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515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-7500

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Velma Prater

Velma Marie Prater (Jordan)

Monday, January 17th, 1977 - Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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Obituary

Velma Maria Jordan Prater, 43, died Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at her home.

Born January 17, 1977, in Sumter, she was a daughter of Thomas J. Jordan and Wanda Long Jordan. She attended Shiloh Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Survivors, in addition to her parents of Mayesville, include three children, Crystal Montanna Prater, Ashley Maria Prater, and Jason Lee Prater, II all of Sumter; two sisters, Michelle J. Hodge (Richard) and Jeannie L. Edwards (Stacy) both of Mayesville; maternal grandparents, Rev. Venning and Frances Long of Mayesville; an aunt, Sandra L. Martin (Jerry) of Greenville; three nieces, DaCoda Smith, Ruby Jean Hughes, and Mary Edwards; one nephew, StacyJo Edwards; and three great nieces, Ryleigh, Harleigh, and Sawyer.

She was preceded in death by a nephew, Jonathan Hodge.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Wells Cemetery with the Rev. Bobby Driggers officiating.

The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home.

Memorials may be sent to a charity of one’s choice.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 21st, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 21st, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
    Address
    515 Miller Road
    SUMTER, SC 29150
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  • Service

    Saturday, March 21st, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 21st, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Wells Cemetery
    Address
    BISHOPVILLE, SC
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    Officiant
    Rev. Bobby Driggers
  • Interment

    Location
    Wells Cemetery
    Address
    90 Vining Road
    SUMTER, SC
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Dave prater

Posted at 11:00am
Maria was kind and met us with a warm smile always happy and filled with laughter. Rest In Peace sweet Maria. 🙏
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Posted at 10:20am
We will miss your smile. Dave, Becky, Sarah, and Sam Prater.
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May God give you comfort and peace. Love, Aunt Patsy, Niecy and Daniel
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803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
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Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net
803-775-7500 Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home
515 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
Fax: 803-774-2037
Email: funeralhome@ftc-i.net