Inez Hollman, 74, made her transition on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, N. Y. Born June 6, 1940, in Springhill community of Lee County, she was the first of six children born to Lucius “Bush” Hollman and Dessie Brisbon Hollmon. Inez, affectionately known as Carole” attended the public schools of Lee County. She was a member of New Haven United Methodist Church.
At the tender age of 18, she moved from South Carolina to New York, where she made her home away from home for the remainder of her life. Taking on various jobs to make the ends meet, she was able to assist the rest of her siblings to make the same move. Carole was full of life, wisdom, love and often personified that wherever she went.
She is survived by her beloved mother, Dessie Holloman; her daughters, Carolyn Rogers and Lacresia Chernak; one son-in-law, Chris Chernak; her ex-husband, Harold Rushin; four sisters, Estelle, Mary Ellen, Mary Lee and Florence; one sister-in-law, Connie Holloman; nine grandchildren, Yolanda, Roy Lindell, Shakali, Tanaisha, Melanie, Chris Jr., Isis, Chanel and Justin; her great grandchildren, Kendall Kyleek, Kanya Ayonda, Jaria Mayla, Kendall Marquell, and Maleah Morgan; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held 1:00 p. m., today, August 14, 2014 at the New Haven United Methodist Church, 3159 Red Hill Road, Bishopville, with the Rev. Calvin B. Washington, pastor, eulogist.
The family is receiving friends and relatives at the home of her daughter, Carolyn Rogers, 4465 Cotton Acres Road, Sumter.
The Remains will be placed in the church at 12:00 noon.
The procession will leave from the home of her daughter at 12:20 p. m.
Floral bearers and Pall bearers will be relatives and friends.
Burial will be in the New Haven United Methodist Church Cemetery.