Elaine Cook Williams, 64, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008, surrounded by her husband, Charlie Williams and her son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Leslie Harris. She was born in Greenville, S.C., on August 9, 1944, the daughter of Roy and Ruth Anne Glascoe.
Elaine graduated from the University of Georgia with both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree and worked as a speech pathologist in Atlanta. In her spare time she was part of a theatre group that took the show “Red, White and Maddox” to Broadway. When the show closed, she chose to stay in New York and continue her career as speech pathologist.
After many years in Manhattan she moved to Fleischmanns and after establishing herself as a major force in the community, she moved South to Beaufort, SC and worked for the Beaufort School System.
Elaine’s next adventure, had her living with Charlie aboard their sailing vessel, cruising up and down the east coast. Their next stop was back to Beaufort where she and Charlie owned “The Craftseller” and where Elaine was able to utilize her creative talents to make this business a major success.
She leaves behind her husband, Charlie Williams, her son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Leslie Harris and grandchildren, Sophie and Riley of Charleston, SC. She is also survived by her parents, Roy and Ruth Anne Glascoe; her brother, Eddie Glascoe and nephews, Chris and Tyson Glascoe and Sandy Glascoe of Atlanta, GA; stepdaughter, Julie Warren, her husband, Gary Warren and daughters, Grace and Sydney Shomer of Jacksonville, FL.
Donations may be made to “The Friends of Caroline Hospice, 1110 13th Street, Port Royal, S.C. 29935.