Georgia White Nyhart of Camden, SC died June 25, 2013 at the age of 84 at the Kershaw County Medical Center. Born November 3, 1928, Ms. Nyhart was the daughter of Malott Volney White and Georgia Reay White. Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, she moved to Camden from Hilton Head Island 13 years ago.
Funeral Service for Bessie Mae Ransom, 68, of 1506 Halley Road in Rembert will held Tuesday, July 2, 2013 11 a.m. at Pine Grove AME Church with burial in the Sandhill cemetery. Viewing will be 1 pm to 7 pm at Collins Funeral Hoem on Monday and one hour prior to service on Tuesday at the church. She died Friday, June 28, 2013. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
Funeral services celebrating the life of Marian Woodell Schwartz, age 87, will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Powers Funeral Home in Lugoff, SC. The Rev. David Robinson will officiate. A burial will follow in the Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens in Columbia, SC. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Monday at Powers Funeral Home.
Graveside service for John McCrady Shiver, 83, will be held Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in Pisgah Baptist Church Cemetery, Rembert. The Rev. Richard Cameron will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10001.
Rosa Jones O'Kelley Smoak of Camden, SC passed away on June 29, 2013. She was born on June 6, 1916 in Kershaw, SC. She was the daughter of George N. and Gladys Cook Jones. Mrs. Smoak was educated in the public schools of Bishopville, SC.
Lauren Kay Zimmerman and William Donnelly Kain, both of Decatur, Georgia, were married Saturday, June 1, 2013 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Columbia, South Carolina. The 2 p.m. ceremony was officiated by Father Alexander McDonald.
In Historic Camden, Nineteenth Century, authors Kirkland and Kennedy included appendices of county citizens in military service during the Civil War. They compiled these appendices from muster rolls, contemporary newspaper reports, survivor recollections and information compiled by the State Historian, Alexander S. Salley Jr. He had also relied upon the works of predecessors, William B. Johnson, William J. Rivers and John P. Thomas.
July 01, 2013|
By Harvey S. Teal
Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society
• With "Lake Wateree season" in full swing and the July 4 holiday approaching, the recent drowning deaths of two people at nearby Lake Murray and a close call at Camden's Kendall Lake serve as a stark reminder that swimming can end tragically. Safety procedures should always be used, and people should remember that alcohol and swimming don't make for a good combination.
Funeral service celebrating the life of Ethelyn Corbett Christmas, 93, of Camden, SC, will be held at 4:00 PM, Saturday, June 29, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Camden. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service starting at 3:00 PM in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Center. Memorials may be made in her memory to First Baptist Church, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC 29020.