Shirley Bennett-James

Sunrise: July 5, 1956

Sunset: February 19, 2021

Graveside Service

Saturday, February 27, 2021

11 o'Clock in the morning


House of God Miracle Temple Cemetery 

Davis Station, SC 

Shirley Bennett James  was born on July 5, 1956 to the late Elijah and Mary Bennett in the Summerton Community. She departed this life on Friday, February 19, 2021, at her place of residence in Sumter SC.


Shirley received her education in the Clarendon County Public School System and was a proud Eagle of Scott’s Branch High School.  She was a quiet and loving person, always willing to give to others.  She loved to laugh.


Shirley moved to Baltimore, MD, where she worked as a CNA in a local hospital in Baltimore, until she decided to return back home to SC.


Shirley was a member of the House of God Miracle Temple of Davis Station, under the leadership of the late Apostle Ocelia Blue.


Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Willie E. Bennett and two sisters, Barbara Thompson and Lucille Canty.  She leaves to cherish her loving memory her three sisters, Lizzie (Pauline) Stephens of Brooklyn, NY; Fannie (Thadeus) Davis of Baltimore, MD; Sylvia (Velta) Wright of Manning, SC; One brother Floyd Bennett of Baltimore, MD; one sister-in-law, Darlene Bennett of Baltimore, MD; her God Daughter, Velteeka Shirmartrell Wright of Columbia SC; One Uncle, Roosevelt Thames of Lake City, SC; twelve nieces, three nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.  She will truly be missed.

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