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Jessie Bernard Avins, Sr.

October 21, 1939 — January 17, 2023

Bishopville, S.C.`

Jessie Bernard Avins, Sr.

Bishopville, S.C.

Graveside services for Jessie Bernard Avins, Sr. age 83, will be held Thursday at 3:00 at the Wayside Baptist Church Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home. Rev. Nathaniel (Nat) Brown and Timothy Baird will officiate. Visitation will be Thursday 1:30 – 2:30 pm at the funeral home.

Mr. Avins was born in Sumter a son of the late Hewitt Avins and Mary Geddings Avins. He worked at L.L. Wilson and Darlington Oil Company as a Truck Driver for many years.

Surviving are two daughters, Janet (Timmy) Baird, Bishopville and Beverly Ann Gardner, Sumter; one son, Jessie B. Avins, Jr., Sumter; three grandchildren, Rebecca Gardner, Sumter, Justin (Shelby) Baird, Longview, TX and Shelton Baird, Bishopville; two great grandchildren, Camilla Baird and Theo Baird; one half brother, Christopher Wright, Sumter; one sister, Ida Marie Wright, Michigan.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, Horace Avins, Hal Avins and J.W. Garrett.

Norton Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the Avins family.

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Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, January 19, 2023

1:30 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Norton Funeral Home And Crematory - Bishopville

425 North Main Street, Bishopville, SC 29010

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Graveside Service

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wayside Baptist Church Cemetery

2685 Lee State Park Rd, Bishopville, SC 29010

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