Eleanor Collins McDougall
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Eleanor Collins McDougall
  • August 8, 1916 - April 20, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - Eleanor “Betty” Collins McDougall, 100, died Thursday, April 20, 2017 after a lengthy illness. Betty was the daughter of George W. Collins and Mary Eliza Claffy Collins. She was a founding and devoted member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, a volunteer at Providence Hospital and very involved with Easter Seals Organization for many years.



In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Robert H. McDougall; her son, James Collins McDougall; son-in-law, Samuel Curtis Drake; and her siblings, George W. Collins, Jr., Mary Louise Dillon, Catherine “Kitty” Heath, Robert J. Collins and David H. Collins.



Surviving are her children, Helen Drake, Bobby McDougall (Patty), David McDougall (Coco); daughter-in-law, Diane McDougall, and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.



A Memorial Mass for Mrs. McDougall will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 24, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, with burial to follow at Elmwood Cemetery. A Rosary will be recited from 5:00 until 5:30 p.m. with visitation to follow until 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 2017, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.



The family wishes to thank the staff of Abbey Road Hospice and also Lucille Aquil for her friendship and devotion as Betty’s caregiver.



In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 3512 Devine Street, Columbia, SC 29205.



Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.