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James Clifton Moon

November 10, 1937 ~ August 20, 2019

Services will be held: August 24, 2019

Darryl James Heuser

Dec. 1, 1953 ~ Aug. 21, 2019

Services will be held:

Betty Z. Cowing

August 15, 1922 ~ August 20, 2019

Services will be held: August 23, 2019

Oral Wise

March 1, 1952 ~ August 19, 2019

Services will be held: August 24, 2019

Joseph Rickey “Rick” French

August 28, 1945 ~ August 17, 2019

Services will be held: August 28, 2019

Martin “Matt” Willoughby

Feb. 9, 1950 ~ Aug. 6, 2019

Services will be held: September 6, 2019

Jean Carroll Kaplan

October 23, 1933 ~ August 17, 2019

Services will be held: At a later date

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Brenda Kay Ward

September 3, 1945 ~ August 16, 2019

Services will be held: August 19, 2019

George Donald Dorman

02/10/1944 ~ 02/09/2019

GARNER – George Donald Dorman, 74, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Saint Andrews United Methodist Church, Raleigh. Burial will follow in Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.

George was born in Harnett County to the late Zola Vance and Ethel Haire Dorman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Addie Mylinda Dorman.

George is survived by his daughter, Emily Brennan and husband, Alex of Holly Springs; son, Ronald Dorman and wife, Katie of Garner; grandchildren, Mackenzie Brennan, Jasper Dorman, and Scarlett Dorman; sister, Brenda Slater and husband, Dick of Cornelius; and his dear cousin, Eloise Brinker of Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Andrews United Methodist Church: 1201 Maxwell Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603; or Garner Area Ministries (GAM): PO Box 797, Garner, NC 27529.

Arrangements by Bryan-Lee Funeral Home, Garner. Online condolences may be made at www.bryan-leefuneralhome.com.




11:00 AM

Saint Andrews United Methodist Church
1201 Maxwell Dr., Raleigh, NC 27603

Burial will follow in Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh.


  1. Laura, Mike and Myrtle

    Our hearts are breaking with yours and our prayers and love are always with you. May our God comfort you with His love and peace as you grieve. We love you with all our hearts.

  2. Margaret Martello

    Great man and family, loved that we had the pleasure of meeting him and Mrs. Dorman in San Diego. They always brought love every visit. He And Mrs Dorman are together again.

    Love to all the family!
    Chris, Margaret, Lindsey and Jack Martello

  3. Kevin Umstead.

    We are so sorry to hear if your loss. Don Dorman was a father figure to me as I grew up with Ron. I am a better person for having know Mr Dorman and his family. God bless you all and you are all in our prayers.

  4. Stavros and Despina Boinodiris

    We are so sorry for your loss. May his memory be eternal.

  5. David and Colleen Draper

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you we are so deeply sorry for your loss The Draper’s

  6. Ron and Kristen Howrigon

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of loss.

  7. Kathy and Larry Tankersley

    To the Immediate and Extended Family of Don Dorman:

    We are so sorry for your loss. We know that this is a difficult time for all of you , and we will be praying that you will find peace and comfort through your faith, the support of family and friends, and from knowing that Don is with God and no longer suffering.

    Please accept our condolences,

    Kathy & Larry Tankersley

  8. Dina Flores

    Donnie, my friend. You are loved and will be missed greatly. I enjoyed my many years working with you. Always sweet, thoughtful and kind. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  9. Stephanie Waddell

    Sweet man and an even sweeter wife. Mrs. Dorman worked at North Garner and she and Mr. Dorman would always have an end of the year celebration at their house for us. Always a great time and welcoming. They are together again. Many prayers to the Dorman family. Their kindness inspired many:)))

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