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James Oliver Creswell

James Oliver "Jimmy" Creswell, Jr., 64, resident of 119 Stone Oak Lane, Greenwood, SC husband of Nancy Craven Creswell passed away Friday April 13, 2018 at Self Regional Medical Center.

Born in Abbeville, SC he was a son of Margaret Martin Mulholland and the late James Oliver Creswell, Sr.

He was retired from the SC Dept. of Transportation with over 20 plus years of service. He was a member of Augusta Hwy. Baptist Church. He also loved fishing and spending time outdoors. He loved his family and will be sorely missed by them and his many friends.

Survivors include: His beloved wife of 46 years Nancy Marie Craven Creswell of the home; a daughter Amy Haynes (Tracy) of Ware Shoals, SC; a son James W. "JW" Creswell (Angie) of Ninety Six, SC; four brothers Windy (Judith), Jonye (Nancy) and Ronald Creswell (Darlene) all of Abbeville, SC and Marty Creswell (Vivian) of Greenwood, SC; a sister Laurie Cowan (Ronnie) of Abbeville, SC; two grandchildren Anslee Haynes and Winston Creswell.

A Celebration of Jimmy's Life will be held at 11:00 AM Monday April 16, 2018 at Augusta Hwy. Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenny Griffin officiating.

The family will receive friends at the church following services.

The family is at the home 119 Stone Oak Lane, Greenwood, SC.

Memorials in memory of James may be made to Augusta Hwy. Baptist Church, Missions Fund, 3720 Hwy. 25 South Greenwood, SC 29646.

Online condolences may be made to the Creswell family by visiting www.chandlerjacksonfh.com

The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the Creswell family.


After services


Augusta Hwy. Baptist Church
3720 Hwy. 25 South
Greenwood, SC  29646
Monday, April 16, 2018
11:00 AM

Memorial Contributions

Augusta Hwy. Baptist Church
3720 Hwy. 25 South
Mission's Fund
Greenwood, SC 29646

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Please accept our condolences for the loss of son/husband/father. It is with deep sympathy that we express our condolences.

Harold/Lyn Haynes Apr 15 2018 12:00 AM

DoodleBug, Darlene and family,We are so sorry to hear that your brother had passed away.We will keep you and your family in our prayers.God so loved the world that he gave his only son and who shall believed in me shall have ever lasting life.God Bless you all.SincerelyChris and Leslie Moore

Leslie Moore Apr 15 2018 12:00 AM

Amy - I was saddened to hear about your dad. Praying for peace and comfort for you and your family during this time.

Polly Jones Apr 15 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss brother's & sister.

mike&carol ambrose Apr 15 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Nancy I am very sorry to hear and read about Jimmy.He was a great friend when we lived at Burton's Trailer Park on the 96 highway .I know you and the family will miss him,We are thinking about you through this sad time. Contact me sometimes.Hope to hear from you soon. Love, Clyde & Lunell Lipsey. & family

Lunell Davenport Lipsey Apr 14 2018 12:00 AM

Nancy, so sorry to hear of your loss. Lisa and I are praying for you and your family and asking GOD to give you the strength and peace you need during this time and in the days to come.

Frankie and Lisa Allen Apr 14 2018 12:00 AM