“In the end, death came as a friend…”
Mom is now resting in peace after her 92-year journey on this earth. Irene “Rene” Morris Chitwood of Rocky Mount died peacefully at her home on Saturday, February 1, 2020. Preceding her in death are her husband of 64 years, Thomas Dorie Chitwood; parents, John and Ossie Morris; brothers, Warren, Ed “Smokey,” Bob, Brady, and Glen Morris; and sisters, Mary Olt and Christine “Chris” Jamison. “Rene” was a member of Gogginsville United Methodist Church and loved to play golf. She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Dooley (Joe); grandson, Jeffrey Taylor (Kelly) all of Rocky Mount; step-son, B.J. Dooley; and two granddaughters, Madison and Mariah Dooley. Funeral services will be conducted at Gogginsville United Methodist Church at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 4, 2020 with Rev. Kathryn Budzik officiating. Interment will follow in High Street Cemetery. Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Gogginsville United Methodist Church, 111 Gogginsville Road, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.