Dorothy B. Metts PDF Print E-mail

Dorothy Bickley Metts, 84, of Little Mountain, widow of Tommy Lee Metts died Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at Palmetto Health Baptist at Parkridge.

Born February 12, 1933, in White Rock, she was a daughter of the late George Holly and Annie Pearl Meetze Bickley. She had worked for Ellett Brothers for thirty-five years and retired from Newberry College. She was a member of Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church where she was a member of the Alpha Sunday School Class. Mrs. Metts was a fifty year member of the Order of the Eastern Star Little Mountain Chapter #276 and a dual member of the Newberry Chapter # 226. She served as Worthy Matron and many other offices in her local Chapter. She served in many Grand Chapter Appointments as well as Grand Adah in 2005-2006.

She is survived by her siblings, Betty B. (Clyde) Lester of Newberry, Andrew (Bobbie Jean) Bickley of Chapin and Linda B. (Hewitt) Grant of Chapin; nieces and nephews and a number of great-nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Frank Bickley and Herman Bickley.

Funeral services will be held at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 11:00 am by the Rev. John Stoudemayer. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home on Thursday from 5:00- 7:00 pm. Memorials may be made to Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 816 Mt. Tabor Church Road, Little Mountain, SC 29075 or the Little Mountain Rescue Squad, PO Box 8, Little Mountain, SC 29075.

Active pallbearers will be Troy Grant, Kenny Bickley, Bryan Tarlton, Kevin Shealy, Chris Boozer and Danny Bundrick.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Eastern Star and members of the Alpha Sunday School Class.

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#20 Gladys sligh 2017-07-27 21:26
My prayers are with the family during this time. I ask God to give you peace and wrap his arms around you for comfort. Ms. Dot will be greatly missed.
#19 Beth h Frick 2017-07-27 16:07
So sorry to hear of Mrs. Dot's passing. sincere sympathy to all the family. you are in our prayers. Beth and Bubba Frick
#18 Allene Dawkins 2017-07-27 11:03
I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Dot. Sending love & prayers to all of the family! May God bless you at this sad time.
#17 Nancy Jones 2017-07-26 16:24
Dot was one of the sweetest ladies that I have known
I was honored to serve with her as a Grand Officer in
Eastern Star. Her smile and the twinkle in her eyes
always brightened my day when I saw her. She will be
missed by so many family members and friends. My
heart goes out to those who are saddened by our
#16 Murriel Shealy 2017-07-26 14:48
Our thoughts, prayers, and deepest sympathy to the family of Dot. She was a sweet lady. May your memories help you through this difficult time.
Clifford & Murriel Shealy
#15 Glenda Torrence 2017-07-26 14:36
To all the family, we are sorry for your loss and will keep you in our thoughts & prayers. James & Glenda Torrence
#14 Susan Wicker 2017-07-26 13:48
So sorry to hear about Ms. Dot. You are all in my thoughts and prayers
Susan & Brett Wicker
#13 Mollie Graham 2017-07-26 13:16
Dear Betty,Iam so very sorry to hear about Dot.She was a kind and sweet lady.My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Take care. Love and blessings Mollie Graham
#12 Anthony Matthews 2017-07-26 12:10
Thoughts and prayers are with your family. Miss Dot was as gracious on the outside as she was on the inside. Anthony & Sebrena Matthews
#11 Debbie & Don Dennis 2017-07-26 08:47
Linda & family , we were so sorry to hear about Dot . She
was a special lady and will be missed. Sending prayers for strength & comfort in the days ahead.
#10 Carolyn Wessel 2017-07-26 08:46
Our family has lost a sweet, loving aunt, She was the last member of our Metts family, and she is truly missed. Now she has joined Uncle Tommy Lee and her brothers- and sisters-in-law in heaven. What a grand reunion it must have been,
#9 Janice Smith 2017-07-26 07:53
My heartfelt sympathy to the family of Ms.Dot. She was a loving and sweet person and will be missed. In Christian love, Janice Smith
#8 Kay C. Richardson 2017-07-26 04:36
Our thoughts and Prayers are with you at the passing of Mrs. Dot, a very gracious and sweet lady. Kay & Wayne Richardson
#7 Karen Winn 2017-07-25 21:13
Our thoughts and prayers are with Ms. Dots family. She was a very sweet loving lady. Heaven has definitely ga on a sweet angel. She will be graciously missed by the Little Mountain and Mt. Tabor communities. May God give you peace and comfort knowing she is no longer in pain and suffering. She is now reunited with the love of her life Mr. Tommy Lee.
With All Our Love,
Rodger and Karen Winn
#6 Jim and Patsy Parks 2017-07-25 15:53
We are so thankful we had the opportunity to get to know Mrs. Dot. She was such a sweet lady. To the family, we are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers for God's love, peace and comfort to be with each of you in the coming days.
#5 Harriett Riddle 2017-07-25 13:39
Sorry to hear of Dots passing. Sympathy to all of the family. You are in our prayers.
#4 Cindy Fulmer Hall 2017-07-25 13:34
Thoughts and prayers for family. I will never forget this sweet angel of a lady!
#3 LUCY JACKSON 2017-07-25 11:02
so sorry to hear of Dots passing--Heaven has gained another angel. I know she will be missed. Praying for comfort in the days ahead.
#2 Mark & Missy Hipp 2017-07-25 10:21
Ms. Dot was a sweet, kind & gracious lady. She will surely be missed by all. We had some really good times & great fellowship while cooking at the shop on Fridays & New Year's. Stand firm in your faith & know she is at peace now in Jesus' arms. We love you all!!!
Mark & Missy Hipp
#1 Sally Huffstetler 2017-07-25 10:15
So sorry to hear of Mrs. Dot's passing. She is no longer in pain and has been reunited with Mr. Tommy.
Thoughts & Prayers for the family.
Ronnie & Sally Huffstetler