Obituary of Marjorie Fleming Bynum
Marjorie Fleming Bynum, 84, widow of Alvis J Bynum of Sumter, South Carolina passed away peacefully at Covenant Place in Sumter, South Carolina on Monday, July 19, 2021. Born on November 20, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Grace and Sam Fleming of Ora, S.C. Affectionately known as Mama B, she was a loving devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. After graduating from Laurens High School and Erskine College, where she made many lifelong friends, Marge took a job in Sumter as a teacher. There she met the love of her life and husband of 53 years, Alvis Bynum. She was a lifelong member of Trinity Methodist Church where she served the Lord faithfully. Marge especially loved serving the homeless and social events with her beloved FaHoLo Class. She was also active in the Sumter community with the Sumter Junior League, The Book Club, bridge club and a supper club. The family wishes to thank the Covenant Place community and her many friends that brought her much joy over the last years as well as the Covenant Place Nursing Center for the excellent compassionate care they provided in recent days. Marge is survived by her children, Al and Susan Bynum of Seneca SC, Grace and Roby Kelley of Sumter SC and Chris and Tina Bynum of Greenville SC., and grandchildren, Jesse, Brittany, Taylor and Allison Bynum and Wilson, Catherine and Bynum Kelley, her brother, Samuel Fleming and his wife Phyllis of Ashville N.C. and her sister-in-law, Pat Bynum of Sumter, as well as many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at 3 P.M. Wednesday at Trinity United Methodist Church with Rev. Joseph R. James, Jr. and Rev. Dr. Reginald Thackston officiating. Visitation will follow in the Fellowship Hall. There will be a private burial beforehand at Sumter Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Trinity United Methodist Church Missions Fund, 226 W. Liberty Street, Sumter, SC 29150, Ora ARP Church, 23420 US 221, Gray Court, SC 29645 or to the Sumter United Ministries, P. O. Box 1017, Sumter, SC 29150. On-line condolences may be made to www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral and Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements.