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Dorothy "Dot" Waggoner Helms Westmoreland

March 5, 1931 ~ September 25, 2018 (age 87)

Dorothy “Dot” Waggoner Helms Westmoreland, 87, of Salisbury passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at her residence.

Born March 5, 1931, in Rowan County, she was a daughter of the late Luther Marvin Waggoner and Edna Thompson Waggoner.

Mrs. Westmoreland was educated in Rowan County Schools. She retired from AT&T in 1989 and was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church. She loved her family and enjoyed working in her garden.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, David Mason Helms; sisters, Hazel W. Cook Hoffner and Betty W. Kistler; brothers, J. Cecil Waggoner and Luther Wayne Waggoner; first husband, Joseph L. Helms.

Survivors include her son, Joseph Randall “Randy” Helms of Salisbury; daughters, Gwyn Helms Burkett of Spartanburg, SC, Belinda Helms Johnson of Salisbury, Maria Helms Harris of Columbia, SC, ten grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation: 1:30-2:30 PM Saturday, September 29, 2018, at the St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Fellowship Building, 11020 NC Hwy 801, Mt. Ulla, NC 28125.

Service: 3:00 PM Saturday at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church with the Rev. Scott Swix officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke’s Lutheran Church.

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