Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 3, 2014 2:00 pm
KOSCIUSKO, Miss. – Ida Mae Hill Davidson, 91, widow of Hubert J. Davidson Sr., died Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, Miss.
Ida Mae Hill Davidson
Born Aug. 14, 1922, in Manning, she was a daughter of Lucius Franklin Hill and Jesse Mae Galloway. Mrs. Davidson was a 1939 graduate of Manning High School, where she was a member of the Beta Club, was selected Miss High Miss, and was the lead soloist in the Glee Club singing “When Irish Eyes are Smiling.” After graduation she took business courses locally and then managed Brown’s Department Store … Read the rest
Posted by Staff | May 3, 2014 12:12 pm
Cypress Fork Free Will Baptist Church, 5152 N. Brewington Road in Manning, will hold Spring Revival from Sunday through Wednesday. The Rev. Jason Miles will speak 5:30 p.m. Sunday; the Rev. Thad Jacobs will speak 7 p.m. Monday; the Rev. David Carlson will speak 7 p.m. Tuesday; and the Rev. Mike Bishop will speak 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 3, 2014 10:09 am
Manning Primary School will hold a Spring Fling from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, with admission at $3 for children. This includes all-you-can-play festival-type games and a bounce house. Adults are free. Food and drinks will be sold separately. The school is located at 125 N. Boundary St. in Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 3, 2014 9:05 am
Manning Times’ readers voted James Rentals for 2014 Clarendon’s Best Mini-Storage. Check back throughout the weekend for the last of our exceptional winners.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 3, 2014 6:01 am
The Harvin Clarendon County Mobile Library will stop from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Turbeville IGA. For more information, call (803) 435-8633.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 8:19 pm
Jordan Crossroads Ministry Center – Haven or Rest will hold a one-day-only fundraiser on Tuesday for its Domestic Violence Crisis Women’s Center in Clarendon County.
Log on to MidlandsGives.org on Tuesday, complete the giving form and select JCMC Haven of Rest and make a donation using your debit or credit card. There is a $20 minimum. Organizers thank you in advance for giving to this worthy cause.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 7:40 pm
COLUMBIA (AP) – Gov. Nikki Haley held a ceremony on Thursday for the family of a young girl whose death at the hands of a drunk driver was the inspiration for tougher laws against repeat offenders.
Courtesy of Gov. Nikki Haley / Facebook
Two weeks ago Haley signed “Emma’s Law,” which requires anyone with a first conviction for DUI with a blood-alcohol content of 0.15 or greater to get an ignition interlock device for six months. The device tests a driver’s breath and won’t allow the car to start if it detects a level of 0.02 or greater.
It is … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 5:56 pm
TURBEVILLE – Catherine Margaret Allen, 91, widow of Roy Allen, died Thursday, may 1, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning.
Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Sunday at Floyd Funeral Home Chapel in Olanta, with burial in Grove Hill Cemetery in Connecticut.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services.
Born in Connecticut, Catherine Margaret Allen was a daughter of the late Oscar Thomas and Catherine Tibbals Thomas.
Survivors include two sons, Jim (Carol) Allen of Turbeville and John T. Allen of Glendale, Ariz.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
You may sign the family’s guestbook or … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 4:16 pm
Susan Irene Johnson Mack, 85, widow of Harris Mack, died Monday, April 28, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital in Manning.
Born Sept. 19, 1928, in the Jordan community of Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late William and Gertrude Robinson Johnson.
The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Lorene and Linwood Perry, 2013 Thompson Drive in the Jordan community of Clarendon County.
Memorial messages may be left for the family here.
Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced by Samuels Funeral Home LLC of Manning.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 3:53 pm
Clarendon County sheriff’s deputy Sean Briley will offer a free concealed weapons permit (CWP) class starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday at the F.E. DuBose Center on U.S. 521 in Manning. The eight-hour course is required for those wishing to carry a concealed weapon. For more information, call (803) 435-4414, or (803) 460-3897 to be added to Briley’s waiting list.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 3:39 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Ruth Thames Nickerson, 87, of Imperial, Mo. – formerly of Washington, Mo. – died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in St. Louis.
