Ann Dotherow

Barbara Ann Dotherow-Lim, 79, wife of James “Jim” S.C. Lim, died Sunday, October 6, 2013 at McLeod Seacoast Medical Center, in Little River, SC. She was born June 25, 1935 in Inman, SC, a daughter of the late Walter “Bo” Autry and Edna Wofford Dotherow.

Ms. Dotherow-Lim received her B.A. Degree from Winthrop University in 1957, and her Graduate Degree from George Washington University. She spent 31 years as a USAID Foreign Service Officeer. She lived and worked in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Russia, and Washington, D.C.. She worked as Director of Management Support Services in the Economic Assistance Programs. After retirement in 1994, she performed work as a consultant providing management assessments for overseas programs. She also stayed in contact with former colleagues through long, informative, hand written letters.

She was a member of Pine Lakes Country Club and the Pine Lakes Ladies Golf Association. She was presented the Mary Mildred Sullivan Award in 2007 from Winthrop University. She served on the Board of Visitors for the College of Fine Arts and Humanities at Coastal Carolina University.

Survivors including her husband are: three brothers, Walter “Fudge” Dotherow and wife, Sarah, Don Dotherow and wife, Elaine, and Ray Dotherow and wife, Susan; one sister, Carol Ramey; also survived by; step-daughter, Laura Davis and step-son, Mark Lim and wife, Lisa.

Memorials may be made to: Dotherow-Lim International Scholarship, C/O Winthrop University Foundation, 206 Tillman Hall, Rock Hill, SC 29733. An online guest book is available at

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