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“Love and sympathy to the family. I have fond memories of Dot as a Sunday school and VBS teacher at Springhill Baptist . ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Marsha West Pucetas

“Dot was a very long time Sunday School friend of Spring Hill Baptist Church,, Very sweet and caring person. Loved her so much. Prayers for all the...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Ruby Crumpler

“My love and sympathy to all the family.Dot was a precious lady and most of my memories of her were at Springhill Church! Heaven has another beautiful...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Norma Jean Henson

“So sorry for the loss of Dot.... I have many memories of this sweet lady. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Phillis Shipman Earley

“Dot was a precious friend and we loved her very much. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Estaline Barnhill - Wilmington, NC

“My deepest sympathy to the family. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Dot was a special lady and I loved seeing her at the grocery store, always had...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Anne Mathews

“So sorry to hear of Dot's passing. We loved her and "Paw". She was such a beautiful person and will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Bobby and Gayle Ammons

“So sorry to hear about Mrs. Dot. She was a very sweet lady,so friendly. Our thoughts & prayers go out to all of you. Newton &Sybil; ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Sybil & Newton Breece

“Love and prayers to all of Dot's family! Our Luke loved Ms. Dot, as did the other members of our family. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Larry and Sarah Poston

“Shelia & Family, did not mean to leave you out of my last post. Keeping everyone in my prayers! ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa West Vaughan - Greenville, SC

“Rick & Marsha, So very sorry for your loss! I always loved coming to see Doris and Howard. She was a great lady and will truly be missed. I will...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa West Vaughan - Greenville, SC


"In Loving Memory" Canton – Doris "Dot" Louise Ensley Grogan, age 90, passed away on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Silver Bluff Nursing Home. A native of Cherokee County, she was a daughter of the late William McKinley Ensley and Effie Logan Ensley. In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Wilson Grogan, in 2009; a sister, Mildred Woody; four brothers, Austin Ensley, Ronald Ensley, Melvin Ensley, and Vean Ensley; and one son-in-law, Terry Sharpe. Dot will be remembered as the "matriarch" of her family, always caring for them selflessly with sincere love and care. She was a talented quilter and sewed by hand many beautiful quilts and was a lifelong member of Springhill Baptist Church. She is survived by two daughters; Sheila G. Sharpe, of Monroe, NC, Marcia Taylor and her husband, Rocky, of Connelly Springs, NC; one son, Rick Grogan and his wife Karen, of Canton; one sister, Nova West and her husband, Bill, of Inman, SC; one brother, Wilton Ensley and his wife, Ethel, of Andrews; six grandchildren, Laura Turner, Tony Sharpe, Kaleb Taylor, Kyla Vance, Luke Grogan, and Levi Grogan; and five great-grandchildren, Lexy Sharpe, Loulou Sharpe, Corey Turner, Cadee Turner, Carrie Turner, Zane Taylor, Zoey Taylor, Lincoln Vance, Aspen Vance, and Lorelei Vance. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Spring Hill Baptist Church with Reverend Matt Rhea officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:30 p.m. until 3:45 prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spring Hill Baptist Church, 1918 Murray Rd, Canton NC, 28716.

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