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“many fond memories, sincere sympathy. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Louise G. Barefoot - Dunn, NC

“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss. As stated she was a very talented person and a wonderful cook. Remember all the good meals...Read More »
2 of 2 | Posted by: Peggy M. Alphin - Dunn, NC

Leona Dorman Alphin of Dunn died peacefully January 11, 2013 at Harnett Woods in Dunn, N.C.

Leona was born in Wake County on November 24, 1934 to the late Z. Nassie Dorman and Katie Stephenson Dorman. She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years Jarvis W. Alphin.

Leona's artistic talents were many. She graduated from Hank Hanna's Beauty College in Dunn and operated a salon out of her home for many years. She also excelled at ceramics and china painting. Arranging roses from Jarvis' rose garden was another talent that she loved to share with others.

Leona is survived by her two sons, Rick Dupree & wife Libba of Fuquay-Varina and Ronald Dupree and wife Vicki of Dunn;

Granddaughters: Leigh Ann Adams & (Husband) Jacob of Dunn, NC
Lauren Stephens & (Husband) Michael of Dunn, NC

Great-grandchildren: Ansleigh Adams, Tyson, Bristol, Katelyn & Maddie Stephens

2 brothers: Donnie Dorman & (wife) Jo Carol of Garner, NC
Lonnie Dorman & (wife) Sally of Coats, NC

3 nephews & 1 niece

The family would like to thank the wonderful nurses at Harnett Woods, as well as Kathy Lencall and Alease Clark, for the loving and compassionate care and friendship.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 9:00 PM on Saturday January 12, 2013 at Cromartie Miller and Lee Funeral Home at 401 West Cumberland St., Dunn, N.C.

A Graveside Service will be held Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 3:00 PM at Greenwood Cemetery at Mckay Street and Susan Tart Rd. in Dunn, N.C. with Rev. Tom Dorman officiating.

Memorials Contributions may be made to The Foundation of Hope, 9401 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, N.C. 27617 or Cape Fear Christian Academy, Building Fund,138 Erwin Chapel Rd., Erwin, N.C. 28339