Della Ann Timmons

Passed 09/04/2020

Obituary for Della Ann Timmons

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Funeral service for Ms. Della Ann Timmons of Florence will be conducted 11 AM Wednesday, September 9, 2020 in the J O & Annette Smith Memorial Chapel, 307 S. Johns Street, Florence. Interment will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens of Florence directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence.

Della Ann Timmons was born December 14, 1953 to the late Jessie and Fannie Timmons of Florence, South Carolina. She departed this life after a long illness on Friday, September 4, 2020 at McLeod Hospice House.

Della was educated in the schools of Florence and was a graduate of Wilson High School Class of 1972. After graduation Della was employed with Florence General Hospital and later worked at Legg’s Products (Sara Lee Hosiery) until her health declined.

Della accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior; she was a member of Maxwell Baptist Church. She truly loved the Lord and her Church Family. Her favorite scripture was Psalm 23 and the Serenity Prayer.

Della was a loving and devoted Mother to her only daughter, Michelle, an Amazing Sister, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She enjoyed travelling, gardening, attending church and she especially loved and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Della was preceded in death by her brother, Jessie Timmons, Jr.

Left to cherish her precious memories are: her daughter, Michelle D, (Adam) Scott of Florence, South Carolina; two granddaughters, Brittney Monique (Gerard) Hipp and Kechell BreAnna Timmons both of Florence, South Carolina; two great grandchildren, Ayriss Briell Hipp and Gervais Ramell Hipp both of Florence, South Carolina; one sister, Dorothea T. (Harrison) Bolden of Sumter, South Carolina; two nephews, Derrick (Renata) Jordan of San Antonia and Thaddeus (Flora) Jordan both of Dallas, Texas; one niece, Karin Jordan of Columbia, South Carolina; two great nieces, one great nephew; three great great-nieces; three great great-great-nephews; and one special goddaughter, Ms. Lawanda Bruce of Snellville, Georgia.

Please keep the family of Della Ann Timmons in your thoughts and prayers.


Guest Book

My sympathy goes out also to the family of Della. We worked together for years at Sara Lee and she was a sweet and loving person. Will continue to keep the family in prayer.

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My sympathy goes out too, Della Ann and Family, Della and my sister Denice were friends...when we lived on Layton St, and Wilson class mates, Della always had a great personality and smile...God bless her Family... Danny & Carolyn A. James ..Columbia SC

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My heartfelt sympathies goes out to Della Ann's family during this difficult time. I too like so many others were Della Ann's classmates from North Vista to Wilson. My prayers are that you will find comfort, strength and peace in the midst of such sorrow. Marte Gass (Class of 1972)

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Sending deepest sorrow to Della Ann's sister and children, she was my classmate since elementary school,Della Ann was a beautiful person through and through. May she sleep in heavenly peace. Audrey McClain (classmate)

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