Photography

Deloris (Mitchell) Salmond

June 23, 1959 ~ November 6, 2022 (age 63) 63 Years Old
Read more about the life story of Deloris and share your memory.    

Obituary

Deloris Ann Mitchell Salmond was born on June 23, 1959, to the late Henry and Ella Mae Mitchell. 

Deloris was raised in a Christian home attending Ephesus Methodist Church. At an early age, Deloris was a trailblazer. When the desegregation act became law, Deloris’s parents signed the documents allowing her to become a member of the first 1st grade class of African American students to attend Camden Primary School in 1965. Deloris continued her high achievement levels both academically and physically at Camden Middle School and Camden High School.  She became a Junior Varsity cheerleader for both of her middle school years while maintaining an A average in her school work. This thrusted her forward to becoming a leader on the Camden High School Varsity cheerleading squad for all four of her high school years.  Deloris continued her education at Midlands Technical College and Columbia College majoring in Business Administration. 

After dating in the early 80s, in 1987, Deloris and Leon Salmond, II, began their marital lives together. Deloris alongside all of her sisters worked diligently at all of their Father and Mothers Gospel Programs. She later became a member of The Order of the Eastern Star. Unfortunately Deloris was stricken with a heart attack on November 19, 2007, from which she did not recover, forcing her to spend the final 15 years of her life in a Longterm Care Facility. 

Deloris departed this life on November 6, 2022, at Washington Hospital Center.

Deloris was preceded in death by her brother, Henry Jr.; a sister, Diane and a nephew, Robert. 

Deloris leaves to mourn her passing her loving husband, Leon; two sisters, Cynthia (Gullmas) Johnson and Beverly (Byron) Lewis; a special cousin, Jacqueline Thomas; a very special sister, Aunt Maggie Grooms; three brothers-in-law, Isaac (Gail) Salmond,  two sisters-in-law, Vanessa (Bernard) Slater; four nephews, Eric, Gullmas, Jr. (Thomasenia), Travis, and Bernardo; two nieces, Tammy and Nancy; one grand niece, Iria; two grand nephews, Amari and Akeem along with a host of other relatives and friends.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Deloris (Mitchell) Salmond, please visit our floral store.

 Service Program


Services

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 19, 2022

1:00 PM
Unity United Methodist Church
1332 Ft. Jackson Road
Lugoff, SC 29078

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
November 19, 2022

Unity Family Life Center Cemetery
274 Lachicotte Road
Lugoff, SC 29078

Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Ongoing
Online Event

profile

In Loving Memory Of

Deloris Salmond

June 23, 1959-November 6, 2022




Look inside to read what others have shared


Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in the book.   


SHARE OBITUARY

© 2022 Nelson-Haile Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility