Sara McElhenny Dyches

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Funeral services for Sara McElhenny Dyches, 92 of Hilda, SC will be held two p.m., Saturday, December 9, 2017 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel, Williston with Dr. Thomas Terry officiating; burial will be in the Barnwell County Memorial Cemetery by the airport. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be sent to Double Pond Baptist Church, 357 Double Pond Road, Blackville, SC 29817. Mrs. Dyches passed away Tuesday, December 5, 2017.

Born in Old Ellenton, SC, she was a daughter of the late Roy R. McElhenny and Lill Nix McElhenny and was married for 67 years to the late Terrell H. Dyches, Sr.,. She was a graduate of Ellenton High School. She also attended Augusta Junior College and was a graduate of Caralette Beauty School, Columbia, SC. She was a member of Double Pond Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and sang in the choir for many years. Sara was a most loving wife, mother, grandmother and caregiver of her parents and husband. She loved her church, music, flowers and gardening.
Survivors include her daughters, Diane (Tim) Kmiecik of North Augusta, Dawn King of Aiken; son, Terrell (Phylis) Dyches, Jr. of Hilda grandchildren, Nick Kmiecik, Rachel Dyches, Emily Dyches.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Beulah Sullivan and a brother, Roy McElhenny, Jr.