Mary Frances Sonnabend, 77, wife of Jerome "Jerry" R. Sonnabend, of Beaufort, SC, died Sunday, February 16, 2014 at her residence. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Mrs. Sonnabend was born on October 28, 1936 in Longview, TX. She is the daughter of Mary McCarthy Cox of Port Royal, SC and the late Cyril Cox. Surviving in addition to her husband, Jerry and her mother Mary; are one son, Gary J. Sonnabend and one daughter, Shannon S. Duffy; one brother, Michael J. Cox; five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father and one daughter Leslie Ann Sonnabend. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to Parkinson's Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Ste. 1509, NY, NY 10018 and Tidewater Hospice 10 Buckingham Plantation Dr., Suite A, Bluffton, SC 29910.