Mrs. Mallie Mae Callaham, 84, of 536 Grey Rock Estate, Abbeville passed on Friday, November 26, 2021, at Self Regional Healthcare, Greenwood, SC. Born on October 23, 1937, in McCormick, South Carolina, Mae was the daughter of the late Smith Perrin and Parrie Lee Patterson Perrin. She was the widow of the late James Lucas 'Lonzo' Callaham and a member of Mt. Zion AME Church in McCormick, SC. Mae worked and retired from the textile industry; however, she recently worked as a School Bus Monitor for Abbeville County School District until her health declined.
Mae is survived by five daughters, Lorine (William) Roberts-Hunter of Bridgeport, CT, Daisy Callaham of Anderson, SC, Stella Merritt of Greenwood, SC, Pamela Gibert of the home and Nichole (Johnny) Murray of Greenwood, SC; a special friend, Henry Lee Thomas of Calhoun Falls, SC; one sister, Nina Middleton of Trumbull, CT; two brothers, George Perrin of New Haven, CT and Alexander Wideman of Lincolnton, GA; six grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and a host of other relative and close friends.
Mae was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one sister, Irene Williams; five brothers, James Patterson, Johnny Perrin, Jr., Garnell Perrin, Joseph Perrin, Willie Perrin and four grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 1:00PM on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery in McCormick. There will be no public viewing. Online condolences may be made at www.richiefuneralhome.com. The family is at the home. Service entrusted to Richie Funeral Home, Inc.
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