Mary B. Thrower
Mary B. Thrower
  • September 27, 1920 - December 18, 2017
  • North Charleston, South Carolina

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Mrs. Mary B Thrower, 97, of North Charleston, widow of Augustus M. Thrower, entered into eternal rest on December 18, 2017. The relatives and friends of Mrs. Mary Thrower are invited to attend her funeral services on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at 12:00 noon, at North Charleston United Methodist Church, 1125 East Montague Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405 (843) 744-6669, burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday morning at the church from 11:00 to 12:00 noon.

Mary B was born on September 27, 1920, in Bethune, SC, a daughter of the late William H. Smith, and Mamie W. Smith. She was a long time member of North Charleston United Methodist Church, and a graduate of Winthrop University. She enjoyed visiting her family, cooking for them, working in her yard, and volunteering at her church. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her siblings Leona Laney, Jake Smith, Alvin Smith, and her daughter Sarah T. Watkins. She is survived by her two sons, Ryan S. Thrower (Jan), Seattle, WA, and Thomas M. Thrower (Cecilia) Summerville, SC. Three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, Todd A. Irick (Lou-Ann), and their two children Todd A. Irick Jr., and McKenna, Summerville, SC; Tracy T. Rodriguez (Hector) and their two children Seve and Emma, Pasadena, CA and Kimberly T. Ruohio (Anders), Helsinki, Finland. In addition to her children and grandchildren she is also survived by her brother Neil Smith, Bethune, SC, and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to North Charleston Methodist Church, 1125 East Montague Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405, or to the charity of one's choice.

Arrangements provided by Carolina Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cremations, 7113 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29406 (843) 797-2222. Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting