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Betty Wacker Douty

August 3, 1924 — June 20, 2022

Mount Pleasant, SC

Betty Wacker Douty

Betty Wacker Douty passed away peacefully at her residence in The Village at Summerville on June 20, 2022, at the age of 97.

Betty was born August 3, 1924, in Mount Pleasant, SC, to parents Dr. and Mrs. Herman Louis Wacker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Harry Eugene Douty, Sr.; her sister Lois Rowland; her brother H. L. "Bubber" Wacker; and her grandson Michael Douty.

She is survived by her sons Harry Eugene Douty, Jr. (Ann) and Gary Louis Douty (Penny); and grandson Scott Douty (Ronda); great-grandchildren Andrew Douty, Ashton Douty, and Ansley Douty.

Betty enjoyed bowling, bridge, and always enjoyed attending the children's, grandchildren's and great-grandchildren's athletic events. She and her husband also enjoyed traveling to Europe, Hawaii and other places all over the world. When her children were young, she helped in Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.  She and her husband were honored with preparing the sacraments of communion for Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church for over 25 years and was involved with the Ritual of Friendship Ladies.

The family would also like to thank the staff at The Village at Summerville for their loving care over the past twelve years.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund, https://mppc.net/endowment/, or the Mother's Day Offering at The Village at Summerville,https://www.prescommunities.org/mother-s-day-gifts.

The family will have a visitation in the sanctuary at Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church on Monday, June 27, 2022, at 10:00 AM, funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM.  Burial will follow at Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL AND CREMATION, 1520 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464, (843) 884-3833.

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Past Services

Visitation

Monday, June 27, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Eastern time)

Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church

302 Hibben Street, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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Funeral Service

Monday, June 27, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church

302 Hibben Street, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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Burial

Monday, June 27, 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens

1177 Gregorie Ferry Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29466

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