Mrs. Dora Lee Goodwin Behling, 81, of Smoaks, entered into eternal rest Sunday, February 21, 2021 at her residence.
Born November 20, 1939 in Bamberg, she was a daughter of the late John C. Goodwin, Sr. and Dora Smith Goodwin. She was a retired receptionist for her husbands’ optometry practice, Dr. W.E. Behling Optometry, in St. George. She had also worked as a nurse in Allendale. She loved crocheting and took great pride in the blankets she crocheted for her loved ones. She also enjoyed cooking for her family and friends.
Surviving are: her husband of 57 years, Dr. William Eldridge Behling, Sr. of Smoaks; sons, William Eldridge Behling, Jr. of Lincolnton, Georgia, David F. Behling of Smoaks, and Lee S. Behling and his wife Andrea of Smoaks; brother, John C. “Coke” Goodwin, Jr, and his wife Dorothy of Camden; and two granddaughters, Faith A. Behling and Paisley E. Behling. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Ann Fountain.
Funeral services will be held 2 o’clock, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Little Swamp United Methodist Church, 17465 Hunters Chapel Road, Smoaks. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Little Swamp United Methodist Church, 16438 Hunters Chapel Road, Smoaks, South Carolina 29481.
ARRANGEMENTS BY: THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408. Visit the registry online at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com.
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