Williams, Sallie McCollum

Class: Unidentified

Birth: November 9, 1868, Lee County, South Carolina
Death: February 6 1961, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina

Husband: William Hampton Shirer

Children:
Louise Shirer Black (1895 – 1990)

Burial:
Elmwood Memorial Gardens, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Plot: Square 58, Lot 18, Grave 1

Source: www.findagrave.com, # 90116849.

Other:
The State (Columbia, NC), February 7, 1961

Mrs. Sallie Williams Shirer, 92, widow of William Hampton Shirer, died Monday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. O. Black, after several months illness. Mrs. Shirer was born, one of twins, near Bishopville, November 9, 1868, the daughter of Catherine Ledingham Williams and Nathan D. Williams. She attended Mont Amoena Seminary, Mt. Pleasant, N.C. Mrs. Shirer made her home in Columbia for a number of years and was a member of the First Baptist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. J. E. Weeks, Sr., Mrs. E. O. Black and Miss Evelyn Shirer, all of Columbia; one son, W. Bernard Shirer of Sumter; four grandchildren, Miss Elizabeth Weeks, Missionary in British Guiana, South America, Miss Louise Black and James E. Weeks Jr. of Columbia and seven great-grandchildren.

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State (Columbia, SC), February 8, 1961, p. 14.

Mrs. Shirer’s Funeral Held

Funeral services for Mrs. Sallie M. Shirer were conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday from Dunbar Funeral Home by the Rev. Stephen H. Zukor, Th. D., pastor of Colonial Heights Baptist Church and the Rev. Robert F. Shelby Jr., pastor of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Organ music was furnished by Mrs. Robert J. Snyder. Interment was in Elmwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Shirer was born, one of twins, near Bishopville, November 9, 1868, the daughter of Catherine Ledingham Williams and Nathan D. Williams. She attended Mont Amoena Seminary, Mount Pleasant, N. C. Mrs. Shirer made her home in Columbia for many years and was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Shirer, 92, widow of William Hampton Shirer, is survived by three daughters Mrs. G. E. Weeks, Sr., Mrs. E. O. Black and Miss Evelyn Shirer all of Columbia; one son W. Bernard Shirer of Sumter; four grandchildren, Miss Elizabeth Weeks, missionary in British Guiana, South America Miss Mary Louise Black and James E. Weeks Jr., of Columbia and Robert Shirer Weeks of Pensacola, Fla.; one step-grandson, E. O. Black Jr. of Columbia, and seven great-grandchildren.

Active pallbearers were: E. O. Black Jr., James E. Weeks Jr., J. William Boozer, Henry C. Buff, John Marion Shirer and Harold C. Seigler.

Flowers were numerous and beautiful.

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