RIDGEVILLE -- Funeral services for Randolph Bennett of Ridgeville will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at House of God Ridgeville in Ridgeville, with Pastor Charlene Simpson officiating.

BRANCHVILLE -- Reuben Phillips, 76, of 117 Reeves Branch Road, Branchville, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at his residence.

CROSS -- Earl McKayhan, 91, of 1150 Spiers Landing Road, Cross, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at Pruitt Health, Moncks Corner.

VANCE -- Eartha Oliver, 91, of 371 Mill Creek Road, Vance, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at her residence.

NORWAY -- Samuel Hairman Farmer, 95, of Norway, husband of the late Wynona Giddens Farmer for 72 years, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Magnolias of Santee Assisted Living (formerly of Tarrytown, Florida, and Titusville, Florida).

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ORANGEBURG -- Funeral services for Deacon Lamar Smith Sr., 82, of 126 Tyler Road, Orangeburg, will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Warren Chapel Baptist Church, 950 Chop Road, Orangeburg, with interment to follow in Heavenly Rest Memorial Park. Pastor Willard Sabb is officiating.

BAMBERG -- Mr. William Charles “Billy” Varn, 68, died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. A memorial service with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 11761 Heritage Highway, Bamberg, SC 29003. The family will receive friends at the church…

SMOAKS – Mr. James Oscar Padgett Jr., known to everyone as “Jimmie”, 78, of Smoaks, entered into eternal rest Saturday morning, Aug. 17, 2019, at Prisma Health Care in Richland.

BOWMAN -- Sarah F. Hart, 71, of Bowman, wife of William Claude Hart, entered into eternal rest on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019.

ORANGEBURG -- Mr. Jerry Sanders, 44, of 2326 Atlantic Ave., Orangeburg, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at the Regional Medical Center.

EUTAWVILLE -- Maple Major, 87, of 186 Carribell Road, died Aug. 17, 2019, at Trident Medical Center.

ST. GEORGE -- Funeral services for Mr. Larry B. Williams, 79 of 103 Roosevelt St., St. George, will be held 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at Good Hope Baptist Church in St. George. The Rev. Reverdy Capers will be officiating. Burial will be held in St. James Cemetery in St. George.

ST. MATTHEWS -- Funeral services for Oscar Dayson will be held at noon Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at Bethel AME in St. Matthews. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

ORANGEBURG -- Takisha Simpson Glover, 40, of 218 Lake Edisto Road, Orangeburg died Aug. 18, 2019, at her residence, following a brief illness.

ORANGEBURG -- Mr. Harry Dunning, 77, of 1388 Morris St., Orangeburg, passed Saturday evening, Aug. 17, 2019, at his residence following a brief illness.

SHREVEPORT, La. -- Sidney L. Lary, 64, of Shreveport, Louisiana, and formerly of Dorchester, South Carolina, passed away on Aug. 15, 2019. The funeral service will be held Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at 11;00 am Brown & Son Funeral Home Chapel, 5901 West Jim Bilton Boulevard, St. George, SC…

EUTWVILLE -- Rena King, 97, of Eutawville, slipped away peacefully to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Medical Regional Center, Orangeburg.

ST. GEORGE -- Cermon Smith, 80, of St. George, passed away on Aug. 17, 2019, at Colleton Medical Center. Funeral services are incomplete at this time.

RIDGEVILLE -- Mary Louise Harris, 81, of Ridgeville, passed away on Aug. 16, 2019, at Summerville Medical Center. Funeral services are incomplete at this time.

LEXINGTON – Dr. Roger Riley Shuler, 73, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, surrounded by family. The family will receive friends on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the chapel of Caughman-Harman.

WEST COLUMBIA -- Lehre Daniel Dantzler, 88, of West Columbia, SC, widower of Virginia Ann Dantzler, passed away on Thursday morning, Aug. 15, 2019.

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Lula Mae Odom, 88, of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Bamberg, S.C., died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Brooklyn.

SANTEE -- Memorial services for Mr. William S. Comer, 83, of 24 Andre Michaux Road, Santee, will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Elloree United Methodist Church, 501 Barkley St., Elloree, with the Rev. Terry Fleming and the Rev. John Hoin officiating.

LEXINGTON -- Dr. Roger Riley Shuler, 73, of Lexington, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2019.

NORWAY -- The funeral service for Mother Carrie Lue Davis, 94, of Norway, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at Bushy Pond Baptist Church, 1396 Wire Road, Norway, with Pastor James E. Holiday officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

ABBEVILLE -- Elaine Arant Jones, 78, of Abbeville, wife of the late James S. “Jim” Jones Jr., died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at the Hospice House in Greenwood. She was born in Orangeburg County to the late Wilford and Lurene Arant.

ORANGEBURG -- Funeral services for Mrs. Marie "Helen" Bouldrick, 87, of 512 Sherrie Lane, Orangeburg, formerly of Elloree, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Saluda Missionary Baptist Church, 1485 Felderville Road, Elloree, with the Rev. Wallace Fuller and the Rev. Dorothy W…

ORANGEBURG -- Memorial services for Mrs. Mary Alice Kerney, 76, of 1125 Sawyer St., will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in the Simmons Funeral Home and Crematory chapel, 2868 Columbia Road, Orangeburg, with Reverend Gregory Rollins officiating.

ORANGEBURG -- Odom J. Elders, 81, of Orangeburg, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. He was the husband of Elaine King Elders.

ORANGEBURG – The funeral for Mrs. Madeline L. Dash Pickett, 86, of Orangeburg, formerly of Jamaica, New York, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, in the Dash's Funeral Home chapel, Orangeburg. Burial will be in Belleville Memorial Gardens, Orangeburg.

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