A graveside committal in Christ Churchyard will follow the Memorial Service.
Marian Hull Withington, 92, daughter of the late Frances Marshall and Charles C. Withington, died Wednesday, April 26, 2023, at Rolling Green Village.
She was a communicant of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Clemson and a life-long member of Christ Church Episcopal, Greenville. A graduate of the University of South Carolina, she served as a secretary with the U.S. Department of Air Force at Donaldson Air Force Base in Greenville. She subsequently went on to work at the U.S. Department of State in Bonn, Germany, the American Embassy in Cairo, Egypt and in Washington, D.C. She received a master’s degree in Library Science from Florida State University and was a Reference Librarian at Clemson University from 1964 until her retirement in June 1990. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Greenville Historical Society, and Boscobel Golf Club.
She was preceded in death by her siblings Betty White, Mary Sturtevant, Charlie Withington, and John Withington, five nieces and nephews, and one great-great nephew.
Surviving are 13 nieces and nephews, 25 great nieces and nephews, and many great-great nieces and nephews.
Marian was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling. She will be remembered for her love and devotion to her family and friends. Aunt Marian loved a good game of Trivial Pursuit and was an excellent conversationalist. Her family has wonderful memories of summers spent at Pawleys Island and Litchfield Beach where her shrimp and grits were always a hit.
A memorial service will be held at Christ Church Episcopal, Greenville, in the Markley Chapel on Friday, June 2, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., followed by a graveside committal in Christ Churchyard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Clemson University Foundation. Please direct your gift to the Marian Withington Holding Account in memory of Marian Withington. Gifts made may be made by phone at (864) 656-5896 or by mail to: Clemson University, Annual Giving Office, PO Box 1889, Clemson, SC 29633, or to a charity of one’s choice.
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