Kathleen Jean Andrews
Kathleen J. Andrews, 76, of Charleston, S.C., and Cincinnati, died
peacefully at her home Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011.
Kathy was born in Dayton, Ohio, to Mary I. and John F. Morrisey. She
married Carl Andrews on July 3, 1954, and was the mother to three
children, Carla Andrews of Denver, John Andrews of Dakar, Senegal,
Africa, and Barbara Wickman of Hillsdale, N.Y.
Kathy lived life to the fullest, enjoying people, flowers, books and her
She spent many hours mentoring children in the Charleston and North
Charleston school districts. She is remembered with a smile by all who
Besides her husband of 57 years and her children, she is survived by
five grandchildren, Ryan, Kevin, Kiera, Logan and Carson; her sister,
Mary Pat Straw of Tucson, Ariz.; and numerous nieces, nephews, grand
relatives and special friends.
Kathy was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Patricia Ann
Flaherty; and her twin sister, Maureen Bloomfield.
Family and friends are invited to call from noon until the 1 p.m.
memorial service Thursday, Dec. 1, at the McAlister-Smith Funeral Home,
West Ashley Chapel, 2501 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston. Interment will
follow in the spring at Mount Moriah Cemetery, Cincinnati.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Friends of the
McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, West Ashley Chapel, is serving the family.
For more information, call 843-722-8371. Online condolences can be sent