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Elizabeth "Betty" Hamilton Stringfellow

Elizabeth "Betty" Hamilton Stringfellow
  • November 14, 1921 - May 18, 2017
  • Johns Island, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • Church of Our Saviour
    4416 Betsy Kerrison Pkwy.
    Johns Island, SC 29455

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“We will miss you, dear Betty...LoveLaurel and Hankjavascript:select_gift(3, true, 14); ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Laurel and Hank Greer - SC

“I enjoyed getting to know Ms.Betty while I cared for her in her home. What a wonderful lady! She will be missed. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Diedre Brown - Mount Pleasant, SC

“We have known Betty for 30 years. She was a warm and kind woman. Her love for the islands was evident and she will be missed by all who knew her. ...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Rita and Ron Phillips

“Betty will be missed by hundreds of people whose lives she has touched.She was a walking history book of Johns Island. Her History of Johns...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Roonie Burt - Johns Island, SC

“Betty will always be a treasure to our family, our community, and live in our hearts forever. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Jeni Rone Becker - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Betty was a great lady and we had some great times together. Betty would tell a lot of great stores! Every time you would call her she wouldlaugh and...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Craig Johnson - Johns Island, SC

“I have been knowing Mrs Stringfellow and working on her trees for the last 30 years. Joy to know her and will be praying for her family. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Van Atkins - Charleston, SC

“Betty Stringfellow was a true supporter of our Johns Island community. She accomplished much for many, many organizations that help our less...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Had the honor to be a friend and shared many of her birthday celebrations in her beautiful home and as a member of Our Savior!Cared for her after her...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: marguerite morley - CHARLESTON, SC

“Betty was a very special Lady who gave so much to our Island. May she rest in the arms of Jesus.Dorothy Farfone ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“I attended Betty's classes she gave about John's Island at the little schoolhouseshe saved where Sidi's use to be. I, being a history teacher as...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Patricia Huff - Johns Island, SC

“So sorry for the lost of a very special friend. Knowing her was such a pleasure. My condolences to your family.<br /> ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Joyce Williams - North Charleston, SC

Elizabeth "Betty" Hamilton Stringfellow, 95, of Johns Island, South Carolina, widow of William Stringfellow entered into eternal rest Thursday, May 18, 2017. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC. WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Her Funeral Service will be held Thursday, May 25, 2017 in Church of Our Saviour, 4416 Betsy Kerrison Parkway at 4:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Church of Our Saviour Churchyard.

Betty was born November 14, 1921 on Johns Island, South Carolina, daughter of the late William M. Hamilton and Marie Andell Hamilton. She was a retired teacher & author.

She is survived by her daughter, Laura Stringfellow-Wilson (Stephen) of Libertyville, IL; two grandchildren, Benjamin William Wilson, and Emily Elizabeth Wilson.

There would have been one less Habitat house if Betty Stringfellow had not lived. Habitat for Humanity was one of her favorite charities, beloved sponsors of the program Eugene and Prudence Yost friends of Betty.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Church of Our Saviour, 4416 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Johns Island, SC 29455, The Alzheimer's Association Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave, 7th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10001 or Pet Helpers,1447 Folly Rd, Charleston SC 29412.