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Dot Garrett

Dorothy Ross "Dot" GarrettLaurensDorothy Ross "Dot" Garrett, 93, of 302 Wardlaw Road and wife of the late Elford Zedak Garrett, passed away, Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at the Hospice House of Laurens County.Born in Magnolia, AL, she was the daughter of the late Edward Wilders and Lula Vick Ross. Retired from Southern Bell Telephone Co. and Ben Franklin, Inc. Dot was a devoted member of First Baptist Church of Laurens, where she served as Children's Division Director for 40 years, the WMU Leadership Team and Church Missions Coordinator, prayer group leader and prayer chain director, and homebound ministry leader, and GA's and Acteen's leader. She was a member of the Laurens County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary since the opening of LCMH in October of 1989, and served on the LCMH Auxiliary Board as Scheduling Coordinator from 1998 to 2015. She was honored as Volunteer of the Year in 2014, and to date has served over 15,000 hours.Dot is survived by: her children, Connie M. Garrett of Charlotte, NC, Randy E. Garrett of Laurens, and Bobby L. Garrett of Hendersonville, NC; grandchildren, Dawn C. Miller and husband Ryan of Ponchatoula, LA and Miranda G. Langston and husband Alan of Laurens; great grandson, Cason Langston; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.The last surviving member of her immediate family, she was predeceased by her 13 siblings in addition to her husband and parents.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, November 15, 2018, at First Baptist Church of Laurens with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.The family will be at the residence on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm, and will receive friends at the church from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Thursday prior to the service.Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Laurens, 300 West Main St. Laurens, SC 29360, or to the Laurens County Hospital Auxiliary, 22725 Hwy. 76 E., Clinton, SC 29325. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Dot Garrett please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Forest Lawn Cemetery
765 East Main Street
Laurens, SC, 29360


NOV 15. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)

First Baptist Church

300 West Main Street

Laurens, SC


NOV 15. 11:00 AM (EST)

First Baptist Church

300 West Main Street

Laurens, SC

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A candle was lit in memory of Dot Garrett

Glenda Payne Dec 20 2018 12:00 AM

Randy, I just found out of Ms Dot's home going. I am so sorry. I pray God will comfort you and your family. I loved her, she always made me feel special. It was an honor to care for her and Mr Elford. Love you, Renee Sanders

Renee Sanders Nov 15 2018 12:00 AM

Randy and family, I am sorry for your loss , Mrs. Dot was sweet lady. Prayers for you. Debbie Goodman.

Debbie Goodman Nov 15 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Family, "Miss Dot" to our family was a true friend, an inspiration, and a true Christian in every sense of the word! Always had smiles and would always ask how can I help and meant it! She is a lady in many hearts today. Tanks to her for sharing life with us all! Sincerely, Mell and Dianne Patterson; Tim and Anna, Judah and Anjara Norton; Seth and Ashley and family!May GOD grant the family peace at this time!

Dianne A. Patterson Nov 15 2018 12:00 AM

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A candle was lit in memory of Dot Garrett

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A candle was lit in memory of Dot Garrett

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