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Jeremy Antonio Sailem Obituary


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“Dear Sailem family i can't imagine how hard that it is to see ur son passing on. I really didn't know him but i have seen him in the hallways of SHS,...Read More »
1 of 36 | Posted by: Kayla Roach

“Dear Sailem family i can't imagine how hard that it is to see ur passing on. I really didn't know him but i have seen him in the hallways of SHS, and...Read More »
2 of 36 | Posted by: Kayla Roach

“Alicia and Tony - I was so saddened to hear about Jeremy. There are no words that can take away the hurt. I know everyone says time heals all wounds,...Read More »
3 of 36 | Posted by: Ron & Jane Hood

“Dear Sailem Family, im so sorry to hear about your loss. Brendel Styles is in my Clinical Studies class and she came in today to get her work. It was...Read More »
4 of 36 | Posted by: kaila oglesby

“Alica, Brianna, Tony, & Rosa: My heart is broken for you and your family. We all have cried with you over Jeremy's passing. I have no works that...Read More »
5 of 36 | Posted by: Karla Rector

“We are saddened that Jeremy's life on this side has ended, but find solace in the fact that because Jeremy died in Christ, your grief and the extreme...Read More »
6 of 36 | Posted by: Marteis & Sonja Harris

“Alicia and Tony, We haven't talked in quite a long time. I just heard about Jeremy today and don't really know what to say. I'm at a loss for words...Read More »
7 of 36 | Posted by: Michelle Elliott

“I am so sorry to hear about Jeremy. He and my daughter go back a few years. He was always on his best behavior everytime he visited our home or...Read More »
8 of 36 | Posted by: lana sims(jerrica's mom)

“Dear Tony, Alicia and Brianna, Jeremy didn't know me, as I wheeled past him at church but he always had a smile for me. You and your family have my...Read More »
9 of 36 | Posted by: Suzy Nicholas

“Tony, Alicia, & Brianna... Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with you during your time of grief. Jeremy was such a fine young man who shared...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: Jim & Helen Phillips

“Dear Sailem Family, Please accept the sincere condolences from the staff of the Spartanburg Interfaith Hospitality Network (SPIHN). Your family is...Read More »
11 of 36 | Posted by: SPIHN

“To the Sailem Family: My prayers are with you. I did not have the opportunity to teach Jeremy, but I remember fondly seeing his smiling face at...Read More »
12 of 36 | Posted by: Sharon Bennett

“To the Sailem family.I did not know your son but I saw him at several sport events and he always looked like he was full of life. My condolences go...Read More »
13 of 36 | Posted by: Neshell Smalls

“Dear Sailem Family, I am so sorry for your loss, Jeremy was a wonderful young man that never seemed to be without a smile. I knew Jeremy very little...Read More »
14 of 36 | Posted by: JP Connolly

“Dear Sailem Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I didnt have the pleasure of teaching Jeremy, but knew him through basketball. He always had a...Read More »
15 of 36 | Posted by: Sharon Dillon

“To the Sailem family, Our hearts go out to you as you grieve the loss of your beloved son. He left a light of goodness and...Read More »
16 of 36 | Posted by: Eva Rector

“To the Sailem Family; We were so saddened to hear of Jeremy passing.Our hearts and prays goes out to you and your family.Jeremy and my brother AJ...Read More »
17 of 36 | Posted by: Pondexter's Family

“To the Sailem Family; We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Jeremy and Taylor have been classmates since McCracken and she always said what a great...Read More »
18 of 36 | Posted by: Tyrone, Valerie & Taylor Dawkins

“Calvin and Alicia, my heart and prayers go out to you and your family during your loss. May God encamp His angels around you as you go through. ...Read More »
19 of 36 | Posted by: Darlene Copeland

“its hard to say goodbye to some you have known for years. I miss messing with you in the hallway and we use to play fight.I loved that so much. But i...Read More »
20 of 36 | Posted by: Ashley Thomas

“Dear Tony & Family - We were so saddened to hear of Jeremy's passing. Please know that you will be in the hearts and thoughts of so many people here....Read More »
21 of 36 | Posted by: Bridget Downey

“Alicia, Be Be, and Tony, I met your family through Gene Ferguson/Russell and Rosa. It is indeed a difficult time for the family and your memories...Read More »
22 of 36 | Posted by: Cheri Crisp

