Willie Esther “Bill” Douglas – Washington Daily News

Mrs. Willie Esther (better known as “Bill”) Douglas, 101, died on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at Widant Beaufort Hospital.

The family received friends from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm on Friday, February 11, 2022 at the Old Ford Church of Christ Sanctuary, 6040 US Highway 17 North, Washington. Funeral services were held in the church sanctuary at 2 pm on Friday. The funeral will take place at Oakdale Cemetery in Washington.

The following will perform: Billy Moore, Billy Moore Jr., George Butch Baker, Philip Matkins, Freddie Matkins and Curtis Rogers.

Mrs. Douglas was born in Beaufort County on March 5, 1920. She was the daughter of the late Arthur August Moore and Cory Swanner Moore. Mrs. Douglas worked for many years at a retired registry office at ASCS Beaufort County. She was the oldest living member of the Church of Christ in Old Ford. Mrs. Douglas was a member of the Women’s Sunday School and Circle №3 class. She enjoyed helping the Old Ford Ruritan Club and the Old Ford Fire Department in their fundraising dinners.

Mrs. Douglas was married to Grady Philip Douglas Jr., who preceded her death.

Mrs. Douglas is survived by her daughter-in-law, Glenda Douglas of Sanford; three grandchildren, Brian Douglas and wife Gray of Garner, Ellen Douglas Waffford and husband Johnny of Sanford, Michael Douglas and wife Mitty of Broadway, North Carolina; two great-grandchildren, Dara and Grant Douglas and several nephews, including Billy Moore and his wife Moria.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Douglas killed Kenneth’s son August Douglas.

At other times the family hosted friends at home.

Flowers honoring or memorials can be made at Old Ford Church of Christ, 6040 USA, Highway 17 North, Washington.

On the Internet you can express your condolences to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com

Paul’s Funeral Home and Crematorium in Washington is honored to serve the Douglas family.

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