Sadie P. Cissom, 83, widow of James Andrew "Jim" Cissom, died on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at McElveen Manor.

Born on Jan. 12, 1935, in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Eugene and Esther Snow Parker. She grew up as a member of Second Baptist Church in Laurens, where she met her husband. After moving to Sumter, she became an active member of First Baptist Church. She taught first grade Sunday school for several years and the Golden Circle Sunday School class for more than 40 years. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She retired as a school teacher after 30 years of service.

Survivors include a son, Stephen P. Cissom of Sumter; a sister, Miriam Pennington; a niece, Donna Wilson (Ricky); and a nephew, Alan Wilson.

She was preceded in death by an infant son.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Sumter Cemetery with the Rev. Marion Ziegler and the Rev. Dr. Bob Calvert officiating.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.