Kay Church Cress



Kay Cress, age 83, beloved wife of the late Larry Royce Cress, died on Monday, October 15, 2018.

Born in Pound, VA, she was the daughter of the late Willie Church and Bertha Wright Church. Kay was a woman of strong faith. She was a long-time member of Shaw Heights Baptist Church, where she was a founding member of the Young at Heart Group and the Awana Groups. Kay relied deeply on her faith as she was a cancer survivor. She enjoyed traveling and camping with her family and friends. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and sister. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Surviving are a daughter, Tina Cress of Sumter; one brother, Rogers Church of N. Myrtle Beach; several nieces and nephews and a sister-in-law, Ilsa Cress of Apple Valley, CA.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Cress. Four brothers and two sisters.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 12:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bob White officiating. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Shaw Heights Baptist Church, 2030 Peach Orchard Road, Sumter, SC 29154.

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

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.