Whitney Danielle Raindrop
by Robert Joseph Baker | March 9, 2014 4:20 am
Last Updated: March 8, 2014 at 10:28 pm
SUMTER – Whitney Danielle Raindrop, 25, died Monday, March 3, 2014, at her home, 438 Rodney Drive in Sumter.
Born Dec. 28, 1988, in Sumter, she was a daughter of Kyle D. and Barbara Nelson Raindrop. She attended Sumter County public schools. She received a licensed practical nurse certificate from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. She was a member of Green Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Alcolu, where she served on the young adult choir and the junior usher board.
Survivors besides her parents of Sumter include her fiancé, Jeffery Scott; two brothers, Kevin and Leondria Nelson of Sumter; four foster brothers; three sisters, Lydia Busby of Manning and Samantha (Joe) Pouge and Christina Holston, both of Columbia; an adopted sister, Carolyn Scarborough; a foster grandmother, Pinese Caldwell; four cousins she considered brothers, Keith (Alice) Nelson, Tyrell (Mary) Miller, Terrence Nelson and Jermaine Nelson; 11 aunts; and seven uncles.
Funeral services were held Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Green Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1250 Green Hill Church Road in Alcolu, with the Rev. William J. Frierson Sr. presiding; the Rev. Delbert Singleton, pastor, providing eulogy; and the Revs. Delaney K. Frierson and Constance Lane and Minister Sylvia R. Whitaker assisting. Burial followed in the churchyard cemetery.
The family received friends at the home.
These services were entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.