Wanda Mae Risher Obituary

Date of Birth:

Wednesday, November 28th, 1951

Date of Death:

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Funeral Home:

Brice W Herndon & Sons Funeral Home
1193 Bells Highway
Post Office Drawer 50
Walterboro, South Carolina, UNITED STATES


Mrs. Wanda Mae Risher, 58, of 1165 Risher Mountain Road, Walterboro, entered into her state of eternal rest Thursday evening, August 5, 2010, at the Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro.

Funeral services will be conducted 3 oclock Sunday afternoon, August 8, 2010, from The Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Chapel, Walterboro with The Reverend Jerome Hodge and James Doc Crosby officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Christian Church Cemetery, Bells Highway, Walterboro.

Mrs. Risher was born November 28, 1951, in Walterboro and was a daughter of the late John Crosby and the late Nita Roberts Crosby. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Walterboro and had also attended Victory Baptist Church in Walterboro. Wanda possessed a special love for flowers and for those she loved. She cared not only for her children and grandchildren, but also for everyone who ever needed her. She loved everyone and was everything she could be for them.

Surviving are: her devoted and loving husband of forty-two years, Mr. Clarence Edward Risher; three children, Clarence Edward Risher, Jr. and his wife Melinda of Walterboro, Ray Risher and his wife Amy of Walterboro, and Virginia Martin and her husband Ricky of Ruffin; two brothers, James Doc Crosby and Mendel J. Crosby both of Walterboro; and three sisters, Patricia Ann Bennett, Shirley Lenora Crosby, and Mary Ann Pellum all of Walterboro. There are eight grandchildren; Wanda Gail Risher, Sassy Martin, Clarence E. Eddie Risher, III, Scooter Martin, Brittney Risher, Mariah Risher, Ratshot Martin, and Rowdy Martin that also survive. She was preceded in death by brothers, John C. Crosby, Jr., Harry A. Crosby, Marion N. Crosby, Jimmy H. Crosby, Reginald D. Crosby; and sisters, Elise Crosby and Hattie Ruth Herndon.

For those that so desire, memorial messages and thoughts of condolence as well as memories of Wanda may be shared with the Risher family by visiting: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com.

Family and friends are invited to call from 6:00 until 8:00 this Saturday evening at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408.

Wanda Risher
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