Mrs. Dorothy "Dottie" Donovan

Dorothy (Dottie) Donovan, 75, went to be with her Lord Friday, May 10, 2013 after a long illness. She has been a life long resident of Richmond Hill and attended local schools.
Dottie is preceded in death by her husband, Joe Donovan; her parents, Earl and Dorothy Shepard; and brother, Billy Shepard. Survivors include three sons, Dale, Johnny and Jerry Swafford and their families; and a sister, Mildred (Smitty) Hughes of Richmond Hill.
Visitation will be Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home Bryan Chapel. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013 at Oglethorpe Memorial Park in Hinesville.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Coastal Manor and Bryan County Health and Rehab staff for the loving care of Mrs. Donovan. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American 201 Television Circle Savannah, GA 31406.
Carter Funeral Home - Bryan Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences can be made at

Funeral Home

Carter Funeral Home - Bryan Chapel
10512 Ford Avenue PO Box 1717  Richmond Hill, GA 31324
(912) 756-2222

Published in BryanCountyNews from May 10 to May 17, 2013