Judge Kathy L. Geddings was born in 1950 in Norwich, Connecticut. In 1965, she moved to Clarendon County and graduated from Manning High School in 1969. While attending Winthrop College, she married Horton McDowell “Mac” Geddings, Jr., and they were blessed with two children, Mrs. John D. (Karen) Canup and Mr. Thomas M. (Elizabeth Ann) Geddings. She also has two wonderful grandchildren, Raleigh and Rachel Canup.
Judge Geddings has worked in the Probate Court for twenty-four years and served as Associate Probate Judge for thirteen of those years. She served under Judges Julien Weinberg, Ralph F. Cothran, and Barney Lee B. Morris.
Judge Geddings is an active member of Home Branch Baptist Church in Manning, South Carolina, where she teaches a children's Sunday school class. In addition, she is a member of the South Carolina Association of Probate Judges, the Clarendon Pilot Club, and a 2006 graduate of Leadership Clarendon.
She enjoys reading, shopping, cooking and playing with her grandchildren.