Amanda Carroll Blease Stegenga
Amanda Carroll Blease Stegenga
  • July 25, 1984 - September 23, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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Memorial service for Amanda Carroll Blease Stegenga, 33, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.

Amanda passed away unexpectedly Saturday, September 23, 2017. Born on July 25, 1984, in Columbia, SC, she was a daughter of Sandra N. Penland and the late Ernest C. Blease. Amanda spent most of her life in Columbia except while attending Waccamaw High School in Pawley’s Island, SC, where she was a 2002 graduate. She attended Midlands Technical College and received her Associates Degree from Independence University. Amanda worked with JNP Services. She was an avid Clemson Fan who loved spending time with her family on the Black River in Georgetown County. Amanda was a rescuer and lover of animals, she enjoyed music of all genres, and most importantly, her greatest love were her three sons.

Surviving in addition to her mother, Sandra, are her husband, Chad A. Stegenga; children, Nicholas Allen, Jackson Ernest, and Jason Blease Stegenga. She is also survived by her sister, Alicia Blease; brother, James Blease (Buffy); paternal grandmother, Marcella Rogers; aunt, Gerrie Blease; cousin, Byron Penland; nieces; nephews; and best friend, Erin Nelson. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Alice Morris; maternal grandfather, John Penland; and paternal grandfather, James Blease.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider making a donation to the boys 529 Savings Plan, c/o Sandra Penland, PO Box 21627, Columbia, SC 29221.

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