Judith Wheeling Doughten, 79, formerly of Newport, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Genesis Eldercare, Mooresville, NC.
Born February 23, 1936, in Chester, PA, she was the daughter of the late Hobart F. and June Walker Wheeling. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, but attended First Baptist Church. Mrs. Doughten was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, enjoyed reading, cooking, travel, crafts, artwork, music and dancing.
Mrs. Doughten was preceded in death by her husband, Leland W. Doughten; one sister and three brothers. She is survived by her children, William J. Ward (Kathleen), Robert F. Ward (Emily), Kimberly Ward Ashley (Greg), Patricia A. Doughten and Matthew L. Doughten (Sadie); brother, Patrick LaValle; sister, Geraldine Okolowski; five grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Graveside Services will be held Saturday, March 14, at 1 PM at Wrights Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Perry Valley Road, Millerstown with Pastor Mary Kay Miller officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, NC 28625.