Mrs. Dorothy Turner "Dot" Scism, 93, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 21, 2023 at Peak Resources in Cherryville surrounded by her family.
Dot was born on October 20, 1929 in Gaston County a daughter of the late Clarence Calvin Turner and Alma Jordan Turner. She retired from Dover Textiles. Dot and her husband Ralph also worked as custodians for the First Presbyterian Church in Cherryville. She was a member of Waco Baptist Church and the Naomi Sunday school class. Dot was a former member of Cherryville Chapter #156 Order of the Eastern Star.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Scism; a son, Donny Scism; a grandson, Robbie Smith; two brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include a daughter, Lynn Smith of Lawndale; two sons, Rusty Scism of Charlotte; Mike Scism and wife Wanda of Waco; three grandchildren, Brian Scism, Roc-Anthony Smith and Jeff Martin; 10 great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren and her half siblings, Rod Turner and Colette Walker.
The family will receive friends from 11:45AM to 12:45PM on Monday, April 24, 2023 at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00PM on Monday, April 24, 2023 at Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Bill Lowe officiating.
Burial will follow the service at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Shelby.
Memorials may be made to Waco Baptist Church PO Box 297, Waco, NC 28169 or to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.
A guest register is available at www.stameycherryvillefuneralhome.com
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mrs. Scism.