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Dorothy W. Douglas

July 15, 1938 — July 5, 2022

Holly Hill, South Carolina

Dorothy W. Douglas

Dorothy W Douglas, 83 of Holly Hill, South Carolina, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2022 surrounded by her loved ones.

Born on July 15, 1938 in Live Oak, Florida, Dorothy was the daughter of the late Lucille Tyre Lipe.

She loved reading books, putting together jigsaw puzzles, collecting lighthouses, and tending to her plants. She had many jobs throughout her life, but the job she loved most of all was being “Nini”. She was the matriarch and glue that held her family together and she will be fiercely missed.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband Jones B. Douglas, daughter Marsha Welsch and sons, David, and Blaine Douglas.

She is survived by her daughter, Gail (Dink)Wiggins, son, Steven (Vicki) Douglas, as well as three grandchildren that she raised as her own children, Mia (Mark)Thomas, Sunny (Keto)Burns and Jereme Gregory. Her many grandchildren Amy (Stevie) Bunch, Michelle (Chuck) Robinson, Nicky Wiggins, Becky Wiggins (Daniel), Darren Douglas, Craig Douglas, Jenna Douglas, Zoe Douglas and great grandchildren, Amber, Dallas, Lauren, Hunter, Hailey, Chuck, Sawyer, Alli, Cody, Trevor, Christensen, Nyah, Indy, Kylie, Brantley and Shep. Her loving companion of 11 years, Murray and her cousin, Carol Bishop whom she considered her sister.

The family would like to thank AGAPE Hospice for their loving care, especially Anne, Kelly, Robin, and Michelle.

In lieu of flowers please make a  donation to a charity of your choice.

Burial will be private.


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Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Avinger Funeral Home, 2274 Eutaw Rd, Holly Hill, SC 29059, (803) 496-3434.


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