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  1. May the gift of time and God’s presence bring healing through this time of loss. Grady and Arlene you are in my thoughts and prayers.love you. My sympathy. Cousin Hilda

  2. Miss Trula was the sweetest lady and she will be missed. She and my mama, Louise were very good friends.We are truly gonna miss her.To Grady and her family we send our love and condolences. May our good Lord continue to Bless you all. Miss Trula…fly high, sweet lady!!

  3. To the Family of Trula, you have my prayers as you go through this difficult time.
    Your Cousin
    Goldie S. Talton

  4. Pastor Arlene, Grady and family may the Peace of God surround you, the Comfort of God blanket you and the strength of God uphold you. My prayers are with you you in this time of sorrow. Your Mother was my heart ❤️

  5. Sending heartfelt love Pastor Arlene, Grady, and family. My heart and extended love and prays are with you and the family. SIP Aunt Trula.

  6. Pastor Arlene and Family, You have our deepest and sincerest sympathy. Your mom has transitioned from work to reward and as you continue in the light of God’s love, you will rest confidently in His care. Much love, The Dandy Family

  7. Catherine we are sadden to her about the transition of your sister Truly. I don’t know if I will be able to make the funeral Saturday. Also. I learned my children are coming in. Praying for you. Love Ruby

  8. Trula we love you! You were very special to us and we will never forget you! May GOD grant peace and comfort to the family.

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Trula Mae Dozier

August 25, 2022

Manteo- Trula Mae was born February 17, 1941 in Engelhard, North Carolina to the late John Anson Gibbs and Gertrude Spencer Gibbs.  She died August 25, 2022 at ECU Medical Center, Greenville, North Carolina at the age of 81.

Trula worked as a registered nurse at University Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico for many years and as a dietician at Fort Stewart Army Base in Hinesville, Georgia.  After returning to Engelhard, she worked in the seafood industry.  Trula loved people and always loved helping in whatever way she could, especially her family.  She volunteered and assisted in many area nursing homes.  Trula also served as the head cook at Sea Mark Foods in Nags Head, North Carolina for many years.  People came from near and far just to eat her cooking.  She loved cooking and preparing food for everyone not only at work but at home as well.

Trula was preceded in death by her father, John Anson Gibbs; her mother Gertrude S. Gibbs; husband and love of her life, Larry L. Dozier; daughter, Crystal Dawn Gibbs Spencer; brothers, Crave Spencer, George Thomas Gibbs, and K.D. Gibbs; sister, Pastor Laura E. Collins; and granddaughter, Journey Spencer.

Trula leaves to cherish her memories her children, Pastor Arlene Robinson (Elder Rudolph) of Murfreesboro, North Carolina and Grady Gibbs of Manteo, North Carolina; six grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Lillie Mae Gibbs of Engelhard, North Carolina and Catherine Byrd of Fayetteville, North Carolina; two sisters-in-law, Betty Louise Spencer of Engelhard, North Carolina and Beulah Gibbs of Brooklyn, New York and a special nephew she considered as her son, Andre Gibbs of Engelhard, North Carolina; stepdaughter, Lisa Burton of Manteo as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

A walk-through viewing will be held at Gallop Funeral Services Nags Head Chapel from 2 pm to 5 pm Friday September 2, 2022.  The funeral will be held Saturday September 3, 2022 at Mount Pilgrim Church of Christ, Disciples of Christ in Engelhard, NC at 1 pm. Officiating will be Minister Pandora Riley. The interment will follow immediately at the Brown Memorial Cemetery in Engelhard.

Expressions of sympathy and comfort may be shared via the on-line register at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.

Condolences

Hilda Williams

May the gift of time and God’s presence bring healing through this time of loss. Grady and Arlene you are in my thoughts and prayers.love you. My sympathy. Cousin Hilda

Nina J Spencer

Miss Trula was the sweetest lady and she will be missed. She and my mama, Louise were very good friends.We are truly gonna miss her.To Grady and her family we send our love and condolences. May our good Lord continue to Bless you all. Miss Trula...fly high, sweet lady!!

Goldie S. Talton

To the Family of Trula, you have my prayers as you go through this difficult time. Your Cousin Goldie S. Talton

Jonathan benson

To the Dozier and Gibbs family,you have my deepest sympathies and condolences on your loss.

Apostle Olivia D.Sharp

Pastor Arlene, Grady and family may the Peace of God surround you, the Comfort of God blanket you and the strength of God uphold you. My prayers are with you you in this time of sorrow. Your Mother was my heart ❤️

Seretha Clark

Sending heartfelt love Pastor Arlene, Grady, and family. My heart and extended love and prays are with you and the family. SIP Aunt Trula.

Rosemary Mann

Truly was my next door neighbor! She helped to raise me and my other siblings. Love you Family

Joan Boswell

It was a joy to know Trula. She always had a smile and a kind word to say. I truly loved her.

Ministers Louis, Linda and DeMilton

Pastor Arlene and Family, You have our deepest and sincerest sympathy. Your mom has transitioned from work to reward and as you continue in the light of God’s love, you will rest confidently in His care. Much love, The Dandy Family

Michael * Ruby Hines

Catherine we are sadden to her about the transition of your sister Truly. I don't know if I will be able to make the funeral Saturday. Also. I learned my children are coming in. Praying for you. Love Ruby

Teresa and Family, Manteo,NC

Trula we love you! You were very special to us and we will never forget you! May GOD grant peace and comfort to the family.

Diane Vanessa Gibbs

S.I.P Aunt Trula Mae 🌹🙏