Dorothea Elaine Stroud




Dorothea “Dot” Sheldon Stroud, 93, of Fuquay-Varina, NC, passed away April 20, 2018.

She was born to the late Lloyd and Opal Sheldon, Aug 18, 1924, in Chicago, Ill. Dot graduated from high school in Salem, OR and received a BA degree from Campbell University in 1967.
She married the late David Stroud in 1945, whom she met while serving in a Naval hospital in Vallejo, CA during WWII.

Dot very much enjoyed teaching science at Fuquay-Varina High School. She later worked at the Learning Lab at Wake Technical Community College, where she retired after many years of service.

She was a member of the Fuquay-Varina Baptist Church for most of her adult life.
Dot is survived by three children: David and wife Ashleyn of Chapel Hill, Jeanie S. Hart and husband Ivan of Lake Gaston, and Paul and wife Sue of Raleigh. Dot also leaves six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Transitions LifeCare.
A graveside service for the family and friends will be held at Wake Chapel Memorial Gardens in Fuquay-Varina on Thursday, April 26, at 1PM, with a later memorial service scheduled for extended family and friends.