Doris Godbold Player Baker, a resident of the National Healthcare Center in Sumter, passed away on Monday, June 24, 2019.

A daughter of Ed and Louise Godbold, she was born on Oct. 25, 1934, in Rembert. She attended Hillcrest High School in Dalzell and Columbia College. She was married to the late William C. Player and later to Leland Baker.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary Shoemaker and Wendy Player of Sumter; and a son, William C. Player of Tennessee. Her surviving grandchildren include Sarah Shoemaker, Tori Richardson, Wade Player, Whitney Player and Mary Bayne. In addition, she leaves five great-grandchildren. Other survivors include a sister, Mary Lynn (Dan) Bills of North Augusta; a brother, Stanly (Jeannie) Godbold of Mississippi; two nieces, Melissa Thomas and Heidi Rives; and two nephews, Todd Bills and Kran Dugar.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday in the chapel of Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with Jon Richardson officiating.

Burial will be private.

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Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad St., Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 775-9386.