Mrs. Mary Furman was born
on June 13, 1943, in Kershaw County, South Carolina. She was the daughter of the the late Joe Lee, Sr. and Rosa Reid Lee.
She departed this life on Thursday, July 30, 2009, at the Kershaw Health Medical Center,
in Camden, South Carolina
She was educated
in the public schools of Kershaw County. She was employed at Lord and Taylor as a Data Entry Operator, in New York, New York.
She returned to Cassatt, South Carolina
She was preceded
in death by her husband, Raleigh Furman and three brothers, Joe Lee, Jr., Wallace Lee and Douglas Lee.
She leaves to mourn
two sons, Raleigh Furman, Jr. and Erick Furman both of Troy, New York; two daughters, Cassandra Furman of Cassatt, SC and
Renea (Troy) Martin of Elgin, South Carolina; eight sisters, Lillian (Rev. Willie) Johnson of Cassatt, South Carolina, Josephine
(Arthur) Brown, Catherine (Johnny) Simon, Sally McGraw, Rebecca (James) Cauthen and Sara Leonard all of Camden, South Carolina,
Deloris Lee of Florida and Minister Shirley (Richard) Williams of Lugoff, South Carolina; two brothers, Elder Bennie Lee and Edward (Rosa) Lee both of Cassatt,
South Carolina; two sisters-in-law, Rosa Clark of Cassatt, South Carolina and
Beulah Bracey of Gibsonville, North Carolina; six grandchildren; one great grandchild and a host of niece, nephews, other
relatives and friends.