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400 West Cherokee St
Post Office Box 428
Blacksburg, SC 29702
Phone: 864-839-2334
Fax: 864-839-2335
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Linda Avalona

August 27, 1947 – October 5, 2018

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Obituary for Linda Avalona Dover

Cherryville -- Linda Avalona Dover, 71, of 232 Tot Dellinger Road, formerly of Blacksburg, passed away Friday, October 5th, 2018, at CHS Cleveland in Shelby, NC.

Born in Kings Creek, she was the daughter of the late Robert Ervin Dover and Thema Walker Dover. Ms. Dover worked as a cashier and was a member of Smyrna Baptist Church.

Ms. Dover is survived by two sons, Robert E. Patterson of Blacksburg and Jimmy D. Foster of Columbia; two daughters, Vanessa Foster and son-in-law Jimmy Harper, of Blacksburg and Christine Black of Cherryville, NC; three sisters, Margaret Smith and Jackie Patterson, both of York, and Cathy Lipsey of Kings Creek; seven grandchildren, Brant, Stowe, and Ricky Black, Michelle and Brandon Ellis, Paden and Taylor Patterson; and 13 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Ronnie, and Carl Dover.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018, from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Smyrna Baptist Church, 1613 McGill Highway, Smyrna, SC 29743. Funeral services will immediately follow at 2:00 pm with Rev. Mike Thompson, Rev, Chad Ramsey, and Rev. Gregg Martin officiating. Interment will follow at Canaan United Methodist Church Cemetery. Stowe Black, Matthew Patterson, Lee Patterson, Ricky Black, Kevin Lipsey, Ronnie Patterson, Codie Black, and Brant Black will serve as pallbearers.

The family will be at the residence of her daughter, Vanessa Foster, 296 George Road, Blacksburg, SC.

Memorials may be made to Linda Dover Funeral Fund, c/o Gordon Mortuary, PO Box 428, Blacksburg, SC.

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The Blacksburg location of Gordon Mortuary is serving the Dover family.

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First Visitation

When Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Smyrna Baptist Church
1613 McGill Highway
Smyrna, SC 29743
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Service Information

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 2:00pm
Rev. Mike Thompson
Rev. Chad Ramsey
Rev. Gregg Martin
Smyrna Baptist Church
1613 McGill Highway
Smyrna, SC 29743

Interment Information

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
Canaan United Methodist Church Cemetery
4810 Canaan Church Road
Smyrna, SC 29743