Doris Garner Wall, 88, of Sanford, formerly of Carthage, died Monday, April 5, 2021, at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late Claudie Lee and Ethel Mandy Morgan Garner.

Doris was a longtime member of Yates-Thagard Baptist Church and worked in Textiles for several years.

She was preceded in death by brothers Raymond, Cliff, Bud, Ralph and Harrison; sister Ruth Baker; son in law Carl Bunnell.

She is survived by her devoted husband of nearly 72 years Paul Wall; daughters Pat W. Connell and husband Ricky of Carthage, Vicki W. Bunnell of Sanford; sisters Jewel Frye of Aberdeen, Thelma Wilkie of Sanford; brother Walter Garner of Newport News, VA; grandchildren Anderson Lee Frye, Shana Kaczmarek and wife Kate, Kevin Bunnell; great grandchildren Crew and Laken.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 8, at Yates-Thagard Baptist Church cemetery with Pastor Steven Johnson officiating. The body will lie in state at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home on Wednesday from 1:00 – 5:00 PM.



Public Viewing: April 7, 2021 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home
402 Saunders Street
Carthage, NC 28327


Graveside Service: April 8, 2021 11:00 am

Yates-Thagard Baptist Church
3820 Vass-Carthage Road
Carthage , NC 28327


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  1. We will miss you Aunt Doris .. you were always so sweet & kind and we will never forget you ~
    Rest in Peace.

    Michael & Ruth Stutts

  2. What a joy Doris was! She always had a smile. Not only was she my cousin, she was my mom’s lifelong friend. Prayers for the family.

  3. Brother Paul and family, Deepest sympathy to each of you in the passing of Doris. She was always nice to me when I would see her and I will never forget those delicious cakes she could make.

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