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Eve Rosemary Polite

COPE -- Funeral services for Ms. Eve Rosemary Polite, 57, of 4983 Slab Landing Road, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019, in the Simmons Funeral Home chapel, 2868 Columbia Road, Orangeburg, with interment to follow in Good Hope AME Church cemetery, Cope. The Rev. Marshall Jackson is officiating.

Ms. Eve Rosemary Polite was the daughter of Elenora Jones and Roosevelt Ryant Sr.

She was a devoted and loving mother of four wonderful children, loyal companion of 57 years and resided in Cope.

Rose, affectionately known as “Jolly” to those who knew and loved her, loved fishing, cooking on the grill and spending time with her kids and grandkids. Jolly touched many lives and shared love with everyone she met.

She leaves to cherish her memory three daughters, Ashley Grant, Shana (Antoine) Grant and Vanity Grant; a son, Aaron Grant; six grandchildren, Laticia S. Grant, Rhakeem D. Grant, Tyshawn J. Johnson, Ta'Naysha R. Johnson, Tymel A.N. Johnson and Ja'veon O. McCord; two great-grandchildren, Trenton H. Grant and Angel K. Hallmon; five brothers, George Allen Frazier, Roosevelt Ryant Jr., Daniel Ryant, Dwight Owens and Desomond Owens; two sisters-in-law, Teal Ryant and Geraldine Ryant; and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

Rose passed away Tuesday, May 14, at Prisma Health Richland, Columbia.

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Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, at the funeral home.

Friends may call at the residence of her daughter, Ms. Shana Grant, 665 Bleakley St., Orangeburg, or Simmons Funeral Home and Crematory of Orangeburg.

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