Mrs. Emily Howard Morrison Baldwin, wife of Oran Swindell Baldwin, Sr., died peacefully in her
childhood home in McClellanville, South Carolina on the morning of July 11, 2022.
Mrs. Baldwin was born in McClellanville on April 28, 1930. She was the daughter of the late Mary
Howard Horry and Harrington Wadell Morrison. She grew up in McClellanville on the corner of Baker
and Morrison Streets. Graduating from McClellanville High School, she continued her education and
graduated from Furman University.
Emily was a devoted member of St. James Santee Episcopal Church where she played the organ and was
chairman of the Altar Guild for many years. Emily also enjoyed being a volunteer at the Village Museum.
Teaching school for many years at Archibald Rutledge Academy, as well as Rock Hill, South Carolina, and
in Charlotte, North Carolina earned her the prestigious title, “Miss Em”. She also enjoyed travels and
adventures with her husband, Oran, including many years of boating excursions out of Jeremy Creek.
She is survived by sons, Richard Baldwin and wife, Donna, of Gainesville, Georgia; David Howard Baldwin
of McClellanville; Sara Heller Baldwin, widow of her son, Oran, Jr. and great grandchildren Oran III,
Mary, and John of Ridgeville, SC.; and Hallie Watson Baldwin, widow of her son James. Survivors also
include her beloved grand children Zachary and Leigh Baldwin (Gainesville, Georgia), great grandson
Carter, great granddaughter Caroline; granddaughter Ansley and Dustin Leslie (Gainesville, Georgia),
great grandsons Eli and Easton.
Emily is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Oran Baldwin, Sr. and beloved sister Martha “Mart”
Shuler; brothers Harrington, Jr, “Sonny” and Elias “Horry” Morrison; and sons Oran Swindell Baldwin, Jr.,
and James Hampton Baldwin.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be sent to St. James Santee Episcopal Church, PO Box 123,
McClellanville, SC 29458; or the Village Museum, PO Box 595, 401 Pinckney St. McClellanville, SC 29458
A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 15, 2022 at 10:00 am at the Chapel of Ease, St. James Santee Episcopal
Church, in McClellanville, South Carolina.
Family visitation and fellowship is after the memorial service at the Parish (Morrison) House across the
street from the St. James Santee Episcopal church.