Funeral services for Barbara Ann Byrd DuBose, 87, who died peacefully on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Bethlehem United Methodist Church. The Rev. Larry Watson and the Rev. Curtis DuBose will officiate with burial to follow in Cypress Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. today at Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Bethlehem United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 167, Bishopville, SC, 29010 or Amedisys Hospice Care of South Carolina, 198 E. Wesmark Blvd., Suite 2, Sumter, SC, 29150.
She was born on January 25, 1930, in Hartsville, a daughter of the late Ed and Marie Byrd. A graduate of Hartsville High School, she received a Bachelor of Arts in History from Winthrop College in 1951. She married the late Max Sheldon DuBose Sr. in 1953. She taught history at Bishopville High School, Bishopville Grammar School and Robert E. Lee Academy. She was a lifetime member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Bishopville. She had a special love for the beach, spending time with her family and the Clemson Tigers.
She is survived by her daughter, Marie (Pete) Player, of Bishopville; son, Max (Ginny) DuBose Jr., of Charleston; six grandchildren, Kayla and Kyle Player, both of Bishopville, Tyler (Joseph) Hardin, of Charlotte, North Carolina; and Bryce, Hunter and Heath DuBose, all of Charleston. The family would like to thank all of the nurses, aides and staff of Covenant Place and the staff of Amedisys Hospice Care.