Barbara Ann McLeod Mack was born on Jan. 6, 1955, in Sumter, to Carrie Mouzone McLeod and the late Dave McLeod. She departed this life after a brief illness on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Prisma Health Heart Hospital in Columbia.
Barbara was formally educated through the public school system of Sumter, becoming a 1973 graduate of Sumter High School. She received her Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Development from Williamsburg Technical College.
Barbara retired from the Sumter School District in 2018 after 18 years of employment. Her last professional position was Supervisor, PERK Program at Millwood Elementary School. However, her personal passion was serving within the Kingdom of God.
Barbara diligently served within the vineyard at Pine Hill AME Church from childhood to adulthood for 40-plus years of service in various capacities.
Barbara is survived by a devoted mother, Carrie Mouzone McLeod, of Sumter; a loving daughter, TaShawn (Jamie) Mack Wilson; two grandsons, Jackson Wilson and Jarvis Wilson, all of Columbia; a special daughter, Nakiyhia Briggs, of Monroe, North Carolina; sisters, Blanche McLeod Johnson of Sumter, Kimberely Mouzone Best of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Shaunya (Terrence, Sr.) Mouzone Murrill of Fort Bragg, North Carolina; an uncle, Freddie McLeod of Sumter; four aunts, Thelma Mouzone of Philadelphia; Henrietta Bowman, Blanche Cooper and Alma Sampson Mouzone, all of Sumter; nephews, Edwin (Angela) Kinard, David McLeod III, Devin (Abigail) McLeod, Terrance Murrill Jr., and Chandler Murrill; nieces, Latonya Williams, Chauniece Mouzone, Chanel Best and Kaleigh; and host of loving relatives and caring friends.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by a brother, David McLeod Jr.; a sister, Carrie Anginia Mouzone Thomas; paternal grandparents, Dave and Lillie Harriett Evans McLeod; maternal grandparents, John and Carrie Burgess Mouzone; uncles, Nathaniel, Ben, George, John C., and Albert Mouzone; and an aunt, Annie Mae McLeod.
Public viewing will be held on Monday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Job's Mortuary.
Ms. Mack will be placed in the church on Tuesday at 10 a.m. for viewing until the hour of service.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pine Hill AME Church, 1505 U.S. 521, Sumter, SC 29153.
Interment will follow in Goodwill Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Family will receive friends at the home, 107 E. Red Bay Road, Sumter, SC 29150.
Job's Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., is in charge of arrangements.
Online memorials may be sent to the family at: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us on the web at www.jobsmortuary.net.
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