Dee V. Medes
1931 - 2020
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Dee V. Medes COLUMBIA - Services for Dee V. Medes, 88, will be private in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family. Mrs. Medes passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Born in East Moline, Illinois on October 17, 1931, Dee was a daughter of the late Angelo Volantos and Katherine Himonas Volantos. Dee was a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Her spirited heart and devotion was expressed through her lifetime devotion to the Lord. She was a dedicated servant of the church helping with the Greek Festival for over 30 years and singing in the choir for over 50 years. Dee also served in St. Katherine's Philoptochos Ladies Charitable Society. She is survived by her daughter, Anastasia Kathryn Medes; son, Charles "Chuck" Basil Medes; and one granddaughter. In addition to her parents, Dee was predeceased by her husband and sweetheart who were married for 57 years, Andrew Medes. Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Building Fund, 1931 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Memories may be shared at www.dunbarfunerals.com

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Published in The State on Jun. 28, 2020.
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July 1, 2020
Condolences to the Medes family. Dee was such a sweet lady and she will be missed. May her memory be eternal. Prayers for the family.
Maria Melonas
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June 30, 2020
Charles, Kelly Marie, James Gunner Harley and Charles Basil Jr
Charles Medes
Family
June 30, 2020
Charles Basil, wife Kelly Marie, and twins James Harley Gunner and Charles Basil Jr.
Charles Medes
Family
June 30, 2020
Son Charles Basil, wife Kelly and twins James Harley Gunner and Charles Basil JR
Son Charles Basil Sr, wife Kelly Marie and sons James Harley Gunner and Charles Basil Jr
Charles Medes
Family
June 30, 2020
Always smiling and friendly -- a sweet, sweet lady. I was truly saddened to learn about Dee's passing and extend my heartfelt sympathy to her family. May she rest in peace and may her memory be eternal.
Florence Baird
Friend
June 28, 2020
We are both so very saddened to hear of Dees passing. She was a very sweet and gentle lady and will be missed! May God rest her soul. May her memory be eternal!

Vicki & Roy Alexander
Vicki & Roy Alexander
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June 28, 2020
I'll miss seeing sweet Dee at the Columbia Media Club meetings. Staci and family, know that I'm with you in this terrible time.
Rick Wrigley
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