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Julia Springs Haile, MD
  • Memorials may be made to
  • St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
    405 King Street
    Charleston, SC 29403
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Coastal Conservation League
    PO Box 1765
    Charleston, SC 29402

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“Lenny ”
1 of 36 | Posted by: Martin Martin - Estill, SC

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
2 of 36 | Posted by: milagros gomila - SC

“Dr. Haile was a wonderful, caring and compassionate physician. She touched so many peoples life with her wit, laughter and kindness. She will be...Read More »
3 of 36 | Posted by: Nancy Spindler


4 of 36 | Posted by: dianne nazareth - charleston, SC

“Sorry for your loss ”
5 of 36 | Posted by: Della Ragland - McClellanville, SC

“I will remember Dr. Haile always as a kind and super intelligent woman who had such a loving spirit. She was amazing to talk with about life! Her...Read More »
6 of 36 | Posted by: A friend

“I have known and loved Julia for 25 or more years. She was my,Dr. At Ardsley Internal Medicine, when I started having Christmas parties at my home, i...Read More »
7 of 36 | Posted by: Janice Guffey - Mount Pleasant, NC

“Dr. Haile was a beautiful person and beloved physician. I was blessed to work with with her for many years as a nurse. She respected nurses and...Read More »
8 of 36 | Posted by: Jean Moody - Charleston, SC

“What a blessing and pleasure to have known Dr Haile all these years ! Such a kind and sweet physician - a true southern lady . We will truly miss you...Read More »
9 of 36 | Posted by: Ludwig and Lisa Lettau - SC

“I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Dr.Haile she was my doctor last year and she was amazing. She had my grandma as a patient years ago we all...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: Bianca Brown - Ladson, SC

“She was truly a wonderful lady and caring doctor. My mom Loved her so much and so did we. She treated mom with such kindness and compassion and no...Read More »
11 of 36 | Posted by: Stacie Story - N Charleston, SC

“Dear Cousin Judy, it is so heartwarming to read all the awesome stories of your talent as a doctor and your friendships made along the way. I will...Read More »
12 of 36 | Posted by: Margaret Dyer - Stuart, FL

“Both my husband and I cried when we read about Dr. Haile's passing. She was so caring and down to earth. What a beautiful lady she was! So gentle...Read More »
13 of 36 | Posted by: Vicki and Howard Rudd - SC

“Both my husband and I cried when we read about Dr. Haile's passing. She was so caring and down to earth. What a beautiful lady she was! So gentle...Read More »
14 of 36 | Posted by: Vicki and Howard Rudd - SC

“Some people should live forever - your incredible medical impact, your kindness and healing empathy was enormous and did not go unnoticed - you...Read More »
15 of 36 | Posted by: Rebecca Buffum - Summerville, SC

“I am shocked and saddened by the news of Judy's passing. She was a wonderful friend in high school and at Furman, and I have always thought the...Read More »
16 of 36 | Posted by: Kurt Hollar - Myrtle Beach, SC

“I am deeply saddened about Dr. Haile's passing She was a wonderful, knowledgeable lady who treated everyone with kindness and respect I had many...Read More »
17 of 36 | Posted by: A friend


18 of 36 | Posted by: Dawn Morris - NORTH CHARLESTON, SC

“Dr Haile saved my life in 2009. After nearly three years and countless other specialists were unable to provide a diagnosis, she did so in a matter...Read More »
19 of 36 | Posted by: Alyson Fudge

“Dr. Haile was an inspiring, brilliant and kind woman who practiced medicine with such fine detail and compassion. I always enjoyed talking to Dr....Read More »
20 of 36 | Posted by: Jessica Oliver RN

“I became a patient of Dr Haile after coming back from and India trip and she ruled out infectious diseases from there and found I had an autoimmune...Read More »
21 of 36 | Posted by: Cynthia Biondo - Goose Creek, SC

“Rest in peace Dr Haile. You will always be remembered for your compassion and love you had on PCU. We will miss you dearly. ”
22 of 36 | Posted by: Vendy Coxwell - Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry to hear of Dr. Haile's passing. I cared for her Saturday night into Sunday morning and she continued to be a caring physician even...Read More »
23 of 36 | Posted by: Mary Creed - Charleston, SC

