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“Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your loved one. Your family is in our thoughts and in our prayers. Mayor Minnie Newman and...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Mayor Minnie and Hanahan City Council

“Dear Sherrie, Robin, and Michael,Our hearts go out to you at this time. May God be with all of you and bless you during this sad time and days to...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Mo and Dot Young - Hanahan, SC

“Dearest Sherrie, Robin and Michael, I am so sorry for your loss, your Mother was such a precious person, I have loved her for many years. Before she...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Carolyn McDowell - Hanahan, SC

“So sorry for your loss. Mom left on the 1st and Aunt Dottie on the 3rd. Heaven is certainly sweeter. We will pray for you as we walk through the...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Julie King - Fort Worth, TX

“So sorry about your Mom! An old friend from Girl Scouts,Dawn Ellison Smith ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Heart goes out to you, Robin. It's never easy to say goodbye to any parent. Prayers for comfort and solace for you and yours at this time. Peace and...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Stephen Jones - Aiken, SC

“My condolences to the family. May you all find peace and strength during this difficult time. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: - Charleston, SC

“Sorry for the loss of your mother. Prayers for the family that God will comfort an sustaine you in this time an for the coming days ahead. Dot was...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Ella Jean Alsup Rollins Columbia

“Robin and John, so sorry for your loss. The family is in our prayers. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Pat and Robyn Moretti - SC

“Aunt Dot was a sweet and kind person. I will never forget the kindness that was shown to my family. Sending prayers and hugs to her sweet family. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Julie Tarr - Charleston, SC

“Ms. Dot was such a sweet and special lady. I am honored to have been able to care for her and will remember that contagious smile forever! My heart...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Catherine Morgan

Dorothy Cook Cease, 83, of Hanahan, SC, widow of Charlie Lee Cease died Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Her funeral service will be held Saturday, January 7, 2017, in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road, at 3:00 p.m. The entombment will be private. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until the service starts at 3:00 p.m.

Dorothy was born April 11, 1933 in Georgia, daughter of the late William Perry Cook and Lottie Bernice Clark Cook. She owned Bridal House of Charleston and was also a realtor. Dorothy was active in her community having served on Hanahan City Council, she worked diligently in the PTA and started a reading program at Fishburne Elementary. She was a member of Christ Sanctified Holy Church, where she was very active in her youth.

She is survived by three children: Robin Cease Halbig (John) of Hanahan, SC, Michael Cease of Goose Creek, SC, and Sherrie Cease of Hanahan, SC; eleven grandchildren: Justin Todd, Brandon Todd, Ashley Todd Bennett, Alison Abbott, Christin Cease, Jason Halbig, Ryan Halbig, Caleb Halbig, Jordan Halbig, David Barker, and Jake Barker; and great-grandchildren:, Elijah Bennett, Desmond Todd and Oliver Todd.

She was preceded in death by her spouse, parents and two siblings, Lottie Mae Oliver, and William Cook.