Helen Sylvia Corless Seymour



Bishopville, SC ….. Helen Sylvia Corless Seymour, age 82, beloved wife of the late Howard Benson Seymour, died on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born in Valdosta, GA, she was the daughter of the late Birdsell Corless and Helen Cheeseman Corless. Sylvia was a retired educator. She wrote and published several children’s books. She was actively involved with both First Baptist Church of Bishopville and The Jericho Project of Bishopville. She was an Awana Leader and taught Sunday School. Her favorite role was as a beloved “Nana” to her grandchildren.

She is survived by: two sons, Kyle Seymour and his wife Diane of Northbrook, IL and Mark Seymour and his wife Debbie of Bishopville; four siblings, Sandra Cusack and her husband Bruce of Summerville, SC, Lee Corless and his wife Linda of Port Orange, FL, Hugh Corless and his wife Tania of Altamonte Springs, FL and Dave Corless and his wife Kathy of Summerville, SC; one sister-in-law, Claudette Seymour Easterling and her husband Jim of Hartsville, SC and seven grandchildren, Daniel Seymour, Isaac Seymour and his wife Lindsay, Kimberly Seymour, Kathryn Seymour, Hannah Seymour, AJ Seymour and Joel Seymour.

In addition to her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by both a brother, Wayne Corless and a sister-in-law, Betty.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Bishopville.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Jericho Project. https://onrealm.org/JP/Give

You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.