MRS. MARY LOU BURROUGHS, {78} was born on February 02, 1939 to the late Ed and Ethel Beckman in the Santee Community of Georgetown, SC where she also attended school.

She later moved to Conway, SC where she resided.  She was employed as a cook at Conway Medical Center for over thirty {30} years until failing health forced her to retire. 

She passed on Monday, October 23, 2017 at Conway Medical Center.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Burroughs. 

She leaves behind memories with her daughter Bernette {Barney} Dewitt of Conway, SC; two {2} sons: James Beckman of Columbia, SC and Jerome {Lorraine} Burroughs of Conway, SC; two {2} brothers: Lonnie Lee Campbell of Maryland and Henry Flowers of Aiken, SC; thirteen {13} grandchildren, thirteen {13} great-grandchildren, one {1} great-great-grandchild and a host of nieces and nephews along with Worldwide Brothers & Sisters and locally as Mary was a devoted member of the Collins Park Congregation of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Conway, SC. 

Memorial Services will be held 3:00 PM Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Conway High School.  Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home Conway Chapel.



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