Sam Harrison, Sr. & Florie Mitchell Harrison place of Worship St. John A.M.E. Zion
Sam Harrison, Sr. & Florie Mitchell Harrison place of Worship St. John A.M.E. Zion

**Gone but never forgotten. ** This site is to remind us of our love ones that has gone and passed awayRemember me when flowers bloom early in the spring. Remember me on Sunny days in the sun that summer   brings. Remember me in the fall as you walk through the leaves of gold and the winter time remember me, in the story that are told, but must of all remember each day right from the start.  I will be forever near, for I live within your heart.  Note:  If you have scanned obituaries or old photos that you would like to contribute.  Please email to me


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Otis Lee Williams Sr.

June 19th, 1935 - September 29th, 2014

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Ret. First Sergeant Otis Lee Williams, Sr., 79, was called to his
Heavenly home on September 29, 2014. He was born on June 19, 1935,
in Danville (Pittsylvania County), Virginia and was the son of the late
James Edmond Williams and Delilah Brandon Williams. He was
preceded in death by his wife, Sallie Belle Harrison on March 20, 1980.
They married in 1957.
 
Together they had four children, Angela Elaine (stillbirth), Beverly
Elaine Livingston (Tommie) of Prince George, VA, Otis Lee Williams, Jr.
(Anita) of Columbia, SC and Traci Yvette Kately (Count) of Petal, MS.
At the age of 16 he joined the Navy and later converted over to the Army
to complete 31 years of military service which included 3 tours in
Vietnam. He retired in 1983. His thirst for knowledge led him to obtain
two Associate degrees from Midlands Technical College in Columbia,
South Carolina, where he would later be employed. After many years of
service, he retired and worked independently for himself as a
contractor in carpentry and Heating/Air Conditioning.
 
He became a member of S t James A .M .E Church, and was
instrumental in remodeling the church’s educational building. He
served on the Men’s Club, was a part of the Men’s Choir, was a trustee,
and class leader. He was affectionately called “ Rambo” by his church
brothers.

Mr. Williams was blessed to be the grandfather and great grandfather
of those produced from the unions of marriage of their kids. He loved
and enjoyed his grandkids and great grandkids very much. He loved to
help people in need. He leaves behind many family members
including: two half-brothers Alexander and Jeff Williams and
half-sister Anne Marie Williams of North Carolina; an Aunt, Neva
Williams Lea of Virginia; sister-in-laws, Janie Anthony, Elizabeth
Robinson, Bessie Ann and Mary Francis Harrison, a brother-in-law,
Sam Harrison; a host of nieces, nephews, and numerous relatives from
the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
 
Mr. Williams suffered a major stroke in December 2011, and was cared
for by his older daughter and son in-law in Virginia until his passing.
He was full of life and enjoyed the gift to gab until the end of his days.
He enjoyed his life and most of all, The South Carolina Gamecocks

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Thomas D. T.D.' Neal

February 2nd, 1927 - July 1st, 2014

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CHESTER – Mr. Thomas D. "T.D." Neal, 87, of 979 Holmes Road passed away on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
The funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Weeping Mary Baptist Church in White Oak with the Rev. Johnny Edwards officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Born in Fairfield County on Feb. 2, 1927, he was the son of the late Martha Neal Bailey and Lindsey Harrison. He was a member of Weeping Mary Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon, former chairman of the Board of Deacons and a former choir leader. He attended the public schools of Fairfield County. He retired from Essex of Chester and was formerly employed by Chester County Hospital.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice R. Neal; and one son, Richard Toatley.
Survivors are his godchildren, the Rev. Elaine Kennedy and Thomas (Charlene) Evans; his devoted nephews and nieces, Timothy "Mickey" (Margie) Evans, Ella Rene Jordan, Erma Evans, Delphine Woodard, Van Evans, Earl (Gwen) Evans, the Rev. Vivian Evans and Thomas Williams; one sister, Alzena (Buster) Williams; brother-in-law, John (Emma) Roseborough; sisters-in-law, Marion (Ike) Beaver, Irene Roseboro and Willie Mae Roseboro; and other nieces and nephews.
King's Funeral Home, 135 Cemetery St., Chester, was in charge of arrangements.

