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A funeral service for Anita Simmons Mellichamp, 73, will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at Camp Creek Baptist Church, 998 Potter Road, Lancaster, S.C. Rev. Randy Mellichamp will officiate. Burial will follow at Quaker Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to Camp Creek Baptist Church, 998 Potter Road, Lancaster, S.C.

Anita died Thursday, October 21, 2021. Born in Montgomery Ala., she was the daughter of the late Mendell C. and Thelma Cain Simmons. She was a member and Sunday School teacher at Camp Creek Baptist Church. Anita was a baseball, football, dance and band grandmother.

Anita is survived by her brother, Bill Simmons, of Hanahan; sons, Rev. Randy Mellichamp (Michelle), of Lancaster and Butch Mellichamp (Leigh Ann), of Camden; grandchildren, Nathan, Andrew, Caleb, Mitchell, Mac and Lexie.

Other than her parents, Anita was predeceased by her husband, Dr. Robert D. Mellichamp.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be left online for the Mellichamp family at,