Dorothy Walker Grist
Dorothy Walker Grist
  • July 17, 1930 - November 30, 2016
  • White Rock, South Carolina

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CHAPIN - Funeral service for Dorothy W. Grist, 86, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

Dorothy “Dot” Walker Grist passed away on Wednesday morning, November 30. She was married and devoted to the love of her life, Jay Withers Grist for 61 years prior to his passing on December 24, 2011. Together they shared a passion for history, road trips to explore, collecting antiques, and the love for their children.

She was a loving mother to Libby Miller, Linda Hayes, Jay Grist, Jr. (Donna) and Craig Grist (Sue). She was affectionately known as “Grannie” by her grandchildren, Kimberly Abbott McKinnon, Ami Abbott Hildebrand, Travis Adcock, Elizabeth Miller, Lance Hayes, Kalin and Elena Grist. She was great-grandmother to Brett and Maggie McKinnon, Jocelyn Schroeder, Hannah Isbil and Micayla Walling.

Dot was the daughter of the late Tally Otto and Vera Canady Walker. She was the sister of Everette D. Walker and the late Dr. Thurmond Walker.

She was loved by many for her beautiful smile and will be greatly missed.

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