July 21, 1932 - January 6, 2022
Margaret Jackson Bundy, 89, died at MUSC-Lancaster after a long battle with cancer. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, she and her husband, Charles A. Bundy, had resided in Lancaster since 1971. They also lived in Rockingham, North Carolina; Jesup, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama and Macon, Georgia. She served for many years on the State Library Board, four years as Chairman, and was known throughout the state as an advocate of library services and funding. In 2000, she was recognized as one of the five living advocates of South Carolina at the annual meeting of the American Library Association in Chicago. She had previously served thirteen years on the Lancaster County Library Board, several years in the position of Chairman, and was instrumental in the establishment of a new library in Kershaw. She completed her latest term on the Board in July 2021, being deeply involved in its new building construction. As an active member of First United Methodist Church of Lancaster, she has been Chairman of the Staff Parish Relations Committee, a member of the Administrative Board and an active member of the United Methodist Women. She is past president of the Lancaster Garden Club, president of the Lancaster Council of Garden Clubs, a Board member of the Garden Clubs of South Carolina and a Master Gardner. Margaret was well known as a speaker on the planting and care of hydrangeas. She was also a member of the Literary Review Club and the Ladies Golf Association of Lancaster. Margaret graduated from Converse College and later received a Masters Degree of Education in both the Teaching of Reading and Guidance Counseling from Winthrop University. For seventeen years, she was a classroom teacher and guidance counselor in Macon, Georgia and Lancaster High School. In 2004, she was recognized by Converse College and received the alumnae Community Service Award for her contributions to improvement in Lancaster and South Carolina. Early on, she was a swimmer and throughout her life, she enjoyed tennis and golf. Margaret was an avid sports fan and was interested in all sporting events. She deeply enjoyed following college football and the Atlanta Braves. She is survived by her husband, Charlie; sons, Charles A. Bundy, Jr. and wife Carole of Columbia, SC; Robert J. Bundy and wife Fran of Independence, Virginia; Dan H. Bundy and wife Teri of Birmingham, Alabama; grandchildren, Elizabeth Ruczko (Daniel), Kathryn Hornack (Mat), Thomas Bundy and William Bundy; along with five great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Lancaster, South Carolina, on Monday, January 10, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Neal Woods officiating. Following the service there will be a reception at USC-Lancaster Bradley Arts Building. Interment will be at St. David’s Cemetery in Cheraw, South Carolina, the Bundy Family lot at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Margaret Jackson Bundy Fellowship at the College of Mass Communication and Information Studies at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208 or to the Cultural Arts Center at 1859 Craig Farm Road, Lancaster, SC 29720. Notes to the family may be made at www.lancasterfuneralhome.com. Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family of Mrs. Bundy.
Margaret Jackson Bundy, 89, died at MUSC-Lancaster after a long battle with cancer. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, she and her husband, Charles A. Bundy, had resided in Lancaster since 1971. They also lived in Rockingham, North Carolina; Jesup,... View Obituary & Service Information
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