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Mildred James Sumter
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Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred James Sumter, age 92, will be held on Saturday, November 8, 12:00 Noon at Gaines Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. She was born in Camden, SC to the late Shedrick James and Carrie Salmond James. In New Jersey, she was a member of St. Luke Baptist Church, Paterson. She was married to the late Rev. Jesse Sumter. She is survived by daughter, Ilene Wright, Camden, SC; sons: Tyrone Mance, Paterson, NJ, Leon Sumter, Roselle, NJ, Ministers Larry and Renee Presley, Red Lion, PA and Pastor Jerome (Evangelist Patricia) Sumter, Sumter, SC. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren: Denise Wright, Charles (Tara) Wright, Thomas A. Sumter, LaShandra Johnson-Baldwin, Ashley Mance, Fabiana (Ono) Peters, Ashia Presley, Tyree Sumter, Miranda White, Na’Imaha Jones, and Bilal Woodson; 14 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. Nelson-Haile Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.