Anita Torbert Steigerwald

Anita Torbert Steigerwald, 102, of Columbia, formerly of Louisville, died Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 2:08 A.M. at TJ Health/Columbia.

She was born July 30, 1916, in Madison, Georgia, to the late John Harris and Willie Mae Tappan Torbert. She was married to Gerald Jeff Thurmond, who preceded her in death and later married George Roberts Steigerwald who preceded her in death in 1972. She was a member of Melbourne Heights Baptist Church and the Ruth Class.

Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Thurmond (Gene) Hays of Wilmington, NC, and Georgann Steigerwald (Jim) Flowers of Columbia; two grandchildren, Anita Jeane Hays Blye and Michael Roberts Flowers; five great-grandchildren, Erin Simone Blye, Benjamin Franklin Blye V, Harriet Maxine Blye, Alexander Woodruff Flowers, and Cecilia Marie Flowers.

The graveside service was Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 12:00 P.M. EDT at Calvary Cemetery in Louisville with Rev. Adam Schell officiating.

The family would appreciate memorials be made to North Carolina Relief Fund, 20312 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699 (rebuild.nc.gov) or the American Red Cross.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.