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Maxine Best, 72, peacefully transitioned from this life on earth to her heavenly home on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Prisma Health Richland Hospital, Columbia. Born May 24, 1947, in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late Mat Lee Best and Nettie Bell Best. She attended the public school system of Brooklyn, NY and graduated from Clara Barton High School. After High School, she was employed at Depository Trust Company (DTC) for years until her health declined and she retired. Her memories will be cherished by: her only daughter, Gardenia Crystal Robinson (Reginald Neal), and two grandsons, Dior Towell Robinson and Dominic Henry Robinson (Kaneisha Brunson), all of Brooklyn, NY who now resides in Sumter; her sisters, Evelyn Morris Cummings (Zephrine) of Brooklyn, NY, Minnie Lee Hall (Ludwick) of Queens, NY; a special great grandson, Dominic Karter Robinson of Sumter; a special friend, Clarence Ford; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. The Family will receive relatives and friends at the home of her daughter, 125 Roxbury Court, Apt 104, Sumter. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 1, 2019 ~ 10 a. m. from the John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel, Williams Funeral Home, Inc., 821 North Main Street, Sumter, with the Rev. Joseph Ricks, officiating, eulogist. Funeral procession will leave from the home at 9:20 a. m.

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