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Salena Ann Doidge

Salena Ann Doidge

JUNE 12, 1959 – DECEMBER 28, 2020
Obituary of Salena Ann Doidge

IRMO – Celebration of Life services for Salena Ann Doidge, 61, of Irmo, S.C., will be held Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Grace United Methodist Church.

The family will hold two services due to certain gathering restrictions. The first service will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the second service will be held at 2:00 pm. Proper precautions are being taken and masks are required. The family will receive friends in the outdoor spaces following the service. The services will also be lived streamed at gracecolumbia.org.

Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, is assisting the family. Mrs. Doidge died Monday, December 28, 2020. Born in Fort Pierce, FL, she was a daughter of Norma Joyce Cail Wilson of Vero Beach, FL and the late John Dean Richardson. She was currently employed as a customer service manager at Food Lion which is where she has been for the last 21 years. She also has an extensive history in the childcare industry. She loved all of her “adopted” kids dearly. She was an avid member of Grace United Methodist Church. She really enjoyed traveling and spending time with her beloved family. Her family was her heart and soul. Surviving are her husband, Jeffery A. Doidge of Irmo; daughters, Stephanie Smith (Tim) of Chattanooga, TN, Jennifer Locklair (Mitch) of Chapin, S.C., and Terra Campos (Rod) of Spartanburg, S.C.; sisters, Bonnie Smith of Vero Beach, FL and Charlee Martin of Pittsburg, KS; brother, Johnny Richardson of Mobile, AL; and 10 beloved grandchildren who knew her as “Maw Maw.”

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to Grace United Methodist Church located at 410 Harbison Blvd, Columbia, SC 29212 in her memory. The family also requests that everyone where bright colors to the service, in particular, purple which was her favorite.

Salena Doidge Obituary – Irmo, SC (dignitymemorial.com)

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Grace Services Online

If you are planning to worship with us in person on Sunday morning, our guidelines ask that you call to pre-register your attendance so that we can effectively seat everyone in the sanctuary while maintaining social distance. The deadline to pre-register is Friday at noon. Please call the church office to pre-register.

Live Worship broadcasts will be online Sundays
at 8:30am and 11:00am.

Easily access archives of previous services and devotions through most of these same resources!

The online worship options we have include: 
(Click on the highlighted links below for quick access)

  • Facebook
  • YouTube,
  • Grace’s FireTV Channel,
    • from your FireTV, search for the Grace United Methodist Church Columbia channel (or click the link above or Add the channel via the web to your FireTV device by visiting:  amazon.com and select apps and devices in the search bar – Grace United Methodist Church),
  • ROKU –  
  • and our website.

You can find the bulletin here, and the announcements here. Our online giving page can be found here. You can still mail your offering to the church at 410 Harbison Blvd. Columbia, SC 29212 or you can bring it by and drop it in the mailbox outside of the church office.

Tuesday Devotion

Genesis 39
Today, think about how you can live a life of holiness in the midst of your current situation. How can you live in light of the God who is with you through the adversity of our present age, making sure that others see Christ in you?
– Rev. Rett Haselden – Tuesday, August 11, 2020