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Katie Frierson

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Funeral service for Mrs. Katie Mae Nettles Frierson will be conducted 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at New Ebenezer Baptist Church, 307 South Ravenel Street, Florence, South Carolina. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens, directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.

Funeral service for Mrs. Katie Mae Nettles Frierson will be conducted 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at New Ebenezer Baptist Church, 307 South Ravenel Street, Florence, South Carolina. Interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens, directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.

Mrs. Katie Mae Nettles Frierson was born February 14, 1949. She was the sixth of seven children born to Mr. George Nettles, Sr. and Mrs. Elouise Addison Nettles. She entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 while under hospice care.

Katie attended the Public Schools of Florence County, where she graduated from Wilson High School in 1967. She also earned a certificate in Medical Terminology from Florence Darlington Technical Education Center in 1975.

Katie was employed with McLeod Hospital for 51 years, first as a Vital Statistician and then as Unit Secretary. On December 21, 1990, she married Willie Frierson, and to this union they had one son, William Todd Frierson.

Katie was a member of the New Ebenezer Baptist Church, where she was passionate about praising and worshipping God. She participated in various programs and supported the ministry, including the Boy Scouts.

Katie was preceded in death by her grandparents; parents; four siblings, Margaret Leggette, Catherine Mitchell, Elouise Roper, and George Nettles, Jr.; her husband, Willie Frierson; and her sisters and brothers-in-law, Rose Frierson, Nana Mae Frierson, Jeanette Frierson, Miriam Latson, Foster Cummings, Holland Frierson, Theodric Frierson, Cornell Frierson, Wardell Frierson, Donald Frierson, Gillespie Myers, and Woodrow Leggette.

Katie leaves to cherish her memories: one son, William Todd Frierson of the home; two brothers, Cleo (Rhonda) Nettles of Ridgewood, New York, and Bill Nettles of Columbia, South Carolina; five sisters and brothers-in-law, Dora Lee Nettles, Carnetha Frierson, both of Florence, South Carolina, Marietta Myers of Effingham, South Carolina, N. (Hardy) Mitchell of Florence, South Carolina, and Ronald Roper of Goose Creek, South Carolina, and a host of nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives; friends; and colleagues.

Family visitation will be held 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Monday, September 7, 2020 at J. O. & Annette Smith Memorial Chapel, 307 South Johns Street, Florence, South Carolina.

Please keep the family of Katie Mae Nettles Frierson in your thoughts and prayers.

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To William and the family Katie was on of the kindness people I know went to florence Darlington tech togetherwork together for over 50yrs.was the same loving person every day.william know that you mom love you more than words can say.virginia snowden Cdbr

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Williamm, We, The Clardy Family, would like to express our deepest condolences to you and family. You and your mother have been a true blessing to our family. You both supported, uplifted, motivated, encouraged,showed genuine love, and always stood with us countless times in more ways than one. Our hearts are sadden because your mother, Mrs. Katie Frierson, will be missed in many ways. Remember, God never makes a mistake. The Clardy Family Wayne, Lurester, Krystle, Kim and Lil Ava

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

William, We will truly miss Katie. She was truly an amazingly sweet and beautiful woman of God. She always had kind words for us, an open door and an open heart. You both are family to us and will remain family to us. May God continue to bless and keep you and the entire family in His loving arms. (Patsy, Geraldine, Betty, Crystal and Jose).

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Aunt Katie, I love you and will miss you. You are now free and reunited with the Lord and your brother and sisters. Terrance

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Thinking about and praying for all of Miss Katie's family. I have worked with her fo many decades and she has always been the sweetest and loveliest lady! She will be greatly missed by many.

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

To William and the Nettles family, our prayers are with you! Linda Carr and Family.Charlotte, NC

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

William, you truly had a loving and sharing mom. We will truly remember her spirit and how she gave praise. You are a remarkable extension of Ms. Katie. We're praying that God will fortify you with His mercy and keep you in His perfect peace. Love, Kenny & Joy Barnes

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

To William & The Nettles Family: We are praying that God will continue to comfort you during your time of sorrow. In Sympathy, Luther & Margaret Gerald

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My sincere condolence to the Frierson/Nettles family.

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Mrs. Katie was one of my inspirations, she always had an encouraging word for me as I rounded throughout the hospital. Her sunny smile and words of encouragement will be missed!!!

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