Olds, Dorothy


Dorothy Olds, 96, of Florence, SC, widow of the late Richard N. Olds, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

One of the founding members of Highland Park UMC in Florence, SC, she was a professional seamstress and among her many talents, she loved to create and sew beautiful angel dolls. She was a member of the Lenore Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and served as the past Grand Ester for the state of SC.

Born in Richmond, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Leslie Hornaday and Mary Jones Fishel. She is survived by her daughter, Joy (Jay) Robertson of Myrtle Beach; grandchildren Candy Lynne (Ronnie) Willhite of Simpsonville and James “Jay” Clarke Robertson of Myrtle Beach, and great granddaugter Heather (Eric) Warren of Simpsonville, and great-great grandchild Harley Warren of Simpsonville.
A family led memorial service was held on October 1, 2016, at Highland Park UMC. Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of SC or to Highland Park UMC.