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Greater Mt. Tema Holy Church
Friday February 26th, 2021

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Greater Mt. Tema Holy Church
Friday February 26th, 2021
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Elder Harry Gerald

Elder Harry Lee Gerald, the son of the late Eddie and Veola Gerald was born June 10, 1953 and raised in Galivants Ferry, South Carolina. He was called to his rest on Friday, February 19, 2021. Harry attended the Public Schools of Galivants Ferry, South Carolina.

Harry was united in marriage to Dr. Kathryn Denise Wiggins Gerald.

Harry was a faithful member of Greater Mount Tema Holy Church in Darlington, South Carolina, under the leadership of Dr. Kathryn Denise Wiggins Gerald. He served in the Church as an Elder on the Ministerial Staff.

Harry was preceded in death by his parents; Eddie and Veola Gerald; and a son, DeWayne Gerald.

Harry leaves to cherish his precious memories: his faithful wife of twenty-three years, Dr. Kathryn Denise Wiggins Gerald; one son, Clevie Wiggins of Florence, South Carolina; six daughters, Causandra (Wilson) Pickens of Columbia, South Carolina, Gwendolyn Gerald of Columbia, South Carolina, Amy Gerald (Leroy “Country” Shepherd) of Florence, South Carolina, Carolyn Wiggins of Florence, South Carolina, April Sampson of Florence, South Carolina, and Shirley Wiggins of Darlington, South Carolina; fourteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; one brother, Deacon James (Gloria) Gerald of Florence, South Carolina; one sister, Barbara Davis of Florence, South Carolina; one aunt, Hattie Mae McClendon of Miami, Florida; a special nephew, Donald (Teresa) Gerald of Florence, South Carolina; a special niece, Rosa Mae Gerald of Florence, South Carolina; and a host of cousins, other relatives, church family, and friends.

Please keep the family of Mr. Harry Gerald in your thoughts and prayers.

The Governor of South Carolina advises to limit public gatherings to 50 guests or less to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC carefully considered this recommendation and ask that additional guest please participate via live-streaming if it is authorized by the family.


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Sorry for your lost Mr Harry was a good person he will be miss.Terry and Enoch Edwards

Terry Edwards May 9 2021 7:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Elder Gerald

Terry and Enoch Edwards May 9 2021 7:45 PM

To Harry my cousin, you are going to be truly missed, you were such a nice cousin, always w/a smile on your face and kindness to everyone you met. I really enjoyed you at the Family Reunion 2019, with Love Cousin Betty Ann & Family

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

To my dearest friends, Cass, Gwen, Amy and the rest of the Gerald family: I send my deepest sympathy to you all for the loss of Elder Gerald. May the Lord wrap you in his everlasting arms and prepare you for healing during your time of bereavement. -Stephanie Harris of Columbia SC

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

To my dearest friends, Cass, Gwen, Amy and the rest of the Gerald family: I send my deepest sympathy to you all for the loss of Elder Gerald. May the Lord wrap you in his everlasting arms and prepare you for healing during your time of bereavement.

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My condolences to Mr. Harry's wife and family. I've known Mr. Harry for about 14 years. We worked together in Sumter. He was a very kind and generous man. He always kept a smile and had a kind word for everyone. He will be missed. Joe Miller and Family

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Condolences To The Family And Friends Of Harry Gerrard R.I.P

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to Harry's wife and family!! No words can describe how much he meant to me and my family.. We know he is in Jesus's arms today, that was his goal in life, and to take as many as he could with him along the way,.loved him and will really miss him..God Bless you all.

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My sincerest and deepest sympathy to Mr Harry's wife and family. He was one of the kindest men I've ever known. His legacy of faith in God will continue on through many generations. It was a true honor to know him and work with him for over 14 years. I will surely miss him and will never forget him. May God grant you the Peace that only He can give. Sincerely, Ray Elliott

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM