Dollie I. Younts
1930 - 2018
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Dollie I. Younts, of Fountain Inn, wife of Melvin K. Younts with their marriage of 67 years, known as "Miss Dollie" passed away on Friday, July 20, 2018 at the age of 88 with her family by her side.
"Miss Dollie" was a native of Cheraw, SC and was a daughter of the late Joseph Bert and Fay Laney Isgett.
In addition to her beloved husband, Melvin, she is survived by four sons, Kemp Younts and his wife, Tammie, Joe Younts, David Younts and his wife, Frieda, and Laney Younts and his wife, Dana; and her son-in-law James Culp and his wife, Corie. Mrs. Younts was preceded in death in 1996 by their daughter, Kerry Ann Y. Culp.
Known by them as "Meme" she is also survived by the loves of her life her grandchildren, Trent, Colin, and Drew Culp, Jenna Younts Chandler, Jonas, Cassie, and Will Younts, Katie Younts Kinley, Wesley, Dalton, Luke, Savannah, Kerry, and Grayson Younts; great-grandchildren, Jaxon & Mason Chandler, Lottie & Mattson Culp, Noah & Asher Kinley, and David Younts III; one sister, Tate Isgett Allen; and many nieces and nephews.
Dollie was a graduate of Columbia College with a BS Degree in Science. She taught eighth grade at San Souci Jr. High for four years. She was president of the Fountain Inn Garden Club and won many blue ribbons for her flower arrangements in many Greenville County Flower shows. Dollie thoroughly enjoyed playing golf and was president of the Fox Run CC Ladies Association for two years. Playing bridge and working in her flower garden were among her favorite pastimes.
Dollie and her husband, Melvin, contributed much to charities throughout Greenville County and the Upstate of SC including The Younts Center at Furman University, the North Greenville University football stadium, the Columbia College soccer complex, the Marie Younts Girls Home of Connie Maxwell in Mauldin, SC, the Younts Cultural Arts Center in Fountain Inn, and the Younts South Club area in Memorial Stadium at Clemson University.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 5:00 – 7:30 PM at Fountain Inn First Baptist Church, 206 N. Weston St, Fountain Inn, SC 29644.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Fountain Inn FBC.
Entombment will follow in the Cannon Memorial Park Chapel Mausoleum.
Pallbearers serving will be her nine grandsons, Trent, Colin & Drew Culp, Will, Jonas, Wesley, Grayson, Luke & Dalton Younts.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made payable to any of the following: The Melvin & Dollie Younts Charity Foundation, Furman University, Clemson University, Columbia College, the Cultural Arts Foundation of Fountain Inn, or the Fountain Inn First Baptist Church Foundation. Please mail all memorials to: PO Box 566, Fountain Inn, SC 29644.
Cannon Funeral Home, Fountain Inn, is assisting the family.
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Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal on Jul. 22, 2018.
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July 24, 2018
Joe/Donna Sullivan
July 24, 2018
To Melvin Younts
From Tom Mims

Sorry to hear of Dollie's passing. I am unable to pay my respects in person. Deep sympathy and highest regards!

Your friend Tom
Tom Mims
July 24, 2018
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July 24, 2018
The Furman University Melvin & Dollie Younts Conference Center staff are sorry to hear of the passing of Dollie Younts. We will always remember her warm smile and gracious heart. Please know our thoughts are with the Younts family during this difficult time. She will be missed!

The Melvin & Dollie Younts Conference Center Staff at Furman (Tony McGuirt, Lauren Blum, Hillarie Brown, Linda Moore, and Gayle Warth)
Hillarie Brown
July 23, 2018
My sincerest sympathies to you Mr. Younts and your family. You all will be in Mandy's and my thoughts and prayers. I know you will find strength in our Lord.

Rick Griffin, President-Elect
IPTAY Board of Directors
Beaufort, SC
Rick & Mandy Griffin
July 23, 2018
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July 23, 2018
To the Younts family,

So sorry for your loss. May God bless you and hold you in His hands over the next few months as you grieve.
Diane Nesmejanow
July 22, 2018
We loved to play golf together long ago, I will never forget.
Peggie Jolly
July 22, 2018
Dollie Younts will be missed ! Soft-spoken yet witty, charming, ladylike, and beautiful inside and out, Dollie was a great role model for many of us. I'm thankful Melvin married her and brought her to Fountain Inn some 67 years ago. She contributed much to this little city and left a beautiful mark throughout her life. Thinking of you all during these sad days and wishing you comfort and peace. With love and sympathy, Jennie Gault
Jennie Gault
July 22, 2018
Melvin and family, We were so sorry to hear about the death of Dollie. She was my fifth grade teacher after the death of my regular teacher, Mrs. Ruth Curry. She was such a sweet person and I know she will be missed my many. May God bless you and your family during this difficult time.
David & Peggy Woods
July 22, 2018
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July 22, 2018
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Lindsey Younts
July 22, 2018
Melvin and family prayers and condolences. Dollie was a fine lady and will be missed.
Irene Holland
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