Doris Cagle Albright, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Duke Medical Center Durham, NC.  

Funeral Service will be 1 PM Friday, March 30, 2018 at Smyrna United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with the Reverend David Woodhouse and Reverend Farrell Hussey officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 11 AM in the Sanctuary and following the Committal, in the Smyrna Family Life Center.

Doris was a native of Moore County.  She was a graduate of Westmoore High and retired from the USDA. She loved to have a garden, cooking and preserving the harvest for her family and friends.  She enjoyed traveling with her family and was a lifelong Duke basketball fan. Doris was a daughter of the late Ellis and Hattie Hussey Cagle.

Doris is survived by husband of 62 years Donald; daughters:  Debbie Needham and husband Bradley, Cheryl Albright; sons: Ronnie Albright, Donnie Albright, Chad Albright; grandson: Chris Albright and wife Brenna; great grand children: Maddox and Reagan; many cousins and friends.

Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Albright Family.

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  1. You were such a blessing to Phyllis and her family. Words cannot express how much you will be missed
    and how loved
    you are.
    Ruby Brown

  2. You were such a blessing to my sister Phyllis and her family! Words cannot express how much you will be missed and how loved you were.
    Ruby Brown

  3. We are sorry for your loss,-  your family is in our thoughts and prayers.-  We appreciate what Doris did for Christine all through the years.-  Heaven gained a new angel.-  – Jeff and Sherry Ritter- 

  4. Prayers going up for all of you.-  We loved Doris, and have very fond memories of time spent with all of you.- 


    Ronnie, We would like to offer you and your family our deepest and most sincere condolences.
    Your friends at HBI –
    Bill, Arleen, Guy, Brett, Mike, Bruce, Raj, Tony, Mark, U

  6. Such a sweet lady.-  She meant so much to me.-  She never failed to go out of her way to speak if she saw me.-  She always had a smile and words of encouragement. She was a good woman-  to this community and loved so many. –  Family , we know you will rea

  7. To the families all are in my thoughts and prayers. My the Lord bring you peace and comfort through the days ahead.

  8. Thank you for your Christian love bestowed to our family.-  You were so special to us.-  – We love you and will see you again.- – 

  9. Doris was always a sweet and kind lady to me.-  I can’t remember a time when-  I would see her that she wasn’t nice to me.-  Nancy and I have observed that the quality of her personality was transmitted to her children.-  I feel richer for-  having known

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