Saturday, December 30, 2017

Doris Calloway

  Doris Cain Calloway passed away Friday, December 29, 2017 at Open Arms Retirement Center in Raeford at the age of 84.

She was born in Bladen County on November 21, 1933 to the late Thomas Grover and Pauline Cain.

She graduated valedictorian from Grays Creek High School and attended Flora MacDonald Women's College.  She was secretary to the President of Flora MacDonald Women's College in Red Springs; a substitute teacher, secretary at First Baptist Church in Raeford and maternity leave secretary for Hoke County Schools. 

She volunteered for 50 years in the preschool department at First Baptist Church in Raeford, over 1000 hours tutoring with Hoke Literacy Council, and volunteered with the H. E. L. P. store, Meals on Wheels, Vacation Bible School, and as a Girls In Action leader.

She enjoyed trips with the First Baptist Church Round-Abouts, the Bible Study Group and gardening and yardwork, puzzles, crafts, cooking and reading, especially her Bible.

Survivors include a daughter, Sheila Calloway of Raeford; a son, Donald Calloway of Raeford; three brothers, Julian T. (Sonny) Cain and wife Pat of Hope Mills, Richard E. (Rick) Cain and wife Betty of Winston-Salem, and Kenneth E. (Eddie) Cain and wife Cathy of St. Pauls; brother-in-law, C. S. Melvin, Jr. of Fayetteville; and sister-in-law, Dorothy (Dott) Calloway Jordan and husband Ray of Mt. Airy. 

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband, Mawyer Martin Calloway, her sisters, Carolyn C. Sherrill, Vivian C. McNeill, Sophia C. Dawson, Annie Ruth C. Melvin and Shirley C. Rozier, and a brother, John Franklin Cain.

A visitation will be held 1-2 p.m. Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Raeford First Baptist Church, 333 N. Main Street, Raeford. 

 The funeral will follow at 2 with Reverend Tom Lee officiating.

Interment will follow the service at Highland Biblical Gardens.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 333 N. Main Street, Raeford, NC  28376 or Hoke Literacy Council, 125 W. Elwood Avenue, Raeford, NC  28376.

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