Marguerite Pinckney Lawton Elder


Marguerite Pinckney Lawton Elder

On Monday September 6, 2021, Marguerite (Margaret) Pinckney Lawton Elder passed away peacefully in her sleep at her home.

 She was 81 years old.

 Margaret was a current resident of Bunker Hill, WV. She lived most of her life in Brooklyn, New York and was born and raised in Walterboro, SC. Margaret was the mother of Ten children. Gerald Kato Pinckney, Anthony Lawton, Gale Lawton-Delgado (Ricardo-preceded in death), Clyde Lawton, Keith Lawton, Lenora Lisa Lawton, Sheila Lawton (Myron), Luther Derrick Lawton (Sylvia), Sabrina J. Elder-Griffin (Marvin) and Yurene M. Davis (Shamel) and One beloved pet, Shaggy.

Margaret attended public schools of Colleton County, SC. She was a lifetime member of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church in Walterboro, SC and a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church of Winchester, VA.

Margaret was a school aide and a caregiver. Despite her large family Margaret always provided love and support for her family and friends.

Margaret is survived by her soulmate of 53 years Willie F. Elder; her sisters, Carmel Ray Pinckney (John), Aileen Pinckney, Henrietta Pinckney (Val), her ten surviving children, 28 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Margaret’s parents preceded her in death, Gus and Edna Lee Pinckney.


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