Wilford Perry Arant Sr.


Wilford Perry Arant Sr.

Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA
Death 23 Nov 2005 (aged 92)
Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Orangeburg, Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA
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Wilford Perry Arant Sr. — Orangeburg

Wilford Perry Arant Sr., 92, of 3621 Charleston Highway, died Wednesday, November 23, 2005, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, November 25, at Bethel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Smoak officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Arant was born in Orangeburg, a son of the late John Thomas and Alice Patrick Arant. He was a retired farmer and operator of Arant’s Produce. Mr. Arant was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, member of Bethel Adult Sunday School class and a former trustee. He was a member of Farm Bureau and the Woodman of the World. Mr. Arant was predeceased by brothers, Henry Arant, Marion Arant, Coy Arant, Timrod Austin and B.T. Austin; and sisters, Myrtle Salley and Ottie Lee Hughes. He was the widower of Lurene Miller Arant.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Wilford Perry Arant Jr. (Dayle), of Orangeburg; two daughters, Mrs. James S. (Elaine) Jones, of Abbeville and Mrs. John T. (Theresa) Champy, of Orangeburg; sister, Helen Bundy, of Sumter; brother, Odell Austin, of Greenwood; six grandchildren, Michael Jones, of Laurens, Susan J. (Charles) Costner, of Abbeville, Robin C. (Robbie) Dantzler, of Florence, Paige Champy, of Boston; P. Todd Arant and Marla R. Arant, both of Orangeburg; and two great-grandchildren, Alex and Lindsay Costner.

Dukes-Harley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Posted: T&D, NOVEMBER 23, 2005

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