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Obituaries
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Dwight Andrew “Drew” Stewart By Jack Kuenzie – "Never tell me the odds."---Han Solo Dwight Andrew Stewart was five years old when Harrison Ford gave heroes everywhere that mantra in "The Empire Strikes Back." The boy we'd … more
SUMTER - Dr. James R. “Jim” Smith was born May 5, 1972, in Brooklyn, New YORK. He was well-loved by his wife, Holly, and his sons, James, 7, and Landon, 5. He was preceded in death by his father, James, and his brother, Scott. His … more
Bonnie Bray Burgess, 66, died on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital in Columbia. Born May 10, 1952, in Mullins, she was a daughter of the late Harold Ford and Wilma Burgess. Funeral services for Ms. Burgess will be … more
Rosena W. "Zena" McKnight, 70, died Friday, March 15, 2019, at her home in Sumter, with her family by her side. Born May 6, 1948, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Marion and Christine W. Witherspoon. Zena attended the … more
NEW ORLEANS - Lottie Hilton Marco, 67, wife of Lionel C. Marco Jr., died Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans. Born Dec. 12, 1951, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Louis Hilton Sr. and Bessie Tucker Hilton. … more
MANNING – Julia Frances Davis Shorter, 87, widow of Raymond Eugene Shorter, died Friday, October 11, 2019, at her home. Born January 15, 1932, in Bishopville, she was a daughter of the late Claude James Davis and the late Emily Irene … more
Gabe Ballard Jr., 77, died Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at Williamsburg Reginal Hospital in Kingstree. Born Sept. 21, 1941 in the Jordan Section of Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Gabe Ballard Sr. and Gertrude Johnson Ballard. The … more
Murdock Allen White, 96, died Sunday, March 24, 2019, at Magnolias of Santee in Santee. Born March 12, 1923 in Manning, he was a son of the late Wilford G. White, Sr. and Rovena Scott White. The family will receive friends and family at the … more
COLUMBIA - Edna Brayboy Webster Glenn, 59, widow of Wilbert Glenn, died Thursday, March 21, 2019, at her home, 17 Cypress Cobe Road in Columbia. Born July 28, 1959, in Brooklyn, New York, she was a daughter of the late Charles Brayboy and Ruth … more
On Thursday, August 1, 2019, Rev. Kenya Brock exchanged his rugged cross for his precious crown at McLeod Health Clarendon. Born on November 19, 1969 in Clarendon County, he was a son of the late Lonell Felder and the late Betty Brock … more
Ernest Hilton, 59, husband of Emma Blanding Hilton died Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at McLeod Health Clarendon in Manning. Born Nov. 14, 1959, in the Jordan community of Clarendon County, he was a son of Naomi Pearson Hilton and the late James … more
Jo Clark White, 78, widow of Murl Anthony White, Jr., died Friday, August 02, 2019, at Covenant Place. Born January 29, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Warren B. Clark, Sr. and the late Fannie James Davis Clark.  She lived in Manning until … more
PINEWOOD - Raymond Holland, 68, husband of Ella Gooden Holland, died Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital of Sumter. Born Aug 20, 1950, in Pinewood, he was a son of the late Lee Boston and Amanda Benbow Holland. Funeral … more
Deacon Lawrence Hilton, 73, husband of Jannette Miller Hilton, died Saturday, March 16, 2019, at his home. Born July 18, 1945 in the Potato Creek section of Clarendon County, a son of the late Deacon Pinkney Hilton and Emma Felder Hilton. He … more
Vermell Ragin Carter, 67, widow of Melvin Carter, died Saturday, March 16, 2019, at McLeod Medical Center, Florence. Born Nov. 17, 1951, in Summerton, she was a daughter of the late Nelson Ridgill and Frances Ragin. Funeral services for Mrs. … more
SUMTER – Ruth Louise Daniels Shorter, 80, died Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the home of her daughter. Born November 7, 1938, in Kingstree, she was a daughter of the late Edward Russell Daniels, Sr. and the late Ruth Louise Mims Daniels. … more
Betty Jean Tanner Gentry, 86, widow of Thomas Henry Gentry, died Sunday, December 15, 2019, at her residence. Born June 30, 1933, in Marion, she was a daughter of the late Joseph Samuel Tanner and … more
This week, the House is back from spring break, while the Senate resumes business as usual after passing its version of the budget last week. A bill allowing the executive branch to manage and execute the sale of Santee Cooper is set for … more
SUMMERTON – Joanne Elaine Pfleger Schock, 70, widow of Roland Henry Schock, died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at her home. Born March 1, 1949, in Norristown, Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of the late Richard Newton Pfleger and the late Vera … more
HIGH POINT, N.C. - Jacob Thames, 61, died on Thursday, April 11, 2019. He was a son of the late David Roosevelt Thames and Easter Dingle Thames. Funeral services for Mr. Thames will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2019, at Hayes F. … more
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