Shirley Smith Botzis
FUNERAL HOME
James A. McAlister Funerals & Cremation
1620 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC
Shirley Smith Botzis Charleston - The relatives and friends of Shirley Botzis are invited to attend her Visitation between 5:00 and 8:00 PM Friday, January 14, 2022, at the James A. McAlister Funeral Home, 1620 Savannah Highway, Charleston. The Trisagion service will be held at 7:00 PM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Shirley's memory may be made to: The Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity Building Fund, 30 Race St., Charleston, SC 29403; The Leukemia And Lymphoma Society (www.lls.org); The Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC (www.hollingscancercenter.musc.edu/giving), or to Roper Hospice Cottage, 676 Wando Park Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464). Arrangements by James A. McAlister, (843) 766-1365. Visit our guestbook at legacy.com/obituaries/charleston

Published by Charleston Post & Courier from Jan. 11 to Jan. 12, 2022.
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14
Visitation
5:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
James A. McAlister Funerals & Cremation
1620 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC
Jan
14
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7:00p.m.
James A. McAlister Funerals & Cremation
1620 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC
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Maria Gehl Kicklighter and Family
Friend
January 16, 2022
Maria Gehl Kicklighter and Family
Friend
January 16, 2022
Shirley worked for my parents at Carolina Travel for many years. She was part of the work family my parents built over the years. I was very blessed to see Shirley (she came and found me in my seat) at the MUSC graduation this past May. Her grandson was in my son's (Luke) class. She was as I always remembered ... full of smiles, hugs and laughter. I pray she rests in peace and that her family knows how deeply she was loved by so many.
Maria Gehl Kicklighter and Family
Friend
January 16, 2022
Sorry to hear of the death of Ms Shirley she was a very sweet lady.
lavern G Brown
January 14, 2022
David and Michael may God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. As a friend and neighbor we will miss the times she would stop and say hi and how is the family. We will miss her. Carol and Bill Martin
Carol and Bill Martin
Other
January 14, 2022
Pete, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Kindest personal regards. Brenda
Mrs. Joseph Carter
January 13, 2022
I am so very sorry to hear of this. Shirley was so happy and full of life. She was so sweet to me and my kids and made us feel welcome to be a part of the family. She was always so supportive of Matthew and me and all of our hopes and dreams. She was a rare gem and will be greatly missed. My prayers are with her children and grandchildren.
Jeannie Constantine
Family
January 13, 2022
I'm am sadden to learn of Shirley's passing. I got to know Shirley in the 1970's when she helped me arrange senior class trips for Garrett High School. She then became my personal travel agent and helped me plan many wonderful trips. She ALWAYS had a smile on her face and was so pleasant to work with. She will be missed. My deepest sympathy to her family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Archie Franchini
January 12, 2022
Shirley, you were such a blessing when we worked together on school events, PTA, Singers! I enjoyed your company, your work ethic and your positive attitude. Michael, your mom will be missed. You are in my prayers.
Gill Green
January 12, 2022
With deepest sympathy
Dr. William Morris
Other
January 10, 2022
We love you, Shirley! You will be missed!
Gavin & Lisa McLeod
Friend
January 10, 2022
With our love and deepest sympathy for your loss. Shirley will be missed by everyone who had the privilege of knowing her. Buck and Linda
Buck & Linda Sprague
Friend
January 10, 2022
So sorry to hear of Mrs Shirley passing. She was my travel agent for many years and I always enjoyed talking with her. Prayers to her family during this difficult time
Sonnekuk Patterson
January 9, 2022
I was sorry to learn of Shirley's passing. She and Peter were friends, starting in the 1970s. Two fine people.
Sherry Martschink
Friend
January 9, 2022
My condolences to family and friends.
deborah d moseley
January 9, 2022
David, Michael, Ginny and all those who loved Shirley. Carl and I loved Shirley and we have so many memories of being with Pete and Shirley.....so many, many good times. We were saddened to learn of Shirley's passing. We are now living in Florida (almost nine hours away) and will not be able to make it to Charleston for her services, but know that each and everyone of you will be in our hearts and prayers. Love and blessings to you all. Barbara
Barbara M. Dear
Friend
January 9, 2022
We were saddened to hear of Shirley´s passing. She and Pete were fun neighbors. I´ll never forget that big blow up Easter bunny she had that my girls just loved every year we lived there. She loved chatting with them. Shirley was always the-glass-is-half-full kind of a gal. I know she will be missed. Condolences to you two, Micheal and David. We now live in Atlanta.
Mimi and Bob Nusbaum
Other
January 9, 2022
Pete, My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Mrs. J. D. Carter (Brenda)
January 8, 2022
My condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to the Botzis family and friends. Such a beautiful, beautiful lady inside and out. I only knew her for a few years, but the short time I knew her ( I knew her as Aunt Shirley through Henry Keil) she was always so kind and graceful and showed so much love and kindness and it just poured out
onto others. God Bless and Rest in Peace Ms. Botzis.
Madena Pate
Friend
January 8, 2022
Shirley was light and love to me growing up, and then to my husband, Melvin, after they met when she helped us book our first cruise. We both loved her dearly and will miss her very much. We pray the family may find comfort in the memories and that God's love will give you all strength during this difficult time.
Kristie Cumbee
Friend
January 8, 2022
Shirley was both a colleague and a friend. Always in a good mood, positive and very professional. She taught me alot. She really had a way with people and everyone loved her. She was laughing all the time- that was Shirley.
Marilee Glaesner
Friend
January 8, 2022
Shirley was such a wonderful friend. We got to know her through her travel agent career. She planned so many travels for us through the years, beginning with cruises, even trips including her sons and our son when they were in high school. I'll never forget one of our cruises when upon arriving and boarding the ship, there were Shirley and Pete on the same cruise, surprising us by being on the same trip. She was phenomenal in arranging things for us, including several upgrades in our accommodations, again as surprises. We have missed her in the last several years, as well as our opportunities for travel. We send our thoughts and prayers to the family. God bless you all. Carolyn and John Niblock
John Niblock
Friend
January 8, 2022
Greg and I are so sorry to hear about Shirley. I was going by to visit on Thursday when I received word that she could not have visitors. Shirley was a very special person with a very special family. I loved the smile she always had on her face. May your Mom & Dad cruise through Heaven hand in hand.
Kay Shealy
Friend
January 7, 2022
May she rest in peace with perpetual light shining upon her.
~~ James Kneece
James Kneece
Friend
January 7, 2022
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