Willie Emma Addison Whitaker

1917 Willie Emma Addison Whitaker was born October 19, 1917 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a daughter of Chester Addison and Nellie Motley Addison. 1998 On April 20, 1998, Willie Whitaker was mentioned as a living grandmother in the obituary of Kenneth Adam Whitaker. 2005 Willie Emma Whitaker COLUMBIA – Services for Mrs. Willie Emma Addison Whitaker, of 301 Pickens St., at 2 p.m. at … Continue reading Willie Emma Addison Whitaker

Esther Lee Thompson

1922 Esther Lee Thompson was born on May 20, 1922 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, she was a daughter of the late Rosa Lee Jones. 2005 Esther Lee Thompson ELGIN – Funeral service for Esther Lee Thompson, 83, of Elgin, will be held 11 o’clock Saturday morning, September 24, 2005, in Hillcrest Baptist Church, with the Reverend Kenneth M. Jackson officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest … Continue reading Esther Lee Thompson


Maria Spring is working to become the face of the Girl Scouts in Kershaw County. The Camden native in June accepted a part-time job as membership manager for the county. While the position is not new, the philosophy behind it is. The Girl Scouts Congaree Council is putting community members into membership manager positions throughout the Midlands to give those involved with Scouting a local … Continue reading CAMDEN NATIVE GIVES SCOUTS COMMUNITY FACE


The school districts in Richland, Lexington and Kershaw counties are among some of the state’s fastest-growing school systems. Richland County is home to two districts and shares part of a third with neighboring Lexington County. Including the shared district, Lexington County has five. Kershaw County has one. Kershaw The Kershaw County school system serves close to 10,000 students in 20 schools throughout the county. Herbert … Continue reading LIVING HERE: RICHLAND, LEXINGTON, KERSHAW SCHOOLS

Mabel Peterson Fleenor

ELGIN – Funeral services for Mabel Peterson Fleenor, 90, will be held Friday, September 9, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. at Blaney Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Ron Farrar will officiate. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 8, 2005, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to Blaney Baptist Church, Bus Fund, 1400 Blaney Road, Elgin, South Carolina … Continue reading Mabel Peterson Fleenor

James A. Chastain

1926 James A Chastain was born January 6, 1926, in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, USA, a child of Jesse Allen Chastain and Ethel Grace Todd Chastain. 2005 James Chastain ELGIN – Funeral services for James A. Chastain, 79, will be held Thursday, September 8, 2005, at 2:00 p.m. at Sand Hill Heights Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Roger Snipes will … Continue reading James A. Chastain

Cecil Leroy Livingston

1929 Cecil Leroy Livingston was born July 3, 1929, in Blaney, SC, a son of the late John Livingston and Ola Ellisor Livingston. 2005 COLUMBIA – Graveside service with military honors for Mr. Cecil L. Livingston, 76, of Columbia, will be held at 11 o’clock Wednesday, September 7, 2005, in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the VFW Post 641. The family will … Continue reading Cecil Leroy Livingston

Nattlee “Mimi” Peake Crumpton

1939 Nattlee “Mimi” Peake Crumpton was born June 22, 1939 in Rabon Town, (Kershaw County, South Carolina), the daughter of Collie Peak, Sr., and Katie Rabon Peake. 2005 Funeral Service for Mrs. Nattlee “Mimi” Peake Crumpton, 66, of Elgin, will be held 4 o’clock Monday, September 5, 2005, at Sawney’s Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Richard A. Humphries officiating. Interment will follow in the … Continue reading Nattlee “Mimi” Peake Crumpton