Miriam B. Jeffers
Miriam B. Jeffers
  • May 26, 1928 - July 12, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Miriam Brown Jeffers, 89, will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017 at Temple Baptist Church, with burial in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.

Mrs. Jeffers died Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Born in Charleston, S.C., she was a daughter of the late Leon A. Brown and Mabel Tisdale Grayson. She was an Accounting Tech for Civil Service at Fort Jackson and later retired. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church and also volunteered for Meals on Wheels.

Surviving are her son, Charles E. Guy (Carol) of Bonifay, Fla.; daughters, Delores J. Reeves (Gary) of Lexington and Linda McNeill (Rev. Wayne) of Ridgeville, S.C.; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; sister, Maureen Martin; and sisters-in-law, Eleanor Grayson, Harriott Grayson Brumett (Carl) and Cheryl Grayson.

She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, CSM Clarence Edward Jeffers; sister, Zada Jackson; and brothers, Cary T. Grayson, Robert L. Grayson and William H. Grayson.

Memorials may be made to Temple Baptist Church, 806 Universal Drive, Columbia, SC 29209 or American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Ln, Columbia, SC 29210.

The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff of the Palmettos Assisted Living and Tri-County Hospice for their compassion and caring.

Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.