Frances Elizabeth Maxfield-Hastie, born February 1, 1963, wife of Derrick Linrell Hastie, daughter of the late Harold and Dorothy Hodge Maxfield and the late Sammie Lee Walters. At an early age, she accepted Christ as her personal Savior and joined Union Station AME Church, where she served with the YPD ministry and Stewardess Board #3. Frances was a graduate of Sumter High School, Class of 1981. She also attended South Carolina State University, Orangeburg. Frances hobbies included playing bingo and crocheting cherished items for family. In the late evening of December 10, 2021, God saw the road was getting rough, and the hills were hard to climb, so he summoned Frances Elizabeth Maxfield-Hastie to enter the fuller life, while in the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. Precious memories will be cherished by the love of her life for 41 years and on September 26, 1991 as her husband of 31 years, Derrick Linrell Hastie of Sumter; three children, Kimberly Latrice Hastie, Derrick Fionne (Tiffany) Hastie and Jamaal Linrell Hastie, all of Sumter; thirteen grandchildren; her father- in- law, Calvin Hastie of Sumter; six sisters, Gloria (Julian) Davis of Sumter, Betty Turner of Fayetteville, NC, Cassie Bones, Tonya (Dennis) Issac, Elonda (Sheldon) Singleton; Tori Walters, all of Sumter; three brothers, Harold K. (Thea) Maxfield of York, PA, Eugene J. (Tammi) Maxfield and Tyrone Walters, both of Sumter; one devoted sister-in- law, “Boo Thing” Cassandra Lowery-Thompson and one brother-in-law, Larry (Tameria) Holman, both of Sumter; four aunts, Barbara Chalk and Rebecca Maxfield, both of York, PA, Rosa Lowery-Jones and Reverend Mary Lowery-Harvin of Sumter; two uncles, Leroy Hodge (godfather) and Councilman Thomas “Bubba” (Sarratta) Lowery, both of Sumter; five god children; a special best friend forever “BFF” and caregiver, Glenda “Hunny Bunny” Rhodes; special love for her “Bonus Family”, the Scarborough Family Members, and a host of loving and devoted nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends that are deeply grieved by her passing. In accord with the COVID 19 guidelines, the family is requesting face masks and social distancing be observed by relatives and friends during visitation at the home, 227 Brent Street, Sumter. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p. m., Saturday, December 18, 2021, at Union Station A. M. E. Church, 945 South Main Street, Sumter, with the Rev. Laverne Washington, Pastor, the Rev. James Brunson, Eulogist. The procession will leave from the home at 12:30 p. m. Burial will follow in the St. Mark A. M. E. Church Cemetery, 6097 Alderman Camp Road, Alcolu.
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