Tillie Cromer Leitzsey, 86, of Pomaria, widow of George Grady Leitzsey, died Sunday, December 6, 2015, at her residence.

Born on February 8, 1929, in Pomaria, she was a daughter of the late Bennie T. and Olgie Lever Cromer. She was retired from Old School Manufacturing and later worked for Little Folks Day Care. Mrs. Leitzsey was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church where she was involved with the United Methodist Women and the 55+ Group. She was a member of the Newberry Road Runners and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Mrs. Leitzsey is survived by sons, Charles Grady (Susan) Leitzsey and George Earl (Gayle) Leitzsey both of Newberry; sisters, Nannielene Nichols of Silverstreet and Grace (Bob) Pingleton of Newberry; a brother, David L. (Margaret) Cromer of Pomaria; six grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church by the Rev. Bob Huggins. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6:00 – 7:30 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 2360 Mt. Pleasant Road, Pomaria, SC 29126 or to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 1741, Greenwood, SC 29648.

Active pallbearers will be Dale Cromer, Rodney Cromer, Jeremy Spicer, Ashley Mendenhall, Bryant Shealy and Melvin Epting.

Honorary pallbearers will be Sadie and Bill Logging and members of the Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church 55+.

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#11 Debbie Cromer 2015-12-15 11:42
So sorry for your loss. Miss Tillie was a wonderful person and will truly be missed.
#10 judy & leo jennings 2015-12-11 17:24
So sorry we just found out ...she was a wonderful person..we loved her dearly..
#9 Marc & Debbie Danque 2015-12-10 10:51
Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. May you find peace in the coming days.
Debbie Stoudemire Danque
#8 James & Elaine 2015-12-08 21:51
Earl and Gayle, we were very sorry to hear about Mrs. Tillie. I heard that Earl had a hard time with wanting to be with the new baby and with his mother. Earl you were such a good and loving son. May God bless you and your family. James and Elaine
#7 Janet Ward 2015-12-08 10:33
My prayers go out to the entire Leitzsey family. I always thought of Miss Tillie as my own grandmother. She was one of the kindest and sweetest women I had ever known. May your family find peace and the joy of her memory in the coming days ahead. My prayers are especially with you Tina, Chrissy, Bryant, Ashley as I know how much she meant to you in all of her years hear on earth. May God bless you and continue to help in find comfort in the coming days ahead.
#6 Cecil &Leigh Ringer 2015-12-08 10:21
Grace and family: our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God bless!
#5 Shaye Miller 2015-12-07 22:51
Earl and Gayle, I'm so sorry for your loss but you can find comfort knowing she is in God's hands now. I know how special it was to be able to have her with you these last months. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Eric and Shaye Miller
#4 Jeannie Brehmer 2015-12-07 13:46
My thoughts and prayers are with all of Miss Tillie family. May your memories comfort you in the days to come. I know I have many fond memories of her. My heartfelt condolences to Tina, Ashley, Bryant, Chrissy and to everyone who was blessed to have known Miss Tillie. What a special lady!
#3 Jim & Patsy Parks 2015-12-07 13:37
Tina, I'm so sorry for your loss. I know how special your grandmother was to you and how faithful you were to help take care of her. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God wrap His arms of love, peace and comfort around each of you.
Patsy Parks
#2 Faye Morris 2015-12-07 11:47
Earl and Gayle. We are so sorry about this, but we knew that this day was coming. Just look how much longer you had her, because you and Gayle took such good care of her. That will be something that you never regret. May God give you and all the family comfort and strength to make it through the coming days. Faye and Raymond
#1 RAY AND BETTY AMICK 2015-12-07 11:22
OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE LEITZSEY FAMILY. MISS TILLIE WAS TRULY A WONDERFUL LADY AND SURELY WILL BE MISSED.

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