OBITUARY

Dorothy Rogers Binnicker

March 15, 1929January 13, 2018
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COLUMBIA - Mrs. Dorothy Binnicker passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018 at age 88. Born on March 15, 1929 in Lake View, SC, to Edward C. and Mary Elizabeth Wiggins Rogers, she spent her early years on a tobacco farm with numerous brothers and sisters. Dreaming of exploring life beyond the country, she graduated from Lake View High School and enrolled in Columbia Commercial College at age 16. Upon graduation in 1946, she began working with the South Carolina Employment Security Commission where she served for 11 years. It is there she met her husband of 60 years and began her life as wife and mother. Her continued hunger for learning and higher education brought her to enroll in Columbia College and later to the University of South Carolina where she received a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Sociology (1977) and later a Masters in Education (1980). Fulfilling her commitment to ensuring all had equal access to education, she devoted 20 years teaching in Richland County Public Schools including William S Hall Institute and Olympia Center for the Emotionally Handicapped. She was an active member of Kathwood Baptist Church, serving in various capacities including Education Committee, and numerous public service committees. Surviving are her sons, Mabry LeRoy Binnicker of Key West, Fla., Jeffery Lee Binnicker (Kim) of Columbia; daughters, Jean Binnicker Morris (Wayne) of Murrels Inlet, Madge Binnicker McNaboe of Columbia; six grandchildren, Elizabeth Binnicker Brown (Christian) of New Orleans, La., Rachel Binnicker of Madison, WI, Caroline and Catherine Morris of Murrels Inlet, and Garrett and Casey McNaboe of Columbia; brothers Douglas Ray Rogers and Bobby Kenneth Moody of Dillon County. She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Mabry Binnicker; son, William Rogers “Roger” Binnicker; grandson, Ryan Alexander Morris; siblings, Gentry LeRoy Rogers, Ed Rogers, Jr, Paul G. Rogers, Marian Rogers Carter and Patricia Threat Dimmery. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Kathwood Baptist Church, with burial immediately following in Memorial Park Cemetery in Orangeburg, SC. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, January 15, 2018

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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Betty Cook

January 18, 2018

Jean and family so sorry about your Mom losing a Mother is a great loss my God be with you all in the coming days ahead. Love all.

Nancy Brantley

January 16, 2018

To the Binnicker Family...
Mabry, Jeff, Jean and Madge,
I was saddened to just learn of your momma's passing. I have fond memories of your wonderful parents and you all.... as such devoted, loving children. God bless you!

Stacey Valitchka

January 16, 2018

Jeff,
My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss. What a special Mom! You and your family are in my thoughts.

Anne Brockington

January 16, 2018


Jean and family,

We send our love and prayers.

Anne and John Brockington

January 16, 2018

Mabry and Jeff, my sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your Mom.

Johnny, Mary Kitt, Melissa and Bethea Best

January 15, 2018

Jeff and family,
Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. We are praying for you during this difficult time. May God grant you peace in the coming days. Sending our love.

Swift and Eleanor Bethea

January 15, 2018

Thinking of you during this difficult time. Prayers for all of the family.

Cheryll Hughes

January 15, 2018

To the Binnicker Family, prayers sent your way. So sorry to hear of Mrs. Binnicker's passing. I have many fond memories of you all, my second family, at the house on Storkland Drive. She and Mr. Binnicker are together again. Rest in peace special lady.

William Nickas

January 15, 2018

May her memory be eternal.

Brittany Wingo

January 15, 2018


To Jeff and Binnicker family - Sending prayers your way for the loss of your mother. May you find comfort in your grief by remembering your time and joys of your togetherness. May God bless you and be with you.

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