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Dorothy "Dot" Baker Moss

Dorothy Baker Moss, 81, resident of 133 Highland Terrance, widow of Rev. James L. Moss passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont in Greenwood, SC.

Born April 12, 1935, in Rutherfordton, NC, she was a daughter of the late Rev. Richard Thomas Baker and Martha Hickman Baker.

Dot was a graduate of Rock Springs High School in Denver, NC and attended Queens College in Charlotte, NC. She was a very active member of Lebanon Presbyterian Church. She served with her husband as a missionary to Brazil from 1956 until 1962 with the Presbyterian Church and then in various pastorates in North and South Carolina. She enjoyed her roles as a pastor's wife, mother, grandmother, and Sunday school teacher.

Survivors include three daughters Amy Jones (Belson) of Abbeville, SC, Elza Reeves (Robert) of Anderson, SC and Beth Gregory (Mitchell) of Apex, NC; a son Lt. Col (Ret.) Marcus Moss (Dona) Yorktown, VA; granddaughters Hannah Gregory Miner (Dan), Millie Jones Sweeny (Andrew), Claira Moss; grandsons Joseph Moss (Katy), Christopher Moss (Grace), Timothy Moss (Rachel), Andrew Moss (Rebecca), Kirk Moss (Andrea), Keith Jones (Rachel), Steven Reeves, Mark Reeves, John Gregory (Tiffany), James Gregory, Thomas Gregory; eight great-grandchildren, Rory Moss, Noel Moss, Hailey Moss, Nathan Gregory, Benjamin Miner, Jude Sweeny, Georgie Sweeny and Ellie Jones; nephew David Baker and a number of special friends.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday July 30, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Lebanon Presbyterian Church with the Revs. Mitchell Gregory, Jeff Downs and John Fastenau officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family is at the home of Amy & Belson Jones 2327 Hwy. 72 West Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends Friday July 29, 2016 at the funeral home from 6:00 until 7:30 PM.

Active pallbearers will be Joseph Moss, Christopher Moss, Tim Moss, Andrew Moss, Kirk Moss, Keith Jones, Steven Reeves, Mark Reeves, John Gregory, James Gregory and Thomas Gregory.

Memorials in memory of Dot may be made to The Alzheimer's Association Upstate Chapter 4124 Clemson Blvd., Suite L Anderson, SC 29621.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, July 29, 2016
6:00 - 7:30 PM


Lebanon Presbyterian Church
698 Mt Carmel Rd
Abbeville, SC  29620
Saturday, July 30, 2016
11:00 AM


Lebanon Presbyterian Church Cem
698 Mt. Carmel Road
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

Memorial Contributions

Alzheimer's Association
4124 Clemson Blvd #L
Anderson, SC 29621

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A friend, confidant, mentor, and priceless gemstone in Gods eyes. I will miss our short catch ups this side of heaven, but I know your at forever rest... I shall see you soon my sweet friend. A legacy you have truly left.

Jennifer Donley Jul 30 2016 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss. I lived next to Jim and Dot 16 years ago. I had moved from Illinois to work at the RBR Lake. From the beginning, both Jim and Dot where like grandparents to me, very kind and loving. I will always have life long memories of them both. They are both together again in heaven with Jesus. Rest in Peace Dot.

Philip Manhart Jul 28 2016 12:00 AM

Our family was saddened to hear that "Grandma Dot" had passed away. We thought she was a very special person and always appreciated the way she welcomed our Grace into her family. We rejoice with you in the knowledge that she is now safely at home. Our prayers are with you all in the difficult days ahead.Nancy Goforth

Nancy Goforth Jul 27 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Your father must have been so happy to welcome her home! Through your tears, know that your mother was loved by so many! Both of your parents were very special to me. We had such good times at church and when Marc was at the Citadel all those years ago! Precious Memories!

Susan (McCord) Weeden Jul 27 2016 12:00 AM

We (the Downs family) are so thankful for the life of Dot Moss, and her family."Her children rise up and call her blessed" (Proverbs 31:28)

Jeff Downs Jul 27 2016 12:00 AM