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Lillian Ruth Wimberly ( Wade Keith)

June 2nd, 1933 - February 23rd, 2014

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Reflections of a Life Well Lived
A Time to Be Born
Lillian Ruth Wimberly Wade Keith was born in Paterson, New Jersey on
June 2, 1933. She was the daughter of the late Merritt Wimberly, Sr. and Ruth
Ann Bates Wimberly At the age of 6 months, she was entrusted to the care of
her grandmother, Channey Bates, who raised her with the assistance of aunts
and uncles.

A Time to Die
On the morning of February 23, 2014, she departed this life for eternal life
at the Palmetto Baptist Hospital.

A Time to Get

A lifelong resident of the Arthurtown community, Lillian was educated in
the public schools of Columbia, South Carolina. As a person who recognized
the dignity that work affords, she was gainfully employed all of her life. She
worked in the clothing industry at Capital City Manufacturing Company and
Randy Apparel, and retired from Westinghouse Nuclear Fuel Division.

A Time to Serve
Mrs. Keith joined the church and became a member of the Brown Chapel
family when she was a young girl, and retained her membership until her death.
She served and supported the church faithfully and attended regularly until
her illness prevented her from doing so. She was a member of the Stewardess
Board, the Missionary Society and one of the founding members of the BC
Singers. She was also a member of the Frasier Thomas Culture Club.

A Time to Give:
Lillian was a perfect mother with a kind heart and a generous spirit. She
was loved by all those who knew her. She was a compassionate friend and a
great listener, a confidant to many, especially her grandchildren and friends.

A Time to Love
She married the late Albert Lindsay Wade and to that union five children
were born. Later she was married to the late William Keith. Lillian Keith was
a selfless person, who loved her children and her family with unconditional
love. Always generous and caring, she gave willingly of herself and her
resources to insure the happiness and well being of her family. She basked in
the love of grandchildren and great-grandchildren and spent many hours as
theirs and other family childrens babysitter. She took particular delight in any
event that brought family and friends together in love and harmony.
 
A Time to Mourn
Left to cherish the memory of a life well lived are her loving children.
She leaves to mourn two loving daughters, Sharon J. Bates of Elmwood Park,
New Jersey; Andrea Wade (Rev. Michael) Hill of Columbia; three sons,
Lindsay (Rita) Bates of Columbia, SC, Rev. Derrell E. (Rev. Carolyn) Wade of
Woodbridge, Virginia; and Rodney L. Wade of Columbia, SC; two brothers,
Heyward Wimberly of Paterson, New Jersey; Theodore “Donald” Wimberly
of Whiting, New Jersey; three sisters-in-law, Laddie Miller of Monclair,
California, Florine Wimberly of Paterson, New Jersey and Shirley Wimberly
of Gaithersburg, MD, nine grandchildren, Kimbray (Michael) McNeal of
Travis AFB, CA, Tiffany (Errol) Lindo of Charlotte, NC, Deidre (John) Light
of Woodbridge, VA, Inga Rearden Goodwin of Columbia, SC, Michael Bates
of Columbia, SC, Marshay Proctor-Bates of Arden, NC, Courtney Proctor-
Bates of Elmwood Park, NJ, Carolyn (Ricky) Lang of Woodbridge, VA, Marcel
Ashley Proctor-Bates of Elmwood Park, NJ, Mercedes Wade and Miata
Wade of Columbia, SC, 16 great-grandchildren, two special cousins whom
she regarded as sisters, Vivian Ricks of Columbia, SC and Mary Tourse of
Paterson, NJ, a special daughter Debra Wade of Columbia, SC and her godson
Gregory Williams of Columbia, SC and a host of other sorrowing nephews,
nieces, cousins, friends and church family who loved and will miss her dearly




ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
The Family o f the late Lillian Ruth Wimberly Wade Keith is filled with
gratitude fo r your outpouring expressions o f love and concern. To those
o f you who have traveled miles to share in this service- we thank you.
To those o f you who have participated in this service-we thank you.
To those o f you who extended loving support during the passing o f our
beloved one - we thank you. For the flowers, the cards, the telephone
calls, the food, the visits, your concern and your prayers - we thank
you. For each act o f kindness shown, may God richly bless you!-The Family



SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT
The family is most appreciative o f her caregivers Lisa Atterbury,
Courtney Cox, Dr. Damin Daniels, Yolanda Dreher, Birdie East, Angela
Fuller, Whitney Murdock, JoAnn Simmons, Monte “Duke” Thomas,
Shirley Turner, Peggy White, Senior Companions, Care Pro Health
Services, Regency Hospice, and The Alzheimer’s Association for their
unfailing support o f Lillian through the years.


 


 

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Cynthia Askew (Harrison)

September 4th, 1961 - February 2nd, 2013

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Cynthia Ann (Askew) Harrison was born on Monday, September 4, 1961 to Norman and Linda Askew in Atlanta Georgia. She was the first of five children. On February 2, 2013 she departed this life and entered the next.
 
After graduating high school Cynthia pursued a career in the medical field where she worked with various nursing agencies throughout the Columbia area. She was loved by all whom she came in contact with during her career. Cynthia was an awesome sister, mother, daughter, and wife who was very protective of her loved ones.
 
She is survived by her loving husband, Thomas Harrison, Jr., and their children: Thomas Harrison III, Robert (Lisa) Harrison, Farrah Harrison, Harry (Kasha) Askew, Adriant Harrison, Andre Harrison, Lisa Harrison, and Shonta Harrison and thirteen grandchildren; Isaiah, DeAndre, Titus, Kylee, Trinity, Haven, John, Khloe, Xavier, La’Keeya, Ashley, and Aubrey.
 
She leaves to mourn the following parents and siblings: Norman Leon (Linda) Askew, Sr. of College Park, Georgia Norman Leon (Dianne) Askew, Jr. of Athens, Georgia; Pamela Marie (Pastor Timothy) Burtch of Hartwell/Riverdale, Georgia; Sauzo Donnell (Juanika) Askew of Mableton, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her brother Todd Lamar Askew on May 8, 1973.
 
Lovingly Submitted
The Harrison/Askew Family

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Sallie Mae Tucker ( Harrison)

February 17th, 1932 - December 8th, 2006

Special Tribute to Sallie Mae Tucker Harrison Wife of Sam Harrison

 

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Belinda Harrison (Sims)

June 11th, 1955 - May 1st, 2006

Daughter Of  Ross & Bessie Harrison

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Ross Harrison

September 1st, 1927 - December 21st, 2001


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Thomas Charles Harrison Sr

April 1st, 1930 - July 1st, 1990


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From Larry Harrison on July 27th, 2011

We will never forget you- loving you always everyday in some small way. Memories of you come our way  though you are absent, you are always near still missed and still loved in each and every way. You still live on in the hearts and minds of your loving Family you left behind.

 

Losi Harrison (Williams)

December 10th, 1919 - October 6th, 1976

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Robert (aka Bob) Harrison

January 1st, 1905 - June 17th, 1971

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Mattie Harrison (Wade)

- - 1935

Tomb stone for Mattie Harrison Wade... Died 1935

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Mamie Hayes ( Harrison )


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Sallie Harrison (Willaims )


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Albert Lindsay Wade


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Lindsey (AKA Uncle Doc) (Harrison )


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Mamie Harrison (Williams )


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Tonetta Robinson


Daughter of Elizabeth Harrison Robinson

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Sarah Harrison (Mcoy )


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Loris Harrison & Brenice Harrison -Wade Bolar


Loris Harrison & Brenice Wade Bolar-1944 Augusta, GA

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