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Funeral services for Willie “Doc” Elmore, 76,  of 141 Red Top Lane Allendale, SC will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Allendale Community Church with Reverend Audrey Lofton officiating.  Burial will follow in the Gravel Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Willie “Doc” Elmore was born on September 7, 1940 to the late Governor Washington and late Estelle Elmore. He was educated in the public schools of Allendale County. On April 5, 1964, he married the love of his life, the late Thomasena H. Elmore. He was a maintenance supervisor with Collumn Lumber of Allendale until his retirement. He was a hard working man with great integrity. He loved his wife and family and often spoiled his children and grandchildren. Willie was very skillful with his hands. On February 5, 2017, Doc was called home by the almighty God at his residence in Allendale.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Francena Hill; one sister, Ida Mae Glover and one sister-in-law, Sophie Youmans. 

 He leaves to cherish his fond memories: two sons: Pastor Willie E. Elmore and George H. (Stacey) Elmore; three daughters: Elizabeth (Lennis) Flowers, Mary (Nathaniel) Fields and Thelma Morrell all of Allendale, SC; nine grandchildren, two reared in the home: Latoya Priester and Lennel Elmore; 10 great grandchildren; two sisters: Thelma (Eugene) Washington Chess and and Blossie Cohen of Union, NJ; one brother, Benny Joe (Rhoda) Washington of Barnwell, SC two sisters-in-law: Martha (David) Flowers of Cocoa, FL and Lula (Ulysses) Hush of Savannah, GA; one brother-in-law, Mitchell Glover of Allendale,SC and a host of nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and dear friends. 

Friends may call at his residence or at the funeral home.

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  • Sunday, February 05, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Allendale Community Funeral Home
  • Tuesday, February 07, 2017
    We are so sorry to hear about Mr. Elmore's passing. The loss of a loved one is difficult, but our Heavenly Father gives us reason for hope. He promises at Revelation 21:4 and Isaiah 25:8 to put an end to tears, pain, and death. Reflecting on this divine promise can help strengthen your family for the days to come. Take care.
    ~ Floyd Family
  • Sunday, February 05, 2017
    Heartfelt sympthany extended to the Elmore family during your hour of bereavement.
    ~ Cornelius Fields   Allendale, SC
  • Wednesday, February 08, 2017
    Extending deep and heartfelt sympathy to the beloved Elmore family. I am very sad to hear of Doc’s passing! I have so many cherished memories of Doc and Tommie. You guys were so very good to me – you opened your home to me and treated me like your daughter. I have nothing but memories of love, fun, and laughter within the Elmore’s home during my time there -- sharing some of the best times with my best friend, Elizabeth, during our adolescent years. Mr. Willie “Doc” Elmore, Rest in Peace. . . .please know you will be missed. “When someone you love becomes a memory the memory becomes a treasure” (Karen Hascheck) Love always . . .
    ~ TeResa Black-Byers   Brandywine, MD