Doris (Jeanne) Newby
Last updated 9/30/2020 at 3:45pm
Doris (Jeanne) Newby passed quietly, with loved ones by her side, on Sept. 17, 2020.
After 79 years of marriage, she followed her husband, Dan, who passed away March 2. She was the matriarch of a large and loving family that loved and respected her for her grit and determination, as well as her absolute devotion to her family.
An artist, she created beautiful dolls and paintings until her death at 97. On her 90th birthday, she demonstrated her zest for life, encouraging her entire family to walk with her up the mountain road outside their home in Pisgah Forest. They later moved to Illino...