Monday, November 19, 2018

Wilbur Boyd BrownLAKE CITY -- Mr. Wilbur Boyd Brown, 84, husband to Retha Burch Brown, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018, at home after a prolonged illness. Mr. Brown was born on February 7, 1934, in Olanta, South Carolina, son of the late Preston and Felicia Brown. Mr. Brown was precede…

Lilian GraubergBeinOn Thursday, November 15, 2018, Lilian Grauberg Bein, loving mother and grandmother, passed away at age 88. She was born on January 10, 1930 in Tõrva, Estonia, to Albert and Rosalie Grauberg. After fleeing war-torn Estonia in 1944 and living in an Estonian Displaced Person…

French A. Lewis Jr.DARLINGTON -- French "Sonny" Austin Lewis, Jr, age 75, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018. A memorial service will be held 2:00 Wednesday, November 21st in the chapel at Belk Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service. Born April 16, 1943, Frenc…

Isadora PurvisDavisIsadora Purvis Davis, 89, of Florence, SC, passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018.Mrs. Davis was born in Darlington Co., SC a daughter of the late Wellins Purvis and Lola Bell Freeman Purvis. She had worked for Krispy Kreme for over 37 years and was a member of the Churc…

Charles G.Overcash Jr.JOHNSONVILLE -- Charles G. Overcash, Jr., 83, widower of Elaine Tanner Overcash, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 at his home.Mr. Charles was born in Danville, VA, a son of the late Charles Gurney Overcash, Sr. and the late Hattie Mae Ozment Overcash. After working…

Louis A. "Whitt"Whittington Jr.CHARLESTON -- Louis A. "Whitt" Whittington, Jr., 84, of Charleston, husband of Brenda Whittington, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018 at Roper Hospice Cottage, Mt. Pleasant.The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 o'clock on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at Sa…

Sunday, November 18, 2018

John SamuelCraddockJohn Samuel Craddock, 81, of Florence, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018.Mr. Craddock was born in Rockingham, NC a son of the late John Winchester Craddock and Alice C. Oliver. He was a US Army veteran and a faithful member, for almost 40 years, of the Florence Ba…

Gloria McKnightDennisGloria McKnight Dennis, 76, of Scranton, SC passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018 at her residence.Mrs. Dennis was born in Scranton, SC a daughter of the late Otis McKnight and Lula Lamb McKnight. She attended Effingham Church of God. Gloria was a loving Wife, Mother a…

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Richard H.McKnightFLORENCE Richard Hawkins McKnight, 87, died Thursday, November 15, 2018, at his home after an illness.A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at Mount Hope Cemetery, directed by Waters-Powell Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10:00 …

Johannes R. Lischka"Hans" passed away peacefully on November 9, 2018. Dr. Lischka was a St. Petersburg native and a 1951 graduate of St. Petersburg High School. He received his Doctorate from Duke University, teaching History and holding various academic positions at Francis Marion Universit…

Friday, November 16, 2018

Mark Anthony HaseldenFLORENCE -- Mark Anthony Haselden, 50, died Thursday, November 15, 2018, at McLeod Hospice House, Florence, after an illness.Funeral services will be 4:00 PM, Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, Scranton. The family will receive friends from 1:0…

Judy Junell "Nell" LambSCRANTON -- Judy Junell "Nell" Lamb, 69, wife of James "Jim" Lamb, died Thursday, November 15, 2018, at her residence, after an illness.Mrs. Lamb was born on March 2, 1949, in Florence County, daughter of the late Dillon Deleon Prosser and Rudell Cook Prosser. She was …

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Joyce E.GodboldFLORENCE Joyce Ellyn Godbold, 77, died Wednesday, November 14, 2018, after an illness.Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Waters-Powell Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour pri…

Margaret W.WeatherfordMargaret W. Weatherford, 87, after a brief illness, died Wednesday evening, November 14, 2018.She was surrounded by her loving family at the time and her passing was peaceful. Mrs. Weatherford was born in Florence, S.C. on April 9, 1931. She was the daughter of Eli Ceci…

ArthurSmithPAMPLICO -- Funeral service for Mr. Arthur Smith 93 will be conducted 11:00 AM Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Mill Branch AME Church, 1917 Old River Rd., Pamplico. Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.Arthur, the son of the l…

Eugene "Gene" EllisFLORENCE -- Funeral service for Mr. Eugene "Gene" Ellis will be conducted 2:00 PM Saturday, November 17, 2018 at J. O. & Annette Smith Memorial Chapel, 307 S. Johns St., Florence. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence…

