Mr. Clarence Murphy, 62, of Lugoff, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Born in Lugoff, he was the son of the late Hamp and Estell Thomas Murphy and husband of Katie Johnson Murphy. A Celebration of Life Services will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, at Saint Matthew Baptsit Church, with burial in church cemetery in Lugoff. Mr. Murphy will be placed in the church at 12 p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home in Camden is serving the Murphy family.
A celebration of life service for Connie Mae Huggins Reser, 51, will be held Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The Rev. Larry Harrison will officiate. The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter.
On June 4, 2013, Christ called home Harriet Stevens Sahlman of Camden, South Carolina. Harriet is now joined with her husband of 53 years, Bruce Christian Sahlman, who departed in June of 2012. She is survived by her two sons, Steven Bruce Sahlman and Christian Frederick Sahlman, her daughter-in-law Roslyn Simon Sahlman, her grandchildren Reagan Elise Sahlman and Christian James Sahlman, her sister Dorothy Stevens Esner and her sister-in-law, Jeanne Townsend Stevens. She was especially close to her nieces Christine Bradley Pecor, Virginia Bradley Young, Cynthia Bradley Williams and her nephews Albert Paul Bradley and Paul Bradley Stevens III.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Frances Swafford Coffee Wallace, 87, of Columbia, will be held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Wildewood Downs, 1001 Wildewood Downs Circle, Columbia, SC 29223, 803-555-1212. The Rev. Dr. George Crow will officiate. A Celebration of Life service will follow the memorial service at Wildewood Downs. Memorials may be made in her memory to Palmetto Health Hospice, P.O. Box 7275, Columbia, SC 29202.
Jon Butzon is a big guy and he has some big ideas about how we can fix education in South Carolina. He should know because for years he's run the Charleston Education Network -- he's seen it, lived it and thought about it. He knows where we are as a state; he knows what works, and most importantly what doesn't work.
June 10, 2013|
By Phil Noble
C-I contributing columnist
• We note with sadness the recent death of Leonard Price, who moved in his later years to Boonetown and became one of Kershaw County's most generous and involved philanthropists. Price gave to a variety of causes and was especially beneficent towards North Central High School. As Bobby Jones, a former school principal in the county said, "He not only talked the talk, he walked the walk." Price has left an indelible mark upon the county.
Dear Annie: My son's estranged wife has reported him to child protective services six times and to the police for various things she's invented over the past three years. Due to her false accusations, he has been arrested three times. He has been found innocent of all charges, but she persists.