Thurmond Elijah Kenley

March 9, 1961 ~ May 27, 2021 (age 60)


Thurmond Elijah Kenley was born on March 9, 1961 in Columbia, SC to Mary Thomas Trapp and Thurman Lee Kenley Sr. He departed this life on May 27, 2021 in Columbia, SC.

Thurmond attended A.C. Flora High School. He was employed for over 20 years for Georgetown County Sheriff Department as a Horticultural Supervisor. He was also a “Master Barber”. He became disabled at the age of 58. He was a big Carolina Gamecocks fan

He was preceded in death by his Mother, Mary Thomas Trapp and Father Thurman Lee Kenley Sr and a Sister Annie Marie Kenley Richardson.

Left to cherish his memories are his, Daughter, LaSonia (Quincy) Kenley-Cunningham of Columbia, SC; step Daughter, Quinette Johnson of Georgetown, SC; seven grandchildren; two step grandchildren; Brother, Anthony S. Thomas and Barry Kenley Sr. of Columbia, SC, Christopher C. (Sha’Nelle)Wells of Elgin, SC; Sisters, Sonia Thomas of Elgin, SC, Valarie Thomas, Tracy Henderson, Wilma H. Allen, Angela M. Wells, Julia Anderson, Sandra (Danny) Thompson and Edna "Peanut" Rumph all of Columbia, SC; Brigitte Gilchrist of Atlanta, Georgia; Uncles, Clarence "Gabby" Wells and Michael Wells of Columbia, SC and a host of Nephews, Nieces whom he loved dearly; Best Friend, Bill Franklin of Georgetown, SC and a Special Friend, Velma Murry of Columbia, SC.

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 Service Program


June 4, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Funeral Service
June 5, 2021

1:00 PM
Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Interment following funeral service

Serenity Memorial Gardens
1101 Buckner Road
Columbia, SC 29203

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