Dr. Dorothy Dyer Grubb

December 25, 1928 - May 9, 2020
Dr. Dorothy Dyer Grubb

Dr. Dorothy Dyer Grubb, age 91, of Wilmington, passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2020, at her home.

She was born in Bartley, WV, on December 25, 1928, the daughter of Newman Houghton Dyer and Canary Lucille Hylton Dyer.

Dorothy was a graduate of Ward Belmont, West Virginia University and Ohio State University where she received her Doctorate in Psychology.

Dorothy is survived by her daughters; Melinda Ferguson of Parkersburg WV, Beth Pfalzgraf DeKeyser of Greenville SC, Christie Lin Pfalzgraf of San Jose CA and Polly D. Chike of Iuka, MS. She was preceded in death by her husband James W. Grubb and her daughter Carrie Ellen Pfalzgraf.

Dorothy enjoyed many interests in life, chief among them was her love of music, her quest to learn new things and a fascination for astronomy.

The family will Receive friends at a Visitation to be held from 5:00 pm till 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

A Service to Celebrate Dorothy’s Life will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, May 15, 2020, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in the Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.


Service

Friday, May 15, 2020
11:00 AM

Wilmington Funeral Chapel - Directions
1535 South 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-791-9099

Burial

Friday, May 15, 2020

Greenlawn Memorial Park - Directions
1311 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, North Carolina 28412
(910) 799-1686

Visitation

Thursday, May 14, 2020
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wilmington Funeral Chapel - Directions
1535 South 41st Street
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-791-9099

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  • May 12, 2020
    Becky Grubb says:
    Melinda, Willabeth, Christie, and Polly I am so sorry to hear if the loss of your mom You are all in my prayers.

  • May 12, 2020
    Cindy (Dyer) Allen and Roy Allen says:
    To all the girls, Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. We will miss her! I kept in touch with her over the years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love Cindy

  • May 12, 2020
    The DeKeyser Family says:
    Beth, Linda, Polly & Christie.......We are very sorry for the loss of your mother. Sending our thoughts, prayers, love & hugs.

  • May 13, 2020
    Cora Grubb says:
    I always enjoyed visiting Dorothy and Jim when Jim was still alive. Earl and I were the first ones to visit in their new house-wonderful memories. I will miss her.

  • May 13, 2020
    Newman, Connor and Colton Dyer says:
    With our deepest sympathy to Dorothy's family...we miss you all and are thinking of you!