“Dear Tony, Alicia My heart goes out to you and your family during your time of loss. Even though I never had the pleasure to meet your son, I know he...Read More »
23 of 36 | Posted by: John Murdock

“Calvin, Alicia, and Brianna, This is Debbie who took Granny Flora Eady to church. I can't even began to imagine what you and the family are...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: Debbie Jenkins

“I'm so sorry for your loss there are no words I'm sure that can comfort you at this time. Please know that you are loved and are in our prayers and...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Maliss Lee

“Alicia, Tony, & Brianna, We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Please let us know if there...Read More »
26 of 36 | Posted by: Carolina Analysis, Inc.

“To The Family Of Jeremy Sailem, So Sorry For Your Loss, May God Embrace You In His Loving Arms...GOD BLESS YOU! ”
27 of 36 | Posted by: Donna

“Dear Sailem Family... I was with Jeremy's friend, Jamie's mother, Veronica when she got the news Sunday nite. Even though I didn't know Jeremy, the...Read More »
28 of 36 | Posted by: Johanna Harvey

“Dear Tony, Alicia, and Brianna, We love your family so much and are praying fervently for you. We are so sorry for your loss and for the pain that...Read More »
29 of 36 | Posted by: Eric & Joanna Swanson

“Thank you for sharing Jeremy with me and my our family. ”
30 of 36 | Posted by: Gene Ferguson & Family

“tony,alicia,brianna,i'm so sorry for the loss of your son and pain of the loss.i know the Lord will help you through this hard time you all are going...Read More »
31 of 36 | Posted by: donna arrowood

“Tony, Alicia & Brianna: Words cannot take away the pain that you are feeling. We were heart broken Sunday night when we received the news of Jeremy...Read More »
32 of 36 | Posted by: Bobby , Marlene, C.J. & Chris Holcombe

“Along with our deepest sympathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Eulene McFadden and Family of Mt Olive Baptist Church ”
33 of 36 | Posted by: Eulene McFadden

“Dear Tony & Alisha, Danny & I are so sorry to hear about the loss your precious son.Please know that your family is our prayers daily.May you recieve...Read More »
34 of 36 | Posted by: Danny & Penny Grant

“Alicia I am so sorry for the losss of your son.I hope you and your family find peace and comfort somehow. You will be in my prayers. ”
35 of 36 | Posted by: April Wood /sfcu

“Dear Sailem Family, My heart and prayers go out to you. Jeremy went to McCracken and Spartan High with my daughter (Jazzmin) and niece (Quamesha)....Read More »
36 of 36 | Posted by: Michelle Mack


Jeremy Antonio Sailem, 16, of 113 Elderberry Drive, died suddenly on Sunday afternoon, September 6, 2009. Born February 10, 1993, in Valdosta, GA, he was the son of Calvin Antonio Tony and Alicia Montejano Sailem of the home. Moving to Spartanburg in 1998, he was currently a Junior at Spartanburg High School where he was active in basketball and track. A devout Christian, Jeremy was baptized on January 11, 2004, becoming a faithful member of Fernwood Baptist Church. He was an active participant in the churchs Passport Mission trips to New Orleans following Katrina, and most recently to Boston just this past summer. He was a volunteer at the Soup Kitchen at Second Presbyterian Church, Habitat for Humanity, and Feed the Community at Thanksgiving. Jeremy loved his family, friends, church, and his Lord. One of his greatest ambitions was to follow in his fathers footsteps by going into engineering.

Surviving in addition to his parents is his sister, Brianna Alyssa Sailem of the home; his maternal grandparents, Rudy and Eloisa Montejano of Tanhuato, Mexico; his paternal grandparents, Leroy and Velma Eady of Valdosta, GA, and Bob Sailem of Hazelhurst, GA; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; and his girlfriend, Brendel Styles of Spartanburg.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 10, 2009, at Fernwood Baptist Church. A Celebration of His Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 12, 2009, at Fernwood Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Dr. Dean Allen, the Rev. Dr. Lisa Allen, and the Rev. Stuart Jones. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to the Jeremy Sailem Youth Fund, c/o Fernwood Baptist Church, 200 Fernwood Drive, Spartanburg, SC 29307.

The family is at the home.

An online guest register is available at www.floydmortuary.com.

Floyds Greenlawn Chapel

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