Dorothy Scott Rhodes Brownfield

February 16, 1935 - February 2, 2020
Dorothy Scott Rhodes Brownfield

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Dorothy Scott Rhodes Brownfield — Celebration of Life
Dorothy Scott Rhodes Brownfied, 84, of Washington, NC passed away peacefully at her home, February 2, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.
Visitation will be at First Church of Christ on Tuesday February 4, 2020 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and other times at the home of Alvin and Dorothy Brownfield at 309 Tranters Creek Road, Washington, NC.
A graveside service will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday February 5, 2020 at Pamlico Memorial Gardens.
Born in Beaufort County, NC she was the daughter of the late Oscar Weldon Scott and Zettie Lamm Scott. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother who loved and served the Lord with all her heart. She worked as an office manager at Smith Brothers Grocery in Washington, NC for many years where she loved serving her community. She was a member of Old Ford Church of Christ and more recently a member of First Church of Christ.
She was married to the late Wayne Thomas Rhodes, Jr. from 1954 to 1990. After Wayne's passing she remarried to Alvin Brownfield. Upon her retirement she enjoyed traveling, reading, music and spending time with family. She never missed sending birthday cards to her many nieces, nephews, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Dorothy is survived by her husband, Alvin Brownfield of 28 years, her son Wayne Thomas Rhodes, Ill and wife Susan of Lillington, NC, her daughter Sharon Kay Rhodes of Washington, NC, her brother William Thomas Scott and wife Geraldine of Washington, NC, her sister Brenda Scott Matkins and husband Phillip of Washington, NC. She has three stepchildren; David Garrison and wife Angela of Daphne, Ala, Brian Brownfield of Jonesboro, GA, and Adam Brownfield and wife Jessica of Senoia, GA. Seven grandchildren; April Bullock and husband Jeff of Washington, NC, Brandon Kennedy and husband Don of Washington, NC, Eddie Cherry and wife Krystal of Pinetown, NC, Mary Elizabeth Rhodes of London, England, Christoper Rhodes of Broadway, NC, Daniel Rhodes of Pensacola, Fla. And Nathanael Rhodes of Lillington, NC. Eight great-grandchildren; Kaylee, Tres, Landon, Walker, Christian, Brynlee, Gabe and Kelsie. Five step grandchildren; Katy, Caroline, Jack, Azlynn and Emory.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Lois Scott Vincent and Hilda Scott Burton and one brother, Oscar Weldon Scott, Jr.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital.
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Joseph B Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Brownfield family.

Graveside Service

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
11:00 AM

First Church of Christ - Directions
520 E. 10th Street
Washington, NC 27889

Visiting Hours

First Church of Christ - Directions
520 E. 10th Street, Washington, NC 27889
  • Tuesday, February 4, 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  • February 05, 2020
    Diane Mathis says:
    I am so sorry for your loss and pray God will comfort you and your family.

  • February 04, 2020
    We are so sorry about Dot. She was a very sweet lady and will be missed by many. May God bless and comfort her family as only He can is our prayer.

  • February 04, 2020
    Doug Whitehead says:
    Sharon & W.T., so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all .

  • February 04, 2020
    Linda dAUGHNEY says:
    So sorry to read that Dot had passed away. I always saw her as a very sweet loving woman. Sadness for her family. Rest in peace dear sweet lady.

  • February 03, 2020
    Mary Jo Latham says:
    Dot will be missed, but we know she is whole again and in His loving arms. My sympathy to the family. She was a lovely person. My love to Alvin as he was a good husband to her and her siblings, Tommy and Brenda, you know I love you.

  • February 03, 2020
    Robert and Fonda Gautier says:
    For was a lovely lady and will be missed by all who knew her. Praying for the family.