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Dorothy Smith

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Dorothy Smith Obituary
Dorothy Elizabeth Scott Smith - SAVANNAH - Dorothy Elizabeth Scott Smith died at home on June, 26, 2013. Mrs. Smith was born in Thomas County, Georgia, the daughter of William F. Scott and Ethel Cochran Scott and after the death of her mother in early childhood, Elva Holman Scott. She is predeceased by her husband, Linton Harris Smith, Jr., and her brothers, William F. Scott, Jr., and Cochran Albert Scott. Mrs. Smith attended the Ashley Hall School in Charleston, South Carolina, Sullins Academy in Bristol, Virginia, and graduated from the University of Georgia where she was a member of the Chi Omega sorority. An avid golfer, she was a member of the women's golf team while she was at the University of Georgia. She will forever be remembered as a wildly vocal lifelong supporter of her beloved Bulldogs. After graduation, she taught elementary school in both public and private schools. She met and married Linton Harris Smith, Jr., after he completed his tour of duty with the United States Air Force during World War II. The Smiths came to Savannah to work in the family business, Scott Concrete Pipe Co. She was founder and CEO of Smith Family Enterprises, LLC and ScoCon, Inc. Mrs. Smith was a member of the Junior League of Savannah, a supporter and fundraiser for the Leukemia Society, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Candler Auxiliary. For many years she was an active member of Bull Street Baptist Church where she was flower chairman and served in many other areas of leadership. She was a member of the Isle of Hope United Methodist Church, where she was active with the Mustard Seed Circle and the UMW. She is survived by her children, Theresa Scott Smith of Bendigo, Australia, Allison Smith Wienand (Bernard John Wienand, Jr.), Newnan, Georgia, and Linton Harris Smith III of Thunderbolt, Georgia; and her grandchildren, John Harris Wienand, Margaret Elizabeth Smith and Linton Harris Smith IV. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. Funeral service for Mrs. Smith will be held on Saturday at 2 o'clock at the Isle of Hope United Methodist Church with interment to follow at Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery. Savannah Morning News June 29, 2013 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
Published in Savannah Morning News from June 27 to June 29, 2013
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