Robert “Butch” Nates

Robert “Butch” Nates was born March 13, 1947 in Columbia, to Parris Young Nates and Leila LeGrand Nates. Robert “Butch” Nates, 66, of Elgin, died Sunday, September 15, 2013. Butch worked in residential construction as a carpenter and pipefitter. He currently attended Spears Creek Baptist Church. Survivors include his mother, Leila LeGrand Nates of Elgin; sisters, Peggy Ford Herlong of Gaston and Minnie (Dean) Williams … Continue reading Robert “Butch” Nates

Maurice Holt Jr.

1943 Maurice DeLeon Holt, Jr., was born Wednesday, July 14, 1943 in Columbia, the son of the late Maurice DeLeon Holt, Sr. and Alice McKee Holt 2013 COLUMBIA – Maurice DeLeon Holt, Jr., 70, of Columbia, passed away peacefully at home Monday, September 16, 2013. Born Wednesday, July 14, 1943 in Columbia he was the son of the late Maurice D. Holt and Alice (McKee) … Continue reading Maurice Holt Jr.

Ethel McCreary Freeman

LUGOFF – Ethel McCreary Freeman, 93, of Lugoff, passed away September 13, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with numerous health problems. She was born in Columbia, SC, December 13, 1920, to Mr. Clifton W. McCreary and Laura Bruce McCreary. She married Harry S. Freeman, a retired purchasing agent with DuPont, and they made Lugoff, SC, their home. She was predeceased by Mr. Freeman in … Continue reading Ethel McCreary Freeman