KNAPP, Margaret Margaret Lee Manuel Knapp, widow of Michael Joseph Knapp, died Sunday, May 4, 2008 at her residence. She was born in Haymarket, VA, the daughter of William Russell and Leila Furr Manuel on Sunday, March 22, 1925. "Ya Ya," as she was affectionately called by her grandchildren, was a beautician and owned Margie Lee's Beauty Salon in West Ashley for many years and volunteered at the Naval Hospital. She led a wonderful life, living part of the year in the North Carolina mountains and the other on the Isle of Palms. She and her late husband enjoyed playing golf and traveling together. She spent the last six months of her life happy to finally be in her new home on the river, fishing off her dock and watching her puppies run free in the yard. Surviving are two sons, Marc K. Knapp and his wife JoAnne of Hollywood and Garth E. Knapp of John's Island; a daughter-in-law, Elizabeth L. Knapp; five grandchildren, Lauren K. Mosher and her husband Jeffrey, Jennifer A. Knapp, Margaret E. Knapp, Katherine K. Knapp and Michael J. Knapp; two sisters, Charlotte M. Dobbins and Isabella M. Loso; and her wonderful caregiver, Angela Meyers. The relatives and friends of Margaret M. Knapp are invited to attend her Liturgy of the Word at 10:30 AM, Thursday, May 8, 2008, at the James A. McAlister Chapel. The Rite of Committal will be in Beaufort National Cemetery Thursday afternoon at 2:30 PM. The family will receive friends at the James A. McAlister Funeral Home, 1620 Savannah Hwy., Wednesday evening from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Memorials may be made to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Building Fund, 5 St. Teresa Dr., Charleston, SC 29407. Arraignments by JAMES A. MCALISTER, INC., 766-1365. Visit our guestbook at www.charleston.net/deaths.
Published by Charleston Post & Courier on May 6, 2008.