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 Mattie <I>Simmons</I> Pooser

Mattie Simmons Pooser

Death 2 May 2003 (aged 83)
Burial Saint George, Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 153863870 · View Source
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Evangelist Mattie Simmons Pooser, 83, of 1704 Highway 15 South, St. George, wife of Levi Pooser, died Friday, May 2, 2003, at Summerville Medical Center, Summerville, after an extended illness.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Bethel AME Church, St. George, with Pastor Joseph Sanders officiating. Burial will be in Bethel No. 2 Pentecostal Church Cemetery, Reevesvile.

Evangelist Pooser was born May 17, 1919, in Grover, a daughter of the late Gertrude Simmons. She attended the public schools of Dorchester County. At an early age she joined St. Luke United Methodist Church and later became a member of Pentecostal Holiness Church. Upon moving to New York City, she joined the Little Bethlehem Apostolic Church. When she returned to South Carolina, she re-affiliated herself with Bethel No. 2 Pentecostal Church of Reevesville. She was recognized as the "Mother of the Church."

Survivors include her husband of more than 62 years, Levi Pooser of Grover; one daughter, Mrs. Ollia Anderson of Brooklyn, N.Y.; one sister, Mrs. Annie Mae Hallmon of Brooklyn, N.Y.; one brother, Calhoun Pooser of Grover; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Ruby Pooser of Grover; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Family hour will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Bethel No. 2 Pentecostal Church, Wire Road, Reevesville.

Ling Funeral Home, 5580 Memorial Blvd., St. George, is in charge of arrangements

Pulbished in Times & Democrat may 8, 2003

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  • Created by: E. Speed
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 153863870
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mattie Simmons Pooser (17 May 1919–2 May 2003), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153863870, citing Bethel No. 2 Holiness Church Cemetery, Saint George, Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by E. Speed (contributor 48201307) .