Bishop Eison, Sr., 73, of 352 Mt. Joy Church Rd., Jonesville, SC passed on December 4, 2018 at his residence. A native of Union County, SC, he was the widower of Georgia Mae Glenn Eison and the son of the late Gaines Eison and the late Armentha Lindsey Eison. He attended Sims High School and was a member of Bethany AME Church. He retired from United Merchants Union Mill. He was a member of Enterprise Masonic Lodge #166 and Bright Star Chapter #18. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, James Eison, Austell Eison, Tyree Eison, Monty Earl Eison and Wallace Means; and two sisters, Mittie Ruth Porter and Estelle Eison. Left to cherish memories are three sons, Bishop Eison, Jr. of the home, Melvin Eison of Stone Mountain, GA and Kelvin (Lakeisha) Eison of Jonesville, SC; three daughters, Rhonda (Kenneth) Jeter of Jonesville, SC, Loreen Eison of Union, SC and Judy Eison of McDonough, GA; one brother, Frank Henry Bryant of Jonesville, SC; two sisters, Brenda (Randy) Smith of Spartanburg, SC and Linda Glenn of Union, SC; sixteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. Masonic rites will be conducted Sunday at 6:00 p.m. at the Mortuary. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday, December 10, 2018 at Bethany AME church with burianl in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, Inc., 361 Meansville Road, Union, South Carolina.
Ceremony Location Bethany AME Church 137 Bethany Church Road Jonesville, SC 29353
Burial Location Bethany AME Church Cemetery 137 Bethany Church Road Jonesville, SC 29353