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Dorothy Lollis

April 5, 1929 - February 14, 2017

Service Date: April 2, 2017

Dorothy Aileen Gilliam Lollis, 87, of Anderson, SC passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at her home.

Born in Oconee, SC on April 5, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Lola Davis Gilliam Fuller, her biological father the late George Dewey Burns, and her step-father the late Dee Gilliam. She was the wife to the late Herman Lollis, was retired from Wamsutta Mill, and was a member of Nell Townsend Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her son: Shannon Lollis (Rene’ Smith Lolllis); brother: Larry “Bobby” Burns; sister: Carolyn Wright; grandchildren: Jennifer, Madison, and Matthew Lollis, Clint Garrison, and Paula Cromer; great-grandchildren: Kelsie, Andrew, Ashley, Brandon, McKensie, Hannah, and Brayden; great-great grandchildren: Braylen and Jayden; and other family members: Vikie, Jerry, Tracey, and Dennis Durham, James Gilliam Jr., Mike and Deborah Gilliam, Stacy Dooley, Donald and Bruce Milford, Mike and Carter Lollis, David Boykin, Bud Peeples, and Jerry King.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brothers: Bill and James Gilliam, “Tommy” Joe Burns, and Dewey Burns; sisters: Barbara Gilliam Milford, Hazel Durham, and Montez Bearden; and grandparents: Della and Jesse Davis, Thomas Burns and Emma Patterson.

A memorial service will be held at Nell Townsend Presbyterian Church on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 5pm and will be officiated by Reverend Jackie Arnold. The service will be open for family and friends.

The family will be at the home.

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Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory, South Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.