Agnes Labiby “Be Be” Roukos Bailey

Born: Saturday, December 18, 1920 Died: Monday, November 17, 2008 CAMDEN – Funeral Mass for Be Be Roukos Bailey, 87, will be celebrated Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Final Commendation and Farewell Prayers will be in Quaker Cemetery. Father Francis Travis will officiate. Pallbearers will be Fred Sheheen, Bob Sheheen, Austin Sheheen, James Collins, Jack Rozier and Ian … Continue reading Agnes Labiby “Be Be” Roukos Bailey

Paul Grooms, former Elgin mayor, dies

Paul L. Grooms, who served as mayor of Elgin for 13 years, died Tuesday. He was 80. Funeral services will be held Friday at 3 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church’s cemetery. Grooms, a U.S. Army veteran, who received the Purple Heart during the Korean War, served as mayor from 1994 to 2007, according to his obituary from Powers … Continue reading Paul Grooms, former Elgin mayor, dies

Paul LeRoy Grooms Sr.

1928 Paul LeRoy Grooms Sr. was born September 5, 1928 in Chesterfield, South Carolina, the son of William M. Grooms and Lila Brown Grooms. 1930 Census Information: According to the United States Census recorded on April 8, 1930 in William Grooms (32) rented a home in Patrick, Chesterfield, South Carolina with his wife, Lela M Grooms (26). It was reported that they were married when … Continue reading Paul LeRoy Grooms Sr.

Darlene Rebecca “Dolly” Teal Alter

Darlene “Dolly” Rebecca Teal Alter was born in Camden, SC, on March 20, 1960, to John Robert “J. R.” Teal and Kate Lyles Teal. Darlene “Dolly” Rebecca Teal Alter lost a courageous 10 year battle with leukemia on November 2, 2008 at Palmetto Richland Medical fighting with all her strength until the last few moments. Mrs. Alter met her husband while serving in the United … Continue reading Darlene Rebecca “Dolly” Teal Alter