Eulia Mae English-Kershaw, 85, widow of Charles Kershaw, Sr., was born August 21, 1936 in Sumter County to the late Daniel English, Sr. and Elouise English. She went home to glory suddenly on May 26, 2022. She attended the public schools of Sumter County and graduated from Lincoln High School, Class of 1954 and then moved to New York City to be with other family members. She was a faithful, resourceful and proud military wife and mother who assumed full responsibilities for raising a house full of boys. She joined High Hills Baptist Church early in life and said she drew her father into the church. Her faith and love of the Lord was never in doubt and often on full display. Sundays in church was a constant facet of her life, wherever she lived. She was a part of several choirs, a Trustee wife and a financial supporter of several different churches that she attended, throughout her life. Precious memories will always be cherished by her sons, Darrell E. Kershaw of Atlanta, GA, Charles W. Kershaw, Jr. of Sumter, Keith A. (Maxine) Kershaw of Columbia, Elliott T. (Francehelle) Kershaw of Nashville, TN, Martin M. (Lisa) Kershaw of Columbia; sister, Katherine (David) Taylor of The Poconos, PA; brothers, Joseph (Angel) English and Daniel, Jr. (Jim) English, of Myrtle Beach, Earl (Dorothy) English of Atlanta, GA, Reggie (Jeanette) English of Fairfax, VA; one brother-in-law; three sisters-in-law; her favorite grandson, Quentin had a very special place in her heart; twenty two other grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends In accordance with the COVID 19 guidelines, the family is requesting that face masks and social distancing be observed by relatives and friends during visitation at the home, 2140 Highway 261 South, Wedgefield. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a. m., Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at High Hill Baptist Church, 6750 Meeting House Road, Dalzell, with Rev. Donald Amos, Pastor, Eulogist. The Remains will be placed in the church at 10:00 a. m. for viewing until time of the services. The procession will leave the home at 10:20 a. m. Burial will be in the High Hill Baptist Church Yard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Sumter Senior Services or Sumter School District.
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