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Margaret Florence Saunders

Margaret Florence Saunders
  • June 30, 1936 - November 13, 2017
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to
  • Hospice of Charleston
    4975 Lacross Road, Ste. 200
    North Charleston, SC 29406-6531

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“My deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mom. Ive always liked her so much. Both of your parents were always so nice to me. I have wonderful childhood...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Jill Weatherford - Charleston, SC

“Uncle Rodney and Family,God has many ways of reminding us that the beautiful spirits who have touched our lives soar higher and farther than we would...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Larry & Nancy Florence - Sumter, SC

3 of 20 | Posted by: Holly Tobias - Summerville, SC

“Joy, I am so sorry for your loss. Mom's are irreplaceable! It is so hard. Prayers for you and you entire family through this sad time. ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Elaine Smiley - Hanahan, SC

“Aunt Margaret always had a smile and a loving word when I saw her. It was a blessing to know her and have her in my corner. She never let you leave...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Erick Florence - Lexington, SC

“The family of Margret have our dearest condolences and may the One and Only above us be with you and comfort you during the difficult...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Bruce and Dana Barnes - Inman, SC

“To Uncle Rodney and Family,God has many ways of reminding us that the beautiful spirits who have touched our lives soar higher and farther than we...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Larry & Nancy Florence - Sumter, SD

“I am so sorry to hear that Margaret has passed away. She was one of the most genuine people that I know. She was so sweet. We all loved her. I...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Karin Coltrane Burwinkel - OH

“I am so sorry for you loss. I miss her. I first met Margaret when I moved to Charleston to work at the newspaper.I will always remember her. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Jimmy Glenn - Charleston, SC

“Dear Saunders family~ My deepest sympathy during your time of grief. Margaret was truly a wonderful person who supported so many people in her life...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Jana Brady - Johns Island, SC

“Margaret was very special to me,she will be missed. Love and prayers. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Mildred Simmons - Mt.Pleasant, SC

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Love you Joy Broach, Susan...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Susan Stefani - Hanahan, SC

“We knew the day was coming for her to leave us, but we are never prepared to lose someone so dear to our hearts as Margaret. She was more like a...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Jerry, Bonnie, and Louis Nine - OH

“Saunders family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
14 of 20 | Posted by: louise jones - north charleston, SC

“So sorry to hear about Margaret's passing. She is such a beautiful and kind woman. We will all miss her. Prayers to Rodney and her family. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Jeri Nine - Marietta, OH

16 of 20 | Posted by: MARY JONES - WADMALAW ISLAND, SC

“Margaret was such an encouragement to me as I was starting out my career in deafness. Such a sweet lady! Peace be with her family. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Jerry Francis - Columbia, SC

“I am truly sorry to hear abt mrs Margaret. Saunders passing my prayers for her family amd comfort them with alot love and hugs .she was very sweet...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Monalisa Smith - SC - Friend

“Rodney and the family,I was very saddened when I saw the obituary in the Face Book just now> Margaret was a dear long time friend all my life. I knew...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Carolyn Gulley - Danville, KY

“Praying for your family. She was a good lady. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Sammy Geddings - Sumter, SC

Margaret Florence Saunders, 81, of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of Wallace Rodney Saunders, Sr., entered into eternal rest Monday, November 13, 2017. Her Funeral Service will be held Thursday, November 16, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL., 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will follow in Riverview Memorial Park.

Margaret was born June 30, 1936 in Sumter, South Carolina, daughter of the late Samuel Peyton Florence and Ruth Perritt Florence. She was a homemaker and interpreter for the deaf.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Wallace Rodney Saunders, Sr., of Charleston, SC; son, Wallace R. Saunders, Jr., (Star) of Johns Island, SC; four daughters, Susan Jewell (Steve) of Lexington, SC, Darla Iseman (Donald) of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Rhonda Millard (Jim Fish) of Charleston, SC, Joy Broach (Tommy) of Hanahan, SC; twelve grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and sister, Betty Alsbrooks of Sumter, SC. She is preceded by a brother, Larry Florence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Charleston, 4975 LaCross Road, Suite 200 North Charleston, SC 29406-6531 or the SC Association of the Deaf, 437 Center St, West Columbia, SC 29169.

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3715 Azalea Drive North Charleston, SC 29405
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