REMBERT -- Funeral service for Ruth Andrade, 84, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday 10:00-11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or Meyer-Thiel Animal Adoption Center.
Funeral service for Mr. Elisha DuBose, 81, of 1346 Brewer Springs Road in Camden, will be held Wednesday, June 1st, 3:00 P.M. at Collins Funeral Home chapel in Camden with burial in the DuBose Family cemetery, James West Road in Cassatt. He died Monday, May 23rd. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Rembert -- Mrs. Laura McCray Nelson, 66, of Rembert, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Edward Joe and Alma Carroll McCray. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held today, May 27, 2016 at 2 p.m., at Union Baptist Church, Rembert, with burial in church cemetery. Mrs. Nelson will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Nelson family. Memories and condolence may be shared online at www.brownsfhcamden.com.
Funeral service for SGT Michael O. Pellegrino, 25, of Ft. Irwin, CA, formerly of Lugoff, will be held Wednesday, June 1st 10:30 A.M. at St. Matthews Baptist Church,759 Longtown Road, in Lugoff with burial in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Road in Columbia at 1:00 P.M. Friends may visit at 107 DuPont Blvd. in Lugoff. He died Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Bishopville -- Funeral services for CW3 Hollis Monroe Ray, U.S. Army Retired, age 79, will be held Tuesday at 11:00 at the Chapel Norton Funeral Home, Bishopville. Rev. Homer Hinson will officiate. Visitation will be Monday 5-7 pm at the Funeral Home. Burial will be Tuesday at 2:00 at the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia.
Brooklyn, New York -- Mr. Sam David "Bo" Richardson, 76, of Brooklyn, New York, and formerly of Lugoff entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 16, 2016. Born in Lugoff, he was the son of the late Sumpter and Julia Speights Richardson. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 2 p.m., at Sutton Branch Baptist Church, Lugoff, with burial in church cemetery. Mr. Richardson will be placed in the church at 1 p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Richardson family. Memories and condolence may be shared ...
Camden is fortunate to have a wealth of equine events for both spectators and participants, alike -- the Carolina and Colonial cups, the many events at the S.C. Equine Center, the Camden Hunt and much more, including Aberdeen Polo, held just a few days ago.
The honorable Zell Miller of Young Harris, Ga., was raised by a remarkable mountain woman. Folks around those parts called her "Miss Birdie" while her son, a man who would grow up to influence Southern and national politics in a tremendous way, would always call her "Mama."
May 24, 2016|
By Ronda Rich
Right outside of Camden is a farm which plays home, restaurant, store, bed and breakfast and community learning center. Old McCaskill's Farm is quite the destination. The farm is home to just about every farm animal you can think of, and of course the McCaskill family too.
May 24, 2016|
By Andrea Walker
C-I contributing columnist