Ruth Thames Nickerson
Born June 16, 1929, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Madeline Shope Thames. She was united May 30, 1953, in marriage to the late Richard L. Nickerson in Manning. She was a member of the Washington Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary, the Elks Auxiliary, the Mariner’s Club, St. Peter’s United Church of Christ and spent time volunteering in the St. Peters Food Pantry. She loved her family and … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 2:12 pm
ELLOREE – Gene Ramson Wyatt, 70, of Stumphole Landing, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at his home.
Born Oct. 11, 1943, in Washington, D.C., he was a son of the late Henry Woody and Modell Douglas Wyatt. He was a U.S. Army veteran and an avid fisherman and gardener.
He is survived by many nephews, nieces and friends.
No services are planned at this time.
Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 1:12 pm
It was standing room only at Manning United Methodist Church on Monday night as the Clarendon County Relay for Life Steering Committee and Survivors’ Committee members worked together to register survivors, while honoring them and their caregivers, at the annual Survivors’ Reception.
Guest speaker Billy Bowers – a five-year cancer survivor – recognized his caregivers during his brief remarks.
“They helped me when I couldn’t help myself,” he said. “My friends, family, neighbors, everyone that helped me, I don’t know where I’d be today without them.”
Breast cancer survivor Pat Fenters agreed. Fenters had surgery nearly two decades ago, and … Read the rest
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 12:58 pm
Leon “Nunnie” Eady Sr., 83, widower of Mary Johnson Eady, died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at his home in New Zion.
Born Sept. 16, 1929, in New Zion, he was a son of the late Anna Eady. He attended Clarendon County public Schools. He left South Carolina and moved to Maryland, where he worked in construction for more than three decades. Most of that time was spent in the Bethlehem Steel Plant in Sparrow Point, Md. Upon retiring, he returned to South Carolina to farm his land and make barbecue and homemade sausages.
Leon Eady Sr.
He attended Lodebar AME … Read the rest
Posted by Staff | May 2, 2014 12:13 pm
Grace Christian Fellowship Church will hold a Yard and Bake Sale from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Come find your treasurers and enjoy our home-baked goods. Most of all, enjoy the fellowship. For more information, call Sylvia Whorton at (803) 473-7700.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 11:59 am
Former Summerton Police Chief Douglas “Buddy” Riley died Friday morning at his home in Paxville. He left the Summerton Police Department in August 2004. He is survived by his wife, Rosalind; a daughter, Crystal; and granddaughters. See the May 8 edition of The Manning Times for more.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 11:44 am
The Sumter Chapter of Delta Waterfowl will hold its Bass Fishing Tournament on Saturday at Pack’s Landing. Registration will begin at 4:30 a.m., and blast-off will be at safe light in order of registration. Weigh-in will be at 3 p.m. The entry fee is $50 per boat, and for big fish is $10 per boat. You can register online at www.facebook.com/sumterchapterdeltawaterfowl. Barbecue chicken plats will be sold for $5 each. For more information, call (803) 464-9741 or (803) 720-4269.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 11:09 am
The Manning Fire Department said a few minutes ago that a false alarm was the cause of an activated fire alarm at Manning Early Childhood Center. The alarm was sounded about 11 a.m. Friday. Firefighters reported there were no problems at the school, other than the alarm having gone off.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 9:55 am
Winnie Conyers Brown, 61, wife of Wardell Brown, died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the Levine and Dickson Hospice House in Charlotte, N.C.
Born Sept. 7, 1952, in Manning, she was a daughter of Alma Kelley Conyers and the late Henry Conyers Sr.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the home of her sister, Wilbur and Mazzie Dyers, 979 Houck St. in Sumter.
Funeral plans will be announced by Community Funeral Home of Sumter.
Posted by Robert Joseph Baker | May 2, 2014 8:58 am
Manning Times’ readers voted Southern Exposure of Manning as the 2014 Clarendon’s Best Tanning Salon. Check back the rest of this week and weekend for the final winners in this year’s Clarendon’s Best!