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Mable T. Burgess

d. July 16, 2021

The Legacy of a daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, Community Leading Lady, Co-Owner of Lawson Street Grocery also known as Grady Store, and Phenomenal Woman of God was born January 1, 1924 to the late Nathaniel and Louvenia Brown Taylor .

Mrs. Mable T. Burgess, 97, the wife of the late Grady Burgess, Sr. answered and followed God’s voice into eternal rest in His loving arms on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 11:59 PM.

She received her formal education through the Public School System in Florence, South Carolina.

Mrs. Burgess has been a part of the parish of New Ebenezer Baptist Church for numerous years and was a faithful member, until her health declined.

She was a very blessed and extraordinary individual . We can only agree, when we remember her and recall how full of life, laughter and love she was.. Her love of her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, cooking, Community, but most of all her love of God was Priceless.

Mrs. Mable was preceded in death by her parents, Nathaniel and Louvenia Brown Taylor; her husband, Grady Burgess, Sr.; a son, Leon Burgess; two granddaughters, TyAnita “Danah” Burgess and Hillary F. Davis; and three brothers, Frank Taylor, Willie Taylor, and Lester Taylor.

Mrs. Mable T. Burgess leaves with us to cherish her Legacy: two sons, Elder Grady, Jr. (Bessie) Burgess of Columbia, South Carolina and Lawrence (Beverly) Burgess of Florence, South Carolina; five daughters, Elsie (Harry) McFadden of Columbia, South Carolina, Missy (Tony) Planter, Juanita Burgess, and Mary Burgess all of Florence, South Carolina, and Dora Scott of Timmonsville, South Carolina; eleven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; three great great-grandchildren; two sisters, Theola James and Essie Taylor both of Florence, South Carolina; two special sons, Julius Williams and Roy Solomon; a special cousin, Luler Mae Davis; and a host nephews, nieces, other relatives, and dear friends.

Please keep the family of Mrs. Mable T. Burgess in your thoughts and prayers.

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