2015-08-05 / Obituaries

Dorothy R. Reed

Mrs. Dorothy Rowell Reed of Augusta, 92, formerly of Ware Rd. entered into rest Tuesday, July 28th at Westwood Extended Care, Evans, Ga.

The family received friends on Friday, July 31st from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Pierce Memorial United Methodist Church, 1441 Jackson Rd., Augusta, Ga.

Funeral services were held Saturday, August 1st at 11 a.m. at Beggs Funeral Home, Lincolnton with Rev. Lamar Holley officiating. Interment followed in Lincolnton City Cemetery. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Mrs. Reed, daughter of the late James Bohler and Louise Daniel Rowell, was born on a farm in Greens Cut, Ga.

After marriage and the birth of two children, she completed an apprentice program at Fort Gordon to become a dental hygienist, and retired from the Augusta VA after 35 years of service.

Then, she and her husband, Lester, bought an Airstream camper and traveled to all of the continental United States except Alaska. Often, they were accompanied by their grandchildren, all of whom have fond memories of their travels.

A strong, independent, kind woman, Dot, was always available and helpful to anyone in need and a mentor to many who will miss her.

She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend.

Survivors include; her husband, J. Lester Reed; son, William E. Richards and wife Peggy of Wilmington, N.C.; daughter, Jean Holley and husband Lamar of Lawrenceville, Ga.; step daughters, Patsy McDow and husband Jim of Evans, Ga. Brenda Salley and husband, Robert of Columbia, S.C.; a sister, Betty Bullington of Augusta, Ga.; 12 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren.

Please visit www.beggsfuneralhome.net and sign the guestbook.

Beggs Funeral Home 200 May Ave., Lincolnton, GA 30817, Phone: 706-359-4117

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