Ida Satterwhite NEWBERRY - Ida Huiet Satterwhite, of Newberry, died March 18, 2014, in Newberry County Memorial Hospital. Born October 31, 1919, in Saluda County, she was a daughter of the late George David and Maude Etheridge Huiet. Mrs. Satterwhite graduated from Columbia High School and the University of South Carolina with a degree in chemistry. Prior to her marriage she worked at Fort Jackson and Walter Reed Hospital in Baltimore as a phlebotomist and lab technician. She then went to Japan after the end of World War II, working for the U.S. Army as a lab technician. It was at Fort Jackson that she met Irwin Matthews Satterwhite of Newberry and married him in 1949. She is survived by two daughters, Derryll Satterwhite of Newberry, and Susanne (Graham) Reich of Columbia; a sister, Lillian H. Hopkins of Columbia; a granddaughter, Tori (Mark) Tibshrany of Columbia; a great-grandson, and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Annie Maude Epting of Saluda, and Alice Thomas of Columbia; two brothers, John Huiet of Columbia, and Tom Huiet of Charlotte; and many other family and friends who were dear to her. For many years she was an active member of the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, the Jasper Chapter of the DAR, the Drayton Rutherford Chapter of the UDC, the Colonial Dames XVII, the Huguenot Society of South Carolina, and the Newberry Opera House Volunteers. She was a founding member of the Newberry County Historical and Museum Society and the Newberry Academy. Mrs. Satterwhite loved to play bridge, plant and arrange flowers, and cheer for her Gamecocks. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at Whitaker Funeral Home, Newberry. A private family service will be held in Rosemont Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Gauntt House Garden, c/o the Newberry County Historical and Museum Society, PO Box 186, Newberry, SC 29108; the Newberry Opera House, 1201 McKibben St., Newberry, SC 29108; or to the Carolina Children's Home, 3201 Trenholm Road, Columbia, SC 29204. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.whitakerfuneralhome.com. Whitaker Funeral Home of Newberry is assisting the family.
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Published in The State on Mar. 20, 2014
Whitaker Funeral Home
1704 College St. Newberry, SC 29108