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Dorothy Knox Gettys

CHARLOTTE -- Mrs. Gettys, 69, of 4429 Ridgeley Drive, Charlotte, died Sept. 1, 2007, at Carolina Specialty at Mercy Main.

Funeral service is 1 p.m., Thursday at Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, with visitation from 12 to 1 p.m. Interment will be at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Gettys was born in Rock Hill, and had retired in 1994 as a check processor with Federal Reserve Bank.

Survivors include her husband, Roosevelt Gettys; her daughters and son-in-law, Debra and Thomas House and Yolanda Swengbe; her son and daughter-in-law, Gregory and Cassandra Gettys all of Charlotte; her brothers, Willie Knox Jr. of Rock Hill, Roy Knox of Winston-Salem, N.C., Tommy Knox of Charlotte, Donnie Knox of Philadelphia, Pa., and Billy Ray Knox of Rock Hill; granddaughter, Cherise Gettys of Charlotte; and grandson, Chase Gettys of Charlotte.

Mrs. Gettys was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Knox Sr. and Bessie Mae Knox; and brothers, Walter Knox, Floyd Knox, Otis Knox and Lyle Knox.

Grier Funeral Service of Charlotte is serving the family of Mrs. Gettys.