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Elise Courtonne Marshall "Coty" Guerry

Elise Courtonne Marshall "Coty" Guerry
  • June 22, 1929 - March 3, 2018
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Roper-St Francis Hospice
    1483 Tobias Gadson Blvd.
    Suite 208A
    Charleston, SC 29407
  • St. Andrews Church Building Fund
    440 Whilden Street
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

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“Sorry for your loss I will miss her ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Burkett - San Francisco, CA

“Dear Guerry family, I was So Very sorry to hear of Coty's passing. I will always remember her as one of my Girl Scout leaders and also my mom,...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Dorie Arnot - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Buck, Jody, Catherine and Guerry Family,My heartfelt sympathy and deepest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your mother. My thoughts...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Todd Capps - Mount Pleasant, SC

“I am sure sorrow has become a recent companion, but only people who are capable of great love know the suffering of sorrow. It is your great love...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Kevin Klemm - Newport Beach, CA

5 of 14 | Posted by: Fr. Len Williams - summerville, SC

“My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you, LeGrand, and your family. I always looked forward to visiting with her at the Guerry Reunions. She was so...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Lynette Guerry Foster - SC

7 of 14 | Posted by: Eddie Weekley - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with Guerry family during this time of loss. What a wonderful servant life Mrs. Guerry spent on this earth....Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Donna and Ralph Woodward

“Helen and I pass our condolences and wish all of you the very best during this time of sorrow. God Bless. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Blake Sanborn - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Legrande and family,We love you guys and are praying for the Lord's peace over you. We celebrate with you in her homecoming.Robert and Mary ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Robert & Mary Causey - Awendaw, SC

“LeGrande and family, Ben and I were saddened to hear the news yesterday; however, we take solace in the fact that Coty is now with her Lord for whom...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Marianne Albrecht - Awendaw, SC

“Gil: I am so sorry to read about your mother's death. Toula and I will keep your family in my prayer ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: charles wlliams - mount pleasant, SC

“Lisa and family, I was so sorry to learn of the death of your mother. She lived a long and loving life and I know your family will share many...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Tensie Campbell - Charleston, SC

“March 3, 2018;;;;Dear Lisa, Carol, LeGrande, and ALL of Coty's Fanily;: There is no way to say anything NOW to adequately cover even a Portion...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Anita ( Little ) Tankersley - SC

Elise Courtonne Marshall "Coty" Guerry, 88, of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of William LeGrand Guerry died Saturday, March 3, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at St. Andrews Church Mt. Pleasant Ministry Center at 2:00 pm. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.

"Coty" was born June 22, 1929 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of the late T. Keith Marshall and the Catherine Buck Marshall. She started volunteering at the age of 12, cutting and rolling bandages for the Red Cross. She went on to graduate from Memminger High School and attend the College of Charleston. Throughout the years, she volunteered at the Speech and Hearing Clinic, served on the Board of My Sister's House, and was a member of the French Huguenot Society. She also volunteered at the MUSC Children's Hospital, and worked as a Cub Scout assistant and Girl Scout Leader. She was a charter member of the Junior League of Charleston. Coty was very close to her beloved church - St. Andrews Mount Pleasant Anglican, where she taught Sunday School and served on the Foreign Missions Committee. She served on the Board of Kanuga Camp and Conference Center, and enjoyed many years of service in the Lay Eucharistic Ministry of St. Andrews. She was also active in the Cursillo Movement, serving on the Secretariat. She loved her Bible studies with the "Salty Sisters" and felt very close to all her bridge buddies and close church friends - her Christian sisters.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, LeGrand; her children, William L. "Gil" Guerry, Jr. (Patricia), Lisa Guerry McCaskill (Travis), Keith M. Guerry, Carol Guerry Pierce, Joseph H. "Jody" Guerry (Catherine) and C. Buck Guerry (Sunday); 14 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her son, Robert Todd Guerry.

Memorials may be made to Roper-St. Francis Hospice, 1483 Tobias Gadson Blvd., Suite 208A, Charleston, SC 29407, or the St. Andrews Church Mt. Pleasant Building Fund, 440 Whilden Street, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.