Frances Hinnant Koelzer

Frances Ellison Hinnant Koelzer, 67, wife of Steven Lawrence Koelzer, died Sunday, January 28, 2018, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.


Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late William George Hinnant and Clara Ellison Hinnant.


Mrs. Koelzer was reared in Grace Baptist Church and was presently a member of Crosspoint Baptist Church.  She was formerly employed by Crescent Tool Company.


Surviving are her husband of Sumter; a son, Tommy Brown of Sumter; a step-son, Jason Koelzer (Kerri) of MO; a step-daughter, Kimberly Sue Smith (Jeff) of MO; a brother, Bill Hinnant of FL; a sister, Harriett Scherer (Henry) of CA; and six grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Parker.


Graveside services will be held at 10 A.M. Saturday in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. John Sorrells officiating.


The family will receive friends from 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. Friday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and other times at the home, 1568 Old Ford Drive.


Memorials may be made to Crosspoint Baptist Church, 2755 Carter Road, Sumter, SC 29150.


Online condolences may be sent to


Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.