Margaret Hughes Rast, 96, of Orangeburg, S.C. passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Bowman First Baptist Church, 6605 Charleston Hwy, Bowman. Rev. Steve Scott and Pastor Trey Atkinson will be officiating. Burial will follow at Bowman Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Bowman First Baptist Church prior to the funeral service. We will be following the guidelines for COVID-19. Masks will be required.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Taylor, Stephen Taylor, Bryan Shuler, Trey Atkinson, Matt Clamp and Al Shuler.
Mrs. Margaret was born on September 12, 1924 in Orangeburg. She was the daughter of the late Edwin White Hughes and the late Annie Shingler Hughes. She was a member of Bowman First Baptist Church where she served as the Esther Smith Sunday School Class teacher and she was a member of the Ladies Prayer Group. She was predeceased by her husband, George T. Rast; daughter, Florrie Ann Rast; brothers, Franklin Hughes, Jackie Hughes, E.W. Hughes; sister, Florence Etheridge; sons-in-law, L.B. Taylor and Paul Benton.
Survivors include her daughters, Gayle Taylor, Beverly Atkinson (Sandy), Jeannine Benton; six grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Bowman First Baptist Church at 6605 Charleston Hwy, Bowman, S.C. 29018.
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