Mallie Mae Callaham
1937 - 2021
Richie Funeral Home Inc
205 Washington St
Abbeville, SC
Mrs. Mallie Mae Callaham, 84, of 536 Grey Rock Estate, Abbeville passed on Friday, November 26, 2021 at Self Regional Healthcare, Greenwood, SC. Born on October 23, 1937 in McCormick, South Carolina, Mae was the daughter of the late Smith Perrin and Parrie Lee Patterson Perrin. She was the widow of the late James Lucas 'Lonzo' Callaham and a member of Mt. Zion AME Church in McCormick, SC. Mae worked and retired from the textile industry; however, she recently worked as a School Bus Monitor for Abbeville County School District until her health declined.

Mae is survived by five daughters, Lorine (William) Roberts-Hunter of Bridgeport, CT, Daisy Callaham of Anderson, SC, Stella Merritt of Greenwood, SC, Pamela Gibert of the home and Nichole (Johnny) Murray of Greenwood, SC; a special friend, Henry Lee Thomas of Calhoun Falls, SC; one sister, Nina Middleton of Trumbull, CT; two brothers, George Perrin of New Haven, CT and Alexander Wideman of Lincolnton, GA; six grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and a host of other relative and close friends.

Mae was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one sister, Irene Williams; five brothers, James Patterson, Johnny Perrin, Jr., Garnell Perrin, Joseph Perrin, Willie Perrin and four grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 1:00PM on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery in McCormick. There will be no public viewing. Online condolences may be made at The family is at the home. Service entrusted to Richie Funeral Home, Inc.

Published by The Index-Journal from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2, 2021.
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Graveside service
Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery
McCormick, SC
Funeral services provided by:
Richie Funeral Home Inc
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Prayers to the family; it was my pleasure to get to meet her.
Tiffany Gillespie
December 2, 2021
To the family of sister Callahan, you have our deepest condolences. We always had a good laugh when ever we met. I will miss her at the annual conferences. Praying for the family.
Rev. Melton Aiken
December 1, 2021
Please accept deepest sympathy, and know that my prayers and thought is with the family. Ms. Callaham will be missed.
Rory Draft
December 1, 2021
To the Children of Ms. Mae Callaham: She was a Beautiful person in the Lord. We could depend on her worshiping with us at Rockford for the past decades. Trust in God!
Henry & Mamie Banks
December 1, 2021
Thank Jesus for a blessed lady and beautiful person may god bless and keep your family
Jackie Belcher
December 1, 2021
Praying for the Callaham family and your strength during this time of sorrows. Mae will be missed. May God bless all of you.
Edna Deloise Richardson
November 29, 2021
My condolences go out to the Callaham family. Praying for strength for you at this time.
Jackie (Battle) Jamison
November 29, 2021
With heartfelt sympathy and caring prayers for our family.
Lemuel and Patricia Patterson, Savannah GA
November 28, 2021
Sorry to hear about your mom but the lord makes no mistakes and he will continue to bless the Callaham Family
willie gray
November 28, 2021
Sending heartfelt sympathy to the family. Ms. Callahan sure didn't look her age. She lived a long blessed life.
Shirley Crawford
November 28, 2021
And when great souls die, after a period peace blooms, slowly and always irregularly. Spaces fill with a kind of soothing electric vibration. Our senses, restored, never to be the same, whisper to us. They existed. They existed. We can be. Be and be better. For they existed
November 28, 2021
The family is in my thoughts and prayers, may God strengthen you during this difficult time.
Dorothy Crawford-Rivers
November 28, 2021
My condolences and prayers go out to family
Marion Callaham
November 28, 2021
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