Deaths

Barney Bessinger, Walterboro, formerly of Bamberg. Mrs. Charles Caulder, Chesterfield county. Mrs. Grady Edwards, Woodruff. Mrs. Mamie Brooks Doolittle, Edgefield county. James Robert Irwin, Bradley. Miss Florence Walker, Clarendon county, formerly of Lancaster county. John M. Grigsby, Blaney. Mrs. Angie Stack Jackson, St. Matthews Sidney Frances Sandlin, infant, Columbia. Mrs. Ethel Padgett, formerly of Columbia, in Los Angeles, Calif. Charlie Hartley, Jr., Swansea. Mrs. Lillie … Continue reading Deaths

Auto Crash on Colonial Drive Kills Columbia Mother, Child

A midnight automobile crash on Colonial drive claimed the lives of a Columbia mother and daughter Saturday night and Sunday morning. The mother was burned to death at the scene of the wreck while the daughter, though severely burned, clung to life for 12 hours at the COlumbia hospital before expiring. Three-year-old Dianne Ford, died in the Columbia hospital at 11:55 yesterday morning. Her 19-year-old … Continue reading Auto Crash on Colonial Drive Kills Columbia Mother, Child

Fannie Mae Shelton Ford

1932 Fannie Mae Shelton Ford was born May 23, 1932 in Richland county, South Carolina, a daughter of John Henry Shelton and Emma Pearl Wallace Shelton. 1951 Fannie Mae Shelton Ford, 19, passed away on September 9, 1951. On September 10, 1951, Mrs. Annie Mae Ford was listed in the newspaper article “Auto Crash on Colonial Drive Kills Columbia Mother, Child.“ Tombstone Information: Continue reading Fannie Mae Shelton Ford

Herman L Nickens

1906 Herman L Nickens was born 1906 in Huntsville, Alabama, the son of Andrew Nickens and Nancy Gray Nickens. 1951 Camden, Sept. 1 – (Special) – Herman L. Nickens, 45, died at the Camden hospital this afternoon after an extended illness. He had been employed in the spinning department of the Wateree Cotton mill for the past 26 years. Born in Huntsville, Ala., he was … Continue reading Herman L Nickens

Rush-Wingard Marriage Solemnized

Camden – (Special) – The First Baptist Church of Camden was the scene of an impressive nuptial event at 5 p.m. August 19, when Miss Alice Joan Rush, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hoyt Rush became the bride of Richard Lee Wingard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert T. Wingard of Lexington. The Rev. J. B. Caston of Columbia officiated, using the double-ring ceremony. … Continue reading Rush-Wingard Marriage Solemnized