|Obituary of E. L. Sports|
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Obituary, Marlboro--Herald, Bennettsville, SC, Tues.-Fri. Nov. 23-28, 1954:
Sports Funeral Held on Sunday
E. L. Sports, 68, of the Brownsville section of Marlboro county, died at 1:20 Friday afternoon in a Columbia hospital after an illness of ten months. Funeral services were held at ? o'clock Sunday afternoon at Bristow's chapel, the Rev. Boyd McCall officiating.
Son of the late E.L. and Betty Sports, the deceased was a native and lifelong resident of Marlboro county. Surviving are his wife, the former Julia Wilkes, and the following 9 children: Grady and George Sports and Mrs. Louise Crowley, Latta; Tracy Sports, Alabama; Mrs. Grady Daniels, Mullins?; Marvin and Delton Sports of Blenheim and Prentiss and Bessie of the home. Also surviving are two brothers George Sports of Blenheim and John Sports of Cheraw; one sister, Mrs. Carrie Freeman of Mullins, and 23 grandchildren.