Michele Watson Orr, 65, of Yonges Island, wife to Glenn L. Orr of 34 years, entered into eternal rest on April 5, 2021, surrounded by her family.
Born on March 24, 1956 in Charleston, SC, Michele was a daughter of Kathryn Watson and the late Robert Watson.
Michele graduated from Middleton High School, then attended Coker College. After college, she had a career in the banking industry. Michele enjoyed all sports, and was an avid Gamecocks fan and she believed in the saying "Wait 'til next year". She loved playing golf, water sports and going to the beach. Michele enjoyed watching her two daughters play soccer, volleyball and basketball. She was an extremely talented athlete, playing basketball and softball, where she met her husband, Glenn, until he hit a line drive that hit her in the ankle and ended her softball career. Michele enjoyed spending time with her sister, Susan and attending football games with her brother, Mike. . Michele was a member of Pinecrest Baptist church and her family has comfort in knowing that Michele was a Christian and is now with our Heavenly Father. She will be remembered as a caring and loyal wife, mother and friend.
Besides her husband, Michele is survived by her daughters, Kathryn Elizabeth Orr and Lauren Marie Orr; granddaughter, Elizabeth Kate Johns; her mother, Kathryn Watson, brother, Robert Michael Watson and a special friend of the family, Clara Martin.
Michele was predeceased by her father and her sister Susan Watson.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation 2501 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston, SC 29414.
A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, April 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM at McAlister-Smith Funeral and Cremation, 2501 Bees Ferry Road, Charleston, SC 29414.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Michele's memory may be sent to Pinecrest Baptist Church, 1285 Ashley Hall Rd, Charleston, SC 29407.
Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at https://www.mcalister-smith.com.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to McALISTER-SMITH FUNERAL & CREMATION, West Ashley, 2501 Bees Ferry Rd, Charleston, SC 29414, (843) 722-8371.