Abbie Josey Harrelson
Abbie Josey Harrelson
  • December 29, 1924 - July 21, 2017
  • Chapin, South Carolina

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CHAPIN - A funeral service for Abbie Josey Harrelson, 92, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Bethany Baptist Church in Bishopville, S.C., with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family.

Abbie passed away into the arms of her Savior Thursday, July 21, 2017. Born in Bishopville on December 29, 1924, she was a daughter of the late Charles W. Josey and Jessie Brown Josey.

Mrs. Harrelson graduated from Limestone College in 1945 and was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. She was a member of Chapin Presbyterian Church. Abbie was a gifted pianist with the ability to play by ear and was always delighted when asked to play.

Surviving are her husband, Harvey D. Harrelson, Sr. of Chapin; Harvey D. Harrelson, Jr. (Beth Armstrong) of Charlotte, N.C.; daughter, Abbie Nancy Niven (Malcolm Percy) of Piedmont; four grandchildren, Megan Elizabeth Harrelson, Caroline Grace Harrelson, Felicia Kay Niven, and Malcolm Davis Niven; numerous nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews; and caregiver, Jamie Kirkland.

Memorials may be made to Chapin Presbyterian Church, 600 Old Lexington Hwy, Chapin, SC 29036; or Bethany Baptist Church, 1128 Manville Wisacky Rd, Bishopville, SC 29010.

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