Delaine L. McAlhaney, widow of Dennis E. McAlhaney, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Colleton Medical Center.
Graveside Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Bryant-Reeves Cemetery with Rev. Aaron Hawk and Dr. Ron Heddle officiating. Visitation and viewing will be held any time after 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM Saturday afternoon at her home, 253 Independent School Road, Reevesville.
Delaine was born on June 8, 1943 in Orangeburg, a daughter of Ruby Nell Jeffcoat Livingston Smith and the late Jacob Shelby Livingston. She was a graduate of Orangeburg Public Schools in 1962, Palmer Business College in Charleston and was the retired Activities Director at The Oaks in Orangeburg. She was a talented seamstress, pianist and enjoyed singing at Reevesville Baptist Church where she was a choir member and past director of XYZ Senior Group. She was predeceased by her beloved step-daddy, James Benson Smith.
Surviving; two sons, Daniel L. (Danette Fralix) McAlhaney, Branchville and David E. (Kim Sheppard) McAlhaney, Summerville; a daughter, Dawn (Keith) Rizer, Walterboro; grandchildren, Jonathan (Samantha) Rizer, Clemson, Holly (fiancée, Nick Shaarda) Rizer, Boston, MA, Tallie McAlhaney, Portland, Oregon, A.J. McAlhaney, Branchville, James McAlhaney and Allison McAlhaney, both of Summerville; mother, Ruby Nell Smith; and her special friend, Lunette C. Heaton, Reevesville.
Memorials may be to Reevesville Baptist Church, 101 Rigby Street, PO Box 86, Reevesville, SC 29471 or Bryant-Reeves Cemetery, c/o Lillian Sheryl Kizer, 6665 Johnston Avenue, Reevesville, SC 29471.
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