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BAMBERG -- Mrs. Evelyn Jean Priester, 83, of Bamberg, passed away peacefully Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019.

Funeral services for Mrs. Priester will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the Spring Branch Baptist Church, 833 Deacon Road, Bamberg, with the Rev. Troy Peterson, the Rev. Donnie Delk and the Rev. Ken Sandifer officiating. Burial will follow in church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10 am. until the hour of service at the church.

Mrs. Priester was born Aug. 17, 1936, in Lancaster, to the late Furman Jackson and the late Maude Wright Jackson.

She loved to cook, play the piano and organ for her church and caring for other people. Mom's main job was raising and caring for her family. She also worked for the school system in the lunch room program and for many years at Kilgus Printing. Mom's request for all of her family and friends, she is leaving behind. MEET ME THERE---(HEAVEN)

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She is survived by five sons, Allen (Harriet), Darryl (Wanda), Michael (Donna), Scott (Daria) and Dean (Tina) Priester; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, George Allen Priester; daughter, Beverly Priester; and sister Jean.

Memorials may be made to Spring Branch Baptist Church, 833 Deacon Road, Bamberg, SC 29003.

The family would like to extend gratitude to special family member Nancy Kruhm, Edisto Home Care and Hospice of Orangeburg, and the loving church family of Spring Branch Baptist Church and Levine Myers of Cope, for their caring and compassion to our mother.

Cooner Funeral Home, LLC, (www.coonerfuneralhome.com) 287 McGee Street, Bamberg, SC 29003 is assisting the family with arrangements.

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