Azilee Rearden

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    - Cindy Swartz

BATH, S.C. - Mrs. Azilee Williams Rearden, 96, wife of the late Mr. Eula Rearden, formerly of Augusta Road, Bath, passed away on Friday, August 5, 2016. She was preceded in death by three children: Renee Rearden, Helen "Jackie" Widener (Warren), and Eula L. "Bo" Rearden (Phoebe); a grandson, George Fountain, Jr.; seven brothers and sisters; and a special friend, John Barnett. She is survived by three children: Joyce Moxley (Lavern), Graniteville, SC, Virginia "Jenny" Fulghum (the late Wayne), Warrenville, SC and Donnie Rearden, Greenville, SC; fifteen grandchildren, forty-two great-grandchildren and twelve great-great-grandchildren; a special niece, Dot Campbell, and special friend, Tommy Gilliam, who helped care for her. Mrs. Rearden was born in White Pond, SC to the late Hattie Eubanks Dicks and George Chester Williams. She was a homemaker and a member of Gloverville Church of God of Prophecy. She was known as Granny to countless children from the Valley, who she would keep for their parents to work. She played softball and bowled into her late 60's. She loved fishing, watching the Atlanta Braves, going to church and to Mr. K's on Friday and Saturday nights. Granny never turned anyone away who was hungry or needed help. She loved to make homemade wine for husband and friends, loved cooking Sunday dinner for her grandchildren, telling stories about her younger years and she loved to take pictures with all of her family. She was a truly devoted mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. Funeral services will be on Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the Hatcher Funeral Home Chapel with Reverends Linda Proctor, Bertie Altman and Kitty Still officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Graniteville, SC. Please visit HatcherFuneralHome.com to leave a note of condolence for the family. Friends may call at the residence of Lavern and Joyce Moxley, 174 Duncan Road, Graniteville, SC. The family will greet friends on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hatcher Funeral Home, 3464 Jefferson Davis Highway, Graniteville, SC.


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