This obituary is being posted as a courtesy to the Abbott family. Mrs. Abbott's brother, William, is a member of the Miller-Rivers-Caulder Family. We would like to express our deepest condolences to William, and all of Mrs. Abbott's loved ones.
Graveside services for Dorothy Abbott will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Bethesda Southern Methodist Church Cemetery directed by Cooper Funeral Home.
Mrs. Abbott, 86, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at her residence.
Born in Latta, SC, September 4, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Gene Alford and Daisy Burr Alford. She was a member of Latta Baptist Church, and was retired from Selma Hosiery.
Survivors include her children, Sylvia Bass (Mike) of Hamer, Mitchell Beckwith (Joanne) of Warsaw, NC, Jerry Beckwith of Dillon, and Barbara Beckwith (Chris) of Little River, SC; 8 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; brothers and sisters, Stella Clark (Wayne), William Alford (Susan), Craig Alford (Janie), Gene Ray Alford, Jimmy Alford (Annie), and Carolyn Paramore (Alvis); numerous nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Abbott was preceded in death by her parents; and numerous brothers and sisters.
Memorials may be made to Latta Baptist Church, 202 N. Marion St., Latta, SC 29565.