SANTEE -- Jerome Williams, 64, of 118 Ipswith Court, Santee, S.C., passed on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Palmetto Health Richland, Columbia, S.C.

COPE – The funeral for Ruver Williams, 78, of 135 BrightStar Drive, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at Glover's Funeral Home, with the Rev. Willard Sabb officiating. Burial will be in Orangeburg Cemetery.

CORDOVA -- Mrs. Loretta Cramer Jones, 70, of 109 Kinsey Court, Cordova, S.C., passed Monday evening, September 18, 2017, at her residence following an extended illness.

ORANGEBURG -- The funeral for Willie Frank Starks, 72, of 1012 Devonshire Drive, Orangeburg, and formerly of Creston, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at St. Paul AME Church, 1787 Old Number Six Highway, Creston. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

ROWESVILLE -- Alice Matilda Tyler Stokes Hightower passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at the home of her daughter in Ellabell, Georgia. She was born in Livingston, S.C., on Oct. 5, 1925, a daughter of the late Lucy Livingston Tyler and Malcolm Cecil Tyler. She graduated from Orangeburg …

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ORANGEBURG – The funeral for Mrs. Edna P. Hasben, 93, of 1000 Methodist Oaks Drive, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at Andrew Chapel Baptist Church, with the Rev. Donald E. Green, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Belleville Memorial Gardens.

RIDGEVILLE -- Kristel Maria Singletary, 43, daughter of Martha Pack Singletary and Ronald Wayne Singletary, passed away September 18,2017, at Trident Hospital.

CORDOVA -- Funeral services for Mr. Franklin McCall, 77, of 176 Guiomar Road, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2017, at Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 806 Elder Branch Road, Cordova, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Dr. Herman Prince is officiating…

HOLLY HILL -- Charles Roy Hutto, 67, widower of Elaine Mobley Hutto, passed away September 18, 2017, at his home.

ROWESVILLE -- Alice Tyler Stokes Hightower 91, of Ellabell, Ga., passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at her residence.

ORANGEBURG -- Mrs. Edna P. Hasben, 93, of 1000 Methodist Oaks Drive, Orangeburg, died September 19, 2017, at her residence following an extended illness.

BAMBERG -- Charles Banks, 62, of Hephzibah, Ga., and formerly of of Bamberg, S.C., died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at University Hospital of Augusta, Ga.

EUTAWVILLE -- Lula Brown, 107, of 1016 Gardensgate Road, Eutawville, died Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at her residence.

ORANGEBURG -- Willie Frank Starks, 72, of 1012 Devonshire Drive and formerly of Creston, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at his residence.

CHARLESTON -- Mrs. Carrie L. Legree, 82, of 1554 Manhan St., Orangeburg, died Sept. 12, 2017, MUSC following a brief illness.

NEESES -- Mr. Joshua Johnson Jr., 75, of 126 Terry Court Road, Neeses, passed away Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg.

ORANGEBURG -- Ruver Williams, 79, of 135 Brightstar Drive, Cope, died Sept. 16, 2017, at his residence, following an extended illness.

ST. GEORGE -- Gregory Reginald Martino, 63, of 905 Dukes St., St. George, passed into eternal rest on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, at the St. George Health Care Center after an extended illness.

EUTAWVILLE- Edith Marie Bockhardt Prosser was born to Ludwig and Marie Petrie Bockhardt Nov. 15, 1931, in Darmstadt, Germany, and passed away Sept. 16, 2017. She was the youngest of six sisters. “Edit” was quite intelligent, testing into the Adolph Hitler Schooler school system at a young ag…

ORANGEBURG -- Mrs. Lillie Mae Gaffney, of 1633 Belleville Road, Orangeburg, passed at her residence on September 14, 2017.

ORANGEBURG -- Funeral services for Mr. Ronald Frederick, 65, of 1600 Anna Street, Orangeburg, S.C., will be held 11 a.m. Monday, September 18, 2017, at Trinity United Methodist Church, with interment to follow in Belleville Memorial Gardens, the Rev. Mack McClam officiating.

HARTSVILLE -- Dr. Dean L. Shaffer, father, husband, friend, humanitarian and professor emeritus, died August 19, 2017, in McLeod Hospice House, Florence, S.C.

ORANGEBURG -- The funeral for Mr. David Phillips, 85, of 250 Rivelon Road, Orangeburg, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gregory A. Young officiating.

BOWMAN -- Sandra “Sandi” Brunson Weathers, 74, widow of D. Oliver Weathers Jr., passed away September 15, 2017 at her home.

CHARLESTON -- Mrs. Carrie L. Legree, 82, of 1554 Manhan Street, Orangeburg, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at MUSC following a brief illness.

DENMARK -- Alex Hawkins, 80, of Denmark, S.C., passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Harborchase in Columbia, S.C.

ORANGEBURG -- Ms. Mary Elaine Howell, 64, of 1695 Saxon Drive, Orangeburg, S.C., passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg, S.C..