Floride McCathern Huggins, 97, died Thursday, November 29, 2012 at her residence.
A daughter of the late John Franklin McCathern and Ada Stevens McCathern, she was born in Lee County, SC on May 17, 1915. Mrs. Huggins was a charter member of University City United Methodist Church and was a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 36. She enjoyed playing the piano and will be remembered for the love of her family and church.
A funeral service to celebrate her life will be held at 2:00PM, Saturday, December 1st in the chapel of University City United Methodist Church, 3835 West W.T. Harris Blvd., with Rev. Gail Werstlein and Rev. Chad Cozad officiating. Interment will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral at the church.
Mrs. Huggins is survived by four daughters, Diann Mock, of Charlotte, Gloria H. Phillips and Chris, of Charlotte, Sylvia H. McFarland and husband Jim, of Duncan's Creek, NC, Gayle H. Moorefield and husband Leon, of York, SC; nine grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; ten great-great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Mary Smith, of Hartsville, SC.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Huggins was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, John W. Huggins and a grandson, William J. Sands, III.