Margaret Witherspoon, New Zion

  • Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Margaret Rogerson Witherspoon, 96, widow of Charles Sullivan Witherspoon, died Thursday, October 10, 2013, in a Manning hospital.

Funeral services were held Sunday, October 13, 2013, at the Cades Baptist Church. Burial, directed by Williamsburg Funeral Home, followed at Kingstree Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Witherspoon was born in Williamsburg County, the daughter of the late Fannie Lee Ammons Rogerson and Franklin Scott Rogerson. She received her education in Williamsburg County schools and retired from Warsaw Manufacturing as a seamstress. She also continued with her sewing in retirement. A grandson, Jeff Witherspoon, and five siblings, Eunice Holladay (Oliver), Marie Russell (Preacher), Mae Durant (Harold), Frank Rogerson (Edith), and Tom Rogerson (Tina), preceded her in death.

Survivors are: three sons, Wayne Witherspoon (Joyce) of Andrews; Roy Witherspoon (Barbara) of Summerton; and Don Witherspoon (Vicky) of Kingstree; one daughter, Pat Lowder (Chuck) of New Zion; two sisters, Gertrude Brown (Richard) of Manning; and Louise Chandler of Sumter; 10 grandchildren, one step granddaughter, 17 great-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandsons. Memorials may be made to Cades Baptist Church, or Hospice Care of SC.


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