mrs. Solomon was born Dec. 20, 1933 in Scotland County, a daughter of the late James Thomas and Myrtle Blue Gibson.
She was a member of Cordova Baptist Church where she had taught Sunday School and Bible School. She retired from the purchasing department of Burlington Industries. She loved spending time with her family and trips to the beach.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Miles D. “Junior” Solomon Jr.
Surviving are her children, Barry Solomon (Charlie) and Stephen Solomon (Patricia); grandchildren, Jennifer Weatherly (Paul), Carla Rankin (Mitchell), and Loren Solomon; great-grandchildren, Hunter Smith, Addison Smith, Cassidy Weatherly, Bryson Solomon, Jordan Rankin and Chandler Rankin; and her sister, Bobbie G. Jordan.
Funeral services will be at noon Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022 at Cordova Baptist Church with the Rev. Doug Anderson officiating. Entombment will follow in the Richmond County Memorial Park Mausoleum.
The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church and at other times at the Solomon home.
Memorials may be made to Cordova Baptist Church, P.O. Box 160, Cordova, NC 28330; or to Richmond County Hospice, 1119 US Hwy 1 N, Rockingham, NC 28379.
The family wishes to extend their deepest and most sincere thanks to Kaye Coble Liles for her loving care and kindness to and to the staff of Richmond County Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.
Carter Funeral Home of Rockingham is assisting the Solomon family.
Condolences may be made online at carterfuneral.net.