Obituary of Mary Pendarvis
Mary Louise “Weezy”Pendarvis, age 74, of Gaston, South Carolina, passed away February 8, 2022 peacefully in her home surrounded by family. She was born on May 2, 1947 in St. George, South Carolina, the daughter of Thomas and Ruth Marchant. She married Eric P. Pendarvis on September 1, 1962. He preceded her in death on December 30, 2000.
Mary and Eric moved to Gaston after their marriage and built a beautiful home together with their daughters and then grandchildren. Mary was a devoted Christian who stood strong in her faith. She enjoyed reading her bible and telling God's word. She never met a stranger; to know Mary was to love her. She enjoyed making memories with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved telling them her favorite stories of years prior. Mary enjoyed working in her yard and tending to her home, children and grandchildren. Mary was a devoted animal lover and is leaving behind her beloved fur baby, Bella.
Mary is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Eric P. (“Slick”) Pendarvis, father Thomas P. Marchant of St. George, South Carolina, and her brother, Billy Marchant of St. George, South Carolina. She is survived by her mother, Ruth Bazzle Marchant of St. George, South Carolina, five siblings, Tommy Marchant, Deloris Patrick, Robert Marchant,, Johnnie Marchant, and Allen Marchant; two children, daughter and son-in-law Helene and David Sullivan, and daughter and son-in-law Gwen and Mark Gladden; six grandchildren Eddie Floyd, Chris Floyd, Megan Floyd, Brittani Gladden, Calli Gladden, and Kyle Sullivan; two great-granddaughters, Destiny Pence and Brook Pence; two great-grandsons, Dane Pence Jr., and Sims Floyd; and step-great grandson, Josh Hall.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 13, 2022, at 2:00 PM at Thompson Funeral Home in Lexington, South Carolina. The burial will follow the service in Southland Memorial Gardens. Visitation for friends and family will be held prior to the service, February 13, 2022, from 1-2 PM at Thompson Funeral Home. Pallbearers for the service will be Johnnie Marchant, Allen Marchant, Jason Marchant, Eddie Floyd, Chris Floyd, and Kyle Sullivan. The honorary Pallbearers are Tommy Marchant and Robert Marchant.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Pets Inc., an animal shelter in West Columbia, South Carolina, or an animal shelter of your choice can be made in her honor.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Mary Pendarvis, please visit our Tree Store