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Dorothy McClary Coley

Dorothy McClary Coley
  • July 6, 1926 - February 28, 2018
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to
  • American Cancer Society
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston, SC 29406
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Lowcountry Aids Services
    3547 Meeting Street Road
    North Charleston, SC 29405

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“Memory List: Much Love, chocolate, lavender, peanut butter and banana sandwiches, peanut butter fudge, uno, fly swatter, puzzles, shrimp salad,...Read More »
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“I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom/Grandmother was a very special person and will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers for the family. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Alice Cooper - Charleston, SC

“My condolences to the family. May the wonderful memories of your loved one comfort you until God's promises are fulfilled. Matthew 5:5 ”
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“Sorry for your loss. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" strengthen your family during this difficult time ...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: T W - Charleston, SC

Dorothy McClary Coley, 91, of North Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Elisha "Hank" Henry Coley, Jr. entered into eternal rest Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Her Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, March 7, 2018 in Holy Cross Cemetery, 604 Fort Johnson Road at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Dorothy was born July 6, 1926 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of the late Jesse McClary and Ruby Hiot McClary. She greatly enjoyed aerobics and being with her family and friends.

She is survived by two daughters: Sandra C. Kornahrens (Fred) of Hendersonville, NC and Tammy D. Coley (John Conklin) of Atlanta, GA; three grandchildren: Patricia Kornahrens Jenkins, Allen F. Kornahrens (Michelle), and Adam C. Kornahrens (Hester); four great-grandchildren: Alex, Zac, Carlee, and Abbie; three brothers: Jesse McClary (Mary), Billy McClary (Betty), and Richard McClary (Jean); two sisters: Lucille Hardin and Shirley Woodside (Bob); and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sons: John L. Coley and Ronald A. Coley; and three siblings: Frankie Tyler, Pat Baker, and Bobby McClary.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406 or Lowcountry Aids Services, 3547 Meeting Street Road, North Charleston, SC 29405.