Dorothy Lee (Chatman) Hoffman

Born: Thu., Apr. 6, 1944
Died: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
Location: E.F. Drum Funeral Home Chapel

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
Location: E.F. Drum Funeral Home Chapel

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Newton - Dorothy Lee Chatman Hoffman, 73, passed away on August 12, 2017 at Catawba Valley Regional Hospice in Newton, NC. Dorothy was born on April 6, 1944 to the late Marion Clinzo and Elsie Frances Smith Chatman in Lincoln County.  She was a machine operator for J.P. Stevens and Carolina Mills before retiring.

     Dorothy is survived by one son, Bryan Hoffman and wife Leigan of Newton, NC, one grandson; Matthew Hoffman and wife Emily of Maiden, NC, one great-granddaughter, Kinleigh Hoffman of Maiden, NC, one brother; Robert Chapman of Lincolnton, NC, one sister; Rachel Baumgardner of Lincolnton, NC, and many cherished nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

     The Hoffman family will receive friends on Tuesday August 15, 2017 from 10:00 am till 11:00 am at E.F. Drum Funeral Home in Lincolnton, NC.  The funeral service will be Tuesday August 15, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Chapel of E.F. Drum Funeral Home.  Pastor Lonnie Ramsey will officiate.  Interment will follow the service at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lincolnton, NC.

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Rita Smith Sisk
   Posted Mon August 14, 2017
I send my love and condolences for the loss of my dear cousin, you all will be in my thoughts and prays for days to follow. I pray that God will be with you though the days to come. She will be missed, we take life to simple and just think there is always tomorrow. Life is precious and we should always tell each other we love them every time we pass each other. Love you all, Rita

Kim Hudson
   Posted Mon August 14, 2017
Sorry for your loss. . . . may God surround you all with His comfort and peace at this time. Dorty is loved and missed. ....enjoy Heaven Dorty! LOVE, Kim

Kendra and Barry Shaw
   Posted Mon August 14, 2017
Bryan, we are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you and praying for you and Leigan, Matt and Emily. Love, Kendra and Barry

christine smith
   Posted Sat December 30, 2017
Please accept our condolences. It is our hope that you continue to receive comfort and peace from God. (2 Cor. 1: 3&4)

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