Dorothy Surles Mohr

May 28, 1919 - August 4, 2017
Dorothy Surles Mohr


Dorothy Surles Mohr, age 98, passed away Friday, August 4, 2017.

Born in Wilmington NC, Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Dawn Mohr Martin of Jacksonville, FL and grandchildren: Michael and Damon Martin, Cynthia Caster, Andrea, Kurt and Darah Markley; sisters: Celeta (Robert) Cowan, Connie (Edward) Potter and Juanita (Jim) Jeffords; brother, Emerson (Sarah) Surles; son-in-law Tom Markley.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew H. Mohr, daughter, Cynthia Markley, brother Julian F. Surles and sister Eleanor Nagel.

Dorothy very much enjoyed her “senior get-togethers” while living in Jacksonville, Florida.  She was always welcoming to her family and friends who would go to Florida for their vacations.

Honorary pallbearers are the members of the “Challenge” Sunday School class of Pine Valley Baptist Church.

A memorial service to honor her memory will be Monday August 7, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel with burial immediately following at Greenlawn Memorial Park Wilmington NC.

Memorial donations may be made to Pine Valley Baptist Church,  3940 Shipyard Blvd. Wilmington NC 28412.

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  • August 05, 2017
    Fred Mohr (John F. Mohr, SR.) says:
    I am kin to your late father, Andrew H. Mohr. I am so sorry for your loss. I lost both my Mother and Dad and I know how hard it must be for you now. I will keep you all in my Payers. Fred Mohr

  • August 06, 2017
    Betty Kluttz says:
    Sorry to hear of your loss. Dorothy was a special person and my Mother, Anna Bell, and I always loved her visits. Would love to hear from you & your family. Betty Ann Howe Kluttz 1213 Fernglen Place Cary NC 27511