Mary S. Brown passed away on Friday, June 13, 2014, the age of 83, after a brief illness. She was the daughter of the late Ear and Sophia Stewart of Uno, VA. Mary joins her husband, James C. Brown to be in his arms eternally. Mary was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, who enjoyed life and loved to experience new things. She will be missed dearly by all those who knew her. She is survived by her children, Brenda Hundley, Clarence Johnson, Jr., Denie Valentine, Tammy Young and Rhonda Johnson; 10 grandchildren, other relatives and ...
A service to celebrate the life of William D. "Jim" Gardner, 82, will be held on Wednesday at 4:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Ernest Rabon will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
Robert Wayne "Bob" Graunke died Saturday, June 14, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Emil and Mildred Graunke. He is survived by his wife Rita Niedzialek Graunke. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather; a mentor and friend to all and a spokesman for his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Osborne "Ozzie" Haskell Hudson will be held on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 11:00 at Grace Episcopal Church, with burial following in Quaker Cemetery. The Reverend James Barnhill will officiate. The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 17, from 6:00 til 7:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to Grace Episcopal Church, 1315 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020 or to the charity of one;s choice.
Funeral service for Mrs. Melvina Drakeford Haile, 50, of Camden will be held Friday, June 20, 2014, 2:00 P.M. at Landmark Assembly Church on Gardner Street in Camden with burial in the Cedars Cemetery. Friends may visit at 2031 Arnett Drive in Camden. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Walter Tyrone (Ty) Johnson, 43, of 12 Rapid Run, Camden, SC, passed on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 1:00 PM, at the Good Hope-Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, in Camden, SC. Interment will follow in the Good Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery, Rembert, SC. Haile's Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. Naomi Stanley of Camden, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at St. Bonaventure Hospital in Bronx, NY. Arrangements will be announced later. Professional Services have been entrusted to Cooke Funeral Home. www.cookefuneralhomeofcamden.com
Camden Media Co., the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and the City of Camden Tourism Development Office have joined forces to publish a new annual magazine devoted to what makes Kershaw County a great place to live, work and play.
A California judge did a good service kids when he declared unconstitutional that state's teacher tenure laws, which virtually prevent classroom instructors from getting fired, no matter how poorly they might perform. The concept of tenure -- granting job permanency to teachers -- first arose decades ago on college campuses, where it was argued that it was needed to allow professors so speak their minds without having to worry about being fired. Today, with all sorts of free-speech guarantees, it's an outmoded concept, and even more so at the elementary and high school level.