Mell Ann Youmans

July 11, 1953 ~ October 2, 2021 (age 68)


Ms. Mell Ann Youmans, 68, of Summerville, SC, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 2, 2021.

Our beloved Mell was born on July 11, 1953 to Elder Lottie Wright. Throughout her life, Mell lived in various places around the locale of Charleston, SC. Her final years were spent in Summerville, SC where she resided with two of her children, Bethenia and Kendall Youmans. Mell’s oldest daughter, Romika (Bruce) Wade, lives with her husband and beautiful family in Columbia, SC. Mell had one daughter who preceded her in death, Carvetta Youmans.

Mell lived a peaceful life, loved by everyone she met. She demonstrated her affection and love towards her family and friends with kisses and hugs. She had a genuine smile to greet everyone she met.

At an early age, Mell received the baptism of the Holy Ghost under the leadership of the late General Elder C.D. Brown at the House of God Church on Arbutus Ave, North Charleston. Mell loved the Lord and remained faithful to her faith throughout her life.

Mell was a licensed cosmetologist and enjoyed making everyone she served beautiful. She graduated from Farrah’s Beauty School, Wentworth St. Charleston, SC. Mell also enjoyed shopping as a hobby; for herself and for others.

Mell leaves a host of family and friends to cherish her memories. Her children: Romika, Beth, and Kendall. Her grandchildren: Joshua Wise, Shania Youmans, Demontae Wade, Bruce Wade Jr., Robert Wade, and Romalice Wade. Her mother: Elder Lottie Wright. Her siblings (from mother): Rev Luci Ellis, Rev Hester Wright (Christopher), Jerry Brown, Dr. Valerie Miller, Pamela Grant, Rev Davetta Green, and Darlene Champagne. Two siblings who preceded her in death: Geraldine and Fredericka Brown. Her cousin-sister: Lee Esther (Eugene) Frazier. Her siblings (from father): Andrew (Debbie) Prioleau, Franklin Prioleau Jr., Michael Prioleau, Mark Prioleau, Elaine (David) Cromwell, Cynthia Prioleau, Patricia (Cecil) McDaniel, and Travis Prioleau. Her grand furbaby: Charm

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Funeral Service
October 7, 2021

12:00 PM
Improving Lives Church
402 Liberty Hall Road
Goose Creek, SC 29445

October 7, 2021

Riverview Memorial Park
3715 Azalea Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405

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