SPARTANBURG - Frances Cuttino Dodd Reid, 86, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Spartanburg Regional Hospital.

Born on July 2, 1931, in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Lawrence Folsom Cuttino and Harriett Wescoat Cuttino and stepdaughter of Elinor Markey Cuttino.

She was predeceased by her husband, the Rev. Manney Carrington Reid.

Survivors include her two sons, Lawrence Cuttino Dodd (Emily) of Spartanburg and Daniel Gordon Dodd (Debbie) of Dudley, North Carolina; her sister, Harriet "Jeepie" Rusch of Charlotte, North Carolina; three grandchildren, Stephanie Sapp (Michael) of St. Simons Island, Georgia, Lawrence "Lance" Dodd of Spartanburg and Joe Dodd of Cary, North Carolina; one great-grandchild; her stepchildren, Howard Reid (Melanie) of Middletown, Connecticut, Cary Reid (Deta) of New Haven, Connecticut, Ervin Reid (Maryann) of Midlothian, Virginia, and Lisa Reid Hanner (Brad) of Marietta, Georgia; and nine grandchildren.

She received a Bachelor of Science in music from Lander University and a Master of Science in arts administration from the University of South Carolina. She was a retired school teacher. She taught in Sumter for more than 25 years and was once the administrator for the Gifted and Talented program and the coordinator of the Fine Arts program for the Sumter school system.

Frances was a woman of many talents. She taught dance and piano. Frances was an avid painter. She also played the harpsichord and the harp. She directed more than 40 community theater productions in Sumter and Georgetown. Frances was a loving mother and grandmother. She was a member of St. Matthews Episcopal Church in Spartanburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spartanburg Humane Society, 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Waccamaw All Saints Episcopal Church, 3560 Kings River Road, Pawleys Island, SC 29595.

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Dunbar Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.