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Marguerite Curtis
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Marguerite McCoy Curtis, 78, of Sumter, died Sunday, October 24, 2010 at Toumey Healthcare System.

Born in Charlotte, NC, she was a daughter of the late Eldridge P. McCoy and Evelyn Robinson McCoy. She was reared by her step-mother, Mildred E. McCoy.

Mrs. Curtis was a member of Alice Drive Baptist Church and the Sumter Master Gardeners. She was the retired Office Manager for Dr. Kenneth W. Carson’s dental practice in Camden, SC.

Surviving are three sons, Charles H. "Bud" Curtis III, M.D. and wife Terri of Cape Coral, FL, Warren S. Curtis and wife Kristi of Sumter, and Gordon Mark Curtis of Walnut Creek, CA; one daughter, Carol G. Curtis of Charleston; four grandchildren, Lauren Curtis Collins, Kristen Curtis, Connor Curtis and Chandler Curtis.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Wednesday in the Chapel of the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home.

Burial will be in the Sumter Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Tuesday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home other times of her son, 1145 Boardwalk.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210 or to Alice Drive Baptist Church, 1305 Loring Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29150.

On-line condolences may be sent to

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory 221 Broad Street Sumter is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.