Doris Tol­bert

The Trentonian (Trenton, NJ) - - OBITUARIES -

Mother Doris “Mama” Tol­bert was born on Au­gust 4th, 1929 in Madi­son, Ge­or­gia she was the 10th of 11 chil­dren born to Ri­ley and Florene Turner.

She made her tran­si­tion to her heav­enly home on Tues­day, De­cem­ber 5, 2017 at the Sa­mar­i­tan Hospice Cen­ter.

She was ed­u­cated in the Mor­gan County School Dis­trict. She worked as a presser for many years at South River Waist and Dress. Af­ter her re­tire­ment she started work­ing at the Meadow View Nurs­ing Home. She was a devoted and faith­ful ser­vant of Mt Ararat Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist Church where “Mama” held var­i­ous po­si­tions in the church.

“Mama” was pre­de­ceased in death by her par­ents Ri­ley and Florene Turner; broth­ers, Cleve­land and Glover Turner, sis­ters, Lurine Turner, Ruby Ar­mour, Ethe­lene King, Lois Turner-Per­ri­man, Hat­tie Mae Booker, El Marie Wilson and Laura Bell Mathis.

“Mama” leaves to cher­ish her mem­ory; 2 daugh­ters; Patricia (Ru­dolph) San­ders of East Wind­sor, NJ; Jan­ice Ma­son of Burling­ton, NJ; 3 grand­chil­dren Stephanie (Wayne) Scott of Burling­ton, NJ; Kamee­sha (Jasper) Saun­ders of Burling­ton, NJ; and Jayson Bryant of Moun­tain View, CA; five great-grand­chil­dren; Dayne Turner, Deanna Scott, Jazmir Miller, Zoe Saun­ders and Addison Bryant. A sis­ter Lucy Grif­fin of Chicago, IL and a God­daugh­ter Brenda Smith along with a host of nieces, neph­ews and friends.

Fu­neral service will be 10am Satur­day, De­cem­ber 9, 2017 at Mt. Ararat Mis­sion­ary Bap­tist Church 20 N. State Home Rd. James­burg, NJ 08831. Call­ing hours will be 8am un­til time of service at the church. In­ter­ment Oak­lawn Memo­rial Park, Mon­mouth Jct., NJ. Ar­range­ments are by the Hughes Fu­neral Home.

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