Elma C. Belser, 82, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at Palmetto Health Richland.

Born on Jan. 10, 1936, she was a daughter of the late Grant and Louise Conyers.

Her memories will be cherished by her children, Marilyn (Clarence Sr.) Colclough, James Belser Jr., Darryl Belser, Yvonne (Albert) Jones, Michelle Belser, Nina Belser, Brenda Belser and Andrew Belser (Katia); a granddaughter reared as her own, Kiyana (Patrick) Belser-James; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by two children, Joyce Ellis and Kevin Belser.

Her life will be celebrated at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at New Hope UME Church, 19022 Panola Road, Pinewood, with Bishop Leroy T. James officiating and the Rev. Lawrence Myers, pastor. The burial will follow at New Hope Community Cemetery.

The visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday at Kingdom Builders Deliverance Ministries, 621 W. Liberty St., Sumter.

The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home, 9715 Stukes Road, Pinewood.

JP Holley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.