George Dewey Dockery

1925 - 2010

George Dewey “Brother” Dockery born January 1, 1925 and died October 10, 2010. He was a beloved husband of 67 years to Wife: Margie F. Dockery. He was a Deacon of Rescue Baptist Church for 18 years and a long time employee of John J. Craig Marble Company. He was preceded in death by Father: George Dewey Dockery; Mother: Oravelle Treadway; Brother: Junior Dockery; Sisters: Martha Lee, Nona Dockery, Irene Sneed, Estele Smith, Edna Weaver, and Grace Hicks. Survivors include Sons: Carl and Alan Dockery; Daughters: Patricia Dalton and husband Tom, Georgia Hawkins, and Brenda Simerly and husband Gary; Sisters: Evelyn Cooper, Ruth James and husband Rex, Omi Maples and husband Bob, Willa Mae Ramsey, and Pauline Hodges; 15 Grandchildren, 32 Great Grandchildren, and 8 Great-Great Grandchildren; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 7:00 P.M. Tuesday October 12, 2010 at Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Gary Simerly officiating. The Family and friends will meet 2:00 P.M. Wednesday October 13, 2010 at Morganton Cemetery for a graveside service. The family will receive friends 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent at website