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Willis L. Ogburn Jr.


Posted: November 11, 2010 4:53 p.m.
Updated: November 12, 2010 5:00 a.m.

A memorial service for Willis L. Ogburn, Jr., 82, of Kershaw, will be held Saturday, November 13 at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 305 West Church Street, Kershaw, SC 29067. The family will receive friends after the service at the home, 201 East Church Street. Kornegay & Moseley Funeral Home & Cremation Service, located at 4645 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia, SC, 29229, is in charge.

Mr. Ogburn died Monday, November 8, 2010. Born May 11, 1928 in the Hanging Rock Community in Kershaw, SC, he was a son of the late Willis Lawton Ogburn, Sr. and Eppie Lucia Livingston Ogburn.

Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Jean Adams Ogburn; children, Cathy O. Faulkenberry and her husband, Douglas of Kershaw, Thomas W. Ogburn of Summerville, SC; one granddaughter, Lauren E. Faulkenberry of Tuscaloosa, AL; two sisters, Imogene O. Blackmon and her husband, Eugene of North Myrtle Beach, SC and Marilyn D. Rainwater and her husband, Bill of Lancaster, SC.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Lawrence Livingston Ogburn.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dr. Preston Jones Memorial Fund, 2749 Laurel Street, Columbia, SC 29204. The fund provides a scholarship for a University of South Carolina medical student specializing in pulmonology.

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