Dorothy “Mama” Bolden, 81, entered into eternal rest on Friday, May 1, 2020 at her home in Rembert. She was born April 22, 1939 in Sumter County to the late Brownie and James Sanders, Sr. At an early age, she accepted Christ and became a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church. She was educated in the public schools of Sumter County and later married Harrison “Smokey” Bolden. She leaves to cherish her precious memories: two sons, Harrison (Doretha) of Wedgefield, Gregory (Pansy) of Rembert; three daughters, Katie (Daniel) Tate of Sumter, Constance McCoy and Valarie (Willie) Sanders, both of Rembert; three sisters, Rosa Lee Pollard of Rembert, Carrie Lee (James) Edwards of Augusta, GA and Katherine S. Murphy of Columbia; two sisters-in-law; two brothers-in-law; ten grandchildren; thirty great grandchildren; one great–great grandchild; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; four brothers and three sister. The family is requesting no visitation at the home. Viewing with visitation will be Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. to 4:00 p. m. in the John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel, Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 11:00 a. m. in the John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel of Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter, with the Rev. Anthony Taylor, Pastor of Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, officiating, eulogist. Burial will be in the Hopewell Baptist Churchyard Cemetery, 3285 Peach Orchard Road, Dalzell
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