There's a new angel in Heaven and she has a paintbrush in her hand! Betty Lou McMahan Williams, 93, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013. She was born in Marietta, Georgia on May 7, 1919 to Edgar Oliver and Beth Coe McMahan. Mrs. Williams grew up in Sanford, N.C., graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va. and taught school in Waynesboro, Va. She married Clyde Irwin Williams on August 1, 1942. Betty Lou served in the American Red Cross in World War II.
Sis Black passed away peacefully with family members at her side on April 4, 2013 in Annapolis, Md. She was born in St. Johnsbury, VT., on December 18, 1923, the daughter of the late David Royal and Hazel Ramage Warden. She was raised in Bluefield, W. VA. and graduated from Beaver High School, where she was an excellent academic student, class leader, and athlete. During this time she attained the title of the National Drum Majorette Champion in Chicago for the Bluefield Drum and Bugle Corps, where they won first place at the American Legion National Convention. Upon graduation, Sis ...
Willis U. Arthur, Jr., formerly of Camden, SC passed away April 27, 2013. He was born November 13, 1925, in Aiken, SC to Willis Uriah Arthur, Sr. and Iva Lee Redd Taylor Arthur as the youngest of eleven siblings. After serving in the US Army Air Corps during World War II, Willis graduated from the University of SC with a mechanical engineering degree. He spent his entire career with DuPont starting at the Savannah River Plant in Aiken and then the May Plant in Camden.
Mr. James Henry Carter Jr., 73, of 752 Carter Lane, Camden, SC, passed on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, April 26, 2013, 2 p.m., at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Camden, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Funeral service for Samuel L. Grant, 90, will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church. A service will also be held on Tuesday at Anderson Funeral Service in Brunswick, N.J. with burial to follow in Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
A time of gathering for Mr. Robert Franklin Meshach, 77, will be held on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held on Friday at 5:00 p.m. at Newbaker Funeral Home in Blairstown, N.J. The family will receive friends Friday 3:00-5:00 p.m. prior to the service at Newbaker Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, 460 Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020 or First Presbyterian Church in Blairstown, N.J.
Graveside services to celebrate the life of Mary Susan White will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at Kershaw City Cemetery, Kershaw, SC. A memorial service will follow next week at Tampa General Hospital Chapel, Tampa, FL. In lieu of flowers, Susan, a 20 year survivor of breast cancer, requests that donations be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 5005 LBJ Fry., Ste 250, Dallas, Texas 75244.
Funeral service for Roy Nick Branham, 80, will be held Monday at 4:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Camden. The Rev. Steve Lewis will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Spring Valley Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Mrs. Clara Nell Sumter, 87, of 400 Firetower Road in Camden, S.C. passed on Friday April 19, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Camden First United Methodist Church in Camden with burial at Cedar Cemetery in Camden. Haile's Funeral Home is assisting.
Funeral service for Mrs. Mamie Williams, 74, of 59 Dowey Court in Elgin will be held Saturday, April 20, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at Life in the Word Outreach Ministry with burial in the Community Baptist Church Cemetery, 1719 Brewer Springs Rd. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. A. Jesse Payne, 82, of Kershaw passed away Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Providence Hospital in Columbia. He was born November 18, 1930 in Kershaw, a son of the late Teddy Payne and Minnie Lee Ellis Payne. Mr. Payne was a member of DeKalb Baptist Church and had retired in 1992 from DuPont. He had been a Butcher at Shealy's in Camden and Hatfields in Kershaw. He was a US Army Korean War Veteran and was a Mason and Shriner.