Marchel L. “Deputy Dog” Jefferson, 70, was born on May 24, 1950 to the late Louis and Rosa Boykin-Jefferson in Borden. Marchel departed this life on July 28, 2020 at Lexington Medical Hospital, Lexington. Marchel worked various jobs during his lifetime. He was a deputy sheriff with the Sumter County Sheriff Department, drove trucks for Glasscock, Sumter Dairy, New South and Sumter Expediting. Marchel also worked many years at Dupont in Camden. Marchel leaves to cherish his memories: one son, Michael Lee (Brenda) Bennett of Rembert; three sisters, Julia (Eddie) Wright of Mt. Pleasant, Rosa (Everett) Bell of Philadelphia, PA, Gladys (Herbert) Moore of Rembert; one brother, Louis (Delores) Boykin-Jefferson of Philadelphia, PA; three grandchildren all of Rembert; a host of nieces, one he raised as his own, Katurah (Johnny) Gause of Columbia; and nephews, great-nieces, great- nephews, cousins and special friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the home, 5365 Mayrant Road, Rembert. Graveside Services will be held 10:00 a. m., Tuesday, August 4, 2020, in the Joshua Baptist Church Yard Cemetery, 5200 Live Oak Road, Dalzell, with the Rev. Eugene Dennis, pastor, officiating. The procession will leave the home at 9:20 a. m. Burial will follow in the Elizabeth Cemetery, Borden Road, Rembert.
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