Obituary for Doris Dawn Buckland Gwinn of Pinehurst

Doris Dawn Buckland Gwinn, age 83 of Pinehurst, NC, passed away at First Health Hospice House on January 11, 2023. Doris was born in Peterstown, WV on December 28, 1939, to Theodore H. Buckland and Ella Owen Buckland. Doris was an avid golfer and enjoyed the game immensely.  She enjoyed hosting friends and neighbors for social gatherings and was known for her cooking skills and her knack for entertaining.  Doris (Nana) was a loyal and avid sports fan, especially football where she supported the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Emory & Henry Wasps.

Doris is survived by her daughters, Andrea J. Lutfey (grandsons Joseph and Jonathan Lutfey) and Leigh Ann Irvin (husband Steve Irvin and grandsons Parker and Peyton Coe), brother Marshall Buckland (wife Carloyn). Stepdaughter Billie Jo Graham (husband Mike Graham, grandchildren Chris Graham and Ashleigh Smith). Doris was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Lt. Col. (USAF) David H. Gwinn.

A celebration of Doris’ life will be held at the Pinehurst Country Club in the Members Club Overlook Room on Sunday January 29th from 2:00-5:00 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Health Hospice House, 251 Campground Road, West End, NC 27376.  

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Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.  

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