Dorothy Elaine Bowen Moss of Croasdaile Retirement Village in Durham, formerly of Chapel Hill, NC died Sunday evening, November 11, 2007. She was born in Belhaven, NC on September 27, 1913. Dorothy was the daughter of the late William Horace Bowen and Della Estelle Bowen and the youngest of six children. Dorothy married the late Dr. Beverly T. Moss in 1939; they shared love and devotion for many years.
Dorothy was devoted to her husband. She was an avid gardener, being an active member of the Chapel Hill Garden Club for many years. She was a member of the University Presbyterian Church of Chapel Hill.
She and Beverly lived in many parts of the United States: California, Oregon, Illinois, and Wisconsin, but she always called North Carolina home. Dorothy received her Master of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1940 and was an avid Tar Heel fan. They were both dedicated to education.
Dorothy was a librarian who taught in many different schools and grade levels in numerous cities.
Dorothy is survived by several nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, November 17, 2007at Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Anna Pinckney Straight of University Presbyterian Church will preside.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to one of her favorite places: University Presbyterian Church, 209 East Franklin St., PO Box 509, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-0509; firstname.lastname@example.org; or University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Library, Library development Office, Davis Library, Campus Box 3900, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8890; Attn: Sarah Poteete. Please indicate that donations are in honor of Dorothy Moss.
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Hall-Wynne Funeral Service is assisting the Moss family.