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Elizabeth Legette

July 21, 1931 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 87)

Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also. And whither I go ye know, and the way ye know. Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way? Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.

                                                                                                                                    John 14:3

 

On July 16, 2019, Mary Elizabeth Burroughs Legette “Ham” entered into eternal rest after a brief illness at Carolinas Hospital System in Florence, SC.

Mary Elizabeth “Ham” was born July 21, 1931 in Dillon County to the late Will and Lottie Hodge Burroughs. The baby of ten, seven girls and three boys. She attended the public schools of Dillon County. Ham loved to travel from place to place. She would plant a beautiful garden and share her harvest with family and friends. To relax she would sit and do puzzles.

Ham dedicated her life to Christ at an early age and joined Old Field Baptist Church. She left for a season but returned and remained faithful until God called her from labor to reward. She loved singing and had a passion for the male choir at Old Field Baptist Church.

Mary Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents Will and Lottie H. Burroughs, her sisters Willena Burroughs, Margie Holmes, Kirby Seal Paisley, and Elouise Williams, her brothers Gonzele Burroughs, Gordon Burroughs and Hobbs Burroughs.

She leaves to cherish her fond memories and legacy of love her only child Linda Burroughs and her faithful only grandson Minister Shanna Burroughs both of the home, two sisters Doris Burroughs Rogers of Orrum, NC and Lois Brewton of Zion, SC. And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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