Dorothea B. Alston

September 29, 1942 ~ November 10, 2020 (age 78)


Mrs. Dorothea "Dot" Alston, 78, of North Charleston, SC, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

The relatives and friends of Mrs. Dorothea B. Alston are invited to attend her Celebration of Life Service 1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at Life Center Cathedral, 7190 Cross County Road, North Charleston, SC. A public viewing will be held Monday, November 16, 2020 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at the mortuary.

Mrs. Alston is survived by her children, Athena Alston McFadden (William), George Reginald Alston (Melba) and Dorcas Smalls (Earnest Arrington); grandchildren, Briana Vandea McFadden, William Alston Jefferson McFadden, Jerell Alston and Paris Garner; great-grandchildren Jessica Dovanna Smalls, Earnest David Arrington, Tyler Garner and London Garner; siblings, Raymond Pure, Vanessa Pure and Michael Pure (Aisha); and a host of other relatives and friends.

Due to COVID-19 protocols, everyone is required to wear a face mask and practice social distancing.

The services for Mrs. Dorothea B. Alston will be livestreamed 1:00 PM, Tuesday, November 17, 2020 via Please click on the link below to access the services.

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Public Viewing
November 16, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Murray's Mortuary, LLC
4060 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29405

Celebration of Life Service
November 17, 2020

1:00 PM
Life Center Cathedral
7190 Cross County Road
North Charleston, SC 29418

Video is available for this event

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