Doris Porter Bright

Published 7:40 pm Monday, October 5, 2020

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Doris Porter Bright, 84, a resident of Chocowinity, passed away Friday, Sept. 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 Sept. 6, 1951.

Doris was a farmer’s wife who 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.