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Doris Garrett Blakely

Doris Garrett Blakely, 82, resident of 117 Braircliff Ave., wife of William "Bill" Blakely, passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood, SC.

Born in Greenville, SC, she was a daughter of the late William Haskell Garrett and Hazel Painter Garrett.

Doris was retired from the Abbeville County School District office with over 20 years of service. She was a faithful member of Main St. United Methodist Church having served in many capacities within the church. She was a loyal and faithful member of the church choir, the church archives committee, the Suzanne Wesley Circle and the Wesley Sunday School Class.

Survivors include her beloved husband of 63 years William "Bill" Blakely of the home; 3 sons Fred Blakely of the home, Russ Blakely (Tracie) of Chattanooga, TN and Danny Blakely of Cleveland, TN; one sister Ileen Rector of Greenville, SC; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Main St. United Methodist Church with the Revs. Randy Taylor and Leon Thompson officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. The family is at the home 117 Briarcliff Ave. Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon in the Greene Center from 1:30 until 2:30 PM at Main St. UMC prior to services.

Memorials in memory of Doris may be made to Main St. UMC PO Box 656 Abbeville, SC 29620.


Greene Center Main St UMC
300 North Main St
Abbeville, SC  29620
Sunday, February 08, 2015
1:30-2:30 PM


Main Street United Methodist Church
300 North Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Sunday, February 08, 2015
3:00 PM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Hwy 72 W
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

Memorial Contributions

Main St United Methodist Church
PO Box 656
Abbeville, SC 29620

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it been 4 years seen God took you homeand now is home with you and he Pass awaymay 8th 2017.

Fred and Russ and dad Feb 5 2018 12:00 AM

happy 3rd birthday in heaven and miss you very much and danny is with you in heaven.

Fred and Russ anb dad Dec 18 2017 12:00 AM

happy 2nd birthday in hevean

bill and fred blakely Dec 19 2016 12:00 AM

happy birthday mom on your day in heaven and we miss you everyday bill and fred russ danny

fred Dec 19 2015 12:00 AM

happy mother day and i miss you

fred May 10 2015 12:00 AM


fred blakely Feb 9 2015 12:00 AM

Russ we are so sorry to hear about your Mother - you are in our thoughts and prayers

Employees of Chadwick & Associates Feb 9 2015 12:00 AM

Russ, You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We are in hopes that wonderful memories of your mother will replace your sadness in the weeks and months to come.

Deborah Bowman Feb 9 2015 12:00 AM

Doris was a very special lady, with a smile for everyone. She had a gift for making everyone feel welcome, and for having a good time. We will remember the good times we have shared, and we will miss her. Bill, you and your family are in our prayers.Love, Barbara and Hal

Barbara and Hal Freese Feb 8 2015 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to learn about Doris' going to be with Jesus. She was quite a character. We always shared a laugh and a lots of fun. She made a definite mark the world and will be missed by many.

Carole Hill Feb 7 2015 12:00 AM

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