MANNING — Thomas G. Brewer Sr., 94, widower of Betty Dean Lynch Brewer, died Monday, May 13, 2024, at his home surrounded by his family.

Born Sept. 4, 1929, in Manning, he was a son of the late William Lawrence Brewer Sr. and Susan Margaret Walker Brewer. He retired from Williams Furniture Co. and Campbell Soup Co., and he was a member of Home Branch Baptist Church. He enjoyed cutting grass and working outdoors.

He is survived by six children, Margaret Brewer (Joe), Tom Brewer (Linda), both of Manning, Elaine Brewer Driggers of Turbeville, Mildred Brewer Peet (Dean), Paul Brewer (Marie) and Paulette Brewer Peterson (Ronnie), all of Manning; a daughter-in-law, Judy Brewer of Manning; 11 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Ben Brewer; two grandchildren, Jennifer Brewer and Baby Boy Brewer; two daughters-in-law, Jane Brewer and Joy Brewer; a son-in-law, Mitch Driggers; a brother, W.L. Brewer Jr.; and two sisters, Maggie Lee Brewer Davis and Elizabeth Brewer.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at Home Branch Baptist Church with the Revs. Del Peet, Allan Glass, Bennie Barwick and John Matthews officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tommy Brewer, Joey Brewer, Quinn Brewer, Wesley Brewer, Cameron Ford and Joshua Mahaffey.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church and other times at the residence, 2228 Jackson Road, Manning.

The family would like to thank his caregivers, McLeod Hospice, Marc Brewer, Lawrence “Larry” Brewer, Cheryl Miles and Brenda Shelton, for their compassionate care.

Memorials may be made to Home Branch Baptist Church, 2398 Home Branch Road, Manning, SC 29102.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.