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Melda Tumblin

July 3, 1939 — May 17, 2017

Eunice Melda Davenport TumblinLaurensEunice Melda Davenport Tumblin, 77, of 249 Lee Carey Rd. and wife of the late Eugene Garrett Tumblin, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Laurens County Hospital.Born in Laurens County, she was a daughter of the late Leonard Marion Davenport and Viola Burton Davenport Hollingsworth. A member of Bellview Baptist Church, she was a loving mother and grandmother.She is survived by: her children, Shelby Jean Tumblin of Laurens and Bryan Tumblin and wife Sheila of Laurens; brothers, Robert Davenport of Greenwood and Rayford Hollingsworth of Batesburg; grandchildren, Phillip Tumblin, Blake Tumblin, and Heather Tumblin Staton.In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by: a son, Jeffrey Tumblin; a brother, Donnie Davenport; and a sister, Marlene Westberry.Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Bellview Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Adam Powers and Rev. J.D. Putman, Jr. with burial in the church cemetery.The family will be at the home and will receive friends at The Kennedy Mortuary on Friday, May 19, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.Memorials may be made to Bellview Baptist Church Building Fund, 757 Bellview Church Rd., Laurens, SC 29360.Condolences may be expressed to the family at To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Melda Tumblin please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Bellview Baptist Church Cemetery
757 Bellview Church Rd.
Laurens, SC, 29360


MAY 19. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

The Kennedy Mortuary

606 West Main Street PO Box 282

Laurens, SC, 29360


MAY 20. 2:00 PM (EDT)

Bellview Baptist Church

757 Bellview Church Road

Laurens, SC

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, November 27, 2015

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Moody Funeral Sevices, Inc. Stuart Location

202 West Blue Ridge Street, Stuart, VA 24171

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Starts at 10:00am (Eastern time)

Woolwine United Methodist Church

10205 Woolwine Hwy, Woolwine, VA 24185

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