Doris Parks Gougan, 84, died Tuesday, August 25, 2009.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck. The Reverend Matthew Jones will be presiding.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Levi Gougan; son, William Curtis Jernigan; and daughter, Cynthia Williams.
She is survived by her daughters, Vicky Acree and husband Al of Scotland Neck, Leona Walston of Rocky Mount, and Rebecca Grimes of Lansing, IL; daughter-in-law, Elaine Jernigan of Wilson; sister, Edna Coggins and fianc? Roy Hawthorne of Weldon; brothers, Sammy Parks and wife Ann of Scotland Neck, Alton Parks and wife Joann of Battleboro, Lloyd Parks and wife Dahlia of Wingate, and Wilbard Parks and wife Joyce of Greenville, SC; nine grandchildren; and fifteen great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to the Hope Free Will Baptist Church General Fund, P.O. Drawer 130, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.
Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.