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Cynthia Addison Obituary
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Hartsville - Funeral services for Cynthia S. Addison
will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2005 beginning at 3:00pm at New Jerusalem Baptist Church
Mrs. Addison was born October 2, 1960 in Darlington County, South Carolina.
was the daughter of Bessie McCoy Sweetenburg and the late Richard Sweetenburg.
She was educated in the Lee County public schools and graduated from Bishopville High School in 1978.
She graduated from Coker College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education and received her Master?s Degree from Francis Marion University.
She was a longtime member of New Jerusalem Baptist Church where she served as a Missionary, a member of the Usher Board and was a member of the Senior Choir.
She also served as the secretary of the church.
Several years ago, she
moved to Jacksonville, Florida and began worshipping with a church there.
She was employed with the Darlington County School District as a teacher first at Lamar High School, then she taught fifth grade at Carolina Elementary School and later at West Hartsville Elementary School.
While in Jacksonville, she taught fifth grade science at Brookview Elementary School.
Surviving to cherish the loving memory of Cynthia Sweetenburg Addison
include her mother, Bessie McCoy Sweentenburg of Hartsville, SC; her son, Marcell DeAngelo Williams of Hartsville, five sisters, Tencie Simon, Thelma Brewer, Bessie Abraham and Patricia Addison all of Hartsville, SC and Teresa (Marion) Edwards of Lithonia, GA; four brothers, Robert Lee (Gwendolyn) McCoy, Richard (April) Sweetenburg, Ricky (Patty) Sweetenburg and Leonard (Gloria) Sweetenburg all of Hartsville, SC; a grandson, DeShawn Gregg; a close family friend, Albert Gibson; a host of other close relatives and very dear friends.
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"He pinned me down and punched me three times between my legs, telling me that if he couldn't get it, then no one would," Cynthia Addison wrote in a petition for a temporary restraining order.
The teacher reported she
suffered a sprained finger and two black eyes from the encounter, just 18 days before the domestic encounter police said turned deadly.
A student herselfThe Addisons married in South Carolina and moved to Jacksonville in 2000.In 2001, Cynthia Addison started working for the Duval County school system as a teacher at Hendricks Avenue Elementary School.She
took personal leave the next school year and returned in 2003 as a fifth-grade teacher at Brookview Elementary
, a job she
held until her
...Besides working as a teacher for 19 years, Cynthia Addison was a student herself.She
went back to school recently to start work on a doctoral degree, her
son said Tuesday.When she
wasn't in school, she
was enjoying church activities or working a second job as a greeter at Jacksonville stadium events.She
worked at the Super Bowl
in February and met former President Clinton, her
Every two weeks, she
would drive to Hartsville, her
hometown, to get her
hair done and spend time with her
was one among 10 siblings and also had an adopted grandson, her
WAWS FOX30 Online - Jacksonville - Man who stabbed wife in court
44-year old Cynthia Addison was a teacher at Brookview Elementary School.
had just filed for divorce.Â
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