Chaplain Jerry Johnson, son of Gerald and Carolyn Johnson of Cassatt, received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Columbia International University on August 27. Johnson's wife, Carrie, and their four sons live in Lowville, N.Y.
Dawn M. Wicker passed away peacefully at home on September 5, 2013. Dawn was born and raised in Michigan and graduated from Eastern High school in 1959. She was a nurturer who enjoyed the time she spent with students in Lansing School District for 25 years, however, her true calling was raising her family. She was a member of the VFW Post #8346, Lake Wateree Ladies Auxiliary. She held a special place in her heart for her three children, five grandchildren and her brother and sister.
Jonathan Sheppard, a record-breaking horseman and a highly respected leader within the American Steeplechasing community, has been selected to receive the National Steeplechase Association's prestigious F. Ambrose Clark Award.
Colin Weatherly Covington, age 62, joined the Heavenly Choir on Saturday, September 7, 2013, following a brief illness. Colin was the loving and beloved husband of Jean Hunter Covington, his wife of 31 years, and father of their son, Hunter Weatherly Covington, age 20.
You may see it quite often as you're driving around town: dogs riding in the back of trucks. You might even know someone who does it. Why not? It seems so convenient to just load your dog up in the back and take them with you.
Funeral service for Mr. Clarence "Jack" Thompson, 88, of 146 Battleship Road in Camden will be held Saturday, September 14, 2013, 2 p.m. at Ebenezer AME Zion Church with burial in the church cemetery. Viewing will be held 12- 7 p.m. at Collins Funeral Home on Friday, September 13 and one hour prior to service at the church on Saturday. Collins Funeral Home is inc charge of the arrangements.
Henry L. Spann, 61, of 268 Williams in Camden died Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Friends may visit at the residence of John and Eva Ward at 416 Easy Street in the Pickett Thomas community. Plans will be announced at a later date Collins Funeral Home.
A Mass of Christian burial to celebrate the life of Patricia "Trisha" Kauffman Blakely, 59, of Elgin, SC, will be held at 12:00 Noon, Friday, September 13, 2013 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Camden. Father Travis will officiate. The Rosary will be recited at 6:00 PM, Thursday, September 12 ,2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel with visitation following. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Respiratory Care Foundation, Att. April Lynch, 9425 North MacArthur Blvd, Ste. 100, Irving, TX, 75063 or Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 1709 ...
It took more than three hours to complete, and it was decided by a first doubles, but the Camden girls' tennis team notched their first victory of the season last Thursday with a 4-3 win at Hartsville.