Jerry  Cromer, Sr.

Obituary of Jerry Eugene Cromer, Sr.

Jerry Eugene Cromer, Sr., 82, widower of Billie Faye Hayes Cromer, died Thursday, May 16, 2019 at McLeod Health Hospital in Florence.


Born in Charleston, he was a son of the late William Lawrence Cromer, Sr. and Beulah Jackson Cromer.


Mr. Cromer was a member of Grace Baptist Church.  He was a graduate of Edmunds High School and a U. S. Army veteran.  He was the former owner and operator of Cromer’s Appliance.


Surviving are two sons, Jerry Eugene Cromer, Jr. of the home and Perron (Nancy) Cromer of Sumter; a brother, William Lawrence Cromer, Jr. (Earline) of Sumter; four grandchildren, Nancy Hayes Owens (Ansel), Virginia Cromer, Perrin Marie Cromer and Rebecca Cromer all of Sumter; one great-grandchild, Addison Pruitt Owens; two nephews, Patrick Cromer (Melissa) and Larry Cromer (Debbie) of Sumter and a number of other special nephews and friends.


Graveside services will be held at 2 P.M. Sunday at the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Ron Bower officiating.


The family will receive friends following the graveside services and other times at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Perron Cromer, 10 Pathfinder Drive, Sumter.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.


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.