Doris Miller Huneycutt died Thursday, June 3, 2010. She was born April 23, 1935 to Clyde and Grady Miller of North Wilkesboro. Married 53 years to Jerome Huneycutt, the couple made Pittsboro their home for the past 42 years. She is survived by her husband and her three children Jessica Mitchell and husband Arley of Greensboro, Megg Martin and husband Carl of Raleigh, and William Huneycutt and wife Tracy of Pittsboro; six grandchildren, Sara Beth Martin, Kate Huneycutt, Emily Huneycutt, Josh Huneycutt, Drake Mitchell and Taylor Mitchell; a brother, George Miller of Tennessee.
Doris was a public educator for 36 years, serving 25 years in the Chatham County School system and retired from Northwood High School in 1992. She then taught horticulture classes at CCCC for two years. A certified Master Gardener, she volunteered her time freely, serving as the curator of the Winter Garden at the JC Raulston Arboretum, writing gardening columns for the Chatham Record, Landscaping the Chatham County Council on Aging walking trail, serving on the Head Start board, active in the Chatham County Democratic Party and the Chatham Growers Association.
In 2002 Doris received a traumatic brain injury as a result of a car accident. The family would like to thank the numerous caregivers, health care professionals, and friends that have supported them through the years.
A celebration of her life will be held on Sunday, June, 6th at 5:00pm at the Pittsboro Presbyterian Church. The family will receive visitors at the church on Saturday, June 5th from 6-8pm. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Huneycutt Fund for member emergency assistance at the Pittsboro Presbyterian Church.
Doris will be remembered for her love of family, children, flowers and literature and will be dearly missed by all those who loved her.
Arrangements are by Hall Wynne Funeral Home in Pittsboro.