Dorothy Gaskin

July 31, 2021 It is with deepest sympathy that we announce the passing of Mrs. Dorothy P. Gaskin, formerly of Camden who entered into eternal rest Saturday, July 31, 2021. Arrangements will be announced. The family will not be receiving visitors at the home.  They would greatly appreciate your thoughts and prayers during this time. Professional Services have been entrusted to Brown’s Funeral Home. Continue reading Dorothy Gaskin

June Chisolm Turner

June Chisolm Turner, also known as J.T. Nips, was born October 17, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York. She was the youngest of three children born to the late Joseph Chisolm and Henrietta Boyd Chisolm. She attended Brooklyn public schools and was bused to a white middle-class neighborhood. J.T. was exposed to a variety of culture and influences. She experienced the culture of the community in … Continue reading June Chisolm Turner

Chester A Owens

Sep/21/1934 – Jul/31/2021 Chester A. Owens, 86, of Ridgeway, and formerly of Grayson, KY, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021. Born in Grayson, KY, he was the son of the late Caney Owens and Geraldine Lowe Owens, and the husband of Anna L. Evans Owens.  The family will receive friends from 6-8pm on Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, SC. Funeral … Continue reading Chester A Owens

Rita Frances Gainey Davis

LUGOFF – Rita Frances Gainey Davis, 83,  passed away on Friday, July 30, 2021. Born in Bethune, she was the daughter of the late William Wade Gainey and Annabelle Cassady Gainey. She retired from Thomas E. (Ted) Davis, Attorney, after 38 years and was a member of Timrod Baptist Church.     A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. … Continue reading Rita Frances Gainey Davis

Francisco Antonio “Tony” Perez

Tony Perez, 94, of Camden, SC, died on July 28, 2021. Tony was born on April 1, 1927, in Anasco, Puerto Rico the son of Teresa Perez and Antonio Francisco Perez, Sr. and resided in Puerto Rico until his teenage years when he moved to Hampton, Virginia with his family. After graduating high school, he joined the Air Force and was stationed in Sumter, South … Continue reading Francisco Antonio “Tony” Perez

Franklin Delano Maples, Jr.

LUGOFF – Franklin Delano Maples, Jr., 57, passed away at Providence Hospital on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.  Born in Columbia, he was the son of Franklin Delano Maples, Sr. and the late Lois Headden Maples.  He retired from the City of Columbia Fire Department where he was the Fire Marshal.  He was currently the Chief Fire Marshal for the Department of Social Services.      Mr. … Continue reading Franklin Delano Maples, Jr.

Russell Leo Timmons, Sr.

Graveside services for Russell Leo Timmons, Sr.,79, will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Camden, SC.  Kenny Owens and Rob Derington will officiate.  The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Russell died Tuesday, July 27, 2021, the son of the late Albert Laurie Timmons … Continue reading Russell Leo Timmons, Sr.

Betty Lee Morris Brassell

Betty Lee Morris Brassell, 86, of Elgin, passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Born in Huger, SC, she was the daughter of the late LeRoy Morris and Martha Augustus Morris. Betty was a longtime member of Lighthouse Christian Ministries, where she was very active in the church. Among many other activities, she had previously served as the church secretary and had taught Sunday School … Continue reading Betty Lee Morris Brassell

Melissa Allison Moore

CAMDEN- A funeral service for Melissa Allison Moore, 55, will be held Friday, August 6, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Marion Bennett will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church.     Mrs. Moore, wife of the late Herman Moore, passed away Monday, July … Continue reading Melissa Allison Moore