Patrick Joseph Graham

Patrick Joseph Graham, 81, died Friday, July 31, 2020. Born in County Tipperary, Ireland, he was the son of the late Charles and Judy Brennan Graham. Patrick was a retired horse trainer. He is survived by his wife, Viveca Lovén Graham of Camden, SC; son, Peter Joseph Graham (Suzanne) of Seattle, WA; daughter, Britt Graham of Camden, SC; and granddaughters, Ellen and Julie Graham. Patrick … Continue reading Patrick Joseph Graham

Betsy Eunice (Jones) Thomas

It is with deepest sympathy that we announce the passing of Mrs. Betsy Thomas of 161 Frost Road, Camden. Betsy Eunice Jones Thomas was born January 26, 1930 to the Reverend Lexie and Charity Jones in Camden, SC.  She was the eldest of three daughters. As a teenager she would spend her summers in either New Jersey or Connecticut with her aunts and uncles.  That … Continue reading Betsy Eunice (Jones) Thomas

Bryce Harold Smith

ELGIN – Bryce was born on May 10, 1947 in Lakehurst, New Jersey, to Harold and Leona Slauzis Smith, both of Pennsylvania. His dad was in the Marines, and the family moved up and down the East coast until settling in Beaufort, South Carolina, where Bryce grew to adulthood. He received a Bachelor’s degree from Roosevelt University and an MBA from USC. He served in … Continue reading Bryce Harold Smith

Aaron Nelson

On July 30, 2020, Aaron departed this life for an eternity of peace at Lexington Medical Center, in Lexington, South Carolina.  Aaron was born on July 4, 1945, in Camden, South Carolina, to the late Paul and Frances Nelson.   Aaron attended Jackson High School and then moved to Plainfield, New Jersey.  He worked at Pitney Bowes in New Jersey for twenty years.  He also was … Continue reading Aaron Nelson

Tamma H. Drakeford

BETHUNE – A graveside service for Tamma Hough Drakeford, 53, will be held Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in Bethel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. A viewing will take place Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Mrs. Drakeford passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020. Born October 25, 1966 in Bethune, she is the daughter of Jimmy Hough and Virginia Corbett Wright. Mrs. … Continue reading Tamma H. Drakeford

Jake Ryan Burris

Infant Jake Ryan Burris entered and left this world on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Born in Columbia, SC, he was the son of Tiffany Jo Burris. Surviving in addition to his mother, are his siblings, Coloey Burris, Abby Burris, Nick Evans, Desi Tiser, Hunter Tiser, Kirsten Tiser, Carmen Burris; grandmother, Patricia Smith; great grandmother, Jean Smith Sims (Mac); uncles, Chris Anderson (Kelly), Dale Burris and … Continue reading Jake Ryan Burris

Helen Mildred Craig Allen

Mrs. Helen (Mildred) Craig Allen was born 28 June 1933 in Camden, SC to the late Nick Craig and Ethel L White. She was the youngest of four children. Two sisters, Osbe and Margaret, and one brother, Nick Jr., preceded her in death. Mildred attended public schools in Camden and graduated from Jackson High School. She worked for many years at Whitaker Drug Store. In … Continue reading Helen Mildred Craig Allen

John Ronald McLean

John Ronald McLean, 78, died Wednesday, July 29, 2020. He was born in Jersey City, NJ, the son of the late James McLean and Cecelia (Eastman) McLean. John is survived by his wife of 34 years, Jody Sarafin McLean, his brother Michael (Lynda) of Matawan, NJ, nephews Raymond Keogh, James McLean and nieces Catherine McLean, Erin McLean & Maureen McLean. He was predeceased by his … Continue reading John Ronald McLean

Mary Louise Highsmith

Mary Louise Highsmith, formerly of Kingsport, TN passed away Wednesday, July 29th, 2020, at the age of 94. She was a resident at Laurel Crest Retirement Community in West Columbia, SC where she had lived for the past 14 years. She was a member of the First Broad Street United Methodist Church in Kingsport and served as a long time volunteer at Holston Valley Hospital. … Continue reading Mary Louise Highsmith

Nellie W. Busby

COLUMBIA – Graveside service for Nellie Wilson Busby, 81, will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Mrs. Busby, wife of the late Paul Monroe Busby, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Born September 26, 1938 in Camden, S.C, she was the daughter of the late Herbert J. and Alberta Lyles Wilson. She retired from nursing. … Continue reading Nellie W. Busby