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1943 Hershel 2020

Hershel Denson

September 15, 1943 — June 28, 2020

The family of Mr. Hershel Denson announces his passing on Saturday, June 27, 2020. The graveside celebration of life services for Mr. Denson will be held on Friday, July 3, 2020 11:00AM at Mexico Cemetery (Cross/Pineville area.) Mr. Denson was proceeded in death by his son, the late Hershel Demar Denson; his parents, George & Pearl McCray Denson Sr.; his great-grandchildren, Faith & Matthew Polite -Washington; his siblings, Douglas McCray, Josephine McCray, George Denson Jr., and David Denson. He is survived by his wife, Rev. Irene S. Denson; his stepchildren, Benita Y. Washington and Paula Washington McHoney (Harry); his grandchildren, Christopher T. Washington and Micah L McHoney; her great-grandchildren, CJ Washington Jr., Amari McCord, Cameron Washington, Zuri Jackson, Christiana Washington, and Alaizha Jackson; his siblings, Patricia Denson, Odessa Smith, Christopher Denson, Arthur Denson, Betty Murphy (Eugene), Deborah Chinnis, Chawn Miller (Bernard) and Sharon Smith of North Charleston, SC, Elijah Richardson (Linda) New Port New, VA; his sister In-law Lois Denson of Elgin, SC.

Viewing for Mr. Denson will be on Thursday, July 2, 202 from 5:00-7:00PM at Dickerson Mortuary, LLC. Services can be viewed via live stream on Friday @ 11:00AM by logging on to and selecting the Facebook icon at the top of the screen.

Due to Covid-19  mask and social distancing is required for viewing at Dickerson Mortuary. Thanking you in advance.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Hershel Denson, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, July 2, 2020

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