Mary Anthony Coughlin Was Avid Horsewoman

Mary (Bess) Anthony Coughlin, a resident of Camden, S.C., died Wednesday, July 20. She was 75.

Born in Leavenworth, Kans., she was the daughter of the late Daniel Reid and Marian Montgomery Anthony. Mrs. Coughlin was a member of Grace Episcopal Church, Springdale Hall and Camden Country Club. She loved sailing and was a member of the Edgartown Yacht Club and Chappaquiddick Beach Club. She was an avid rider and member of the Camden Hunt Club.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Wallace Coughlin; son and daughter in law, Martin Begien Jr. and Christy of Reading; daughter and son in law Laura Begien Bryan and Timothy of Winchester, and grandchildren Courtney and Patrick Bryan. She was predeceased by a daughter, Susan Brownell Begien, and brother, Daniel R. Anthony 4th.

Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 25, at 4 p.m. at the Grace Episcopal Church in Camden. The Rev. Douglas L. Holmes will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 406 South Fair street, Camden, S.C., 29020 or your local MSPCA.