Mr. and Mrs. Ulysses S. (Dorothy Dawkins) Jarvis, Jr., recognized their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday, May 14, 2020. They were married on Saturday, May 14, 1955, at Trinity U.M. Church in Orangeburg, S.C., by Rev. Matthew D. McCollom and Rev. Dr. John Jarvis Seabrooks, former president of Claflin University.
They are the proud parents of one son: Michael Palmer (Gail) and two grandsons: Michael Ulysses and Marcus Burton.
Sunday, May 17, 2020, Henry and Sylvia Robinson will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Sylvia Diane Ballenger Robinson is a native of Greer, South Carolina and Henry James Robinson is a native of Bamberg, South Carolina. They entered into marriage Sunday, May 17, 1970. The Reverend Evander N. Jamison officiated for the marriage ceremony in Orangeburg, South Carolina. They are the most amazing couple to be congratulated on fifty years of unforgettable moments.
They are the proud parents of three children: Bryant Demetrius Robinson, Dr. Deidra L. Robinson Bowden and Devin Lamont Robinson. They are even more proud about nine wonderful grandchildren: Brandi Laura, Bryant Lee, Mackenzie Laurain, Bryce Demetrius, Devin Lamanuel, Audrey Sylvia, Desmond Lamont, Bradley Craig and Kendall Leigh.
The couple hope to have a special celebration at a later date.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis (Debby) Ponds of Lodge, S.C., proudly announce the birth of their daughter, Edith Rose Ponds, born at Charleston Birth Place in North Charleston, S.C., on February 17, 2020. She weighed 8 lbs./10 oz. and was 18.5 inches in length.
Edith is welcomed home by her siblings: Henry - 16, Jerry - 14, Genie - 12, Will - 10, Kandie - 8, Jane - 6 and George - 3.
Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bill (Kandy) Burdick of Lodge.
Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Tony (Lynn) Ponds of Lodge.
Great-grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Joe Ponds of Islandton, S.C. and Mrs. Betty Felkel of Elloree, S.C.