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Mary Lois (Young) Nettles

1926 ~ 2020 (age 94)


Mary Lois Young Nettles, 94, of Columbia passed away on Friday, July 31,2020 at the Brian Center in Columbia, S.C. 

A private graveside service will be held at Pine Hill United Methodist Church at a later date with Reverend Graham Bennett Officiating. The family requests that Covid 19 restrictions be respected.

Mrs.  Lois was born on June 16, 1926 in Neeses.  She was the daughter of the late James Clifton and the late Mary Ellen Bruner Young.  She was married to Thomas Ervin Nettles until his death in 1999. She was also predeceased by sons, Joseph Arnold Nettles and Richard Anthony Nettles, siblings Susie Goodwin, James C Young Jr., Dorothy Walling, and J.W. Young.

Survivors include her son Edward Nettles (Marie), daughters Carolyn Philips (George) and Marilyn Smith; grandchildren, Jeffrey Cupstid, Brian Cupstid (Joy), Bradley Smith, Kevin Nettles (Rene), Kim Stone, Tammy Nettles, Melisa Hallman (Carlton), Raegan Nettles, Ashton Driggers (Corey), Kevin Rozier; sisters Martha Berry, Margie Rice, and Sherry Wolfe (Lennie) and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.   

To her family and all who knew her, Lois embodied love, caring and kindness.  She always put the needs of others before herself even during the many years she spent in the Brian Center Nursing Home.  In her later years many of her memories faded but never her love.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to: Pine Hill United Methodist Church, 4125 Neeses Highway, Neeses, SC 29107. Attn: Bonnie Livingston


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