Rita Vose Marlow
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • St. Johannes Lutheran Church
    48 Hasell Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Carol and Jimmy, so sorry to learn of your Mothers death.. She was so friendly and kind. We miss talking to her as she was getting her exercise. ...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Dorothy Infinger - Chas,sc

“Jimmy & Carol,We are so sorry for your lose. Our prayers and sincere condolences to you and your family. Margaret, Stephen and Stephanie ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Rita, we have had 77 years of wonderful friendship years. It would take a book to write about our good times. Your visits to me in Texas and in...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Shirley Fredrickson - Marietta, GA

“Rita was a wonderful neighbor. She will always be remembered for her afternoon walks around the neighborhood, her wonderful smile, those white...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Skipper Gosnell - Charleston, SC

“Rita was a kind and thoughtful person to us always. We feel honored to have known her and she will be missed greatly. Mary Chris and Mike Tindall ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Aunt Rita,We will always cherish our visits with you. Gail and our family loved you so much. You are without a doubt one of the sweetest people we...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Elmo Vose - Las Vegas, NV

“I am so sorry to hear of Rita's passing. I walked the mall and saw her every day. I will miss her so much. She is so well loved. My prayers are...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Kathleen Harding - Charleston, SC

“Rita was sweet and kind. She will be missed. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Etta and Ann Helms - SC

“Rita Rita-- I been thinking of u@ miss u so much@ I always loved to get your cards@ phone call-- I love u---@ u will be missed by so many ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Wanda Rahall - Myrtle beach, SC

“With love and prayers for our Charleston family, ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Grandma and Ray Haggerty - AIKEN, SC

“Rita:We are going to miss so much. Thank your being such an angel to me and my family. We love you!Gary ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Gary Burger - Buford, GA - Family


Rita Vose Marlow, 87, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Elmore Lawrence Marlow, Sr., entered into eternal rest Monday morning, January 22, 2018. Her Funeral Service will be held Thursday, January 25, 2018 in St. Johannes Lutheran Church, 48 Hasell Street at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Old St. Andrew's Parish Churchyard. The family will receive friends Wednesday in J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel, 232 Calhoun Street from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Rita was born January 18, 1931 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of the late Elmore Martin Vose and Marian Kennedy Vose. She was retired from South Carolina National Bank. She was a member of St. Johannes Lutheran Church. Rita is survived by her son, Jim Keller (Libby) of Cottageville, SC; daughter, Carol Keller Thompson (David) of James Island; two granddaughters: Melissa Lee Thompson and Erin M. Haggerty; step-daughter, Georgeanna Marlow Kicklighter; step-son, Elmore Marlow, Jr. (Cheryl); step-grandchildren: Elizabeth Kicklighter McMullan, Jane Kicklighter Manos (Peter), Joan Kicklighter Burger (Gary), John Kicklighter, Jr. (Julie) Elmore "Rocky" Marlow, III (Stacy); thirteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Elmore Vose; step-granddaughter, Robin Marlow Proudfoot; and son-in-law; John Kicklighter.

Memorials may be made to St. Johannes Lutheran Church, 48 Hasell Street, Charleston, SC 29401.