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Amanda Mae Ella "Mae" Saxon Waldrop

Mae Saxon Waldrop, 86, resident of National Health Care in Greenwood, formerly of 107 Parker Street Abbeville, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at National Health Care. She was the widow of Arthur Lee Waldrop.

Born in Elberton, Georgia she was the daughter of the late H.B. Saxon and Lena Scott Saxon.

Mae was a retired bookkeeper having worked for many years at Savitz Record Center and McDill-Edwards Lumber Co. She was a member of Upper Long Cane Presbyterian Church. Mae will also be remembered for her delicious desserts she prepared at The Veranda Café. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by her family and many friends.

Survivors include her 2 sons, John Waldrop and his wife, Gail, of Abbeville, SC and Tommy Waldrop and his wife, Donna, of Hodges, SC; a granddaughter, Erin Freeman and her husband, Will, of Abbeville, SC and 2 great-grandchildren, McKenzie and Caleb Freeman.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 2:00 PM in the Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Brooks officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. The family is at the home of her son John and Gail Waldrop 430 Noble Drive Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:30 PM Friday evening at the funeral home.

Memorials in memory of Mrs. Waldrop may be made to Upper Long Cane Presbyterian Church 194 Hwy. 20 Abbeville, SC 29620.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, March 23, 2012
6:00-7:30 PM


Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Saturday, March 24, 2012
2:00 PM


Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
2699 Highway 72
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

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John, Tommy & Families, We were so sorry to hear of your mom"s passing. All of you are in our prayers! May God bring you the strength & comfort thru this very difficult time now & for the days ahead! We love you!

Donnie & Kathy Grant Mar 26 2012 12:00 AM

John, Tommy, Gail and Donna: My heart and prayers go out to you in the passing of your mother/mother-in-law. We will continue to lift you up in your time of sorrow and rejoice in her reaching our Father's heavenly home.

Bob Jennings Mar 26 2012 12:00 AM

John Allen, Tommy and families, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Aunt Mae was a beautuful, southern lady. We will all miss her, but rejoice in knowing she's now with Uncle Lee and Mama Sax. God Speed Aunt Mae.

Cathy Campbell Strickland Mar 24 2012 12:00 AM

A truly special lady whom I respected so much. She taught myself and my brothers so many different things working with her at Savitz. Wonderful memories I will always cherish. My prayers are with all of you.

Nadine Bowles Mar 23 2012 12:00 AM

John&family so sorry for the passing of your loved one.You will be in my prayers .

Sylvia Lewis Mar 22 2012 12:00 AM

Extending heartfelt and deepest sympathy.

Richard B. Sanders, Jr. Mar 22 2012 12:00 AM

Praying for your family during this sad time. Mae was a special lady. Your memories will keep her in your heart forever.

Marcia & David Cartledge Mar 22 2012 12:00 AM

John...Toni and I send our prayers to you and your family. Your Mom was a great lady.

Steve Eddy Mar 22 2012 12:00 AM

John, Gail, Erin & others "Mae was one of the first people we met when we moved to Abbeville. She was a great friend, and will be missed. You all are in my prasyers.

Beth Rambo Mar 21 2012 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to hear of Mae's passing. She was a wonderful lady and has left a great legacy in her family. My prayers are with you all.

Pam Carroll Mar 21 2012 12:00 AM