Fannie Branham Abbott Branham

1881 Fannie Branham Abbott was born June 13, 1881, the daughter of Rubin Branham and Amelia Cook Branham. 1950 CAMDEN, Nov. 7 – Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie Branham, 67, were to be conducted today, November 7, 1950 at 4 p.m. at the Harmony Baptist church by the Rev. Lavaughn Cockrell and the Rev. A. L. Wills. Interment was to be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Fannie … Continue reading Fannie Branham Abbott Branham

Blaney School Annual Staff Is Selected

Blaney – Lillie Bell Dowey has been named 1950-51 editor-in-chief of The Sycamore, Blaney school yearbook. Other new members of the staff include: Betty Jean Branham, assistant editor; Christine Crumpton, publication manager; Margie Jackson, assistant publication manager; A. D. Goff, sports editor; Dorothy Wooten, assistant sports editor; Ruby Mae Dowey, advertising manager; Priscilla Boykin, assistant advertising manager. Also, Shirley Martin, art editor; Jesse Neese, assistant … Continue reading Blaney School Annual Staff Is Selected

Talley Absolved In Auto Accident Death of Terry

A Richland county coroner’s jury last night absolved C. D. Talley of Columbia of blame in the traffic death of H. T. Terry, 72, of Blaney and Columbia. The jury found that Mr. Terry’s death was due to mischance or accident. The victim was struck October 19 while walking across the 2700 block of Two Notch road. According to inquest testimony, he had reached the … Continue reading Talley Absolved In Auto Accident Death of Terry

Inquest in Death of Columbia Hit By Auto Is Set

A coroner’s inquest into the death of Heustus T. Terry, 76, who died October 19 after being struck by an automobile in the 2700 block of Two Notch road, will be conduced at 7 o’clock tonight at the Richland county court house, Coroner, William A. Piott said last night. Mr. Terry, who lived at Route 1, Blaney, was pronounced dead on arrival at Columbia hospital. … Continue reading Inquest in Death of Columbia Hit By Auto Is Set

Outburst of Halloween ‘Spirit’ Hurts 2, Snarls Traffic Here

By Sam Ayers and Jack Truluck An outburst of Halloween frivolity of unusual proportion for Columbia as of early last night had resulted in injury to two children struck by a car, two false fire alarms and two other alarms of an odd nature and a traffic snarl which caught the police department by surprise. Harold Lake, 9, and his brother Gary Lake, 5, of … Continue reading Outburst of Halloween ‘Spirit’ Hurts 2, Snarls Traffic Here