Nellie Ann Avant
Nellie Ann Avant, 69, went
home to be with the Lord, Wednesday evening, April 10, 2019 at her residence.
Ms. Avant was born
the daughter of Rev. James Zopher Avant and Eliza Queen Lear Prosser Avant
on July 22, 1949 in Johnsonville. She was a retired employee with
the SCDOT and was a music teacher. She was a member of the Community
Freewill Baptist of the Pentecostal Faith Church.
She is survived by:
a sister, Julia A. (Devon) Norton; three brothers, Thomas Avant, George
Allen (Lena) Avant and Chris (Peggy) Avant; a aunt, Rev. Katie Avant; and
a large number of nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased
by: her parents; three sisters, Leila Pate, Emmie White, and Montez
A. Self; and two brothers, Gene Avant and Luther Avant.
A Home Going Celebration
will be Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Community Freewill Baptist of the Pentecostal
Faith Church. Interment will follow in the New Hope Cemetery directed
by the Hemingway Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be
6-8PM, Monday evening, April 15, 2019 in the sanctuary of Community Freewill
Baptist of the Pentecostal Faith Church.
McKenzie Funeral Home of
Hemingway is honored to serve the Avant family.