Portia Frazier-Sanders transitioned to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at The Regional Medical Center, in Orangeburg, SC. She was one of three children born to the late Alfreda Scott and Allen Carter.
Mrs. Frazier-Sanders enjoyed singing hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in her heart to the Lord. She sang soprano on the Greater Faith Baptist Church Choir. Portia sang until she began to struggle with health problems. She loved helping people and always sought to bring others to fellowship at Greater Faith Baptist Church. She was a firm believer in studying to shew herself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. She attended and completed several courses offered in the Baptist Bible Institue at Greater Faith. Mrs. Fazier-Sanders remained a faithful and dedicated member until her transition.
Mrs. Portia Frazier-Sanders attended public schools in New York. She later moved to West, VA and graduated from Fairmont Senior High School. After high school, Mrs. Frazier-Sanders relocated to Orangeburg, SC where she attended and graduated from Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.
Mrs. Portia Frazier-Sanders was employed by the Hardees as a Backline Trainer in Orangeburg, SC. In 2005, she became disabled, however, she continued to work for the Lord through her cheerful ministry of encouraging souls to come to Jesus.
Mrs. Portia Frazier-Sanders was preceded in death by her parents Alfreda Scott and Allen Carter.
Mrs. Frazier-Sanders leaves to cherish her precious memories: her loving husband David Sanders, one sister, Pamela Brown (Earl) of Jacksonville, FL; one brother, Phillip Scott, of Bowman, SC; one step-son David T. Sanders of Laurens, SC; four brothers-in-law, Marvin Sanders, of Orangeburg, SC; Michael Sanders (Sandra), and Wade Sanders (Jacqueline) both of Bowman, SC; one niece, Vanitria Loadholt, of Jacksonville, FL; two nephews, Lekeem Scott, of Orangeburg, SC, and Christopher Choice, of Jacksonville, FL.; two god-daughters, Alexis Brown and Ashiyana Darby, both of Orangeburg, SC; four loving aunts, Nanciellen Green, of Conyers, GA, Eunice Green, and Peggy Kaham, both of Jonesboro, GA, Demetrius Witcher (Kevin) of Institue, West, VA and a host of other loving relatives and caring friends, all of whom will miss her dearly.
Services will proceed as follows:
The viewing will be held on Friday, October 4, 2019 at Glover’s Funeral Home at 2:00pm until 8:00pm.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Greater Faith Baptist Church locates at 203 Dorchester Street in Orangeburg, SC beginning at 11:00am.