Dorothy Skipper Stephens

Published 5:46 pm Thursday, March 22, 2012

Dorothy Skipper Stephens, 81, of Green Creek Dr., Columbus (Green Creek Community) passed away Thursday, March 22, 2012 at her home.
Born in Polk County, she was the daughter of the late Ferd Skipper and Lusco Gosnell Skipper. She was owner and operator of Green Greek Salon. She enjoyed music, having played the piano for many years. Mrs. Stephens was a member of Green Creek First Baptist Church and was the widow of Jack Stephens, who died in 1999.
Surviving is one daughter, Yvonne Bloom and her husband, Larry Bloom, of Sandy Springs, Ga.; one son, Mark Butler of Atlanta, Ga.; two sisters, Juanita McGuire of Anderson, S.C. and Gladys Nanny of Virginia; one brother, Arnold Skipper of Melvin Hill, N.C. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Chad Butler and Christy Gee, and four great-grandchildren, Chadee, Tori, Brayden and Hudson.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24 in Green Creek First Baptist Church, with Rev. Allen McKinney officiating.
Burial will be in Green Creek First Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1 – 2 p.m. prior to the service in the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, N.C. 28722.
An online guest register may be signed at
McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon.

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