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Dorothy Pillsbury

March 2, 1924 ~ January 23, 2020 (age 95)


Mrs. Dorothy Smith Pillsbury, 95, of Walterboro, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Colleton Medical Center.  She was first married to the late Youil H. Wooten, Sr. and was the widow of the late Phil Pillsbury.


Mrs. Pillsbury was born March 2, 1924 in Tennessee.  She was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Walterboro.  She owned ABC Appliances in North Charleston for many years and was in retail sales for many years.  She was an avid gardener of both flowers and vegetables.  She took great pride in her garden and sold the vegetables she grew to many local businesses.  She dearly loved her family and will be missed by all.


Surviving are: her daughters-in-law, Sandra Wooten of Walterboro and Darlene Wooten Herring of Conway; grandchildren, John Wooten, Fred Wooten, Ginger Morrison, and April Adair; and numerous great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her sons, Youil H. Wooten, Jr., Jerry D. Wooten, and Everett C. Wooten; daughter-in-law, Judy Wooten Williams; and a granddaughter, Angie Kylander.


Funeral services will be held at 6 pm, Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at The Brice Herndon Funeral Chapel, Walterboro.  Interment will be held at 11 am Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at Carolina Memorial Park, 7113 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston.


The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 5 pm until the hour of service at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408.  Visit the registry online at:

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January 28, 2020

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory, Walterboro Chapel
1193 Bells Highway
Walterboro, SC 29488

Funeral Service
January 28, 2020

6:00 PM
Brice Herndon Funeral Chapel (Walterboro)

Graveside Service
January 29, 2020

11:00 AM
Carolina Memorial Park
7113 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29406

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