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Alfred Cromer

May 8, 1966 ~ January 16, 2024 (age 57) 57 Years Old

Alfred Cromer Obituary

Mr. Alfred Cromer was born in Newberry, SC to Mrs. Fannie Mae Turner and Mr. Johnnie Wayman Cromer on May 8th, 1966. He entered into eternal rest on January 16th, 2024 at Queens General Hospital in Jamaica, New York after a long illness.

He traveled to New York at a very young age, after accepting Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior , he went to church faithfully and eventually join Mission for Today Holy Tabernacle where the Rev. Darius Williams was the Pastor.

Alfred attended Thomas Jefferson High School where he eventually earned his GED.  During his time of growing up in New York Alfred especially loved throwing barbecues with his brothers and his friends for the neighborhood kids.

After relocating back to South Carolina Alfred held various jobs in construction work which he loved, He also worked at Louis Rich in December, 2004. He married Bernice Cannon of Newberry SC.
As time passed Alfred found himself back in the big apple. He had a knack for traveling. Short rides or long rides when the mood hit him he was on the move. His idea was to see as much of these United States that he could. When he would talk about traveling , his face would light up and that smile that only he had. He loved fishing, cooking, shopping and walking around the city. He loved flowers.
 

Alfred has three brothers that preceded him in death Johnnie, Kevin and Jeffrey and one sister, Mattie Cromer of Newberry, SC.
 

Alfred leaves to cherish his memory his wife of (19 yrs.) Mrs. Bernice Cromer of Columbia, SC, father, Johnnie Wayman Cromer of Batesburg, SC; loving (Momma) Evangelist Fannie Turner Grace,  loving stepfather, Elder Bealie Grace of Brooklyn, NY; aunts Evangelist Lou Frazier and Vivian Turner of Charleston, SC; uncle, Thomas Turner of Newberry, SC;(5) sisters, Cathy Cromer, Newberry SC, Darlene Cromer, Batesburg, SC, Vanessa Brown, of New York, NY, Ebony Bergen of Maryland , Sharon Denise Cromer of Newberry, SC; brother, Quentine Meyers of Columbia, SC; sisters- in-law, Elizabeth Butler and Khalisa Turner of Atlanta, Georgia, Eileen Knight of Newberry SC; brothers-in-law, Wallace Charles Cannon of Columbia, SC Jimmy Cannon of Irmo, SC, step brothers, Rasheeda and Roderick Morris of Batesburg, SC and a very special friend, Ms. Sherrie Bailey.  Alfred also leaves a large number of nieces, nephews, and cousins, whom he loved very much

A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted on Sunday, January 28, 2024 at 1:00 pm at the Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel.  Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens.  Public viewing will be on Saturday, January 27, 2024 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 27, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel
601 South Street
Newberry, SC 29108

Celebration of Life
Sunday
January 28, 2024

1:00 PM
Fred B. Pratt Memorial Chapel
601 South Street
Newberry, SC 29108

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