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Dot Gray

Dorothy Hazle "Dot" Gray, 90, formerly of Laurens and wife of the late Charles Horace Gray, Sr., passed away Friday, February 16, 2018, at Valley Falls Terrace in Spartanburg.Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late John Hugh and Lola Bell Garrett Hazle. Retired from Laurens Electric Cooperative, Mrs. Gray was a member of First United Methodist Church where she was a children's Sunday School Teacher and was active in many of the United Women's Ministries. An avid bird watcher, Dot will be remembered for always putting others first.She is survived by: her children, Charles H. Gray, Jr. and wife Susan of Spartanburg, Linda Gray Leeper and husband Robert of Pawley's Island, and Susan Gray Vitaris and husband Gary of Columbia; a sister, Mary Hazle Watts of Enterprise, AL; grandchildren, Charles B. Gray, William J. Gray, Virginia Gray Pryor, Linda Lauren Bunch, and Gray Alexander Vitaris; 7 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a sister Evelyn Hazle Byars.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at First United Methodist Church with burial in Laurens City Cemetery. The family will receive friends in First United Methodist Fellowship Hall on Tuesday one hour prior to the service.The family will be at their respective homes.Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, PO Box 203, Laurens, SC 29360. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Dot Gray please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Laurens City Cemetery
404 North Harper Street
Laurens, SC, 29360


FEB 20. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)

First United Methodist Church

244 W. Main St.

Laurens, SC


FEB 20. 2:00 PM (EST)

First United Methodist Church

244 W. Main St.

Laurens, SC

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We are so sorry for your loss. She will be greatly missed. Our love and prayers are with you. Love Rosalind and Barry Sweat

Rosalind Sweat Feb 20 2018 12:00 AM

AMA had a heart, smile, and cooking big enough to cover the distance from Savannah to Sacramento! My thoughts and prayers are with my SC family! She really knew how to bring people together and you guys represent that in spades! Big prayers! Steve Julie Ella Eliza Evan

Stephen Peterson Feb 20 2018 12:00 AM

Lavender Reflections Spray was purchased for the family of Dot Gray.

Lavender Reflections Spray Feb 19 2018 12:00 AM

Mrs. Dot was a sweet and dear person. I worked with her at LEC and enjoyed hearing her words of wisdom and advice that she shared so often. She and Mr. Charles were always dear to my heart. My prayers are with your family during this time of loss.

Kimberley Vaughn, Simpsonville, SC Feb 19 2018 12:00 AM

Dot and Charles were the sweetest couple. She took me under her wing when I started working at Laurens Electric. I am thankful for all she did for me. Keeping the family in thoughts and prayers.Dee Murphy

Deirdre Murphy Feb 19 2018 12:00 AM

Tom & Pat Bigger, Randy & Donna Leeper, Tom & Pam Lewis purchased the Sapphire Skies Bouquet for the family of Dot Gray.

Tom & Pat Bigger, Randy & Donna Leeper, Tom & Pam Lewis Feb 19 2018 12:00 AM

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