Doris Porter Bright

July 17, 1936 - September 25, 2020
Doris Porter Bright

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Doris Porter Bright, 84, a resident of Chocowinity, passed away on Friday September 25, 2020.
She was born on July 17, 1936 to the late William Henry Porter and Lucy Carson Porter, attended Haw Branch Church of Christ and married the dearly departed Willie Earl Bright, on September 6, 1951.
Doris was a farmer's wife whom worked hard in their garden and was a master of country cooking. Doris always had her little dog by her side while watching basketball games on TV and when sitting taking in the view from her kitchen window. She loved looking at her flowers and adored the color pink.
Doris is survived by her daughters, Carol Woolard, Gloria Vick, and Brenda Coward (Danny). Her brother David Ray Porter, sister Audrey Porter Cherry, Grandchildren Julia Edwards, Stephanie Clark, Shanna Campbell (James), and Michael Woolard. Four great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
Doris is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her son Michael Earl Bright, and her daughter Earlene Bright.
Due to current circumstances, a private service will be held at a later date.
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Joseph B. Paul, Jr Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Bright family.

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  • October 02, 2020
    Kay Phillips says:
    So sorry to hear the loss of Doris, Gloria and family are in my prayers. A friend, Kay W Phillips

  • October 01, 2020
    Frankie Suggs says:
    So sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • September 30, 2020
    Curtis and Carolyn Avery says:
    Gloria and family So sorry for your loss.

  • September 30, 2020
    Greg & Donna McRoy says:
    All of you are in our thoughts & prayers

  • September 30, 2020
    griffin barr says:
    a fine lady who will be missed may god bless the family

  • September 29, 2020
    judy hardison says:
    I am sorry to hear of the loss of your mama. My prayers are with each of you.

  • September 29, 2020
    patricia boyd says:
    To all of the family, my prayers are with you all. Ms. Doris was a wonderful woman. May God grant you peace at this time

  • September 29, 2020
    Tina (Chandler) Jordan says:
    Brenda & Family,
    So sorry to learn of your mamas passing. I know you will hold dear sweet memories close to your heart for many years to come. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers

  • September 29, 2020
    Carla Nixon says:
    Brenda, so sorry for your loss.

  • September 29, 2020
    Betty Rankin Poe says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs

  • September 29, 2020
    Kim Taylor says:
    Evenings just won't be the same without you. I am proud to have been able to care for you and take part of my supper break with you and our other buddy. You hold a place in my heart and will, most definitely, be missed! My warmest and heartfelt regards go to your family! ❤

  • September 28, 2020
    Theresa Porter says:
    Gloria, I am so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. I always thought alot of that picture of her.

  • September 28, 2020
    Sherri Sauls says:
    So sorry for your loss, thinking of you! Love, Todd & Sherri Sauls