Cover photo for Dorothy Starnes Willard's Obituary
Dorothy Starnes Willard Profile Photo

Dorothy Starnes Willard

April 10, 1937 — January 1, 2023

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Dorothy Starnes Willard

Dorothy Starnes Willard, 85, of Spartanburg, South Carolina, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at the Upstate Community Hospice House in Landrum, South Carolina.  

Born in Enoree, South Carolina on April 10, 1937, she was a daughter of the late Annie Laurie (Cogdill) Starnes and Grover Starnes.

Mrs. Willard worked in property management and was a member of St. George's Episcopal Church in Summerville, South Carolina.  

She is survived by one daughter, Pamela Willard Stowell and her husband Cecil Cahoon; one son, Joel Willard and his wife Renee; one sister, Nancy Bailey and her husband Bob Bailey; four grandchildren, April Willard Purser and her husband Josh, Lacy Willard Taylor and her husband Jared, Jonathan Stowell and his wife Jenny and Richard Willard and his wife Angelica along with nine great grandchildren.  

In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by one son, Richard Mark Willard and three brothers, Wendell Starnes, Everette Starnes and Keith Starnes.  

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at Seawright Funeral Home in Inman, South Carolina with Father Rob Brown officiating.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.  

In addition to flowers, memorial donations may be made to:  Agape Hospice:  

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dorothy Starnes Willard, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 1408

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree