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Mary Louise Owen Mapp

Mary Louise Owen Mapp
  • November 3, 1926 - May 23, 2020
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • First Presbyterian Church
    1324 Marion Street
    Columbia, SC 29201

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“Betsy and Ann Hayward,You all are in my thoughts and prayers.Your mom was such a good friend.We had many fun times together!Love,Pierrine ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Pierrine Johnson - Columbia, SC

“Your Mom was always such a classy lady. I will always remember the good times we had at the lake when they came up, especially while you were in your...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Harry Deith - Lexington, SC

“It was always a pleasure to see Mrs Mapp's smiling face as she sat among friends during worship services at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia. ...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Dan Cannon - Friend

“Betsy and Ann,I remember your mother well from my many visits in your home growing up together in Kathwood. She was a lovely and gracious Southern...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Betsy Johnson - Charleston, SC

“Betsy & Ann Haywood and family. I am so sorry to hear about Mary Lou.It is hard to believe that we have know each other since your family moved next...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: David Aiken - Columbia, SC

“I am so sorry to to lose Mary Lou. She was such a dear friend at The Palms. We send our deepest sympathy. Know that we will miss her very much.Jean...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Jean Middleton - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Ann & BetsyOur thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family in this difficult time. So many wonderful memories of a life well lived! ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jim & Lisa Rabon - Daniel Island, SC

“Linda and Christopher Thomas are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend Mary Lou. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Thomas - Friend

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend Mary Lou. We feel blessed that she touched our lives. Our deepest sympathy. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Linda and Christopher Thomas

“Arthur and Sandra Spielvogel are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear neighbor and friend. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Sandra Spielvogel - Mt.Pleasant, SC


Mary Louise Owen Mapp, of Mount Pleasant, SC, widow of William Haywood Mapp, Jr., entered into eternal rest on May 23, 2020. A private graveside service will be held at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Columbia, SC at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. of Mt. Pleasant Chapel.

Mary Lou was born November 3, 1926, in Richmond, Virginia, daughter of the late Wallace Mack Owen and Florence Inda Hayes. Mary Lou attended American Business College. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, former Board Member of the Women of the Church, Circle Leader, and was awarded a Life Membership in the Woman's Synodical Union of the ARP Church in 1993. She was a member of the Columbia Garden Club, a member and past President of The Gay Gardners Garden Club, and a member and past President of the Palmetto Study Club. She served as a docent at The Governor's Mansion for over twenty years. She was a member of the Rebecca Motte Chapter of the DAR, and the Colonial Dames of America. Following her husband's death she moved to The Palms in Mt. Pleasant where she served on the Resident's Board in numerous capacities.

She is survived by her two daughters, Elizabeth "Betsy" Mapp Clawson (Sam) and Ann Haywood Mapp Crowder (Rob); four grandchildren, Samuel R. Clawson, Jr. (Lauren), Elizabeth Carter Clawson (Mark Rinaldi), Mary Haywood Robinson, and John Russell Robinson, Jr. (Caroline); one great grandaughter, Bitsy Clawson, and two great grandsons, Charlie and Hays Robinson.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 1324 Marion Street, Columbia, SC 29201, St. Andrews Church, Mount Pleasant, 440 Whilden Street, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 or the charity of one's choice.