Monday, April 28, 2014
Ethel McCullough, Kingstree - Funeral services for Mrs. Ethel Singletary Cooper McCullough, conducted by the Rev. Levern O. Brown, were held Friday, April 11, 2014, at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Kingstree. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery of Kingstree.
Mother McCullough died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Miami, Florida. She was born October 28, 1914, in Kingstree, the daughter of the late Alfred Singletary and Lizzie Nelson Singletary. She attended the public school system of Williamsburg County. She was a member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, where she served as a Mother of the Church. Due to the decline in her health, she moved to Miami, Florida to live with her daughter, where she attended Friendship Baptist Church. She worked on the farm for a number of years, and did domestic work. She was married to the late John Cooper, Sr., after many years as a widow, she married the late Robbie McCullough. A daughter, Rebecca Cooper Brown Fulton, preceded her in death.Survivors are: two daughters, Lillie Mae Davis of Miami, Florida; and Mary Ruth Houston of Rochester New York; five sons, Elijah, John, Jr., Alfred and James Cooper (Betty), all of Kingstree; and Robert Singletary of Washington, DC; three step-children, Mary Bell Abraham (Lavern) of Springfield, Virginia; Collie McCullough of Newark, New Jersey; and Deacon Charles McCullough (Ester) of Kingstree; five sisters, Peggy Fulton of Bridgeport, Connecticut; Edna Fulton of Durham, North Carolina; Annie Mae Bradley of New Haven, Connecticut; Betty Floyd of Charleston; and Janie Mae Burrows of Rochester, New York; 26 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; and many great-great-grandchildren.