Dorothy Elizabeth Tucker Spann, known to her family and friends as "Dot" entered into eternal rest on Sunday, February 7, 2021 in Baptist Hospital, Columbia, SC after a brief illness. Dot was born on June 25, 1941 in Carlisle, SC. She was the third child of the late Julian O. Tucker and Edmonia Jeter Tucker. She was educated in the Union County Public School System and was a 1960 graduate of Sims High School, Union, SC. Shortly after graduating from High School she migrated to Columbia, SC where she met the love of her life the late, Levester Spann. During their union of fifty-four years, they raised four children, Lindsay, Darren, Keith and Sabrina. Cherishing her memories are three sons, Lindsay (Sandra) Bolton, Darren (Blondie) Spann, Keith (Carmen) Spann, and Sabrina Spann: one granddaughter who was reared in the home, Keimari Spann, a special goddaughter, Femiko Bookman and a godson, the late Marcus Kennedy; fifteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren four brothers, Freddie (Barbara) Tucker, Bobby (Stella) Tucker, Kent (Lovella) Tucker, and Ralph (Sandra) Tucker; two sisters, Patricia Tucker and JoSandra Tucker; sister-in-law, Ida Tucker; two brothers-in-law, George (Cynthia) Watkins and Curtis (Phyllis) Ashford; an adopted sister-in-law, Patricia Jarvis; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends. A viewing will be held Friday, February 12, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home, 2930 Colonial Drive, Columbia, SC. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home. Interment will be held following the funeral service at Serenity Memorial Gardens, 1101 Buckner Road, Columbia, SC. This announcement is a courtesy of Community Mortuary.
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