In Memory

Allen Dockery

 02/09/1953 - 04/25/2018 Alan Dockery age 65 of Murphy, NC passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018 in Asheville, NC. He was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC and the son of Ruby Dockery of Murphy, NC. Alan was a US Army veteran. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. In addition to his mother he is survived by one son, Timothy Dockery; one daughter, Amanda Morrow; seven grandchildren and two great-grandkids. Alan grew up out near Harper's Store at Regal. Never talked much but I knew him before I ever enter Elem. School. He was an avid member of the Future Farmers of America and spent most of his High School days at the Ag. Bldg with Mr. Wilbur Roberts. His folks worked at my Grandfather's Veneer Plant at Regal. His mom kept us in the early years while my mom taught school. Once nominated for President of the Class of '71, a lot of classmates affectionately called him "The President". Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Burial will be in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites will be conducted by the VFW Post 10222, Joe Miller Elkin American Legion Post #96 and D.A.V.Chapter #73 and American Legion Post #532 of Hayesville and VFW post #6812. 
Date Of Birth: 2-09-1953
Date Deceased: 4-25-2018
Age at Death: 65
Cause of Death: Unknown
Classmate City: Hayesville
Classmate State: NC
Classmate Country: USA
Was a Veteran: Yes Army