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Doretha Christine Horace

October 27, 1930 ~ January 26, 2018 (age 87)


Doretha Christine Horace, was born in Columbia, South Carolina, to the late David and Emma Horace, on October 27, 1930.
She attended school in Richvill, South Carolina. At the age of 8 years old, she came to Philadelphia with her grandmother Rosa Horace.

Doretha attended elementary school and high school in Philadelphia, and went to Thankful Baptist Church with her mother, Emma Horace, the church was under the Pastorship of Rev. Miles.

Doretha like watching television, where one of her favorite programs was the Bonanza, and she loved to take care of people.
Doretha was preceded in life by her brother Mathew, children Charles, Beatrice, and Barbara.

Doretha was blessed with six children, Charles, Maria, Barbara, Beatrice, David, and Crystal.

Doretha leaves to cherish her memory; Daughters Maria Bing (Otis), Crystal Brown (Akbar), Son David Crawford (Joann); 1 sister Rosa J. Farmer, 1 sister-in-law Elaine Horace, 3 nephews Kevin Farmer (Lynn), Mathew Horace (Dawn), Michael Horace (Andrie), 27 grandchildren, 63 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren.
I thank the Lord for all his love and blessings, my favorite scripture is the Twenty Third Psalm. My children and I are still members of Thankful Baptist Church. To God be the Glory.

Sorrowfully Submitted

The Horace Family

Funeral Service

Thankful Baptist Church
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  • 1608 W. Allegheny Ave
    Philadelphia, Pa 19132

Graveside Service

Northwood Cemetery
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  • 1501 Haines Street
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19126

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