FRANKLINTON--Dorothy Piper "Dot" Young, 74, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Duke- Raleigh Hospital. She was born in Franklin County and was the daughter of the late Johnny and Annie Louise Piper. Dot was a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church and worked in Human Resources at Burlington Industries for over 25 years. Later she worked as an office manager in the healthcare field. Dot was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She was always putting the needs of her family and friends ahead of her own. She will be remembered for her undying love, care and sacrifice for others.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, October 24, 2017 at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, with the Rev. Carl Hunter officiating.
Dot is survived by her daughters, Felecia Stephens and husband, Mark, of Wake Forest and Vanessa Houston and husband, Michael, of Raleigh; son, Bryant Young of Zebulon; her siblings, Rachel Dement and husband, Donnie, James Piper and wife, Nancy, Ricky Piper and wife, Teresa, Peggy Garrett and husband, Ronnie, Johnny Piper, Sheila Archambault and husband, Marc, and Danny Piper and wife, Tia; grandchildren, Walker, Michaela, Brooklyn, Bryson, Morgan and Greyson; great-grandchildren, Garrett, Lexie, Aubrey Jean, and Brayan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmie B. Young, Sr.; her son, Eric Kearney; granddaughter, Elizabeth Carlyle Wilkins; and by her brothers, Charles Piper and Jerry Piper.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Olivet Baptist Church.
Friends may visit with the family from 1-2 prior to the service at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 1245 Mt. Olivet Church Road, Franklinton, NC 27525.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center. (919-556-5811)