Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Sandra Beverly Taylor Dockery


07/07/1959 - 01/23/2019


Sandra Beverly Taylor Dockery, age 59 of Murphy, NC passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at her residence.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC and the daughter of the late Basscomb and Hattie Martin Taylor. Sandra was a self-employed logger. She loved to eat, enjoyed gardening, canning, reading and lying in the sun. Sandra also enjoyed hunting bears and hogs. She loved spending time with her family. Sandra was a member of Hanging Dog Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Howard Taylor, Leon Taylor and Alvin Taylor; and one sister, Janet Lance.

She is survived by her husband, Loren Dockery; one son, Cleaston Jeffrey Dockery of Murphy, NC; one brother, Basscomb Taylor Jr.; seven sisters, Kathryn Rogers, Rebecca Graves, Margie Taylor, Jodi Alverson, Dolly Lynetta Iles, Claudia Trotter and Madlyn Wallace; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held 2 pm, Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Burial will be held in the Hanging Dog Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jason Holderfield, Wallace Sharp, Mike Roper, Doug Farmer, DJ Alverson and Deven Schnuphase.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 pm, Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


You may send tributes to the family at www.mem.com