Marjorie Horton Jumper

September 20, 1921January 12, 2020

Funeral Service for Marjorie Horton Jumper, 98, of Sandy Run will be held at 12:30 PM on Friday, January 17 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 303 Oak Grove Road, Swansea, SC 29160. Rev. Bruce Rucker will officiate & burial will follow in church cemetery. The family will receive friends after the burial in the fellowship hall.

Private family visitation will be held Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at Dunbar Funeral Home, 7600 Woodrow St, Irmo.

Mrs. Jumper, widow of Byron Kelston Jumper, passed away on January 12, 2020. Born September 20, 1921 in Westville, SC, she was a daughter of Thomas Jesse Horton and Florence Brown Horton. A member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church, she served on the administrative board. She graduated from Heath Springs High School, attended Draughons Business College, was a federal employee at Fort Jackson for 21 years & retired from State Parks, Recreation & Tourism.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Beverly Karen Jumper; brothers Wardlaw, Edwin and Curtis Horton; sisters Dorothy Horton, Elsie Lee Horton & Maurueen Huggins.

Survivors include her daughter Vanda J. Del Rossi (Christopher) of Chapin & grandchildren Melanie Fitts of Knoxville, Tn., Savannah Fitts of Los Angeles, CA, Olivia Fitts (Doug Little) of Raleigh, NC and Calvin Fitts (Rebecca) of Rock Hill, SC., as well as beloved nephews & nieces.

Special thanks to Mary Keller, Patty Johnson, Tammy Sturkie and Charmaine Dreher for their loving care.

Memorials may be made to Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 148, Swansea, SC 29160 and for those wishing to send flowers, the family request ordering flowers through Sandy Run Florist, 803-796-7386.

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  • Father: Thomas Jesse Horton (deceased)
    Mother: Florence Brown Horton (deceased)
    Husband: Byron Kelston Jumper (deceased)
    Daughter: Beverly Karen Jumper (deceased)
    Daughter and Son-in-Law: Vanda J. and Christopher Del Rossi
    Grandchildren: Melanie Fitts, Savannah Fitts, Olivia Fitts (Doug Little), and Calvin Fitts (Rebecca)
    Beloved nephews & nieces
    Brother: Wardlaw Horton (deceased)
    Brother: Edwin Horton (deceased)
    Brother: Curtis Horton (deceased)
    Sister: Dorothy Horton (deceased)
    Sister:Elsie Lee Horton (deceased)
    Sister: Maurueen Huggins (deceased)


  • Funeral Service Friday, January 17, 2020
  • Private Family Visitation Thursday, January 16, 2020


Marjorie Horton Jumper

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