Murrells Inlet, SC – Rosemary Vincent Vassy, 93, of the Blue Heron in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017.
A graveside service will be held Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Lynchburg, SC.- The family will speak to those attending following the service.
Rosemary was a native of Lynchburg, SC. and the daughter of the late Emma B Frierson and C. Aubrey Vincent. She graduated from Lynchburg High School and attended Queens College in Charlotte, NC, where she was a member of the Valkyrie Honor Society and the Queens Choral Society. While at Queens, she was initiated into the Alpha Delta Pi sorority. After transferring to the University of South Carolina, Rosemary received a BA degree in Music. Following graduation, she taught piano and organ at Ashwood and Lamar Public Schools and in her home. Rosemary was a member of Lynchburg Presbyterian Church for sixty years, serving as a Sunday School teacher and as the organist for twenty-five years. After the closure of the Lynchburg Presbyterian Church, she attended Timmonsville United Methodist Church, and Belin United Methodist Church in Murrells Inlet. An active member of the Lee County Republican Party, Rosemary served as an Executive Committeewoman from Lee County to the SC Republican Party from 1995-1998. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Timmonsville Book and Garden Club.
Rosemary was predeceased by her husband, Robert G. Vassy, her brothers, C. Aubrey Vincent and Howard F. Vincent. She is survived by her son, Robert G. Vassy, Jr. and his wife Patti of Florence, SC; her daughter, Vicki V. Holler and her husband, John of Columbia, SC; her grandchildren, Anna and Gil Vassy, Ryan Radaker (Kyle), and John Holler III; her great-granddaughters, Adlai, Langston and Louisa Moore, and her sister- in- law, Jenell (Jan) Vassy Hottinga. She also leaves behind her niece, Rinne (Bob) Sade and nephews, Clay, (Christy) Chic (Judy) and Bob (Susan) Vincent, and Charlie Vassy. In addition to family members, she also leaves behind special friends Craig Hair and Jessica Flynn of Murrells Inlet.
Memorials may be made to Lynchburg Cemetery Association Building Fund, c/o Penny Tallon, P O Box 66 Lynchburg, SC 29080.
Layton-Anderson Funeral Home, 4210 W. Palmetto Street, Florence, SC is assisting the
Family with arrangements.
You are invited to sign the guestbook at wwwlaytonandersonfh.com
Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Sunday July 30th, 2017
Hwy 341 South
Lynchburg, SC 29080
Special Instructions: The family will speak to those attending following the service.Text me the address
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Submitted by Rachel Morton on Sep 26 2017 03:11:15 PM
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Vicki and Zip,
So sorry for your loss. Your mother seemed like someone who definitely loved life. I know she will be missed but never forgotten.
Submitted by Joy Tucker on Jul 28 2017 08:18:23 AM
Dear Rosemary, thanks for the memories. Bobby will be so glad to see you! Zip and Vicki, I am so sorry for your loss, we did love her and Bobby too.
Submitted by Meechie Nesbitt Rankin on Jul 27 2017 09:18:44 PM
I am sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Submitted by Mark Mross on Jul 27 2017 10:03:01 AM
Zip, Sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. I know she will be missed by all of her Family and Friends. God Bless You and Your Family!
Jerel H. Hutchinson
Submitted by Jerel H. Hutchinson on Jul 27 2017 09:02:10 AM
Rosemary, this is Judy. I miss you already. We had so much fun late at night when everybody had been asleep for hours. I know where you are and God has opened the door for a wonderful friend. You did it your way and I thank God that your wishes came true. I will miss you but I know you are in a better place. Love You, Judy
Submitted by Judy Henegar on Jul 26 2017 09:55:38 PM
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