Dorothy (Dot) Mobley Hipp, 91, of Anderson, SC died April 17, 2012, at the Rainey Hospice House surrounded by her loving family. Born in Tampa, Florida on June 14, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Francis Brummett Mobley and Mary Hall Mobley. She was predeceased by her husband; Rawson C. Hipp, her brother; Francis Brummett Mobley, Jr., and her sister, Sara Evelyn Moody.
She graduated from Winthrop College with a degree in education. After serving 34 years aas an accomplished teacher and guidance counselor, she retired from Camden High School being highly respected and admired by her students and peers. After retiring, she and her late husband enjoyed spending time with their family and friends at their lovely mountain house in Little Switzerland. Dot was a longtime member of The First Baptist Church of Camden, SC and was an active member of the Church of the Resurrection in Little Switzerland, NC. She always displayed her faith by devoting her life to serving others. Dot had a passion for taking care of people. She had a huge giving spirit and always will be remembered for her humility. She spent years taking care of her mother and husband who both had prolonged debilitating medical conditions. Dot always provided an unconditional love for her nieces and nephews. We were blessed to have her as our "second mother". She has left a lasting "footprint" on our hearts and we will miss her smile and generous loving spirit.
She is survived by her sister, Billie Mobley Talmadge and brother-in-law, Paul Talmadge, along with six nieces and nephews, 10 grand nieces and nephews, and 3 great-grand nieces and nephews. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff and residents of Garden House, Anderson, SC, for the love and care given to Dot.
A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 21, 2012 at Kornegay Funeral Home, 1112 Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020. A private burial will follow the ceremony.
Memorials may be made in her memory to the Hospice House of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the Hipp family by visiting www. kornegayfuneral.com. Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Hipp family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.