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Deacon James Pendergrass, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1926
Williamsburg County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 2004
Clarendon County
South Carolina, USA

Deacon James Pendergrass Sr. the beloved son of the late Mr. Enoch Pendergrass and Mrs. Jrttie Gamble Pendergrass was born on April 10, 1926 in Williamsburg County.
Deacon James Pendergrass Sr. age 78, was the widower of Mrs. Ruth Dingle Pendergrass and Mrs. Mildred Bivens Pendergrass. On Friday, September 3, 2004 at Clarendon Memorial Hospital, Manning, South Carolina, God silently called Deacon James into His Heavenly Home.
Deacon James attended the Rosenwald School in Clarendon County. Deacon James attended the Pine Grove AME Churuch, Greeleyville and later joined the Manning Progressive Church Of Jesus, serving as the Church Treasurer and the Chairman of the Deacon Board. Deacon James was also a member of Lodge NO. 12, Kingstree, where he served as an Treasurer.
Deacon James was a loving and devoted husband, father and friend. Deacon James will be truly missed by all who loved and knew him.
Deacon James leaves to cherish his loving memories: three sons~Deacon Jerome (Carolyn) Pendergrass, Mr. James (Beverly) Pendergrass and Deacon Charles (Rosa) Pendergrass, all of Manning South Carolina: six daughters~Mrs. Rosa (James) Goodwin of Eastover, Mrs. Ethel (James) Fulton and Mrs. Charlotte (Steve) McCreedy, both of Baltimore, Maryiand, Mrs. Mamie (Johnnie) McFadden and Mrs. Bobbie (George) Wilson, both of Manning, South Carolina and Mrs. Helen (Timothy) Hamlet of Kingstree: two brothers~Mr. Durant (Emma) Pendergrass of Sumter and Mr. Robert (Mattie) Pendergrass of Alcolu: three sisters~Mrs. Dorothy Cohens of Greenville, Mrs. Ruth McClay and Ms. Dale Pendergrass, both of Sumter: thirty-one grandchildren, thirty great-grand- children: one adopted grand-daughter~Mrs. Terrie (Corey) Rivers of Columbia and two grandsons he reared as his own~Mr. Timothy Pendergrass of Sumter and Mr. Kevin Pendergrass of Columbia.
One daughter preceded Deacon James Pendergrass in death: Mrs. Elsie M. Pendergrass Reed: three grandchildren: three brothers and three sisters.
NOTE: SUSAN HCBAR Historic Cemetery Preservation-SRP, Sumitted the Newspaper Obits to me, I give Thanks to her for research work.
Family links: 
  Enoch Pendergrass
  Jettie Gamble Pendergrass
  Ruth Dingle Pendergrass (1925 - ____)
  Mildred Bivens Pendergrass
  Rosa Lee Pendergrass Goodwin*
  Elsie Mae Pendergrass Reed (1946 - 1996)*
  James Pendergrass (1953 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Matthew Cemetery
Clarendon County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Evette Dingle-Smith
Record added: Jan 20, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 123829473

- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Dec. 7, 2015

- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: May. 26, 2015

- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Apr. 5, 2015

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