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.
You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.josephpaulfdl.com.
Joseph B Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Brownfield family.
First Church of Christ - Directions
520 E. 10th Street, Washington, NC 27889
- Tuesday, February 4, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM