Annie Mae Damon

Annie Mae Damon, daughter of the late Fannie and Grandison Peterson Sr., was born on October 23, 1936 in Mayesville, South Carolina.
Annie Mae was a graduate of Dennis High School, in Bishopville, South Carolina. Shortly after completing high schooling: she married Roosevelt Damon Sr. on November 13, 1954. From that union five beautiful children were born: Roosevelt (Pop), Willie (red), Linton (Sam), Rebecca (Betty) and Sylvia.

To support her growing family; she worked as a hir dresser, curling styling and pressing hair, better than anyone in Mayesville. She was also an accomplished ear piercer. For a better life, she moved her family to New York and started her careers, at Princeton Laundry Cleaner. After many years of dedicated service she retired to spend more time with her family. Annie Mae was the heart of the family, and the glue that held the family together. She had a lively spirit and enjoyed spending time with her family. Sunday was family day. The family would gather at Annie Mae’s home for a good home cooked meal, card games and laughter. It would give the family time to cherish in memories of old; while creating new memories.

Later in life Annie Mae moved to South Carolina, reconnecting with family and friends from her childhood. Annie Mae joined First Church of Lord Jesus Christ in Florence South Carolina. She was baptized and was a faithful member until the onset of her recent illness. Throughout her illness, she still took pleasure in spending with her family.

Preceeding her in death is her husband, Roosevelt Damon Sr., son Linton (Sam) Damon, daughters, Rebecca (Betty) Scott, two brothers, Grandison Peterson Jr., Junior Peterson, two sisters in law Myrie Peterson and Ruby Jean Peterson, two daughters in law, Denise Damon and Elaine Damon.

Annie Mae leaves behind to cherish her memories; three children Roosevelt Damon Jr., Willie Damon and Sylvia Damon; one brother, Isaac Peterson and her twin sister Dorothy James, nine grandchildren, Diane Blye, Roosevelt, Damon III (Carissa), Kathryn Damon, Alicia Damon (Adrina), Shaniah Damon, Bardria Nichols(Desmond), Takara Brooks (Clifford), Jason Hall Sr., and Steven Hall. She also leaves fourteen great grands, three great-great grands and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Private services at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Interment Sumter, SC.

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Condolence Messages

  1. I can’t believe my favorite aunt Annie Mae have left us. I would never forget my how much my aunt did for me growing as child and took me so many places. She always did all yr niece hairs when it was time for Easter. My aunt Annie could Straighten some hair. I love being around my aunt because she would have laughing and crying at the same time. My heart goes out to all my cousins at this difficult time. I’m praying for my family.
    Rest In Peace Aunt Annie Mae. I will miss you but you never be forgotten in my heart.
    Your niece Trina!❤️❤️❤️❤️

  2. Cynthia Linnette Moore

    My heart felt Condolences to the Damon Family
    Annie Mea Damon will truly be Missed .

  3. I will surely miss my cousin AnnieMae
    She’s a beautiful person inside and out
    She was always kind and made us laugh
    Whenever I would see her. I miss her a lot And always will she is definitely one of God’s children and I can see her smiling down on us from heaven.

  4. Shirley Anthony Jenerette

    There are no words that expresses the lost of a mother but remember the memories of the times you spent with your mom. She was like a sister to my mom, Bea. And like an aunt to us. She always made us laugh. I know my mom is glad to have her with her. My condolences to you all during this time of bereavement. Lean on Jesus for strength to get you through!

  5. Jennifer Anthony

    I want to offer my sincere condolences to the Damon family. I have very found memories of Annie Mae growing in Lynchburg SC… I am glad that I was able to know her… Her and my Grandmother GrandmaBea (Ada Anthony) was the best of friends. I am Ada Anthony’s Granddaughter Jennifer Anthony.. I am so sorry for your loss..

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