Mrs. Eleida Mae (Doll) Nexsen Burrows, 83, wife of Frank C. (F.C.) Burrows, died Friday, April 6, 2012, at the Medical University of South Carolina. Funeral services, conducted by the Rev. Sim Smith, were held Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. Burial, directed by Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, followed at Evergreen Memorial Park. Born March 14, 1929 in Cades, she was the daughter of the late Eleida Parrott Nexsen and Leland Ivey Nexsen. She was a member of New Salem Baptist Church for more than 60 years. She was a graduate of the University of South Carolina-School of Nursing and a retired child health nurse with the Department of Health and nvironmental Control (DHEC). She recently received her 50-year pin for membership in the Order of the Eastern Star (OES) where she served as Worthy Matron and Esther. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Vardell, Sam, Leland, and James Nexsen; and two sisters, Lucille Nexsen Disher and Margaret Nexsen Disher. Survivors, in addition to her husband, are: two sons, Mike Burrows and Wayne Burrows (Barbara), both of Sumter; one daughter, Cheryl Burrows Davids of Sumter; three sisters, Alma Nexsen, Mary Sue Hewitt (Mike) and Betty Lou Culick; three brothers, Paul Nexsen (Diane), Billy Nexsen (Wanda), and Junior Nexsen (Lizzie); five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Pall Bearers were Clint Burrows, Robert Burrows, Tony Culick, Elias Preast, Sid Singleton, William Singleton, Jr., Marty Trickett, and Dave Watt. Memorials may be made to New Salem Baptist Church, 2500 W. Oakland Avenue, Sumter, SC 29154, the American Heart Association, the American Kidney Foundation, Christian Family Services Adoption Agency, or to a charity of one’s choice.