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Rose E. (Abbott) Willis

March 7, 1934 ~ February 5, 2019 (age 84)


Rose E. Willis, 84 of Orangeburg passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Pruitt Health of Orangeburg.                                                            

A Graveside Service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, February 8, 2019 at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery; 150 High Cotton Lane, Springfield, SC 29146. Rev. Tant Ehrhardt will be officiating.

Pallbearers will be  Kenny Craig, Billy Browning, Austin Craig, Joseph Craig, Justin Browning, Bryan Zeigler                     

Honorary Pallbearers will be  Joe’L Browning and Brielle Zeigler               

She was born March 7, 1934 in Orangeburg County, SC; the daughter of the late Jessie Abbott, Sr. and the late Lizzie Bolin Abbott. She was retired from U.S. Plywood and had worked at Ace Hardware. She was a member of the Orangeburg Council on Aging.

Survivors include 2 daughters; Diane W. (Donnie “Boot”) Bell of St. Matthews, Teresa Moore of Orangeburg; 2 grandchildren; Terrie (Kenny) Craig; Amanda (Billy) Browning; 4 great grandchildren; Austin and Joseph Craig; Justin and Joe’L Browning; 1 great great granddaughter; Brielle Zeigler; 2 sisters; Lois Barr of Springfield and Louise Rollins of Newberry and a number of nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Thompson Funeral Home in Orangeburg.

Friends may call at the residence of Teresa Moore and at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund; c/o Timmy Barr; 7737 Neeses Highway, Springfield, SC 29146.

Mrs. Rose was devoted to her faith, her family and friends and never met a stranger.


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