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

ElizabethAyresCOLUMBIA Elizabeth Anne Ayres, 49, died at her home in Columbia on October 21, 2018. Beth was born and raised in Florence, SC, daughter of the late William Carter Ayres and Brenda Bumgarner Miller, and lived the last several years in Columbia, SC.She is survived by her aunt, Ka…

Alma LongCooperKINGSTREE -- Alma Lydia Long Cooper, 72 of Kingstree, SC entered into eternal rest on Monday, November 12, 2018. Her funeral will be held at Mt. Zion UMC in Kingstree, SC on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11am. Alma Cooper was born on December 2, 1945 in Holly Hill, SC to the la…

Keenan Isaiah FlowersFuneral services for Mr. Keenan Isaiah Flowers will be conducted 11:00 AM, Friday, November 16, 2018 at Wayside Chapel Baptist Church. He died on Thursday, November 8th at his residence after an illness. Keenan was born on March 31, 1995 in Richmond, VA to Charles Flower…

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

William HowardJohnson, Jr.FLORENCE Howard was born on February 17, 1952, to William H. Johnson, Sr. and Myrtle Taylor Russ Johnson in Florence, SC. He went to Heaven on November 12, 2018 at McLeod Regional Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.Howard is survived by his father; his w…

Doris Brown WaltersDARLINGTON -- Doris Brown Walters, age 94, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 16th at Central Baptist Church, with burial following in Grove Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday a…

Elwood Austin "Woody"BrinsonElwood Austin "Woody" Brinson, 77, of Florence, passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 after an illness.Woody was born in Loris, a son of the late John Austin and Alberta Hardee Brinson. He was a veteran of the US Army. Woody was the founder and Owner/Operator of W…

Meredith Shannon MorrisCHARLESTON -- Meredith Shannon Morris, 49, of Charleston, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Her funeral service will be held Friday, November 16, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, 232 Calhoun Street, Charleston at 11:00 …

Michael Weldon CoxBRITTON'S NECK- Michael Weldon Cox, 47, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018. He was born August 15, 1971 in Marion, a son of Clifton "CW" and Vikki Boatwright Cox.Michael was an avid outdoorsman, who loved to hunt and fish. He was a huge Alabama fan "Roll Tide". Michael w…

James Claude McLeodJames Claude McLeod, age 84, of Tampa, Florida passed away November 7, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was born July 20, 1934 in Florence, SC to Thelma and James C. McLeod. He attended Florence public schools. He served in the US Marine Corps for 12 years, at…

Michelle ArrudaLUGOFF -- A service to celebrate the life of Michelle Hoffman Arruda, 40, will be held on Thursday at 5:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral home. The family will receive friends 3:00-5:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to an animal shelter of one's …

Joe S.GriffithFLORENCE -- Joseph "Joe" S. Griffith, 87, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.A Funeral service will be Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Mausoleum Chapel at Florence Memorial Gardens. The family will have a time of visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m. before the servi…

Monday, November 12, 2018

Reverend William Monroe HarrellFLORENCE -- Reverend William Monroe Harrell, age 94, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Carolinas Hospital Systems. Funeral services will be 11am Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at Horse Branch Free Will Baptist Church with burial in the church ce…

Deborah June SmithExumDeborah June Smith Exum, 66, of Effingham, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, November 8, 2018.Mrs. Exum was born on June 23, 1952 in Conway, SC a daughter of the late Wade Smith and Lavinia Alford Smith. Originally from Cool Springs, SC, she moved to Flor…

Sunday, November 11, 2018

William Hoyt"Slick" PostonWilliam Hoyt "Slick" Poston, 99, husband of the late Fleedy McCutcheon Poston, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at McLeod Hospice House, Florence, SC. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, Scranton, w…

William "Ricky" Beard"Big Daddy"William "Ricky" Beard, 68, known to family and friends as "Big Daddy". He passed November 7, 20118 at McLeod's Hospice House from a recent illness. He was born in Turbeville SC. He is the son of the late Junius and Ina Lou Beard.He spent many years as a heavy …

Frances Earle MillsFaulknerFrances Earle Mills Faulkner, 90, died peacefully on Sunday, November 11, 2018.A celebration of her life will be held at Central UMC on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at 11:00 AM directed by Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home. The family will receive friends after the s…

Mary A.GrahamMULLINS -- Mrs. Mary Alice Henderson Graham, 67, of Mullins passed away at her residence after an illness, Saturday, November 10, 2018, surrounded by her loved ones.Mrs. Graham, a loving mother and grandmother, was born December 24, 1950 in Marion County, a daughter to the late …

