God chose Irene Benbow Wiley, wife of Robert "Bobby" Wiley Sr., to join him in his holy temple on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

She was born on April 17, 1949, in Summerton, the fifth child of seven born to the late Samuel Lee and Camilla Irene Stinney Benbow.

Celebration of life services will be held at noon today at High Hill AME Church, 6780 Meeting House Road, Dalzell, with the Rev. Keith R. Mayes Sr., pastor, and the Rev. Stanley Rivers, eulogist.

The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home, 3613 Marblehead Court, Effingham.

The remains will be placed in the church at 11 a.m.

The procession will leave at 11:20 a.m. from 5670 Fish Road, Dalzell.

Burial will be at High Hills AME Churchyard cemetery, Dalzell.

Services directed by the management and staff of Williams Funeral Home Inc., 821 N. Main St., Sumter.

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