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Dorothy Lake Gause: Loris

1927 – 2021

     Dorothy Lake Gause of Loris passed away on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021 at McLeod Loris hospital. She was 93.

     Mrs. Gause was born Dec. 29, 1927 in Jacksonville, Florida, to the late Samuel Washington Lake and the late Josephine Graham Lake. Mrs. Gause grew up in Chesterfield before making her way to Loris where she worked and retired from the Department of Social Services and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

     Survivors include her two sons, Randy Gause and wife Judy of Loris and Kevin Gause and wife Robin of Wilmington; five loving grandchildren, Kelli Norman and husband “Rat”, Ryan Gause and wife Brooke, Rhonda Nealey, Emma Gause and Jackson Gause; three great-grandchildren, Ashton Norman, Alex Norman, and Asher Gause; and her loyal companion “Rosie”.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gause was predeceased by her husband, F. C. Gause, Jr.; and her sister, Eulalie Buff.

     Graveside services were planned for 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Twin City Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Pastor Ragsdale Allsbrook officiating.

     Family planned to receive friends immediately following the service at Twin City Memorial Gardens.

     Family requests that those who attend wear a mask and social distance in accordance with DHEC recommendations.

     A guest register is available here.