Tommie G. Douglas, age 85, passed away September 7, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Charles H. and Lena Sigmon Roberts and the widow of John C. “Hard Rock” Douglas. Mrs. Douglas was retired from Springs Industries – Eureka Mill and again retired from McDonalds in Chester. She was a member of Chester First Free Will Baptist Church where she was a member of the choir, the Happy Stitchers and the Women’s Auxiliary. She also enjoyed time with her friends at Saluda Street Church of God Senior Group.
Mrs. Douglas is survived by her son, Chuck Douglas of Chester; her daughter, Cindy Fowler (Ken) of Chester; grand-children, Joe Burton (Kim), Larry D. Richardson (Betty Jo), Ricky W. Richardson (Holly); four great-grand-children; three great-great-grand-children and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by, one son, Randy Nelson; one great-grand-son, Tristan Burton; two brothers, Charles E. and John Roberts; one sister, Gayle O. Weir.
Visitation will be 6-8p.m. Monday at Chester First Free Will Baptist. The funeral will be conducted 1p.m. Tuesday by Reverends James Sanders and Jim McClure. The burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.
The family is gathering at her home 1041 Peden Bridge Road.