Originally created 03/10/01

Mrs. Mary Croft



LONGWOOD, Fla. - Graveside services for Mrs. Mary Louise Reddic Croft. 86, of 103 Sweetbriar Branch Blvd., Longwood, Fla., will be conducted Saturday afternoon at 2 oclock in Pineview Memorial Gardens. Dr. John M. Younginer and Dr. T. Joseph Lusk officiating. Mrs. Croft was a lifelong resident of North Augusta, having recently made Longwood, Fla. her home. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church where she was a former officer in the United Methodist Women, former Circle Chairman of the Epworth Croft Circle, which was named for her, recipient of the "Special Mission Recognition" pin for outstanding leadership in the United Methodist Women, founder of "Cutties Community Closet" at Grace United Methodist Church which later became the Community Ministry of North Augusta. Mrs. Croft was the recipient of the 1978 North Augusta Exchange Golden Deeds Award. Survivors include one daughter, Mary Anne Vandigriff, Longwood, Fla.; two grandsons, Bobby Vandigriff, Longwood, Fla., and Ted Vandigriff, St. Peterburg, Fla.; two great granddaughters, Elisia and Hannah both of Longwood, Fla.; and three sisters, Betty R. Winn, Lilburn, Ga. Billye R. Vail, Melbourne, Fla. and Anne R. Hooper, Santa Rosa, Ca. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday afternoon from 12:30 until 1:45. Memorials may be made to Grace Methodist Church, 639 Georgia Ave., North Augusta, S. C. or to Epworth Childrens Home, P. O. Box 50466, Columbia, S. C. 29250. Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home, North Augusta in charge of arrangements. The Augusta Chronicle-March 10, 2001