Mary Kent Seignious Kelley Freeman, 88, died Sunday, August 26, 2012.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 28, at Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church of Georgetown. Burial, directed by Mayer Funeral Home, followed at the churchyard. Mrs. Freeman was born on October 2, 1923, in Greenville, the daughter of Mary Robottom and Francis Pelmoin Seignious. She grew up in Kingstree and graduated from Kingstree High School in 1940. She thereafter graduated from Converse College and remained at the school for a year after her graduation as a golf instructor. She was married to the late Dr. James Aleck Kelley and the late Lewis Frampton Freeman. A lifelong Episcopalian, she was a communicant of Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church, where she taught Sunday school and worked with ECW on the Spring Plantation Tours for many years. Two brothers, Francis Pelmoin Seignious and Lt. General (Ret.) George M. Seignious, II and one daughter, Butler Freeman Dargan, preceded her in death. Survivors are: two children, Margaret “Peggy” Jenkinson (Bubber) of Kingstree; and Edward T. Kelley (Kathy) of Georgetown; seven grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 674, Georgetown, SC, 29442, St. Albans Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 866, Kingstree, SC 29556, or the Residence Assistance Program, Bishop Gadsden, 1 Gadsden Way, Charleston, SC 29412.