LUGOFF – Myrtle "Mert" Faye McLain Lemire passed away peacefully Nov. 15, 2014. Per her wishes, a private memorial service was held for family members at Powers Funeral Home, which was built on the Lemire family land. Born in Camden, S.C., Mert was a daughter of the late John Jay McLain and Lena Smith McLain.
A funeral service for Zedieth D. "Zedie" Hinson, 71 of Bethune, S.C. was held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in the sanctuary of Bethune Baptist Church. Burial followed in the Scotch Cemetery. Rev. Jackie Knight officiated.
Mr. Murphy Stover, 75, of Atlanta, Georgia and formerly of Camden, South Carolina, passed on Friday, November 5, 2014. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday. November 15, 2014 at 1 p.m. at White Oak Baptist Church in Camden SC. Burial will take place in White Oak Baptist Church Cemetrey in Camden, SC. Nelson-Haile Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Master Willard Rodgers, Jr. 70, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Burial will follow in Malvern Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.
A time of gathering to celebrate the life of Jacqueline Young McCall, 48, will be held on Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
A funeral service celebrating the life of Peggy Ray Shannon, 76, of Lugoff, SC, will be held on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Dr. Charles R. Everett will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday, November 12, 2014 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Shannon's memory to the Hospice Care of one's choice.
Mrs. Arlene Francias Craft, 54, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Born in Brooklyn, New York she was teh daughter of the late Lawrence and Minnie Lee Kirkland Craft. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing services will be held Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at Three p.m., at Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Craft family
Ethel Barnes Blizzard, 90, of Camden, widow of Charles Alton Blizzard died Sunday, November 9, 2014. She was the daughter of Lizzie Turner Barnes. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. Memorials may be sent in Mrs. Blizzard's memory to Antioch Baptist Church, 1875 Antioch Road, Camden, SC 29020
Ms. Ruth Bennett, 67, of 5216 Pisgah Mail Road, Rembert, South Carolina passed on Friday, November 7, 2014. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Nelson-Haile Funeral Home.
Mrs. Edna Wood Bush, 100, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Born in Lugoff, she was the wife of the late Avens "AV" Bush. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Twelve p.m., at Sutton Branch Baptist Church, Lugoff, with burial in the church cemetery. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Bush family.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Foster R. Cain, 84, of Camden, SC will be held at 4:00 PM tomorrow, at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden, SC. Rev. Steve Patterson and Rev. David Weaver will officiate. The family will receive friends in the sanctuary of the church following the service. Charitable donations in his memory can be made to the Pastor's Discretionary Fund at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Mrs. Arlene Francias Craft, 54, of Camden died Wednesday. Friends may call at 528 Humming Bird Lane, Camden, Hermitage Farm, Lot 22. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Craft family.
Elgin--Funeral service for Leroy David Crawford, 76, will be held today at 2:00 p.m. at Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Paul Miles and the Rev. George Cashwell will officiate. The family received friends Sunday 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Gideon's International.
Funeral services for Lester Dowey, 63, were held Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church with burial following in the church cemetery. The Rev. Eric Boone and the Rev. Michael Hillard officiated. The family received friends Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials were able to be made to Pine Grove Baptist Church, puppet ministry or building fund, at 832 Pine Grove Rd, Lugoff, S.C. 29078.
Richard "Rick" Kenneth Franklin, 66, of Camden (Lake Wateree), SC died Tuesday, November 4, 2014. He was born in Chester, SC, the son of the late Willard J. and Aileen Roddey Knox. The family will receive friends at 2:00 PM, Saturday, November 22, 2014 at St. Mary Magdaline Angelican Church, 914 Market Street in Camden. Memorials may be made in Rick's memory to MUSC, Medical Research Endowment, 261, Calhoun Street, Suite 306, MSC 182, Charleston, SC 29425.