Virginia Pauline (Walter) Filson

February 5, 1918 ~ January 11, 2020 (age 101)

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Cayce- Mrs. Virginia Pauline Walter Filson, 101, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Mrs. Filson was married to the late Reverend Jack Ralph Filson. They had been married Fifty-Eight Years at the time of his death on April 16, 1996. She is the mother of Sherry Dee Filson Bomar and her husband Harold of Eastover, Claudia Tina Filson White of Gaston, John Ralph Filson of Cayce, Margo Gay Filson Chaffins and her husband Coy of Cayce, the late  Joseph Wayne Filson, and the late John Rolland Filson. Mrs. Filson is the grandmother of Denise & Johnny Black, Harold Malcolm “Mal” & Della Bomar, Jim Dunbar, John & Rosalia Dunbar, Elissa Filson, Jenna Patrick, Darwin & Ginger Weaver, Becky Chaffins, Michael Chaffins, the late Michael Derin Bomar, and the late Angela Christine Dunbar. She is the great grandmother of Will & Shannon Black, Eva Black, Gordon & Ellison Black, Aaron Decatur & Kelsey Allison, Malcolm Tanner Bomar, Nikolas A. Melendez, Daniel Dunbar, Sarah Dunbar, Charles Dunbar, Benjamin Galassi, Sydney Grace Filson, Leena Filson, Ariel Weaver, D. J. Weaver, Dustin & Brooke Barnett, Allie Barnett, Ashley Chaffins, Savannah & Connor Ogle, and Faith Chaffins. She is the great great grandmother of Waylon Black, Brooks Black, Judd Black and Caroline Chaffins.   Mrs. Filson is the sister of the late William & Wilma Walter, the late Elizabeth “Libby” & Jack Quire, the late Katherine & William Samples, the late Emma & Neville Quire, the late Ella & Norris Hamlin, and the late Lucille & Shirley Miles.

Mrs. Filson was born in Dayton, Ohio. Her parents were the late William Carl Walter and the late Christine Emma Weber Walter.

Mrs. Filson was a member of South Lexington Baptist Church.  She was a Sunday School Teacher until she was physically not able to attend church. She loved to sing. Mrs. Filson loved to crochet. She worked with a Hospice Group "Agape Stichers" making pillows and neck cushions even beyond her ability to see. She loved to sit and rock with other residents of the nursing facility while singing hymns.  Her favorite was “I’ll Fly Away”.

Memorials may be made to Pine Grove Baptist Church at 235 Pine Grove Road, Leesville, SC 29070 or the charity of your choice. 

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Sunday January 19, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Pine Grove Baptist Church, 235 Pine Grove Road, Leesville, SC 29070.


Flower deliveries should be made to Pine Grove Baptist Church. 

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Celebration of Life
January 19, 2020

2:00 PM
Pine Grove Baptist Church
235 Pine Grove Road
Leesville, SC 29070


Pine Grove Baptist Church
235 Pine Grove Road, Leesville SC 29070

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