Joan Williams Brogdon MT. PLEASANT - Joan Williams Brogdon, 82, widow of Marion Roderick (Red) Brogdon, died August 17, 2013. Mrs. Brogdon was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 16, 1931 to Charles E. Williams and Helen Grant Williams. She graduated from Bishop McDonnell High School. She and her husband settled in Mt. Pleasant in 1966. She is survived by her son David C. Brogdon, two daughters; Catherine A. Brogdon and Christine Brogdon Dingeldine and her husband, James Dingeldine; granddaughter, Catherine M. Dingeldine; a brother, Robert Williams and his wife Geraldine Williams; a sister, Judith Gracia; and numerous nieces and nephews. Her son, James A. Brogdon, predeceased Mrs. Brogdon. Mrs. Brogdon was a founding member of the religious, charitable, and social club (not necessarily in that order) Our Lady of Prompt Succor (OLOPS), otherwise known to the husbands as "Old Ladies of the Parish." She loved telling jokes, had no inhibitions when it came to having fun, had a soft heart for strangers and doted feverishly on her granddaughter. The family wishes to thank the marvelous caregivers and nursing staff at Franke Home in Mt. Pleasant who lovingly cared for Mrs. Brogdon. Thank you for your devotion and many kindnesses. Friends may call at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant Chapel, 1520 Rifle Range Road on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. with a Prayer Vigil at 5:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church. The Rite of Committal will be at Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, 888 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403. Condolences may be sent to the Brogdon family via www.mcalister-smith.com McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, Mount Pleasant Chapel is assisting the Brogdon family. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston
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Published in Charleston Post & Courier on Aug. 19, 2013