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Obituary for Dorothy Roper Traynum

July 29, 1930 - March 19, 2017
Pendleton, South Carolina | Age 86


Dorothy R. Traynum
Pendleton, SC

Dorothy Roper Traynum, 86, widow of Wallace Horton Traynum, died Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson.

Born in Central, she was a daughter of the late John Samuel and Margaret "Maggie" Francis Price Roper.

Dot was a graduate of Central High School, was a housewife and later worked various jobs until her retirement from BASF in Anderson. She was a member of Bishop Branch Baptist Church. She enjoyed family, gardening, Clemson Tiger sports and the Atlanta Braves.

Surviving are her daughter, Hazel Cartee and husband Tony of Anderson; son, Wallace Edward Traynum of Pendleton; sisters, Rachel Morrison of Central and Reba Smith of Clemson; grandchildren, Lindsey Rhodes and Ansley Cartee; and great grandchildren, Jaxson and Cooper Rhodes.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by brothers, Paul, John Jr., Ray, Marion, Adger and Wilton Roper; and sisters, Jesse Martin, Bernice Kelly, Francis Sears and Zelma Hamilton Roscoe.

Funeral services will be 4 PM, Thursday, March 23, 2017 at Bishop Branch Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff Smoak officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Wednesday at Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home, Central.

Memorials may be made to Bishop Branch Baptist Church, 1109 Central Road, Central, SC 29630 or flowers will be accepted.

Condolences may be expressed online at or at the funeral home.

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  • Bishop Branch Baptist Church
    1109 Central Road
    Central, SC 29630

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Duckett-Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory

108 Cross Creek Road
Central, SC 29630
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