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Rosa L F Diggs
Jul 14, 1933 to Jun 23, 2018


Rosa Lee Floyd Diggs, 84, entered eternal rest on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Sumter Health and Rehab Facility, Sumter. Born July 14, 1933 in Sumter County, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Louise “Sing” Speech Floyd. “Sister”, as she was affectionately known, was educated in the Sumter County public school system. She accepted Christ as her personal Savior, was baptized and joined Joshua Baptist Church. She was united in holy matrimony to the late Isaac “Jett” Diggs for forty seven years. After marriage, she joined Hopewell Baptist Church. In the early 60’s, she and Mr. Diggs relocated to Newark, NJ and there she became a member of New Point Baptist Church. In 1990, they moved back to Sumter and she rejoined Hopewell Baptist Church, where she was a faithful member of the Senior Usher Board, Senior Choir and Missionary Society. She was also the president of Lodge #19 of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. She leaves to cherish her memories: a daughter, Catherine Lytch of Sumter; a son, T. L. Diggs (Sherry) of Newark, NJ; two brothers, Leroy Floyd of Dalzell and John Neal Floyd (Barbara) of Union, NJ; three sisters-in-law, Annie Lee McCoy and Rosa Lee Diggs, both of Rembert, Minnie Diggs of Sumter; one brother-in-law, Ransom (Mary) Diggs of Virginia Beach, VA; three grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; eleven great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, family members and friends. The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home, 1065 Dyson Court, Sumter. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 1 p. m. from the Hopewell Baptist Church, 3285 Peach Orchard Road, Dalzell, with the Rev. Richard Addison, pastor, eulogist. The Remains will be placed in the church at 12 noon. The funeral procession will leave from the home at 12:30 p. m. Burial will be in the Hopewell Baptist Church Yard Cemetery, Dalzell.
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