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Dolores R. King
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  • Second Presbyterian Church
    342 Meeting Street
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“Dear Debbie and family,I loved the quiet grace and very private dignity Delores wore! She was a Southern lady with a fun and very dry wit! I...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Lisa Bill and children Aldrich - SC

“To the family of Dee - it was not my privilege to get to know Dee, but she was one in my Dad's list of favorites! He was a good judge of beauty,...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Marian Ecklund - San Jose, CA

“Debbie, Charles, and family,I had heard loving words about your Mother and was finally privileged to meet her once, many years ago. I have often...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: BRYCE BEREUTER - Kansas City, MO

“Debbie, I was deeply saddened to learn of your beautiful mother's death. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. I have many wonderful memories...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Cathie Clement Porter - NC

“Debbie, I was deeply saddened to learn of your beautiful mother's death. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. I have many wonderful memories...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Cathie Clement Porter - NC

“So sorry for you loss, Debbie. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Anna Hohnadel - Atlantic, VA

“Mrs. King was such a very nice lady. I remember when she would come to K-mart pharmacy for yrs and every yr she brought blueberry that was grown in...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Cynthia Ward - Eurie - Adam's Run, SC

“The epitome of a southern lady was Dolores - with great charm, wit, and humor. She didn't hesitate to tell it like it is. Which I admire greatly. ...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: susan carson lambert - Family

“My sympathy to you, Deb, & your family. I know you will miss your most special Mom. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Fox - Charleston, SC

“Dolores remains in my mind as a strong, loving and courageous woman. Her children and grands, received some wonderful genes. Love to all, Jane ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Jane Walsh - Roswell, GA - Family

Dolores Ropp Stier King, 89, late of Hollywood, SC, was born on June 10, 1930 in Statesboro, Georgia and on June 27, 2019 knew that it was time to move on. Her Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, July 9, 2019 in Second Presbyterian Church, at 11:00 am. Interment, churchyard. The family will receive friends Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

She "never won a medal," but instead enjoyed a lifetime of quiet, modest dignity; charming, personal elegance; deep, lifelong friendships; unswerving, devotional loyalty; momentary flashes of anger; and a hair-trigger sense of humor -- especially at the bleakest moments. She loved her family, friends, music and a good joke. Usually preferring to remain in the background, she was often compelled to "take the reins" -- and did so with practical zest.

Like her grandparents and parents, she offers to her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren -- and all of their chosen ones -- an inheritance of the opportunity to create peaceful, gentle, fun, happy, generous, supportive, loving homes and families. THANK YOU! All the rest can be chalked up to being human.

Dolores is survived by her daughter, Deborah Stier Carson of Meggett, SC; son, J. Charles Stier (Molly) of Olney, MD; two grandchildren: Cydney Carson Epps (Brett) of Johns Island, SC and Erica L. Carson (Vanessa) of James Island, SC; three great-grandchildren; and five step-children: DeWitt W. King III (Debra) of Charlotte, NC, Joseph J. King (Barbara) of Sapphire, NC, Jane King Walsh (Steve) of Roswell, GA, Robert M. King of Charlotte, NC, and Andrew B. King (Jennifer) of St. Johns FL.

She was predeceased by her husband, DeWitt Walker King, Jr., her son-in-law, Robert P. "Bob" Carson, and the father of her children, Kenneth C. Stier.

Memorials may be made to Second Presbyterian Church, 342 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.

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Second Presbyterian Churchyard

342 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 723-9237