Edwin L “Shorty” Sessions

1918

Edwin L “Shorty” Sessions was born May 16, 1918 in Blaney (now Elgin), a son of the late Thomas Grigsby Sessions and Sarah Easler Sessions.

1961

On August 21, 1961, Edwin Session was listed as an active pallbearers in the obituary of Ronald Claude Hatfield Sr.

On September 1, 1961, E. L. Sessions was listed in the newspaper article “First Kershaw Cotton of 1961 Ginned Friday.

1964

On January 1, 1964, Edwin Session was listed as a honorary pallbearer in the obituary of Mrs. Helen Elizabeth Branham.

1977

ELGIN – Funeral services for Edwin L “Shorty” Sessions were held today at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Burial was in Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr Session, 59, a retail merchant, farmer and lumberman, died Sunday, July 3, 1977.

He was born May 16, 1918 in Blaney (now Elgin), a son of the late Thomas Grigsby Sessions and Sarah Easler Sessions. He was a member of the Kershaw County Election Commission and a former Kershaw County Councilman, serving eight years.

Mr. Session was a charter member of the Elgin Lions Club, Member of the Lugoff Optimist Club and the Greater Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Inez Branham Sessions, a daughter, Mrs. Pete James of Elgin, a sister, Mr. Edward L . Taylor of Ballentine, a brother, Clyde Session of Columbia, and three granddaughters.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Obituary Information:

July 5, 1977  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 20
July 5, 1977  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
Page 10

Tombstone Information:

Located in Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Yvonne Miller Vaughn
Located in Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Yvonne Miller Vaughn

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