She was educated in the public schools of Sumter County and was a 2005 graduate of Lakewood High School. She gave her life to Christ at an early age at St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church.
She leaves to cherish precious memories her husband, Ryan K. Singleton; her son, Ke’mauri Singleton; her parents, Nichelle N. Smith, step-father, Ulysses Smith, father, Dwayne Gousby; mother-in-law, Doreatha Singleton; father-in-law, Eugene Fullard; sisters, Deanna Myers (James Woods), Jacquetta Myers, Breanna Mickens; sister-in-law, Monique Singleton (Falenceio Scott) and Tasha June all of Sumter, SC; Cherise Gousby of Lynn MA; Kirstina Gousby, Christina Martins and Trinity Martins all of Lancaster, NH; brothers, Devonne Myers and Raheem Myers both of Sumter, Dwayne Gousby. Jr., Kyle Martins and Eligh Gousby all of Lynn, MA; brothers-in-law, Eugene Singleton, Kenneth Singleton both of Sumter and two special cousins who were raised like brothers and sisters, Lee Amos (Quinn) Wilson and Kerry L. (Famaya) Myers; one aunt Deborah Wilson of Sumter; six uncles, Purdy L. (Helen) Myers, Prentice Myers, Christopher (Michelle) Myers, Morris Myers, Sean Myers and Andre Thames all of Boston, MA; and a host of foster sisters and brothers, and foster mother, Annie Mae Wells, and a special cousin, Marva McDaniel.
Public viewing will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 2-7 pm at Job’s Mortuary.
The body will be placed in the church on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm for viewing until the hour of service. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 3:00 pm at Salem Chapel and Heritage Center, 101 S. Salem Ave, Sumter, SC with Dr. Ralph W. Canty, Sr., Officiating. Interment will follow at Walker Cemetery.
Family is receiving friends at 407 Loring Drive, Sumter, SC.
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Rosa Lee Harvin Hill was born December 22, 1921 in Sumter, South Carolina to the late Arthur and Ida Singleton Harvin. She was the widow of Robert “Bum” Hill, Sr. She departed this life on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at Tuomey Regional Medical Center.
Rosa was educated in the public schools of Sumter County. Rosa spent most of her spiritual life at Enon Missionary Baptist Church where she served as a member of the Missionary Society and the Usher Board. The remainder of her golden years were spent at Canaan Missionary Baptist church where she served as one of the church Mothers.
Her memory will be cherished by a sister, Matilda Singleton of Sumter; a very special cousin, Martha Grinnell of Sumter; her children, Minnie (Ben Earl) Conyers, Patricia (Albert) Kirkland, Henry, George, and Ronnie Hill of Sumter, Leroy (Beverly) Hill of Atlanta, GA and Edna Pringle of Orlando, FL, a special friend and caregiver, Deloris Brooks; two special granddaughters, Shanika Davis and Christeen Cook; and many special, loving, and caring nieces, nephews, 46 grandchildren, 59 great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Public viewing will be held on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 2-7 pm at Job’s Mortuary.
The body will be placed in the church on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 1:30 pm for viewing until the hour of service.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 2:30 pm at Salem Chapel and Heritage Center, 101 S. Salem Ave, Sumter, SC with Reverend Jerome Smith, Officiating. Interment will follow at Cain Cemetery.
Family is receiving friends at 4645 Bum Hill Lane, Sumter, SC.