Deacon Levi Walters

by | February 17, 2014 3:03 pm

Last Updated: February 17, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Deacon Levi Walters, 76, husband of Jeannette Robinson Walters, died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at his home, 1211 James Martin Road, Manning.

Born April 4, 1937, in Summerton, he was a son of the late John Henry and Hattie Stroy Walters. He attended Clarendon County public schools and was a member of Friendship AME Church in Silver. He was employed with Carroll McCain Freight Inc., a heavy-equipment company, for 25 years. He later relocated to Washington, D.C., and was an entrepreneur in construction.

Survivors besides his wife of the home include a son, Gregory Lee (Donna) Walters of Indiana; two daughters, Gwendolyn Walters and Frances Walters, both of District Heights, Md.; five sisters, Leola (Evans) Johnson, Susan Pond and Ruth Simon, all of Brooklyn, N.Y.,  and Frances Brunson and Margaret Johnson, both of Summerton; a brother, John Henry Walters of Florida; two sisters-in-law; a brother-in-law; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jeannette Walters Johnson.

Celebratory services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at Friendship AME Church in Silver with the Rev. Dr. James B. Stukes presiding and the Rev. Albert Thompson, pastor, as eulogist. Burial will follow in the churchyard cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home, 1211 James Martin Road in Manning.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home of Manning.

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