Marjorie B Slice
October 29, 1922 – May 2, 2018
COLUMBIA - Helen Marjorie "Margie" Brunson Slice died peacefully Wednesday, May 2, 2018.
Born October 29, 1922 in Gifford, SC into a large loving family of 6 brothers and 3 sisters.
Margie attended nursing school in Baltimore, Maryland and the University of South Carolina. She finished her nursing education at Columbia Hospital School of Nursing. She also worked in the Nurses Army Cadet Corps during World War II. She met the love of her life, a handsome Navy Lieutenant Jim "Claude" Slice at a train station in Columbia when they both were traveling to Florida where she was going to work as an RN. They were married for 51 years until Jim's death in 1999. Margie was a kind spirit with a wonderful sense of humor.
Margie retired in 1984 from Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital as the Head Nurse for the Ambulatory Care Centers.
She was a charter member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and was a member of the Mary Circle. Margie loved reminiscing about her life and told the most fascinating stories about growing up through almost a hundred years of history and inventions. She embraced and loved technology and enjoyed making greeting cards on her computer.
She read her Bible daily and knew she would one day join her loved ones in heaven. Margie was blessed with a large loving family and a close circle of friends.
She is survived by her son, Russell Slice (Libby); daughter, Barbara Slice; granddaughter, Lindsay Slice Hummers (Lucas); great-granddaughter, Charlotte Hummers; great-grandson, Bennett Hummers and many loving nieces, nephews and lifelong friends. She was predeceased by her husband, Jim Slice and her precious grandson, Rusty Slice, Jr. The family would like to thank her longtime loving caregivers, Debbie Cornelius, Viola Brown and Marie Asbill.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the narthex at the church. Burial will be private in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Memorials can be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or a charity of your choice. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel is assisting the family. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.
- Visitation Wednesday, May 9, 2018
- Memorial Service Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Marjorie B Slice
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May 8, 2018
I am deeply sorry for the loss of a wonderful and special woman. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Terry & Judith Eargle
May 8, 2018
Russell, Libby, Barbara & family,
We were so sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. She was a gracious & kind person who showed love to everyone. We were blessed to know her. May He who knows our deepest sorrows be especially close to each of you during this time. You are in our prayers. In Christ's love, Terry & Judy Eargle
May 7, 2018
Barbara and family,
I am sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I understand the loss of your mother, especially so close to Mother's day. Please know that you will be in my thoughts and prayers during this time.
May 6, 2018
My sincere condolences to the family. May the God of all comfort give you the comfort you need to endure this difficult time and the days ahead (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)