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Mary C. Platt

October 20, 1934 — July 27, 2023


Mary C. Platt

Mary Catherine “Kitty” Platt, wife of John Edward “Jack” Platt, in Lexington SC entered into eternal rest the morning of July 27, 2023.  The family held a private service in her home on July 30, 2023. Mrs. Platt’s interment will be in Carolina Memorial Gardens in North Charleston SC.

Mrs. Platt was born October 20, 1934, in Charleston SC, daughter of Robert L McElhenney Sr. and Beulah “Tootsie” McElhenney. She attended Charleston area schools and graduated from Chicora High School.

She is survived by her husband John Edward Platt of Lexington SC.  Mr. and Mrs. Platt recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on December 19. She is also survived by two daughters, Debra Ann Ellis (Rodney) of Sumter and Linda Denise Matthews (James Jr.) of Gilbert; one brother Robert L McElhenney Jr “Buddy” of Mount Pleasant, and four grandchildren: Tara Yates of Rochester NY, Mary Vosburgh of Hanahan, Millie Norton of Sumter and James III “Trey” Matthews of Columbia and five great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Platt was pre-deceased by her parents Robert and Beulah McElhenney and one sister Gloria Miller.

She will be sadly missed by all.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials in her name are sent to Three Oaks Foundation (Hospice Group), 717 N. Harwood Street, Suite 550, Dallas, TX 75201.

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