Inez Whack was born on August 29, 1939, in Bowman, SC to the late Oliver D. Smith and Aline (Carson) Smith.
She peacefully departed this life on Thursday, April 29, 2021 , at her residence in Bowman, SC.
Inez was raised in Bowman, SC and educated in the Bowman Public School System.
In 1956, Inez relocated to New York, where she met her husband, Ervin Whack. They married on January 31 , 1959. To this union, one son and three daughters were born.
Initially, Inez and Ervin resided in Corona, NY where they were members of St. Marks A.M.E. Church. In December of 1965, Inez and Ervin moved to Jamaica, New York.
In their own timing, both became members of Rush Temple A.M.E. Zion Church.
In March of 2003, Inez and Ervin relocated to Bowman, SC and became members of St. Stephens AME Church.
While rearing her children, Inez wore many hats. She was a wife, mother, housekeeper, cook, baker, seamstress, nurse, educator, and disciplinarian and gardner.
Determined to complete her high school education, Inez enrolled in an Adult Educational Program and earned her High School Equivalency Diploma, which she received in July 1983. Inez also received a Certificate of Merit for Introduction to Data Processing.
Preceding her in death was her sister, Joyce Rodella ( Smith) Williams.
Inez leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 62 years , Ervin Whack; son Ervin Andre Whack (Jamaica, NY); three daughters Gwendolyn Jacobs ( Bowman, SC ); Deirdre Alliene Whack, and Andriea Whack Jamaica, NY ); grandson: Lawrence Rashad Johnson (Sabrina of Jamaica, NY ; sister Rudean Murray Jersey City, NJ )); brother, Willie Lee Smith (Lucille Smith) of Rahway, NJ ; brother in law, Melvin Whack (Goose Creek, SC), sisters in law, Nora Anderson ( Roosevelt, NY),Ernestine Whack (Harleyville, SC), Cecel i a Whack (Jamaica,NY); son in law, Kevin R. Jacobs (Stroudsburg, PA); and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The service will proceed as follows:
The viewing will be held on Thursday, May 6,2021 at Glover's Funeral Home from 1:00pm until 7:00pm.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 7,2021 St.Stephens United Methodist Church Cemetery 1065 2 Church Rd, Bowman,SC beginning at 12:00pm. All those attending service must wear a mask and adhere to all Covid-19 rules and regulations.Service will be streamed live on our Facebook Page Glover's Funeral Home of Orangeburg.
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