On Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, Minnie Deloris Richburg Hillard, widow of the Rev. Richard Hillard, heard her master's call at NHC Healthcare of Sumter.
Born on July 23, 1942, in Summerton, she was a daughter of the late Willie George "Son" and Josie Elizabeth Brailsford Richburg.
She was also preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Henry "Bay" Richburg.
Service of remembrance will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday at Friendship AME Church, 6156 Furse Road, Pinewood, where the presiding elder of the Manning District, the Rev. Eddie Gaston, will preside. The Rev. Albert Thompson, pastor of Friendship AME Church, will bring words of hope. The burial will follow at the family plot located at the Friendship AME Church Cemetery.
The family is receiving relatives and friends from noon to 8 p.m. at the residence of her sister, Margaret "Wee Wee" Loretta Richburg, 1821 Willie G. Richburg Road, Summerton.
Her memories will be cherished by her daughter, Zanita; granddaughter, Carmen Mariah-Elizabeth Hillard; Wanda, Virgil and Anthony; three sisters, Margaret Loretta Richburg, Bessie Joyce Askew and Mattie Louise Richburg; three brothers, Willie Edward (Annie Mae) Richburg, Percy Martin Richburg and Leon (Virginia) Richburg; sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Parson Richburg, Lou Queen Hilliard and Shirley Hillard Nelson; brothers-in-law, Louis Hillard, John Hilliard and Sen. John W. Matthews; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Fleming & DeLaine Funeral Home and Chapel of Manning is in charge of these services.
Online condolences for the family may be sent to www.flemingdelaine.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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