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“My apologies for my tardiness. I met Lois many years ago at the VFW, we became friends and auxiliary sisters, she was my mentor as I took office and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Yvonne Kanapaux Garrison - SC

“Ewell, we were so sad to hear that you lost your grandmother. Lois was a beautiful person with a heart for helping others. Our condolences to you and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Fred and Kathy Burnet

“I only met MeMe once but she radiated with kindness and we talked like we knew each other for years.Be at peace now. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Susan Price - Hollywood, SC

“Lois was such a caring person. I was nice she was in our family. So sorry for the family God bless u all. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Sidley - Summerville, SC

“So sorry for your loss, Ms Seaman was a wonderful Lady and a good member of Epworth. She will be sorely misses by everyone. With Covid and all did...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Bill Tyrrell - Friend

“I knew Ms.Garten-Seamon from coming in the Charleston County Library where I work. Very nice Lady and we spoke often when she did visit. My deepest...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Del Carter

“My husband and I live near Lois's house in Charles Towne Estates I. Lois was a wonderful neighbor and truly did look out for Kiyah! I remember...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Denise Kroninger - Charleston, SC

“Lois was a wonderful lady and we will miss her tremendously. My prayers go out for Kiyah and the family. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Carol K Pullen - Friend


Lois Garten Seaman, 90, of Charleston, SC, a retired Postal Letter Carrier, died August 28, 2021 at home with her family nearby. Born October 18, 1930, she was the daughter of William Roland Tripp and Tensie Ada Milligan. She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church, VFW Auxiliary 445, and Eastern Star. She was a loving caregiver to many people over the years, to include her mother, daughter, and husbands. She was an extremely hard worker and a good friend to many.

She is survived by her son, Paul Garten (Peggy); grandchildren, Stanley Garten (Quana), Michelle Roy (Sandip), Ewell Garten (Jessica), Carolynn Wright, and Charles Garten, Jr.; surrogate daughter, Kathy Thomas; and great-grandchildren, David Drawdy, Jr. and Kiyah Garten. Lois was Kiyah's guardian, and had taken loving care of her for the past 15 years.

She was predeceased by her husbands, Charles Garten and Robert Seaman; three children, Charles Michael Garten, Margie Garten McDaniel, and Clifton Garten. Many thanks to her caregivers from Home Instead and Roper St. Francis Hospice.

"It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone. For part of us went with you on the day God called you home."

Memorials may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church, 1540 Camp Road, Charleston, SC 29412 www.epworth.net/onlinegiving.php or a charity of your choice.

Funeral services will be held September 4, 2021 at 10:00 am in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road. Everyone is required to wear a face mask. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens. A lunch will be provided at the Mt. Pleasant VFW, 1411 Stuart Ingals Blvd., following the service.