COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The group gathered Friday to recollect the lives of a mom and two daughters that have been killed late Sunday night time in a collision with a Charleston County Deputy.
Dozens of family members got here collectively to recollect the lifetime of Stephanie Dantzler and her two daughters Shanice and Miranda Dantzler-Williams. Miranda simply graduated from Claflin University and Shanice was an bold businesswoman. Family and mates say regardless of the ache, the vigil introduced a way of peace.
The household was driving alongside Highway 17 on Mother’s Day when their automotive was hit by a Charleston County deputy responding to a name. All three girls died on the scene. Community members say the influence of this tragedy is being felt throughout the Lowcountry.
“Whether it was the Charleston family, the Claflin family, the Orangeburg family, or the Colleton family, we are united and bonded,” J.D. Davis, part of The Voice of Colleton.
Family members like Derrick Brown say Stephanie was a caring mom and did all the things to help her two daughters.
“Always been that sweet person and had a good personality ever since childhood. She was family-oriented and had her daughters raised the same way,” Brown.
Pasqua Nelson remembered the artistic spirit and work ethic of her buddy Shanice, who made and offered embroidered purses.
“She would also be in my inbox and be like, hey can I sell some handbags at your event. I would love them and she would always sell out,” Nelson.
As household and mates grieve their loss they are saying seeing them go is a tragedy, however symbolizes the love they’d as a household.
“It’s kind of amazing how god took them all at once because they are very, very family-oriented,” says Nelson.
“My biggest thing is that I just pray that they made it to heaven that’s my thing because I would like to see them again,” says Brown.
A funeral service for all three girls is being held Saturday morning at 11 a.m. in Walterboro.