Dorothy G. Barfield FLORENCE - Dorothy Gladden Barfield, 88, died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at her home after an illness. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Waters-Powell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home. She was born in Great Falls, SC, a daughter of the late Herbert Jesse Gladden, Sr., and Cynthia Easterling Gladden. She was raised in Columbia and moved to Florence in 1955, when her husband, Harold James Barfield, opened Pee Dee Brace & Limb. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church, and loved to read and crochet. Survivors include her two daughters, Suzanne (Stephen, III) McCall of Effingham and Jennifer (Charles) DeMaggio of Florence; four grandchildren, Stephen Webb (Megan) McCall, IV, Matthew Harold McCall (fianc, Karlin Porter), and Michael DeMaggio, all of Florence, and Helaina Barfield of Myrtle Beach; a brother, Herbert Jesse (Jane) Gladden, Jr. of Lexington, SC; and three great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband and her son, Harold James "Jimmy" Barfield, Jr. Memorials may be made to Camden Military Academy, 520 Hwy 1 North, Camden, SC 29020.
This obituary was originally published in the Morning News (Florence, SC).