Irby H. Schultz
Irby H. Schultz
  • May 8, 1932 - June 27, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA – Funeral Service for Irby H. Schultz, 85, will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Union United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo.

Mrs. Schultz passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Born in Marshall, TX, she was a daughter of the late Aubrey and Beatrice Mills Hinds. She was the wife of the late James Herbert Schultz. Mrs. Schultz was an active member of Union UMC. Former Governor Carroll Campbell awarded her “The Order of the Palmetto” and designated her “A Palmetto Lady” for her service and friendliness to the people of South Carolina.

Mrs. Schultz worked as a Legislative Aide with the State House of Representatives and was a weekly volunteer with the Lexington Medical Center Foundation until her death. She was politically active and was past President of the South Carolina Federation of Republican Women and prior to her election as President, she served in numerous capacities. In 1995, she was selected Republican Woman of the Year by the Foundation and in 1997, Former Governor David Beasely appointed her Auditor of Lexington County.

She is survived by her daughters, Deborah Schultz, Donna Barton (Brooks); grandchildren, Ashley Brasington Garcia (Mauricio), Kristina Trivette, Jaime Trivette (Steve Roper), Celia Trivette; great-grandchildren, Carmen, Gabriel, and Ruby Garcia. She is also survived by her sister, Beatrice Willett.

Donations may be made in her name to the Lexington Medical Center Foundation's office Campaign for Clarity (3D mammogram program):

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