“I am very sorry for your lost,please accept my deepest condolence at this time of sorrow May you and your family find comfort at (John 11: 23-25...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: A friend

“Because of Dr. Haile I am alive to write this. Back in June of this year, she was instrumental (along with Dr. Game) in convincing me to immediately...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Charles Denton - Charleston, SC

“We are so sorry for the loss of a great and caring Doctor. Dr. Haile has been taking care of my sister with her legs for the last couple of years. ...Read More »
26 of 36 | Posted by: Bill Tyrrell - Charleston

“My heart is broken to hear this news. I have so many fond memories of Judy as an ID fellow at MUSC where I was a junior faculty and later of Judy as...Read More »
27 of 36 | Posted by: Cassy Salgado - Charleston, SC

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of an incredible physician in our community. She will be forever remembered! We will not remove her name from...Read More »
28 of 36 | Posted by: Marta and Lex Hampton - SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with Dr. Haile's family and friends. As many have already said, she "saved" me as a patient as well. I have the pleasure...Read More »
29 of 36 | Posted by: Gay Nelson - SUMMERVILLE, SC

“I'm so sorry to hear about Dr. Haile. She had been my doctor during a current illness during December, January and until now. She is a wonderful and...Read More »
30 of 36 | Posted by: Barbara Epstein - Mt Pleasant, SC

“Dr. Haile was the Best Doctor I ever had. She truly cared about everyone of her patience's and took the time to get to know you. After many...Read More »
31 of 36 | Posted by: Karen Sullivan (Vereen) - SC

“DR. Haile was a very special lady and I thank God for her. She always had a warm smile and a very big heart she will be missed. My condolences to the...Read More »
32 of 36 | Posted by: Stephine Johnson - Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. Dr. Haile saw me last summer when I was so sick and was seeking a knowledgeable MD for a second opinion. She was...Read More »
33 of 36 | Posted by: Lynn Cameron - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Thoughts and prayers for the family. Dr. Haile was a wonderful woman. I'm glad that I had the pleasure of working with her. She will be greatly...Read More »
34 of 36 | Posted by: Theresa Prine - Moncks Corner, SC

“A wonderful person and physician. Tears are flowing down as I write this message. We will never forget the kindness, the patience, mostly the healing...Read More »
35 of 36 | Posted by: Ophelia - Charleston, SC

“I was not only a friend, I was a patient. She was one of the kindest and most knowledgeable doctors I have known, and I have been in the medical...Read More »
36 of 36 | Posted by: Teresa Jones - Charleston, SC


Julia Springs Haile, MD, 63, of Charleston, South Carolina, died at Roper Hospital after a sudden and brief illness on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.

Judy was born August 1, 1955 in Mobile, Alabama, daughter of the late Ralph Thomas Haile Jr. and Julia Lachicotte Haile. She grew up in Myrtle Beach, swimming in the ocean, climbing cedar trees, and playing with her sister and cousins. She attended Furman University, MUSC Medical School, and later did a fellowship in infectious disease at MUSC. She initially practiced internal medicine in Rogersville, TN and has practiced infectious disease here in Charleston for the last 20 years.

She loved the outdoors and could often be found hiking, kayaking, and tending to her beautiful garden. Judy was also an avid tennis player, making some of her closest friends on the tennis court. As a patron of the arts as well, she loved jazz music, and eagerly awaited the Spoleto Festival every year.

Aunt Judy was adored by her nieces and nephews. She played an integral part in their upbringing and remained a family cornerstone to the very end. She was universally known as a selfless caregiver to patients, family, and friends alike. The world is a much better place because of her.

The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at Roper Hospital for their excellent care.

Judy is preceded in death by her father, her mother, and Aunt Alice Anne Scarborough. She is survived by her sister, Alice Buck Haile Brenner; nephews: Sean Matthew Brenner, Seth Forrest Brenner, and Jeremiah Irwin Brenner; niece, Jessica Lee Brenner (Joo Lee); grandniece, Vera Maxwell Lee; and cousins: Mary Springs Couteaud (Stefan), and Robert Scarborough (Kathy).

Her funeral service will be held Sunday, February 10, 2019 in St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 405 King Street at 2:00pm. The family will receive friends Saturday in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel from 4:00pm until 6:00pm.

Memorials may be made to St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 405 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403 or the Coastal Conservation League, PO Box 1765, Charleston, SC 29402.