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Margaret  Ballantyne Smith Freeman

Margaret Ballantyne Smith Freeman
  • December 19, 1924 - July 18, 2020
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials maty be made to:
  • Association for the Blind
    1 Carriage Lane Building A
    Charleston, SC 29407
  • Or to a Charity of your choice
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“Dear Margaret & family, I was so saddened to hear about the passing of your Mom. Always looked beautiful and a true Southern lady! Thanks to you &...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Cathy Hyatt - Charleston, SC

“Margaret, I always loved your mom and dad. We were one big family in Hungryneck! Much love to you! Alice Furman Hills ”
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“Margaret, I am so very sorry to read of the passing of your sweet mom. I remember her well from a few of our Phi Mu functions. She was such a...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Donna Stephens Ouzts - SC


Margaret Ballantyne Smith Freeman, 95, of Mount Pleasant, SC peacefully entered into eternal rest on the 18th of July 2020. She was the second of four daughters born to Alan Ballantyne Smith and Jennie Venning Pinckney Smith.
"Margie" was in the first graduating class of General William Moultrie High School and attended the College of Charleston. In 1944 she married her childhood sweetheart Harry Wyman Freeman at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church of Mount Pleasant.
She is survived by her son Harry Wyman Freeman Jr. (Susan) of Birmingham, AL, her daughter Margaret Freeman Carswell (Richard) of Mount Pleasant, SC and her three grandchildren Wyman Dow Freeman, Lauren Amileta Mikell and Matthew Steven Mikell.
She was a loving grandmother and a gracious southern lady who loved cross stitching and gardening.
Truly she was a steel magnolia.
A graveside service will be held in Christ Church Cemetery on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 10:00am. Immediate family will serve as pall bearers.
The family gives thanks to her faithful caretakers Lynn Byrnes and Goldie Mitchell as well as the caring staff at Sandpiper Rehab and Nursing.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, SC, 1 Carriage Lane, Building A,Charleston, SC 29407 info @abvisc.org. or a charity of one's choice.
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