EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Mary Frances Slade, 86, of Columbia Road, died Wednesday, February 13, 2002. Graveside services will be held Saturday, February 16, 2002, at 11 a.m., in Eastview Cemetery with Rev. Burton Ott officiating. Ms. Slade was born in Alberta Louisiana daughter of the late Arthur Lee and Sarah Mae Mitchell Slade but had lived most of her life in Edgefield. She graduated from Lander College, Class of 1937 and taught school in Lancaster, Windsor, Greenwood McCormick and Edgefield. She was a member of Edgefield United Methodist Church where she was financial secretary, active in U.M.W. and a Sunday school teacher. She was a member of Les Dames des Fleurs Garden Club. Survivors are a brother, Sam M. Slade Sr. of Edgefield and nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Edgefield County Hospital, P.O. Box 590, Edgefield, SC 29824. The family will receive friends Friday, February 15, 2002, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home.
The Augusta Chronicle February 15, 2002