Mrs. Dorothy Mae Simmons Manuel age 90 of Mebane died on October 3, 2018 at the Hospice Home of Alamance in Burlington, NC.
She was born in Baltimore, Maryland and was the daughter of the late Ethel and Reece Simmons. In addition to her parents she was proceeded in death by her husband Odell Manuel, her brothers, Talmadge and Allen Simmons, her sister Marie McKinney and daughter-in-law Carolyn Manuel.
She is survived by her son Ronald Manuel, granddaughter, Amy Anderson, great grandson Kevin Scarboro and great granddaughter Katie Higdon, four great-great grandchildren
Dorothy was a head seamstress at Peaches and Cream in Mebane retiring after 40 years. She is a daughter of Christ, of the Baptist faith and was a strong loving woman. Dorothy loved sewing and making her family clothes, even after she retired. She loved to cook for her family, especially at Christmas.
The family will hold a private memorial service.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Hospice Home of Alamance in Burlington, 914 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington NC 27215.
Online condolences can be made at www.walkersfuneralservice.com. Walker’s Funeral Home and Crematory of Mebane, is in charge of the arrangements.