Sylvester Dayton Surratt, 80, of 106 Blue Dawn Road, Chesnee, passed away Wednesday, August 8th, in his home.
Widower of Mae Valentine Surratt, he was born in Boiling Springs, NC on May 8, 1918 and was a son of the late Clarence L. Surratt and Mary Alice Hamilton Surratt.
He was a member of Logan Memorial Baptist Church, a retired employee of Cone Mills, and a former member of The Flying Clouds Gospel Singers.
Surviving are: his children, Donald Surratt (Keeley) of Morganton, NC and David Surratt (Cynthia) of Spartanburg; Teresa Burris of Spartanburg; Yulonda Jackson of Chesnee and Isaiah Jackson of the home; three sisters, Mrs. Deborah McIntyre, Ms. Jeannie Surratt, and Mrs Emma Eatman; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Greater Buck Shoals Ministries with Rev. T.E. McDowell officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. He will be in state in the church Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.
The Gilmore Mortuary