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Cynthia Coley

March 5, 1965 ~ October 29, 2020 (age 55)


Evangelist Cynthia Coley was 55, and departed this life Thursday October 29, 2020 in Florence County. She was the sister of Bernadette Coley, Pam Coley and Kathy Coley. You may visit the family at 1823 Coolspring Rd. Marion.

Graveside services are scheduled to be held at the Greater Singletary AME Church Cemetery, Friday November 6, 2020 at 2:00 pm. Services will be live stream on the Jackson & McGill Facebook Page. 

~ A Celebration of Life ~ 

Evangelist Cynthia Coley better knew as “Cynt” departed this life on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at McLeod Hospital Florence, SC due to extended illness. Cynthia was the oldest of four girls born to the late Bernard and Minnie Coley on March 5, 1965 in Marion, SC. 

She was educated in the public schools of Marion County school system, where she graduated. Cynthia was employed with AVM until she was unable to work. 

Cynthia entered into ministry at her home church Greater Singletary AME Church under the leadership of Rev. H.J Murray Jr. There she was also a member of the Spirituallette Choir, H.J Murray Harmonettes, and Daughters of Sarah. Cynthia then moved to Washington DC and when she moved back, she joined the ministry at New Life in Rains, SC, and recently began her ministry career at Powerhouse Church of Deliverance in Loris, SC under the leadership of Bishop Dionne Rice Jr. 

Cynthia was a faithful member of the Bright Star Chapter No. 212 Order of the Eastern Star, Bethlehem Tent #30, and a member of the NAACP. Cynthia was a loving carefree person that didn’t mind letting you know how much she loved the Lord. 

Cynthia is preceeded in death by her beloved children: Anthony Jaffar Coley, Nicholas Bernard Coley, and Kastina Kachiri Coley and her parents Bernard and Minnie Ruth Coley. 

She leaves to cherish her memories 3 sisters: Pamela Coley-Wells, (Raliegh, NC); Katheleen (Richard-Fiance) Coley (of Fayetteville, NC); Bernadette Coley (Marion, SC). Six nephews and nieces: Rickey Wells Jr. (Florence, SC), Jasmene Wells (Lakeland, FL), Keyara Coley (Marion, SC), Trevon Coley (Marion, SC), Marcus Wells (Raliegh, NC), and Nila Coley (Fayetteville, NC). One great-nephew: Mysuan Wells (Marion, SC). Two aunts: Jessie Mae (Sam) Rowell of Trenton, NJ, and Joyce Coley (Philadelphia, PA). Two uncles: Reggie and Vincent Coley (Philadelphia, PA). Three adopted siblings: Aaron Rowell (Afghanistan), Dennis (Debra) Avant (Latta, SC), and Valera Rowell (Trenton, NJ). Three Godchildren: Hamilton Carter (Washington, DC), Jessica Finklea (Marion, SC), and Jireh Bethea (Marion, SC). And a host of relatives and loving friends.

The family of Evangelist Cynthia Coley in consideration of the current health crisis facing our world, nation, state and local community, has decided to hold a private 50 people or less, family only, funeral service for their loved one with private interment immediately following. While the Coley family would love to be surrounded by your presence, they acknowledge the health risks to family, church members, friends, and particularly to those who are most vulnerable to this disease, the elderly and those with chronic health conditions. What the family needs most at this time are your prayers and understanding. Thank you for your concern and cooperation.

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Graveside Service
November 6, 2020

2:00 PM
Greater Singletary AME Church Cemetery
Wahee Rd
Marion, SC 29571

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