ORANGEBURG – The funeral service for Mr. Walter Kennerly, 67, of Orangeburg, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec.10, 2018, at the United Refuge Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ, 462 Bayne St., Orangeburg. Interment will follow in Beauty Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Orangeburg.

SPRINGFIELD -- Funeral services for Juanita Jones Bennett, 92, of Springfield, will be held at one o'clock p.m., Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at the Springfield United Methodist Church, Springfield, with the Rev. Dewitt Livingston officiating. Burial will be in the Springfield Cemetery.

NORTH -- The graveside service for Mrs. Nancy "Peggy" Brown, 66, of 115 Wildbrook Drive, North, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery in North.

ORANGEBURG -- Hope Lavetta Backmon, 42, of 518 Glenzell Rd. Orangeburg, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at the Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.

ELLOREE -- Alice Bolton Troutman, 95, of Elloree, beloved wife of the late William Jacob (Billy) Troutman, entered eternal rest with her Savior at her son's home in St. Matthews, on Dec. 6, 2018.

CORDOVA -- Funeral service for Mr. Johnnie Lee Callaway, 75, of 109 Robinson Road, Cordova, will be held 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Williams Chapel AME Church, 1198 Glover St., Orangeburg. The Rev. Michael D. Buckson will be officiating.

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BOWMAN -- Mrs. Nancy Hall Mays, 74, of 2803 Big Buck Blvd., Bowman, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at the Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.

ORANGEBURG -- Lee Albert Jackson, 64, of 150 Quick St., Orangeburg, passed Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at the Regional Medical Center after an extended illness.

ORANGEBURG -- Mrs. Sarah Adell Gardner Sandle, 74, of 558 Langley Road, Orangeburg, passed Thursday evening, Dec. 6, 2018, at Palmetto Helath Richland following a brief illness.

ST. GEORGE -- Funeral services for Mrs. Angie Lee Newton, 81, of 190 Summer Lane, St. George, will be held at noon Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at St. Mark Baptist Church, St. George, with the Rev. Britt officiating. Burial will be held in Britt Cemetery.

SANTEE -- Funeral services for Ms. Kendra Latrice "Dah" Dash, 32, of 122 Midtown Circle, Santee, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday Dec. 8, 2018, at Lake Marion High School Gym, with the Rev. Earl Clark officiating.

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- The funeral service for Mrs. Vasteen Rivers Leysath, 94, of Mount Vernon, formerly of North, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at St. Mark United Methodist Church, North. Interment will follow in St. Mark's West Cemetery.

ORANGEBURG -- Funeral services for Enoch 'June Bug' Jones Jr., 60, of 625 Berry St., Orangeburg, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at Dash's Funeral Home Chapel, Orangeburg.

BAMBERG – Services for William L. Kearse, 47, of 1109 North St., will be held at noon Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, Bamberg. The burial will follow in the Ebenezer United Methodist Church cemetery, Ulmer.

ORANGEBURG -- Funeral services for Mrs. Lucinda Pressley of 1447 Ridgewood Drive, Orangeburg, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at Macedonia Baptist Church, 260 Sprinkle Ave., Orangeburg. The Rev. Joseph Zimmerman will be officiating.

COLUMBIA -- Funeral services for Ms. Mildred B. Verner of 2015 Oak St., Columbia, and formerly of Walterboro, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at Saint Center Ministries, 106 Colson St., Walterboro, with Bishop John S. Brown Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Heavenly Rest Cem…

FLORENCE -- Funeral services for Mr. James Mitchell will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at New Ebenezer Baptist Church, Florence, with burial to follow in Florence National Cemetery.

ROWESVILLE -- The funeral service for Mr. James Jeffery "Jim" Edmonds, 56, of 5284 Freedom Road, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at Jerusalem Baptist Church, North, with the Rev. Monroe Danley Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Belleville Memorial Gardens, Orangeburg.

DENMARK – Funeral services for Tony L. “T-Bird” Steedley, 69, of 199 Cotton St., Denmark, will be held at noon Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Franklin United Methodist Church, Denmark. Entombment will follow in Bamberg County Memory Gardens.

BLACKVILLE – The funeral for Mrs. Ida Bell Felder, 86, of 20403 Solomon Blatt Ave., will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Macedonia Baptist Church, Blackville. Burial will be in the Shrub Branch Missionary Baptist Church cemetery, Blackville.

WALTERBORO -- Funeral services for Karen Mitchell Whitaker of Walterboro will be Friday morning, Dec. 7, 2018, 11 a.m. at New Life United Methodist Church, 763 Green Pond Highway in Walterboro, with interment in the Mitchell Family Cemetery, Hadwin Road (Orange Grove community), Bamberg.

HOLLY HILL – The service for Pete Dennis Jr., 82, of 203 Brightwater Drive, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Lovely Hill Baptist Church, Holly Hill. Burial will be in Spring Branch Cemetery, Holly Hill.

GERMFASK, Mich. -- Betty Jean S. Ott, 84, formerly of Orangeburg, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, at the Berry Foster Care Home in Germfask, Michigan. She was preceded by her husband, David A. Ott ,who died in 2015.

ORANGEBURG -- Mr. Walter Kennerly, 67, of Orangeburg, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at his residence after a brief illness.

WILLIAMS – The funeral services for Julia M. Behling, 81, of 79 Dragon Fly Lane, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at St. Luke United Methodist Church, Ehrhardt. The burial will follow in the church cemetery.

MONCKS CORNER – The service for Alice Davis, 73, of 520 English Oak Circle, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Rock Hill AME Church, Vance. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

ORANGEBURG – The service for Mr. Alan Olando Fields Jr., 29, of 1897 Dellwood Drive, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Bull Swamp Baptist Church, 112 Purity Road, Orangeburg, with the Rev. Ephriam D. Stephens, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Belleville Memorial Garden…

COLUMBIA -- Funeral services for Mrs. Rose Cobbs Smoak, 79, of Columbia, formerly of St. George, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at Good Hope Baptist Church in St. George, with the Rev. Capers officiating.