Plummie Lemon Kelly
by Robert Joseph Baker | June 30, 2015 1:37 pm
ALCOLU – Plummie Lemon Kelly, 78, wife of Elliott Kelly Jr., died Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Florida.
Born June 16, 1937, in the Silver community of Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Elliott and Almetter Banister Lemon.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Hessie Ann Martin; and her five brothers, Johnny Lee, Jacob, James, Elliot and Esau Lemon.
Plummie attended Clarendon County public schools and was a graduate of Manning Training School. In her youth, she joined St. John Missionary Baptist Church. After moving to New York, she became a member of Day Star, COOLJC. After returning to South Carolina, she joined Have Faith Open Door Ministries.
Survivors include her husband, Elliott Kelly Jr.; four sons, Donald Kelly, Robbie Johnson, Eric Kelly and Quentin Kelly; a daughter, Jacquelyn Kelly; four sisters, Claudine Lincoln of New York City, Louise James of New York City, Ella Hamilton of Baltimore, Maryland, and Naomi (Willis) Thames of Manning; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one brother-in-law, Calvin Kelly of New York, New York.
The celebratory services for Mrs. Kelly will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, Manning, with the Rev. Jonathan Anderson, pastor, presiding, Apostle D.L.J. Johnson officiating and Minister Robin Kelly, the Rev. Quinten Kelly and Elder Henry Hilton assisting. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park cemetery in Sumter.
The family is receiving friends at the home, 1141 Ridge Drive in Alcolu.
These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.