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Shirley Morgan McElhenney

Shirley Morgan McElhenney
  • August 7, 1940 - August 23, 2018
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • American Cancer Society - SC
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston, SC 29406

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“she was a great southern lady and I grew up knowing her as family she had a great humor and smile my memories of her and buddy ...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: faron hewett - clendenin, WV

“Buddy, I am so sorry to hear about Shirley .. I always enjoyed our visits with each other , and will always remember them .. She was a Very Special...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Julia Sc Boykin - Dillon, SC

“Buddy so sad to hear of Shirley's passing. You and your family have my heart felt sympathy. I shall always remember she and I sending the "same"...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Keith Hutto - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Buddy son sorry to hear about Shirley. Prayers for you and family!!!!! ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Dee Cercopely - Summerton, SC

“Buddy, Shirley will be missed by all of us here in florida. We had great times when we visited S.C. We will have good memories of Shirley and you...Read More »
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Shirley Morgan McElhenney, 78, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, wife of Robert L. McElhenney, Jr. went to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, August 23, 2018. She had spent the last 13 years dealing with cancer and heart problems. Not one time did I ever hear her complain. She just kept thanking the Lord for the wonderful things he had done for her. One of her friends had made the statement that she was going to be a tough act to follow.

Her Funeral Service will be held Monday, August 27, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 11:00 am. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road. The family will receive friends Sunday, August 26, 2018 in the Mount Pleasant Chapel from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.

Shirley was born August 7, 1940 in Sumter, South Carolina, daughter of the late Erman Chancy Morgan and the late Sally Bernice Glisson Morgan. Her family moved to the Park Circle area in North Charleston when she was two. she attended North Charleston graded and high school, from 1965 until 1997, she lived on the Isle of Palms. She worked for South Carolina National Bank and Wachovia Bank on Coleman Avenue in Mt. Pleasant as a teller and customer service representative. In 1999 they moved to Sunset, SC and then in 2011, moved back to the Charleston area of Mt. Pleasant, because of health problems. Shirley was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in Sunset, SC and attended Sunday School at the First Baptist Church on McCants Street in Mt. Pleasant.

She is survived by her husband, Robert L. "Buddy" McElhenney, Jr. of Mt. Pleasant, SC; daughter, Jerri McElhenney Babson (Jerry) of Mount Pleasant, SC; two sons, Steve Ernest McElhenney (Susan) of Huger, SC and Robert Glenn McElhenney of Mount Pleasant, SC; grandchildren, Amanda Renee Babson Lowther (Chris), Jeremy Dale Babson (Laney), Robert Hyatt McElheeney, Tyler James McElhenney and Madison Morgan McElhenney; great grandchildren, Rylee Ann Lowther, Copelyn Bency Lowther, Brooklyn Paige Babson, Finley Grace Lenton Badson and Fischer Cowden; two sisters, Pat Bernice Morgan Mellard (Raymon) of Sunset, SC and Kathy Marie Hurst (Kenneth) of Walterboro, SC. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Erman Muldrew Morgan, Laura Elizabeth Morgan Ledford (Lavern) and Gloria Ann Morgan.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406.