Mildred Patricia "Pat" James, 89, of Florence entered into rest Saturday June 6, 2020 at her home in Florence. She was born in Marion, South Carolina, a daughter of the late George Otto and Moody (Jung) Byrd. She was also predeceased by her loving husband Marshall Venson James; Daughter, Patricia Diane James Tweed, and Son Larry Dean James; brothers, Wildon "Bill" James, Raymond, Johnny, Jackie, Richard, and Albert (Dean) Byrd; and two Sisters, Mary Elizabeth Byrd and Pauline Bryd Hattaway.
Patricia was a life- long Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter- Day Saints, she loved cooking, eating, and talking with people, she also loved traveling and gardening.
She is survived by her daughter, Terrie Lynn (Forest Lafon Jr.) Sweat; five grandchildren, Tracy Melinda Tweed, Dawn Sweat, Forest Lafon Sweat III, Derick Marshall Sweat; Great grandson, Devin Levi Sweat; Sister, Nellie Meadows and two brothers, Elliot and Nathan Byrd.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday June 11, 2020 at Devotion Gardens Cemetery, Mullins, South Carolina. Due to current COVID-19 standards we will be observing social distancing.
In Lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter- Day Saints, 1620 S. Malden Dr, Florence, SC 29504.
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