Deaconess Betty Gaillard, 93, widow of Deacon Elijah Gaillard, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation.

Born on Nov. 30, 1924, in Asheville, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Hayes and Jane Meggett.

Funeral services for Deaconess Gaillard will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Mark Four Bridges Missionary Baptist Church, 2280 Four Bridges Road, with the pastor, the Rev. Dr. Sammie D. Simmons, officiating. Interment will follow at St. Mark Four Bridges Cemetery.

The family will receive family and friends from 3 to 6 p.m. today at Robert Scriven Jr. Memorial Chapel of Ephriam D. Stephens Funeral Home.

Ephriam D. Stephens Funeral Home, 230 S. Lafayette Drive, Sumter, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 775-8911. "Where Dignity is the Watchword."