Dorothy Savage Fowler Register passed away Friday, May 8, 2015 at Pinelake Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.


A memorial service will be held 3:00 pm on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home with the Reverend Brian Caldwell.


She was born in Rocky Mount, NC on July 10, 1929, to the late Herman and Wilda Pauline Shamhart Savage.  She graduated from Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky., in 1951 after marrying James M Fowler of Harlan, Kentucky.  She is preceded in death by James M. Fowler and her second husband, John A Register.  Dot lived a full life, making friends from Miami, Florida to Westfield, New Jersey.  She worked in real estate, city recreation and cared for her home and family.  Dot enjoyed bridge, golf, fishing and crossword puzzles. She and her husband, Jim retired to Florida in 1990.  Dot moved to North Carolina in 2008 and became  resident of Pinelake Nursing home in 2012.


She is survived by four children, Marty Satterwhite of High Falls, NC; James Fowler, Jr. of Oviedo, Florida, Joy Button of Garner, NC and David Fowler of Pleasanton, CA;  grandchildren: Joni Buss, Tripp Satterwhite, James Fowler, III, Alison Barbour, Zoe” Fowler-Kimsey, Hannah Fowler-Kimsey; great-grandchildren: Sidney, Charlotte, Vann, Cole and Anna.


Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Register family.


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  1. I was very sorry to here of Dots passing and wish to convey my deepest sympathy to all her family and friends. I will always remember her as a kind and loving person.

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