A funeral service celebrating the life of Terry F. McChesney, 66, of Lugoff will be held on Thursday, August 13, 2015, at 2 p.m. at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Pastor Matt Galloway will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, beginning at 1 p.m. Memorials may be made in his memory to Friendship Baptist Church, Hwy 1, Lugoff, SC 29078 or WoundedWarriorProject.org/donate.
Funeral services for James Franklin Knotts, 77, will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Camden Seventh-day Adventist Church with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Steve McCoy will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral services for Martha Ruby Moak "Beady" Jeffers, 81, will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Paul Miles and the Rev. George Cashwell will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church Womens' Ministries, 2290 Heath Pond Rd, Elgin, S.C. 29045
Funeral service for Mrs. Mary Lee Barnes, 85, of 909 Lorick Horton Road in Camden, will be held Thursday, August 13, 2015, 2 p.m. at Good Hope AME Zion Church, 967 Gaines Church Road in Camden with burial in the church cemetery. She died Sunday, August 9, 2015. Collins Funeral Home of Camden is in charge of the arrangements.
Dr. Larry Parrott (far left) and Joy Parrott recently presented the 34th David Parrott Memorial Scholarship to Julia Daniels (center) during a brief ceremony held at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. The award is for development of Christian character. Julia, who is the daughter of Kathryn and Billy Watkins of Camden, has maintained an outstanding academic record at the S.C. Governor's School and will attend Clemson University in the fall. Participating are (from left) Dr. Parrott, Joy Parrott, Rev. John Hallman, Minister of Bethesda Presbyterian Church, Julia, Kathryn Watkins and Billy Watkins.
As our front page story and picture attest, Thursday night's thunderstorm was a strong one, managing -- among other things -- to knock out a major electric power distribution line to the Camden area. The only major reported incident was a barn fire resulting in a total loss.
We are officially one week away from the first day of school for students! One of the many blessings of working in education is you get to start fresh every year. (This is true for both students and the adults who work with them.)
August 10, 2015|
By Frank Morgan, KCSD Superintendent
C-I contributing columnist