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Dovey Ann Bixler Smith
Dovey A Smith

Dovey Ann Bixler Smith, age 76 beloved wife of Harold Smith, died on Monday, December 2, 2013 at her residence.



Born in Long Beach, CA, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. Bixler and Alice Dodd Bixler. Ann was a former merchandise buyer for Kmart and was instrumental in opening many stores throughout South Carolina. Ann loved the outdoors and enjoyed traveling throughout the United States. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.


Surviving in additions to her husband are; two sons, Vince Smith and his Significant other Deb, George Campbell, III, both of Sumter; two step-sons, Daniel Smith and his wife Korene of Lexington and William  Smith of Deville, LA; one daughter, Marie  Robinson and her husband Charles of Sweeny, TX; one step-daughter, Lisa Kojis of Camden; eight grandchildren, Christy Robinson Payakwichien, CJ Robinson, Victor Smith, Vanrell Smith Murphy, George Campbell, IV, Jaryd Kojis, Cameron Smith and Liam Smith and five great grandchildren.


In addition to her parents Ann was preceded in death by a brother, Frederick Bixler.



A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dan Turner officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.


The family will receive friends on  Friday, December 6, 2013 one hour prior to the service from 12:00 - 1:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.



Memorials may be made to the Camden SPCA, 460 Fair St, Camden, SC 29020.


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The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.