“But the Fruit of the Spirit is Love, Joy, Peace, Longsuffering, Gentleness, Goodness, Faith.”
Pearine Carter Frazier, daughter of the late Mr. William Carter and Elouise Wilson Carter, was born on April 16, 1931 in Jasper County, South Carolina. She received her formal education from the public schools of South Carolina. She was employed with several entities in New York and South Carolina over a period of many years. She enjoyed entertaining her family and the community as a whole. Pearine was a devoted and active servant of God. She served faithfully at Second Africa Baptist Church, Coosawhatchie, SC for more than 50 years. She also served at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Yamasee, SC, singing like an angel on the choir. During the last eight years of her life, she was a devoted member at the Church of Christ, Ridgeland, SC. However, any place that she was welcomed to serve God. She served in the spirit of liberty. Singing was Pearine’s passion.
Sister Pearine Carter Frazier entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Coastal Carolina Hospital in Hardeeville, South Carolina. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Deacon Monday Leo Frazier; son, Gary Frazier; daughter, Audrey Frazier; five brothers and an uncle.
She leaves to cherish fond memories of events that occurred during her life: two sons, Leo Frazier, Jr. of Ridgeland, SC and Rickey Frazier of Pennsylvania; four adopted sons, Donald Major and Jackie Frazier both of Savannah, GA, Luther Jenkins of Chareslton, SC, and Leo Gaston Jr. of Ridgeland, SC; eight daughters, Nellie M. Dunbar, Rosa Siamalis, Betsy Frazier and Lacrischia (Kenneth N.) Simpson, all of Savannah, GA, Kathy Wadley, Sandra Frazier, and Sabrina Frazier of Ridgeland, SC; Elvira Pringle (Alvin) of Yamasee, SC; adopted daughter, Shirley Lloyd of Yamasee, SC; one sister, Ethel Valentine of Newark, Jersey; one sister in law, Bertha Washington; one brother, Joe Habersham of Ridgeland, SC; twenty five grandchildren; thirty five great-grandchildren; five great great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other loving relatives and friends; all whom loved her dearly and will never forget her tenacity, wit, charm, grace (when pertinent) and undying love and caring for them.