“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness…”
II Timothy 4:7-8
Mrs. Willie Mae Felder Graham, daughter of the late Weyman and Mrs. Bennie Felder was born on September 11, 1945 in Clarendon County. On Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Compass Rehabilitation in Conway, SC, she entered into eternal rest.
She was educated in the public schools of Clarendon County. She was employed with Delta Mills and Commander Nursing home until retirement. She enjoyed singing, cooking, baking, and baby sitting her nieces & nephews.
Willie Mae was a member of St. Mark AME Church in Johnsonville, SC for a number of years. She later joined New Deliverance Outreach Ministry in Pamplico, SC. She was a faithful member until her health declined.
She was united in Holy Matrimony to the Late James Francis Graham “Frank” in 1964. To this union one child was born, Jacqueline
Willie Mae was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Graham; parents, Weyman and Bennie Felder; four brothers, Willie, Isiah, Eddie, and Joe Felder; two sisters, Dorothy Mae and Susan Felder; father and mother-in-law, Mr. James Lee and Elizabeth Graham; sisters-in-law, Roberta Green and Liddie Graham; brothers-in-law, Ruben and LaVern Graham.
She leaves to cherish her precious and fond memories: a caring daughter Jacqueline (LuWayne) McAllister of Johnsonville, SC; two loving granddaughters she helped raised, Ashley Graham of Asheville, NC and LaShonda (Brandon) Johnson of Columbia, SC; one great-granddaughter, Riley Johnson of Columbia, SC.; six sisters: Hattie Felder, Lillie (Benjamin) Campbell, Deloris Felder all of Johnsonville, SC, Margaree (Earl) Richardson of Gresham, SC, Curlie Felder of Columbia, SC and Angela (Randy) Lewis of Elgin, SC. Five sisters-in-laws; two brothers-in-law; an aunt Frances Felder of Johnsonville, SC; special cousin, LuAmy Graham, best friends, Barbara Ann Nesmith and Johnnie Mae Perkins; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will all miss her!