Funeral service for Reverend Edward "Eddie" "Pete" Thompson, 78, of 300 Lafayette Way in Camden will be held Saturday, May 11, 2013, 12 p.m. at Gaines Baptist Church with burial in the Sanders Creek Baptist Church cemetery. Friends may visit at 156-A Sycamore Road in Camden. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Service for John W. Stone, 74, also of Waterford, Conn. will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Mike Vinson will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Mrs. Mary Kate Shepard Wilson, 75, of 2114 McGee Street, Elgin, SC, passed on Friday, May 3, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 10, 2013, 2:00 PM, Fort Clark Baptist Church, Elgin, SC, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Funeral services for Anita Gibbons Ardis, 97, formerly of Summerton, S.C., will be held Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John's United Methodist Church, Lugoff, S.C. Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in Summerton, S.C. The Rev. John Mims will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, S.C. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 218, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Funeral services to celebrate the life of Nettie Leese Ogburn Brown, 90, of Columbia, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Kilbourne Park Baptist Church in Columbia. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery, Camden, SC. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, prior to the service in the church sanctuary. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Brown's memory to Kilbourne Park Baptist Church, 4205 Kilbourne Rd., Columbia, SC 29206 or a charity of one's choice.
Mrs. Jessie Mae "Bell" Holiday, 86, of Hampton, Virginia, and formerly of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Friday, may 3, 2013. Born in Lee County she was daughter of the late Bishop Nelson and Missionary Lois Bradford. A Celebration of Life Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, at Mount Calvary Holiness Church, Rembert, with burial in church cemetery. Mrs. Holiday will be placed in the church at 10 a.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Holiday family.
The term "visionary" is sometimes overused these days, but it can truly be applied to Al Neuharth, who transformed the newspaper business back in 1982 with the advent of USA Today. Born into hardscrabble circumstances in South Dakota, he rose to become chairman of Gannett, which became the most profitable company in newspaper history. He was flamboyant and had expensive tastes, always dressing in gray, black and white, which prompted one Washington Post writer to say he looked "like a Vegas pit boss dressed up for Wayne Newton's funeral."
The United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) is pleased to announce Camden-based Fenwick Equestrian Products as the Awards Cooler Sponsor of the 2013 USHJA Children's/Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championships.