FranklinPowellTURBEVILLE -- Franklin Levon "Bubby" Powell age 66, died November 10, 2018 after an illness. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Tuesday at Floyd Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Pine Dale Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 8 PM Monday eve…

Saturday, November 10, 2018

CarolynNorton ForeMULLINS -- Carolyn Norton Fore, 83, of Mullins, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Carolinas Hospital System of Marion after a brief illness.Carolyn was born March 9, 1935 in Marion County, a daughter of the late Wayne N. Norton and the late Jewell Rogers Norton. Car…

Ernestine RabonJordanErnestine Rabon Jordan, 73, of Florence, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018, surrounded by her family. Mrs. Jordan was born a daughter of the late Alma Rabon and James Rabon. She worked for Gregg Brothers Convenience Store handling any job that needed to be done. He…

Friday, November 09, 2018

Betty F. FloydLAKE CITY -- Betty Faye Miles Floyd, age 71, passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Lake City Community Hospital after an illness. Funeral services will be held 3 PM Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Floyd Funeral Home Chapel, with burial in New Piney Grove Church Cemetery. Visit…

Mae Donia McFaddenServices will be held 2 pm Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Lawson Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 3585 Lawson Grove Road (Oaks Community). Viewing will be held from 10am until 7pm at 704 Washington St., Darlington, SC. Family will also be receiving friends 5-7pm at the same l…

Julia Baker HugginsJulia Baker Huggins, 97, longtime resident of Lake City, SC, passed away, Thursday, November 8, 2018, in Spartanburg. Graveside service will be 2:30 PM, Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Lake City Memorial Park. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.…

Dorsey Joe "DJ"CordellDorsey Joe "DJ" Cordell, 62, of Florence, SC, passed away on Friday, November 9, 2018, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born in Guam, a son of the late Dorothy and Oscar Cordell. He is also predeceased by a brother, Walter Cordell.DJ was a veteran, havi…

PeggieBeaufordFuneral services for Ms. Peggie Beauford will be conducted 2:00 PM, Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Wayside Chapel Baptist Church with burial to follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. She died on Monday, November 5th in a local hospital. Peggie was born on July 1, 1946 in Baltimore, MD …

Patricia A.SpethMARION, SC It is with great sadness that the family of Pat Speth, age 62, announces her death on November 8, 2018, at McLeod Hospice House in Florence, SC, after a brief battle with cancer.Pat was born on April 5, 1956, in Marion, SC, to the late Charlie and Betty (Williams) …

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Jacqueline "Jackie" CobbShawJacqueline "Jackie" Cobb Shaw, 69, of Effingham, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018.Mrs. Shaw was born in Columbia, SC a daughter of Rado Cobb and the late John Wesley Cobb. She had worked as a dental assistant.Surviving are her husband, Randy Shaw of Effin…

Mabel Langley PorterLAKE CITY -- Mabel Langley Porter, 94, wife of the late Archie A. Porter, died Thursday, November 8, 2018, at her residence, after an illness. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM, Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Floyd Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church, Lake City, with buria…

May Zell Rodgers GaskinLAKE CITY -- May Zell Rodgers Gaskin, 91, wife of the late Minto Ray Gaskin, died Thursday, November 8, 2018, after an illness. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, Scranton, with burial to follow at Lake City M…

EdnaGunterFuneral service for Mrs. Edna Toby Gunter 103 of Randallstown, MD and formerly of Florence, SC will be conducted 10:00 AM Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Cumberland United Methodist Church, 163 S. Coit St., Florence. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens directed by Smith F…

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Jeanette P. PowellCOWARD -- Jeanette P. Powell, 72, died Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence. Funeral services will be 3:00 PM, Friday, November 9, 2018, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, Scranton, with burial to follow at The Bible Temple Cemetery, Coward…

Mary L. Humphries CooperDARLINGTON -- Mary L. Humphries Cooper, 69, of Darlington died on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 3 PM in the Chapel of Kistler Hardee Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Darlington Memory Gardens. The family w…

Johnny B.JonesFuneral services for Mr. Johnny B. "Huckabuck" Jones will be conducted 11:00 AM, Friday, November 9, 2018 in the Chapel of Ideal Funeral Parlor with burial to follow in North View Cemetery. He died on Friday, November 2nd in Marietta, GA.Johnny was born on July 19, 1950 in Flor…

Grace A.HenryGrace A. Henry, 69, of Florence, passed away on Tuesday, November 06, 2018.Mrs. Henry was born in Mt. Pleasant, PA a daughter of the late William Frank Fisher and Margaret Elizabeth Krepps Fisher. She was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church where she was a member of the Journ…