Frances Ellison Hinnant Koelzer, 67, wife of Steven Lawrence Koelzer, died on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late William George and Clara Ellison Hinnant. Mrs. Koelzer was reared in Grace Baptist Church and was presently a member of Crosspoint Baptist Church. She was formerly employed by Crescent Tool Co.

Surviving are her husband of Sumter; a son, Tommy Brown of Sumter; a stepson, Jason Koelzer (Kerri) of Missouri; a stepdaughter, Kimberly Sue Smith (Jeff) of Missouri; a brother, Bill Hinnant of Florida; a sister, Harriett Scherer (Henry) of California; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Parker.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Evergreen Memorial Park cemetery with the Rev. John Sorrells officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and other times at the home, 1568 Old Ford Drive.

Memorials may be made to Crosspoint Baptist Church, 2755 Carter Road, Sumter, SC 29150.

Online condolences may be sent to

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