Joseph Edward McKain, 71, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. He is predeceased by his mother, Edith Parler McKain, His father, Joseph Edward McKain, Sr. of Camden, and his sister, Dr. Ann Elizabeth McKain of Atlanta GA.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Jo Ann Reeves Mathis, 81, of Camden, was held at First Baptist Church in Camden at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Rev. Bruce Hancock officiated. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family received friends on Monday, March 4, 2013 from 6:00-7:30 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Mathis' memory to the Connie Maxwell Children's Home, P.O. Box 1178, Greenwood, SC 29648 or First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Funeral service for Claude Albert Barrett, 78, were held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial following in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The Rev. Albert Allen officiated. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Kathleen Horton Sowell, 93, of Kershaw, was held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Rev. Steve Patterson and Rev. David Weaver officiated. Burial followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family received friends Monday, March 4, 2013 from 7:00-8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Sowell's memory to The American Heart Association of SC Memorials & Tributes, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Dempsey G. "Jack" Stogner, 93, of Camden, will be held at Lakeview Baptist Church in Camden at 11:30 AM on Friday, March 8, 2013. Rev. Hugh McKinney and Rev. James Jordan will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church at 10:30 PM, 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. Memorials may be made in Jack's memory to Lakeview Baptist Church, 1520 Mill Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Yes, there are crazies walking among us, even in the U.S. government, but I ask you to keep things in perspective. They are not standing on every street corner with assault weapons waiting to slaughter school children. As sad as the Sandy Hook situation was, and as much as we all would like to undo that travesty, it is a very, very rare occurrence. And for those of you who would say "if your child was involved you would not see it that way," you are right. I would be thinking emotionally, not logically. But realistically, how many reading ...
South Carolina has a reasonable concealed weapons policy which allows law-abiding people to carry handguns after going through a relatively simple permitting process, which includes training in the proper way to safely carry firearms. A proposal to scrap that system in favor of one that would allow anyone to carry concealed weapons without any kind of permit has been introduced in the General Assembly. The bill, sponsored by two Republican lawmakers, would be a step backward for the state; present law doesn't infringe upon the constitutional right to bear arms.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Phillip Eugene "Gene" Richardson, 89, of Lexington, formerly of Camden, will be held at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Camden on Friday, March 8, 2013 at 1:00 PM. Rev. John Hallman will officiate. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in John Knox Hall. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Richardson's memory to the Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina, 700 Devage St., Lexington, SC 29073
A funeral service celebrating the life of Blanche Coward Cox, 92, of Camden, SC, will be held at First Baptist Church in Camden at 10:00 AM, Friday, March 8, 2013. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. The family will receive friends at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, from 6:00-8:00 PM on Thursday, March 7, 2013. A graveside service will follow at 4:00 PM in Parks Crossroads Christian Church Cemetery in Ramseur, NC. Dr. David Helms and Rev. Benny Edwards of First Baptist Church, Southern Pines, NC will officiate. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Cox's memory ...
A memorial service will be held Monday, March 11, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Camden's Bethesda Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the church's Westminster Hall. A private burial will take place prior to the service. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 502 DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020.