Alice Pollard

November 22, 1928 ~ July 18, 2022 (age 93)


Alice E. Pollard, 93, departed this life on July 18, 2022. Alice E. Pollard was born to Thomas Keller and Carrie (Summers) Keller on November 22, 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was the youngest of five children. Alice graduated from West Philadelphia High School and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Alice started her work career as a clerk with the City of Philadelphia and became the first senior black accountant for the Philadelphia School District, from 1967-1987. After retirement Alice moved to Bowman S.C. in 1988, where she attended Saint Michael’s United Methodist Church. Alice was selected as a delegate at the United Methodist Conference. She also worked a variety of jobs, which included a postal carrier, volunteer for the Orangeburg Counsel of Aging and the Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg & Calhoun Counties and lastly as a field representative for the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census. Alice was also a philanthropist to many health and human rights organizations. If you knew mom, she had a sharp tongue, but a big heart. She will be missed dearly by her family and friends. Alice now rejoices in heaven with her parents; son, Edward Pollard, two brothers, Julius and Wesley Keller, Sr. and two sisters, Pearl Keller and Ethel Brown. She leaves to cherish her sweet memory: two daughters, Sandra Pollard and Lisa Pollard-Ray; four grandchildren, Edward Johnson, Nikita Johnson, Alisha Ray and Tiffany Ray; two great grandchildren, Carter and Apollo Johnson: two nieces, Oakerita Williams and Barbara Ann Parker; two nephews, Julius Keller and Tyrone Keller; one special daughter Cynthia Dantzler and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The service will proceed as follows:

There will be no public viewing.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 13,2022 at Anglican Church of The Redeemer 1606 Russell St, Orangeburg, SC 29115 beginning at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers we are asking for donations to the Jimmy Carter Center, National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton or The Salvation Army.

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Memorial Service
August 13, 2022

10:00 AM
Anglican Church (Orangeburg)

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