Regina Annette Huggins Keitt, the sixth of nine children of the late Leroy Huggins and the late Geneva Hampton Huggins, was born April 6, 1955 in Orangeburg, SC. She departed this life on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at The Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina.
Home-Going Celebration will be held Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Christian Community Centre, 1852 Joe S. Jeffords Blvd. Orangeburg, South Carolina. Reverend Dr. Ephriam D. Stephens, Officiating. On Sunday, March 7, 2021 the body will lie in state at the Church from 1:00 p.m. until the hour of service. Interment, Sunnyside Cemetery.
(THOSE ATTENDING THE FUNERAL SERVICE ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR A FACIAL MASK WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING.)
Regina was baptized in her youth at Bull Swamp Baptist Church and, in past years, served in the Usher Ministry and sang on the Young Adult Choir.
She was educated in Orangeburg County public schools, graduating from Orangeburg Wilkinson High School. In August 1973, Regina married the late Richard Keitt, and to this union two children were born.
Regina used her skills as a seamstress working for Amber Sewing Room. Her love of cooking was shared with the patrons of two restaurants for which she worked: The Place, as a short-order cook, and the Court Restaurant, as head cook.
She spent her final days cooking for her family, loving, enjoying, and spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Regina was preceded in death by a brother, David Huggins, and three sisters, Doris Ann Huggins, Shirley Ruth Butler, and Mary Louise Keitt.
Regina leaves to cherish loving and fond memories her children: Scott Cornelius Keitt (Gwendolyn) of Jacksonville, FL, and Trina Yvette Keitt (Jonathan) of Orangeburg, SC and Deborah Keitt of Rock Hill, SC; grandchildren, Tanisha Q. Robinson, Imoni, Scott C. Jr., and Aniyah Keitt, of Jacksonville, FL, and Khadijah, Reneice, JeVante, Lashay, and James Thompson of Orangeburg, SC; great-grandchildren, Jaxson and Jaleyah; sister, Sharon Randolph (Nicholas); brothers, Henry J. Huggins (Esther), Nelson J. Huggins (Sheila), and Lavern Huggins (Elizabeth); sisters-in-law, Lizzie Williams, Bernice Butler (Joe), Letha Richardson, and Mildred Starks; and a devoted companion, Bobby Jennings of Orangeburg, SC. Regina’s love for children extended beyond her own and she was also a mother to Shaneak Smith of Orangeburg, SC. Also, Regina leaves a host of nieces, nephew, cousins other relatives and friends to cherish her memories.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Regina Annette Huggins Keitt, please visit our floral store.