Funeral service for Kathleen Boyleston Fanning, 84, of Springfield, SC will be held two o’clock p.m., Sunday, May 20, 2018 in the Folk Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Jared Pemper officiating. The family will receive friends in the chapel after the service on Sunday Mrs. Kathleen passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

Born in Seville, FL, she was the daughter of the late Serenus Kennerly and Lucy Katherine Boyleston and was married to the late Robert Stokes Fanning, Jr. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Springfield and served as mayor of Springfield for 11 years. She retired as manager of the Bank of Barnwell County in Norway and Springfield.

Survivors include her sons Robert S. (Patricia) Fanning, III, Al Kennerly Fanning; brothers John Robert (Loretta) Boyleston, Richard Eugene Boyleston; 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.