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Lizzie Suggs
  • First Baptist Church of Johns Island
    3483 Maybank Highway
    Johns Island, SC 29455

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Her service may be viewed on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11AM by clicking on this link, https://youtu.be/jL9JkUMmpww

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“Carroll, Wanda, & Family, So deeply sorry at the loss of your Mom. Have y’all in my thoughts and...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: M. Elaine Proctor - Friend

“Aunt Lizzie was one of the most beautiful people I know.Beauty in person,beauty in heart and beauty in spirit.I will miss her.I will think of her...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Opal Cumbee - Family

“You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We love you ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Bill and Sims Poindexter - NC

“A perfect rose in delicate pinkA jar full of buttons in every shape, size and colorA bright, sweet blueberry A perfectly layered chocolate cakeThe...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Kristen Bushey - Charleston, SC

“Carroll and family, We will always remember Miss Lizzie and her kind heart. I (Lamar) will always remember seeing her working in her garden and...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Doug, Julie, and Lamar Hewett - SC

“Carol, JoAnne, Gail, Wanda, and Family We grew up in the First Baptist Church under the leadership of our parents and wonderful women such as...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: MeMe Zander Goodwin - Friend

“So many memories. One I will always hold dear was when I would come home on leave I would sneak into church and slide into the pew right behind her....Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Alan (Rusty) Grooms - Grandchild

“Carroll, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. Hope you, Judy and the family have a beautiful Christmas; mom would want it that way. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Bill Fowler - Family

“Sweet memories of Miss Lizzie, as I was a young teen growing up, she always showed kindness to everyone. My condolences to all the family. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Elizabeth Acklin Bowick - Friend


Lizzie Suggs, 98, of Johns Island, South Carolina, passed away peacefully Monday, November 30, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at First Baptist Church of Johns Island. Due to COVID-19 restrictions all services will be private. Her service will be LIVE streamed and can be viewed by visiting the following: https://youtu.be/jL9JkUMmpww Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel.

Lizzie was born September 4, 1922 in Estill, South Carolina, daughter of John Walker Cumbee and Mamie Crosby Cumbee. She taught Sunday School for many years, was active in the Women's Missionary Union, and loved working in her flower garden. Everyone loved "Miss Lizzie's" chocolate cake.

She is survived by three daughters; Joanne Burkes of Greenwood, SC (Jeff), Gail Alexander of Summerville, SC (George) and Wanda Kilroy of Goose Creek, SC (Patrick) her son, W. Carroll Suggs, Jr., of Rockville, SC (Judith). She has 13 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. She is predeceased in death by her husband, Wilbert Carroll Suggs, Sr. and daughter, Jeanette Florio.

In lieu of flower memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Johns Island, P.O. Box 218, Johns Island, SC 29457.

Her service may be viewed on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11AM by clicking on this link, https://youtu.be/jL9JkUMmpww

A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.