Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke, and in 2010 South Carolina had the sixth largest number of strokes in the country, in part because of its particularly high incidence of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and smoking. In addition, African Americans tend to have more debilitating strokes, and have them earlier in life, than other groups – likely because one in three African Americans suffers from high blood pressure, the number one risk factor for stroke. Given statistics like that, treating stroke in South Carolina is essential.
The Bassett Gallery at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is currently accepting artist materials for consideration for exhibition in the Bassett Gallery to be scheduled from September 2014 through May 2015. All submissions will be considered for both solo and group exhibitions.
A funeral service for Bobby Bryant Horton, 79 of Kershaw will be held at 7:00 p.m., Monday. February 3, 2014, in the sanctuary of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Jefferson. The Revs. Terry Corder and Todd Horton will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Tuesday morning.
Funeral services for John Richard Hornsby, 84, will be held Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jerry Lewis will officiate. The family will receive friend Monday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Union Baptist Church, or a Church of one's choice.
Mrs. Mary Thomas Skinner, 82, of Brooklyn, New York and formerly of Boykin entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 25, 2014. Born in Boykin, South Carolina she was the wife of the late James Skinner and the daughter of the late Willie and Emma Deas Thomas. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services were held Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Mount Bethel Baptist Church, Rembert with burial in the church cemetery. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden served the Skinner family.
A funeral service for Louise Robinson Anderson, 94, of Cassatt, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev's. George Anderson and Matt Mims will officiate. Burial will follow in Beaverdam Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, February 3, 2014 from 6:00-7:30 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in her memory to Multiple Sclerosis Society of SC, 2700 Middleburg Drive #220, Columbia, SC 29204.
Funeral Services for Lester Loran Gladden, 63, will be held Monday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Wayne Flowers will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to KershawHealth EMS or the Lugoff Fire Department.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest W. Robinson of Camden, SC are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Rebekah Ann Robinson of Lexington, SC to Jacob Charles Hammond of Camden, SC. Jacob is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Vernon Hammond of Camden, SC. Miss Robinson is the granddaughter of Ms. Lola Williamson of Camden, SC and the late Mr. Lowell Williamson of Frazeyburg, OH. She is also the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Robinson of Pecks Mill, WV. Mr. Hammond is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Moses Sheheen, Jr. of Camden, SC and ...