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Dorothy "Dot" Brooks Chewning-McLeod

August 7, 1936 — September 23, 2021

Dorothy "Dot" Brooks Chewning-McLeod

Cheraw, SC

Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Chewning-McLeod, age 85, entered into rest on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at her home. Funeral services will be 3 O’clock Sunday, September 26, 2021 from the chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Brent Taylor with burial to follow in the Lower Macedonia Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, our staff is committed to taking care of our guests and families that we serve. We also ask all guests and family members attending visitations and services to please continue social distancing and face coverings are strongly encouraged.

Mrs. Chewning-McLeod was born August 7, 1936 in Chesterfield, SC a daughter of the late Lloyd Allen Brooks and Bessie Lee Previtt Crowley. Dot retired from INA Bearing as the Executive Assistant to the V.P. of Human Resources with 34 years of service. She was a member of Lower Macedonia Baptist Church where she was a former Sunday school teacher and church clerk. Dot enjoyed cooking, gardening, painting, working in her flowers, and fishing.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Chewning-McLeod was also preceded in death by a husband, Joe Wilson Chewning; granddaughter, Brooke Marie Chewning, and her step-father, Allen Jackson Crowley.

Survivors include her husband of 32 years, Robert L. McLeod, of the home; children, Mike (Nancie) Chewning of Cheraw, SC, Freddie (Teresa) Chewning of Cheraw, SC, Tim (Shawna) Chewning of Blythewood, SC; step-son, Michael (Melody) McLeod, of Cheraw, SC; grandchildren, Mary Elizabeth (Nick) Wallace, Joseph (Kolleen) Chewning, Laci Anne Chewning, Alicia Taylor (Brent) Brazell, Timothy Austin (Melissa Broach) Chewning, Christopher Garett Chewning; step-grandchildren, William Sessoms, Boot (Kathy) Sessoms, Anna McGregor, and Corey McLeod; great-grandchildren, Harley, Hunter, Addison, Ian, and Chloe; sister, Cheryl Lee (Rev. William) Lewis of Hartsville, SC; in addition to numerous nieces and dear friends.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Mrs. Holly Rayfield with McLeod Hospice for her loving and compassionate care shown to Mrs. Dot and the family.

Memorials may be made to McLeod Hospice 711 Chesterfield Hwy, Cheraw, SC 29520 or the hospice care of one’s choice.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home ( of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Chewning-McLeod family.

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Past Services


Sunday, September 26, 2021

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home

318 E Main St, Chesterfield, SC 29709

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Funeral Service

Sunday, September 26, 2021

Starts at 3:00 pm

Miller - Rivers (Lower Macedonia Memorial Gardens)


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