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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