As a child, I was captivated by emotional stories and how words strung together had the power to make me feel happy, touched, sad, or inspired. The rudiments of my education came around the kitchen table or in the car as I listened to Mama's and Daddy's storytelling.
July 29, 2016|
PHILADELPHIA -- If political conventions tell us anything beyond the predictable, the one held last week in Cleveland and the other going on this week in Philadelphia pose contrasts so stark that one wonders if the two groups hail from the same country. Hint: One of them didn't present a diverse cross-section of America.
July 29, 2016|
Washington Post Writers Group
Laval and Leila Catoe celebrated their 50th anniversary on June 25. They were married on June 25, 1966 at High Hill True Light Church in Lucknow, SC. Laval and Leila Catoe two children, son Clay Catoe (Mandy) and daughter Shana C. Bondo (Charles).They also have three grandchildren, Clayton (10), Raylee (8) and Cooper (4). The couple celebrated their anniversary in Charleston, S.C.
Margaret Coker Latimer of West Columbia entered into her heavenly home peacefully at Agape Hospice House on July 16, 2016 with her son and daughter by her side. She was the youngest daughter of Huey Cimeon Coker and Rebecca Jane Hancock Coker of Ruby, S.C. She graduated from Ruby High School in 1935.
Funeral service for Mrs. Ruth Clyburn Stanley, 91, of Camden, will be held Saturday, July 30, 2016, 2:00 P.M. at Saint John Baptist Church, 1315 Springhill Rd. in Camden with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may visit at 1719 Kennedy Drive in Camden. Viewing will be today, July 29, 2016 from 11:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. with visitation from 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. She died Sunday, July 24, 2016. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Thomas Shannon,Sr., 68, of Fort Washington, MD, formerly of Camden, passed on Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted today, July 29, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, BRR, Camden, with burial in the church cemetery.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Elizabeth Ann McCaskill Jackson, 77, of Elgin, will be held at 10:00 AM, today, July 29, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Burial to follow in Hardshell Cemetery. Rev. Jeff Grubbs will officiate. The family received friends Thursday, July 28, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Jackson's memory to the Gideon's International, P.O. Box 664, Lugofff, SC 29078.