Mrs. Frances T. Sistrunk was born on September 13, 1946, in Orangeburg, S.C. to the late Shedrick and Rosa Lee Thomas. She attended and completed her schooling within the Orangeburg County School System. At an early age, she was baptized and became a member of Jones Chapel Baptist Church of Orangeburg, S.C. In 1970, Sister Frances T. Sistrunk organized a young adult choir who took on the name of the Junior Choir. The name was later changed from the Junior Choir to the Inspirational Choir. In January 1993, the Inspirational Choir merged with the Senior Choir and functioned as the Senior- Inspirational Choir. Sister Sistrunk was also instrumental in organizing the Sunbeam Choir in the early 1980s. The choir, although no longer functioning, later changed its name to the J & J Choral Ensemble. No stranger to the church, she frequently attended, First Mount Beulah Baptist Church, Warren Chapel Baptist Church and Exodus Baptist Church. She was employed at various locations to include Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5 and was a member of the Heroines of Jericho with the Palmetto Grand Lodge of SC. Mrs. Sistrunk transitioned to her Heavenly Home on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at The Oaks in Orangeburg SC following a brief illness.
Mrs. Frances was preceded in death by her beautiful daughter Stephanie Sistrunk-Morrison. She leaves to cherish her fond memories her children; Kenneth Sistrunk of Atlanta, GA; Rosalind Sistrunk of Orangeburg SC; Thomas (Lola) Sistrunk of Valdosta, GA; Francesa C. Sistrunk of Orangeburg, SC; & Jerrelle (Lateisha) Sistrunk of Orangeburg, SC; a devoted, dedicated, and loving brother, John Clay (Eartha) Glover of Orangeburg, SC; 14 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, in-laws and friends that will miss her dearly. She was affectionately known as; Fran-Fran, Baby-Girl and Granny Wanny!
The service will proceed as follows:
The viewing will be held on Friday, July 23,2021 at Glover's Funeral Home at 3:30pm until 7:00pm.
The funeral will be held on Saturday, July 24,2021 at Glover's Funeral Home beginning at 11:00am. All those attending service must wear a mask and adhere to all COVID-19 rules and regulations.
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