SUMTER, S.C. — Margarete Sholar Troutman Iseman, 94, died Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at NHC Healthcare Sumter.

Born in Sturgis, Kentucky, she was a daughter of the late Ira Thomas and Laura Weller Sholar.

Mrs. Iseman was twice married, first to the late Harold Aubrey Troutman and later to the late Harold S. Iseman, Sr.

Mrs. Iseman was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, dancing, and traveling. She was a Methodist.

Surviving are two daughters, Laura Troutman Brogdon (Dr. Fred E. Brogdon, Jr.) and Katherine Troutman Cheek of Sumter; four grandchildren, Margarete Brogdon Hill (Cooper) of Sumter, Andrew Creighton Cheek (Jessica) of Manning, Rev. Frederick Earle Brogdon, III of Decatur, Alabama, and McKenzie Cheek Grant (Shawn) of Sumter; seven great-grandchildren, Cooper, Jr., Brogdon, Laekyn, Aubrey, Autumn, Creighton, and Wyatt; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Thomas Daniel Sholar (Ernestine) of Princeton, Kentucky; and seven nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Roger Cheek; three sisters, Elizabeth Ann Sholar Hamby, Dorothy Katherine Sholar Cash, Laura Virginia Sholar; two brothers, Thomas Daniel Sholar and Robert Wayne Sholar.

Private graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Nick Cheek officiating.

Memorials may be sent to Sumter SPCA, 1140 Guignard Drive, Sumter, SC 29150.

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Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.