Cynthia Addison Obituary

Cynthia  Addison
Cynthia Addison

October 2, 1960 - May 5, 2005
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Hartsville - Funeral services for Cynthia S. Addison will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2005 beginning at 3:00pm at New Jerusalem Baptist Church. The burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery directed by Hines Funeral Home, Inc. Rev. Curtis Cantey, the pastor of new Jerusalem will officiate the service.

         Mrs. Addison was born October 2, 1960 in Darlington County, South Carolina. She was the daughter of Bessie McCoy Sweetenburg and the late Richard Sweetenburg. She was educated in the Lee County public schools and graduated from Bishopville High School in 1978. She graduated from Coker College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and received her Master?s Degree from Francis Marion University.

She was a longtime member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church where she served as a Missionary, a member of the Usher Board and was a member of the Senior Choir. She also served as the secretary of the church. Several years ago, she moved to Jacksonville, Florida and began worshipping with a church there.

She was employed with the Darlington County School District as a  teacher first at Lamar High School, then she taught fifth grade at Carolina Elementary School and later at West Hartsville Elementary School. While in Jacksonville, she taught fifth grade science at Brookview Elementary School.

Surviving to cherish the loving memory of Cynthia Sweetenburg Addison include her mother, Bessie McCoy Sweentenburg of Hartsville, SC; her son, Marcell DeAngelo Williams of Hartsville, five sisters, Tencie Simon, Thelma Brewer, Bessie Abraham and Patricia Addison all of Hartsville, SC and Teresa (Marion) Edwards of Lithonia, GA; four brothers, Robert Lee (Gwendolyn) McCoy, Richard (April) Sweetenburg, Ricky (Patty) Sweetenburg and Leonard (Gloria) Sweetenburg all of Hartsville, SC; a grandson, DeShawn Gregg; a close family friend, Albert Gibson; a host of other close relatives and very dear friends.


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