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Donna Joye Kemmerlin

October 25, 1940 ~ January 5, 2020 (age 79)


Donna Joye Kemmerlin, 79, of Orangeburg passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2020.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Cope Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Hunter Chapel Cemetery.

Mrs. Kemmerlin was born on October 25, 1940 in Bamberg County. She was the daughter of the late Carl D. Joye and the late Margaret Rhoad Joye. She retired from Bell South Telephone Company. Preceded include Amy K. Nivens, Michael Craven,  Janice C. Ferris, Junie Joye, Mary Julia J. Johnson, Sylvia J. Faulling, Buckey Faulling, husband, Robert Kemmerlin.

Survivors include a daughter, Elinor and Chris Craven of Orangeburg; grandchildren, Angie Nivens, Jessie Nivens and Donna Nivens and Shawn all of Orangeburg; great grandchildren, LeAna Craven and Serenity McGuire;  four brothers, Carroll and Beverly Joye of Orangeburg, Carl and Janet Joye, Zane and Kim Ferris, Mike and Susan Ferris all of Cope; one sister, Sue J. Hughes of Branchville; sister-in-law, Marlene and David Dickerson of Orangeburg; special friends and caregiver Becky M Brewington and Ricky Foxworth.

Memorials may be made to Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg, SC 29115.

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Memorial Service
January 19, 2020

2:00 PM
Cope Baptist Church

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