MT. PLEASANT, S.C. — Mahala Williford, 75, of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, formerly of Wilson, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Sallie Williford; sister, Janice Faye Gilleland; and her brothers, Edward Williford and Gordan Williford.

Mahala is survived by her son, Edward Tant and wife, Shannon, granddaughter, Mary Grace Notsinger and grandson, Andrew Sullivan Nofsinger of Mt. Pleasant, and son, Jeffrey Tant and wife, Judy, grandson, Collby Tant and granddaughter, Ava Tant of Greenville; sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Williford; and her nephews, Alan Williford and wife, Melinda, and Graham Williford, both of Wilson.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14 at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway in Wilson, which is handling the arrangements.

A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Johnnie Hudson officiating.

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