MR. BURNETT McCRAY, SR.

MR. BURNETT McCRAY, SR., {64} son of the of the late Roy & Ella Mae McCray, Sr., was born in Bucksport, South Carolina on April 20, 1954. Burnett entered into eternal rest on July 28, 2018. Burnett McCray, Sr., was a graduate of Conway High School class of 1974. He was employed by and retired from Sunbeam Bakery.

He accepted Christ as his Lord and Personal Savior at an early age and joined Salem African Methodist Episcopal Church.  He later became a member of Cane Branch African Methodist Episcopal Church.

His three {3} brothers, Reverend Roy McCray, Jr., Foster McCray, Jr., Kenneth McCray preceded him in death.

He entered into holy matrimony with Vermell Nance.  Burnett and Vermell’s union was blessed with four children.

He leaves to cherish precious memories, his loving and devoted wife of thirty-five {35} years, Vermell McCray; one {1} devoted and loving son, Burnett Terrill McCray, Jr., of Conway, SC; three {3} daughters, Tiyiana {Eric} Jordan of Loris, SC, Floretta {Greg} Rush of Conway, SC, and Bianca McCray of Conway, SC. The apples of his eye were his six {6} grandchildren: Nigel, Tiyana, Harmoniee, Makayla, Bailey, and Bella Grace;  five {5} sisters, Carolyn Hemingway of Myrtle Beach, SC, Jacqueline {Jonathan} Hunt of Temple Hills, MD, Brenda {Lonnie} Murphy of Bucksport, SC, Lydia {Paul} Anderson of Ashburn, VA, and Denise McCray of Bucksport, SC; three {3} brothers, Lynn {Joann} McCray of Florence, SC, Joe {Margaret} McCray, Sr., of Wilmington, NC, and Ronnie McCray of Loris, SC; five {5} sisters-in-laws, Mary Cochran, Flo Singleton, Annie Lou {Eulice} Cummings, Lunette Sanders, and Josephine McCray; one {1} brother-in-law, James Nance; five {5} close friends, Carl “Chuckie” Faison, Earl Sherman, Chester Green, Chris Tisdale, and Isaiah “Ike” Frierson and  a host of sorrowful nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held 6:00 – 8:00 PM Friday, August 03, 2018 at Salem AME Church in Bucksport, SC. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 Saturday, August 04, 2018 at Mason Temple COGIC  in Conway, SC. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home Conway Chapel. 

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