Kathy Myers Stroud, 63, of Prosperity, widow of Eddie David Stroud, died Saturday, February 9, 2019 at her residence.
Born on April 9, 1955 in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late James Earl and Peggy Stribble Myers. Kathy was a graduate of Midlands Technical College and was an employee of the Newberry County Memorial Hospital for 39 years where she was the Director of Nursing for Outpatient Services and Maternal Child. She was a member of St. Philip's Lutheran Church where she served on the Church Council and was involved with WELCA. She was an avid Clemson fan. The greatest joy for Kathy was being “Mimi” to her grandchildren. She always put them first and treasured being involved with their lives and having the opportunity to lovingly spoil each of them. She was looking forward to the addition of her next grandchild that is due in July.
Kathy is survived by a son, Shannon Stroud of Prosperity; daughters, Keli (Ryan) Dickert of Prosperity and Andrea (Stephen) Griffith of New Braunfels, TX; a sister, Julie M. (Adam) Smith of Newberry; a brother, David (Joyce) Myers of Newberry; grandchildren, Madisen Stroud, Emily Stroud, Ayden Dickert, Easton Dickert and Zeta Griffith.
Funeral services will be held at 4:00 pm Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at St. Philip's Lutheran Church by the Rev. Terry Amick. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Newberry County Hospital Foundation, PO Box 497, Newberry, SC 29108 or to St. Philip's Lutheran Church, 2461 St. Philip's Church Road, Newberry, SC 29108.
Active pallbearers will be Corey Bishop, Allen Berley, Jamie Summer, Aaron Franklin, Michael Shealy and Brandon Stroud.
Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of the Newberry County Memorial Hospital Surgical Services.
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