Evangelist Wilhelmena M. Valentine Richard, 67, of 131 Carson Circle, Chesnee, SC entered eternal rest on Sunday morning, April 8, 2018 in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. A native of Pickens, SC, she was the wife of Haskell Richard, Jr. and the daughter of the late Sylvester Valentine and Ruth Esther Adams Valentine. She was a member of Foster Grove Baptist Church, a graduate of Clear View High School Class of 1969, and was a former employee of Spartanburg Medical Center, Mary Black Hospital and Allen Bennett Hospital where she served as a Registered Nurse. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by one grandson, Lyndon Anderson, Jr.; two brothers, Hezekiah Valentine and Sylvester Valentine; and two sisters, Irene McGowens and Gladys Murphy. Left to cherish memories are four daughters, Ingrid (Lyndon) Anderson of Duncan, SC, Candace Pruitt of Spartanburg, SC, Natasha Tucker of Greenville, SC and Macarria (David) Stovall of Miami, FL; three brothers, Matthew (Bernice) Valentine of Easley, SC, Benjamin (Cleo) Valentine of Pelham, SC, and Carl Valentine of Greenville, SC; one sister, Ossie Carter of Atlanta, GA; eight grandchildren. In addition, she is survived by two stepsons; four stepdaughters; twelve step grandchildren; two brothers-in-law; one sister-in-law; and a host of other relatives and dear friends. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Foster Grove Baptist Church with burial to follow Shoals Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 102 Marion Avenue, Spartanburg, SC.
Ceremony Location Foster Grove Baptist Church 899 Fosters Grove Road Chesnee, SC 29323
Burial Location Shoals Creek Baptist Church Cemetery 130 Shoals Creek Church Road Easley, SC 29323