Bill and Peggy Kinney, Gray Bostick, Jane Anne Feldner, Ed Cottingham, Emily Kelly, Carolyn Odom, Hub Megs, Curtis Jones, Stuart Vance, Virginia Cousar, Billy Weatherly, Becky Dixon Jackson, Margaret Vance, Family of Mary Lois Trimmier, Willa Johnson, Sara Bristow, Becca Talbert, Earl Bullard, Family of Betty Newton, Family of Ann Miller Kelley, Shawn Feldner

Betty Sue (Frazier) Newton

February 17, 1935 ~ September 3, 2020 (age 85)



Mrs. Betty Sue Frazier Newton passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020 at McLeod Hospice House in Florence, SC. She was 85 years old.

Mrs. Betty was born on February 17, 1935 in Statesville, NC, to the late Lonnie and Margaret Lelia Lentz Frazier. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Bennettsville. Mrs. Betty served as a schoolteacher of 42 years, pastor’s wife, and mother all across South Carolina, beginning in Darlington and ending in Conway. While teaching, her focus was primarily students with disabilities. She was Teacher of the Year in the local schools, and active in church, developing programs for childrens’ activities. Upon retirement she and her husband, Leon Newton, resided at the family farm for over 23 years.

She leaves behind to cherish her loving memory, husband, Rev. J. Leon Newton; son, David Hunter Newton; daughter, Susan Newton Graebe and husband Chris; grandchildren, Robin Hunter Newton and wife Paige, Bradley Carter Newton and wife Kari, Caroline Graebe, and William Graebe; great-grandchildren, Kaleigh Grace Newton, Blakeland Christopher Newton, and Fiona Newton.

The family will be holding private services to honor the memory of Mrs. Betty Sue Newton.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, PO Box 456, Bennettsville, SC 29512.

Online condolences may be made @ http://www.bfhbennettsville.com.

Burroughs Funeral Home is honored to assist the Newton family.

Mary Lois (Hamer) Trimmier

March 10, 1936 ~ August 30, 2020 (age 84)


Orangeburg / Bennettsville

Mary Lois Hamer Trimmier of Orangeburg, formerly of Bennettsville, SC died Sunday, August 30, 2020, she was 84 years old.

Born March 10, 1936, Mary Lois was the daughter of Ervin Alfred and Lois Parks Hamer of Tatum, SC. She graduated from McColl High School in 1954, the attended Columbia College. Mary Lois married Hal Trimmier, Jr. on May 25, 1957. Mrs. Trimmier devoted her time to her family as a stay at home mother. Mary Lois was a strong advocate and supporter of the local humane society. She was a very active member of First United Methodist Church. Mary Lois lent her skills as artist, lay leader and Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed hosting Bible studies, ladies luncheons and bridge clubs.

Mary Lois is survived by her son, Mark Hamer Trimmier and his wife Sylvia of Blythewood, SC; her daughter, Janet Trimmer Grulick of Irmo, SC; grandsons, Andy Trimmier of Newberry, SC, Paul Trimmier and wife Dina of Atlanta, GA; granddaughters, Claire and Abby Grulick of Irmo, SC;

In addition to her parents listed above, Mary Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Hal Trimmier, Jr.

Mark and Janet wish to thank all close friends and family of their mother for the years of love and support. They regret not being able to have the opportunity to embrace everyone at this time.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, a private graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at Sunset Memorial Park with immediate family only. The Rev. Taylor Coates will be officiating.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church at  311 E. Main St., Bennettsville, SC 29512, your local Humane Society or pet shelter, or the Alzheimers Foundation, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17 Chicago, IL. 60601.

Online condolences may be made to http://www.bfhbennettsvile.com.

Burroughs Funeral Home is honored to serve the Trimmier family.


Sunset Memorial Park
Main Street
Bennettsville, South Carolina 29512