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Barbara Cecile Prescod

PINEWOOD — Barbara Cecile Prescod, 73, wife of Keith Prescod, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Sumter Health and Rehab. Born Jan. 16, 1941, in Barbados, West Indies, she was a daughter of the late Ruby Johnson and Harold Lewis. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Paxville. At the age of 50, she went back to school to complete her registered nursing degree. She was employed at Sumter Health and Rehab, then with Hopewell Nursing Home. Survivors include her husband of 48 years; a son, Graham Prescod of New Jersey; a daughter, Elaine Brenna of Atlanta; a sister, Harriett "DeDe" Hunt of Barbados; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandson, Richard Young.
Visitation with the family will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 8574 Summerton Highway in Pinewood. The memorial service will begin at 3 p.m. The family is receiving visitors at the home, 3180 Raiswyn Road in Pinewood. Online memorials can be sent to comfhltj@sc.rr.com. Community Funeral Home of Sumter is in charge of these arrangements.


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