Riser, Mamie “Annabel”

Annabel Riser, undated. Courtesy of Keren Humphrey.

Class of 1905

Birth: April 17, 1889, Saluda County, South Carolina
Death: October 17, 1974, Columbia, Richland, South Carolina

Parents:
John “Elbert” Riser (1854-1939)
Mamie Luzene Riser Riser (1858-1927)

Siblings:
Lillian Edith Riser Livingston (1882-1947)
Clarence Frederic Riser (1884-1886)
Daisy “Elberta” Riser Harrington (1888-1981)
William Eugene Riser (1893-1963)
Harry Arthur Riser (1895-1945)
Ruby Estelle Riser Williams (1899-1970)

Spouse: William T. Willingham

Resided in Columbia, SC from 1923 until her death in 1974.

Buried:
Elmwood Memorial Gardens
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina

Source: Keren Humphrey.

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Obituary:
The State (Columbia, SC), October 26, 1974, p. 10.

Former School Teacher Dies in Columbia
Mrs. Anabel Riser Willingham, 88, of 3310 Murray St, widow of William T. Willingham, died Friday at her home.  Mrs. Willingham was born in Saluda County, daughter of the late John Elbert and Mamie Riser. She was educated in the Saluda County schools and the Lutheran Mont Amoena Seminary, Mt. Pleasant, NC. She taught in South Carolina schools for a number of years.  She was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Incarnation and a life member of the Afternoon Group of the Lutheran Church Women.  Surviving is a sister, Mrs. D. B. Harrington of Monroe, NC.  Services will be held at 2:30 pm Sunday in Elmwood Cemetery, conducted by the Rev. M. Paul L. Morgan.  Dunbar Funeral Home is in charge.

 

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