Sonny Wortham

September 9, 1943 ~ May 26, 2020 (age 76)


Sonny James Wortham was born on September 9, 1943 in Horry County, South Carolina to the late Thomas and Carrie Bell Wortham.  Sonny departed this earthly life on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at MUSC Health Marion Medical Center, Mullins, South Carolina.


Sonny attended Marion County Public Schools of Palmetto High School in Mullins, South Carolina. He worked at Spring Mills in Mullins, South Carolina for many years.


Sonny loved his family and friends and to know him was to love him. He was a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys football team and loved his western shows on television and always watched the news.


Preceding Sonny in death along with his parents; three sisters: Janie Ruth Davis, Rosie Lee Wortham, Mildred Wortham and one brother: David Wortham.


Sonny leaves to carry his legacy and love ~ his wife: Laura Wortham of Mullins, SC; four children: one son: Mitchell (Donella) Genwright of Mullins, SC; three daughters: Diane (William) Blake of Marion, SC, Darlene Peterson of Brooklyn, NY, Kregia Wortham of Columbia, SC; two sisters: Pearl Wortham of Anniston, AL and Delores Wortham of Brooklyn, NY; two sisters-n-law: Edelle Legette and Clara Dewitt both of Mullins, SC; one brother-n-law: Thomas Genwright; fourteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren; two special friends: Dock Campbell and Marilyn Dewitt and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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May 29, 2020

1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Eloise Troy Chapel
Mullins, South Carolina 29574

Graveside Service
May 30, 2020

1:00 PM
Hillcrest Cemetery
6107 Winchester Rd.
Mullins, South Carolina 29574

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