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Edith S. Dent

February 12, 1947 ~ March 11, 2024 (age 77) 77 Years Old
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Edith Dent Obituary

EDITH S. DENT, DAUGHTER OF THE LATE ANNA LEE JONES SINGLETON AND PHILLIP SINGLETON, SR., WAS BORN FEBRUARY 12, 1947, IN RITTER, SOUTH CAROLINA. ON MONDAY MARCH 11, 2024, DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS EDITH DEPARTED THIS EARTHLY REALM WITH HER HEAVENLY FATHER, SURROUNDED BY HER LOVED ONES; AT PRUITT HEALTHCARE IN WALTERBORO, SC.

SHE BECAME A MEMBER OF ST. PAUL CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH (RITTER, SC) AT AN EARLY AGE AND WAS ACTIVELY A MEMBER AND ATTENDED CHURCH WITH HER FAMILY. SHE FAITHFULLY ATTENDED UNTIL HER HEALTH DECLINED BUT CONTINUED TO WATCH SERVICE LIVE FROM HOME.

SHE ATTENDED THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN COLLETON COUNTY AND GRADUATED FROM COLLETON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL. AT AN EARLY AGE, SHE DISCOVERED HER LOVE CARING FOR THE SICK AND ELDERLY. SHE STARTED HER CAREER AS A NURSE AID FOR DR. PHILLIPS, SHE WORK A SHORT WHILE AT WALTERBORO HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND LASTLY SHE RETIRED FROM OAKWOOD NURSING HOME (PRUITT HEALTHCARE) IN FEBRUARY 2017, AFTER SERVING 40 YEARS AS A NURSE AID. SHE WOULD ALSO TAKE CARE OF PRIVATE CARE PATIENTS ALONG THE WAY. SHE HAS TAKEN CARE OF ALOT OF PATIENTS THROUGHOUT COLLETON COUNTY AND MADE ALOT OF CONNECTIONS WITH FAMILIES. SHE TOOK PRIDE IN TAKING CARE OF ALL HER PATIENTS AND WOULD OFTEN GO ABOVE AND BEYOND TO KEEP THEM HAPPY AND HEALTHY. 

EDITH LOVED HER FAMILY AND NEVER MISSED AN OPPURTUNITY TO BE SURROUNDED BY HER LOVED ONES. SHE WAS WHAT WE WOULD CALL "THE FAMILY NURSE", THE FAMILY WOULD CALL HER FOR JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING AND SHE WOULD BE THERE IN A HEARTBEAT AND CHECKED IN OFTEN.

TO KNOW HER WAS TO LOVE HER. SHE TRULY HAD A SOFT SPOT FOR HER FAMILY AND OTHERS AND A HEART IF GOLD. AS HER FAVORITE SAYING WENT, "I'M JUST TAKING IT ONE DAY AT A TIME".

PRECEDING IN DEATH ALONG WITH PARENTS: DAUGHTER, ROCKY SINGLETON, GRANDSON, TEDDRA SINGLETON JR., BROTHER, RANDOLPH SINGLETON, BROTHER, ESAU SINGLETON, SISTER, BARBARA SINGLETON, SPECIAL FRIEND, LEROY YOUMANS.

LEFT TO CHERISH HER PRECIOUS MEMORIES; SON, TEDDRA SINGLETON AKA KELL, GRANDAUGHTER, CIARA (MAURICE) DUBOIS; RAISED AS DAUGHTER, 6 GRANDCHILDREN; ALI, TALIAH, YAMIR, JACE, MAKARI, AND BROOKLYN; SIBLINGS JANIE, ESSIE (MARK), ALTHEA (MICHAEL), PHILLIP JR., LEVITICUS (JOEI), JEFFERSON, KENNETH, STACY, BRUCE (NICOLE); RECOGNITION AND RESPECT TO ALL OTHER SIBLINGS; AUNTS MARGIE SINGLETON, MARY SINGLETON, NAOMI FORD. ALONG WITH A HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS, COUSINS, AND OTHER RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.  

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Services

Public Visitation
Friday
March 15, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Koger's Mortuary Service
508 South Jefferies Blvd
Walterboro, SC 29488

Celebration of Life
Saturday
March 16, 2024

11:00 AM
Saints Center Ministries
106 Colson Street
Walterboro, SC 29488

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
March 16, 2024

Singleton Hill Cemetery
Bowman Lane
Ritter, SC 29488

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