Dori Pawlowski, of Jackson Springs, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at the age of 76.
Doris was born in Orange County, Florida on September 16, 1946, to the late John Blanton, Jr. and Retha Hamilton Blanton. Doris attended and graduated from Lakeland High School in Lakeland, FL in 1964. She went on to obtain two associate’s degrees and later worked for Western Carolina University until her retirement. After her retirement, she enjoyed the simple things in life such as traveling. She especially loved to travel to go shopping. Sewing was Doris’s passion. She enjoyed making clothes for her children and taking walks with her family. Along with her parents, Doris is preceded in death by her sisters, Nancy Blanton and Sarah Paglino.
She leaves behind her daughters, Lori Smith and her spouse, David of Franklin, and Shari Nuttall and her spouse Donnie of Jackson Springs; seven grandchildren, Michael, Ryan, A.J., Josh, Zach, Jeremy, Alexis; six great-grandchildren, Averlyn, Eleighen, Levi, Elizabeth, Elijah, and Mykelti.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Care of the family is entrusted to Crumpler Funeral Home-Aberdeen.