Dorothy Bell Burnette, 77, of Welcome, N.C., died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Nellie Pearce Bell Potts and William Cleathen Bell. She was preceded in death by a brother, E.C. Bell, and by a sister, Bobbie Bell Hill.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial was in the Flat Rock Baptist Church Cemetery.
Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Teresa Spencer, of Welcome, and Debbie Vermeulen, of Winston Salem; sisters, Rebecca Walker, of Roxboro; Carolyn Blackburn, of Durham; and Bonnie Bell Campos, of Wake Forest; a brother, Carson Bell, of Louisburg; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 8300 Health Park, Suite 10, Raleigh, N.C. 27615.
Online condolences may be made at brightfunerals.com.
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