Dorothy “Dot” Carrigg Axson, 92, of Orangeburg passed away on Friday, October 22, 2021, after an extended illness.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, October 25, 2021, at Northside Baptist Church, 1250 Columbia Rd, Orangeburg. Dr. Shane Stutzman will be officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, 2720 Broughton St, Orangeburg.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Sunday, October 24, 2021 at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg.
Mrs. Dot was born on November 7, 1928, in Orangeburg. She was the daughter of the late William Franklin Carrigg and the late Margie Kittrell Carrigg. Mrs. Dot was a life-long member of Northside Baptist Church where she was the first Woman Deacon, a Sunday School Teacher and a GA leader. She was a member of the Red Hatter’s and a volunteer at RMC and at Nix Elementary School. She enjoyed working in her flower beds and was an avid gardener. She was predeceased by her husband, Leon H. Axson and daughter Linda McNeil.
Survivors include her son, Donald Axson (Beth); nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; sisters, Jimmie Fogle (Melvin), Mabryce Myers (William); brothers, Angus Buck Carrigg (Doris), Theodore Carrigg; son-in-law, Don McNeil and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Connie Maxwell Children’s Home at, 3105 Five Chop Rd, Orangeburg, S.C. 29115.