Obituary of Ella Lorinne DeLorme
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Ella Lorinne Johnson DeLorme, 102, widow of William Moultrie DeLorme, died Sunday, March 5, 2023. Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Perry Session Johnson and the late Frances Arabella Strickland Johnson. Mrs. DeLorme was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Beuclare Chapter #20 Order of Eastern Star and a member of the Shepherd’s Center. She was retired from Frank’s Service Center and from Sumter Concrete as a bookkeeper. Surviving are one son, Robert P. DeLorme and wife Melissa of Stone Mountain, Georgia; one daughter, Frances D. Clement and husband Merritt of Mt. Pleasant, SC; a daughter-in-law, Deborah D. DeLorme of Orangeburg, SC; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, William M. DeLorme, Jr., two sisters, Merldeen Harrelson and Perra Comings and husband Robert, and a brother, John W. Johnson and wife Dorothy. Funeral services will be held at 12 Noon, Saturday, March 18, 2023, in the Chapel of the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with Rev. Joseph James officiating. The family will receive friends from 11 A.M. to 12 Noon Saturday at the funeral home prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Sumter Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 226 W. Liberty Street, Sumter, SC 29150 or to a charity of one’s choice. On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.