Lillian Brock Flemming

About the Council Member

Lillian Brock Flemming is a graduate of Furman University, receiving both bachelor's and master's degrees. In September 2014, Furman University awarded Councilman Flemming with an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities.

She is a Professional Employment Recruiter for Greenville County School District where she was formerly a high school mathematics teacher for 23 years. Lillian is married to Reverend J.M. Flemming and a proud mother of 10 marvelous young men and women. She is also a member of Mountain View Baptist Church.
  1. Awards & Honors
  2. Current Memberships
  3. Previous Memberships

Awards & Honors

Lillian has received numerous awards and honors including:
  • 2015 Hall of Fame Honoree - Greenville Business Magazine
  • 2013: Furman University Alumni Service Award,
  • 2008: 1 of the 21 Jewels of African American History by Beyond Differences
  • 2008: YWCA Women of Achievement Award for Community Service
  • 2007: Women Making History Award recipient of the Greenville Cultural Exchange
  • 100 Most Influential Persons in the Update - Upstate Business Journal
  • The Xanthene Norris Education Award recipient - Urban League of the Upstate
  • Furman's Baptist Heritage Award
  • Greenville County's Human Relations Cooper White Humanitarian Award
  • W.F. Gibson NAACP's Leadership Award
  • Old Ninety Six Girl Scout's Regional Woman of Distinction Award
  • 2000 Bell South's Black History Calendar
  • Outstanding Young Woman of America
  • Outstanding Secondary Educator of America
  • Teacher of the Year for Southside High School
  • Finalist for Greenville County School's Teacher of the Year