The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on January 9 at Springdale Hall. Last month was the club's Holiday Tea at the home of Diane Jones. The new members were welcomed and each presented with a blooming Christmas cactus.
The Lugoff -Elgin High School Literacy Express raised money to purchase over 500 books that were distributed at the Lights of Lugoff Parade on December 10th. More than 350 LEHS Students have participated in Literacy Express Events over the last 3 years and have visited 720 classrooms and read to approximately 18,000 elementary students in the West Wateree area.
Graham Motion, who trained 2011 Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, will be the guest speaker for the South Carolina Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders' Association (SCTOBA) banquet in Camden on Saturday, Jan. 14.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Cherie Rose Desrosiers Barrett, 69, of Camden, SC, was held Monday, January 2, 2017 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Norman Desrosiers, Jr., officiated. Burial followed in Quaker Cemetery. The family received friends Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association of SC, Memorials & Tributes, PO Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058 or the American Diabetes Association of SC, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Ste. 205, Columbia, SC 29204.
LUGOFF – A service to celebrate the life of Carvel Reid Blakeney, 78, will be held on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Lugoff First Baptist Church. The Rev. Doug Huntsinger and the Rev. David Robinson will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. Memorials may be made to Lugoff First Baptist Church Bus or Sound System Fund, 106 Longtown Road, Lugoff, S.C 29078.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Matthew Tate Boland, 30, of Camden, SC, will be held at 4:30 PM, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Camden Military Academy, Cline Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5:00-6:30 PM, Tuesday, January 3, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Camden Military Academy, 520 Highway 1 North, Camden, SC 29020.
Mr. Benjamin Franklin Evans, Jr., 60, of 623 Douglas Street, Camdne, SC, passed on Sunday, December 25, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church with burial in St. John Baptist Church Cemetery, Camden.
A funeral service to honor the life of Francis Nolan McCorkle, Jr. M.D., 90, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, today, January 3, 2017 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Rev. David Weaver and Rev. Steve Patterson will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service in the Family Life Center. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church or Bethesda Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Benjamin Timbers, 82, of 308 Humphries Road, Ridgeway, passed on Sunday, January 1, 2017. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Catoe Chapel Church of God in Christ, Bethune, with burial in Catoe Chapel Church of God in Christ Cemetery, Bethune.