OBITUARY

Mrs. Dorothy Walker Grist

July 17, 1930November 30, 2016

Funeral service for Dorothy W. Grist, 86, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Dorothy “Dot” Walker Grist passed away on Wednesday morning, November 30. She was married and devoted to the love of her life, Jay Withers Grist for 61 years prior to his passing on December 24, 2011. Together they shared a passion for history, road trips to explore, collecting antiques, and the love for their children. She was a loving mother to Libby Miller, Linda Hayes, Jay Grist, Jr. (Donna) and Craig Grist (Sue). She was affectionately known as “Grannie” by her grandchildren, Kimberly Abbott McKinnon, Ami Abbott Hildebrand, Travis Adcock, Elizabeth Miller, Lance Hayes, Kalin and Elena Grist. She was great-grandmother to Brett and Maggie McKinnon, Jocelyn Schroeder, Hannah Isbil and Micayla Walling. Dot was the daughter of the late Tally Otto and Vera Canady Walker. She was the sister of Everette D. Walker and the late Dr. Thurmond Walker. She was loved by many for her beautiful smile and will be greatly missed. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, December 3, 2016

Memories

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December 2, 2016

Libby and entire Family
I'm so sorry to read about your mom's passing. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family. All my love!
Marilyn Derrick Irmo, South Carolina

Karta Van Hook Merritt

December 2, 2016

Jay, I just saw this in the paper. I'm so sorry to hear about your sweet momma passing. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and your family. I'll let Sigmund know. Dear friend where have the years gone?

Heraeus Quartz

December 2, 2016

Prayers of peace and comfort to the family during this time of loss!

terry wilson

December 2, 2016

my prayers are with the family

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY