Doris Helena (Grier) MaxwellMay 2, 1933 ~ November 12, 2017 (age 84)
Doris Helena Grier Maxwell, 84 of Yale Avenue, Kannapolis, NC passed away Sunday, November 12 at the home of her sister, Nettie Haynie, of Sumter Ave. Kannapolis, NC.
The funeral services will be 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 18 at Covenant Presbyterian Church 5835 Charlie Walker Road, Kannapolis, NC. The Rev. Herbert Hill will officiate; interment will follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at the church. At other times the family will be at the home of Nettie Haynie.
Doris was born May 2, 1933 in Mecklenburg County to the late Espie Grier, Sr. and the late Mary Lytle Grier. She was educated in the Mecklenburg County Schools and attended Barber-Scotia College.
In the early 60’s Doris moved to Philadelphia, PA (Frankford section); there she was married to the late Samuel T. Maxwell. She joined the Campbell AME Church and was very active in several church organizations. She retired from the Accounting Department of Sears Roebuck and Company.
Doris moved back to Kannapolis in 2002 and resided in the home of her late sister, Clydie Grier. She became a member of Covenant Presbyterian Church where she was a faithful member of the Senior Choir and the Presbyterian Women Organization.
She leaves precious memories to cherish: along with her sister, Nettie; an aunt, Corine L. Cannon of Kannapolis; one sister-in-law, Willie Mae Grier of Kannapolis; three step-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.