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Nance Lou Presson

January 2, 1938 ~ April 7, 2022 (age 84)


Ms. Presson, 84, of Tega Cay, died April 7, 2022.  She was surrounded by family in her home of thirty-seven years at the time of her death.

Ms. Presson was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of Herbert A. Schuster and Lou Edith O’Neill Schuster.

Ms. Presson’s survivors are her son, Paul Presson, Jr., daughter-in-law, Janet Joran of Hudson, Florida, daughter, Mary Presson Roberts and son-in-law, Randy Lindsay of Tega Cay, South Carolina, Grandchildren:  Jessica Presson of Lawrenceville, Georgia, and Jeremy Roberts, and wife, Abi Roberts of Greenville, South Carolina.

Ms. Presson was predeceased by her grandparents, John Christian Schuster, Clara Schuster, Lou Collier O’Neill, her mother, Lou Edith O’Neill Schuster, father, Herbert A. Schuster, and son Adam Presson.

Ms. Presson completed her elementary and middle school years in St. Louis and Eureka, Missouri.  She graduated from Kirkwood High School in Missouri.  She received her degree from Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, where she specialized in art and fashion illustration.

Ms. Presson began teaching art in the 1960s.  She often held two careers at once with the last in the interior design field.  She taught painting at York Technical College, Rock Hill, SC, Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, Belmont, NC, private art lessons and workshops in York County, SC, and at the Charlotte Art League.

Ms. Presson founded the Tega Cay Art League.

She lived a full and creative life and shared her creative gifts.

A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at Grace Presbyterian Church 2955 Hwy 160 West in Fort Mill, SC.  Visitation immediately following at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hospice and Community Care, 2275 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC or the Humane Society of York County, 8177 Regent Parkway, Suite 103, Fort Mill, SC 29715, or please attend a museum exhibit of art in her honor.

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Memorial Service
April 12, 2022

11:00 AM
Grace Presbyterian Church (Fort Mill, SC)

April 12, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Grace Presbyterian Church
2955 West Hwy 160
Mill, SC 29708

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