Emily Dominick PDF Print E-mail

Emily Gregory Dominick, 96, of Newberry, widow of Hugh Allen Dominick, died Saturday, August 29, 2020 at National Health Care in Greenwood.

She was the daughter of the late Seba John Gregory and Lennie Mitchell Gregory. Born in Saluda, SC, she was a graduate of Saluda High School where she lettered for two years in basketball and was also a graduate Columbia Commercial College. While in college, she was employed by Gibb Typewriter Company.

After marriage in 1942, she and her husband were employed by The Farmers Hatchery at 908 Main Street in Newberry. In 1957 they became the owners of the hatchery until its closure in 1970.

She owned and operated Jack and Jill Day Care for 25 years. During her retirement she was a Meals-on-Wheels volunteer. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Newberry for 54 years.

Emily was predeceased by a sister, French Gregory Boyd, a daughter, Jean E. Dominick and a son, H. Elliott Dominick.

She is survived by a daughter, Claire Dominick Fleming (John Awtrey) of Little Mountain; sons, Gregory Allen Dominick (Chris) of Silverstreet and John Andrew Dominick of Greenwood; grandchildren, Tim Crow (Stephanie) of Lexington, John Eron Crow (Becky) of Cayce, Frank G. Fleming of Lexington, Dr. Gregory Mitchell Dominick of Bear, DE, Jennifer D. Gartner of West Columbia, Jessie D. Hazel (Earl) of Newberry, Bryan C. Dominick of Charleston, Carley Dominick of Charlotte and Brad Owen (Shawna) of Columbia and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, September 1, 2020 in Rosemont Cemetery by the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Harmon. The family will receive friends at the graveside following the service. Memorials may be made to Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 1738 Greenwood Highway, Saluda, SC 29138 or to First Baptist Church, 1020 Boundary Street, Newberry, SC 29108. Due to COVID 19 everyone is reminded of social distancing requirements and masks are encouraged.

Active pallbearers will be grandchildren.



#22 Holly Skipper 2020-09-01 14:16
John and family,
My prayers and greatest sympathy for you all!
Love ,
Holly Ferqueron Skipper
#21 Rick and Nancy powla 2020-09-01 10:17
Dear Claire and John thinking of you and your loss!God bless your family and all Emily's family . Your neighbors Nancy and Richard powlas
#20 Patricia and Gordon 2020-08-31 21:02
Greg and family, we are so sorry about the loss of your mom. She was a beautiful Christian lady and a dear friend who was loved by all who knew her. May God wrap His loving arms around each of you and give you peace. Sending many prayers and much love for all
#19 Charlotte Koon Ehney 2020-08-31 18:30
So sorry for your loss. Wishing you peace & comfort.
#18 Edith Bedenbaugh 2020-08-31 18:06
Dear Claire, Greg, and John
I know how hard it is to lose your mother during this time. Sending prayers for now and hugs when I can. Love you guys.
#17 Heather Armstrong 2020-08-31 15:00
Mama Dominick was truly one of the best! I have so many fond childhood memories of her and Daddy Hugh. You are all in my thoughts and prayers!
#16 Jimmy Dawkins 2020-08-31 13:42
Claire and family, may God embrace you in his loving arms and surround you with his love, comfort, and peace during this difficult time.
#15 Mary MEEKS 2020-08-31 13:35
I am so sad to learn of Mrs. Emily’s passing. She was one of the most faithful members of our church. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.


Janice Meeks
#14 Heather Hendrix Arms 2020-08-31 13:34
Mama Dominick (& Daddy Hugh) played such a big role in my childhood! I am so thankful for all they taught me & for all the wonderful memories!! I still can’t make toast as yummy as she could.
#13 Lucy Turner 2020-08-31 13:17
Clair and family..
Somewhere there is life eternal
Somewhere there is a home above
There is no night without dawning
Beyond this death is god and love

Prayers for you during this difficult time
Lucy Turner
#12 Clarissa Hendrix 2020-08-31 07:59
Bless the memory of”Mama Dominick”! She was Avery special person who truly loved and cared for everyone! She taught and loved so many children who became better adults because of her influence!
#11 Charlene Fisher 2020-08-31 07:37
Claire, So sorry to read of your mother's passing Sincere sympathy and prayers of comfort in your family's behalf. Your former college friend, Charlene Fisher
#10 Lucy Turner 2020-08-31 05:51
Claire and family:
Somewhere there is life eternal.
Somewhere there is a home above
There is no night without dawning
Beyond this death there is God and love

Prayers for you all during this most difficult time
Lucy Turner
#9 Jean Bedenbaugh 2020-08-30 21:40
Carley... so sorry to hear about your grandmother. She lived a long life with so many memories you will keep forever. You have a special angel watching over you and your family.
#8 Billy & Edith Morris 2020-08-30 20:19
Greg and family
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mom. May all your memories be sweet
Billy & Edith Morris
#7 Byrd & Susan Smith 2020-08-30 20:09
What a Wonderful Legacy of Love Ms Emily leaves to many. YOU will never know the impact & difference that She has made on this Earth. Her life was a Blessing to all who knew Her! Thinking of You all with Many Prayers & Much LOVE ❣
#6 Jimmy Dawkins 2020-08-30 20:07
Claire and family, May God wrap you in his loving arms and watch over you during this difficult time. Cherish all your wonderful memories!
#5 Ethel Sheetz 2020-08-30 19:26
Thoughts and prayers for the family.
#4 Mary MEEKS 2020-08-30 17:25
Claire and family,

I am very sad to learn of your mom’s passing. She was truly a faithful WMU leader and member. Please know that our prayers are with all of you.


Janice & Tommy Meeks
#3 Patsy Parks 2020-08-30 16:55
What a precious lady that had so much love to give, not only to her family, but to the many, many children she cared for during the years. Our children loved Dominick and Daddy Hugh snd we did, too. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as you grieve her loss. May God encircle each of you in His loving arms in the days ahead. Love,
Jim and Patsy Parks
#2 Karen & Mike Brehmer 2020-08-30 16:40
To all of the family, we send our prayers. Dominick was a very special lady in the lives of our sons, Neal and Lance. We all were blessed to have her and Daddy Hugh as caregivers for our children. We will forever be grateful for all that they learned in her care. May you find comfort knowing that she is Home now.
Love, Mike and Karen
#1 Dan and Ann Pitts 2020-08-30 13:10
Mrs.Claire and family
Please know y’all are in our thoughts and prayers. If we can do anything for y’all please let us know. We Love y’all.