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Edgefield’s “Oldest Living American” Passes Away

With great sadness The Advertiser has learned of Ms. Mamie J. Rearden’s death. She will be missed by family, friends and her community.

Obituary [updated 1-5-13 with more extensive obit provided by the family. Broken link fixed 1-7-13]

Funeral services for Mrs. Mamie Rearden will be held Saturday, January 12, at Springfield Baptist Church at 1 p.m. with Rev. J.C. Williams officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Previous reporting:

Edgefield is Now Home of the Oldest Living American

Happy 114th Birthday Mamie Rearden

Mrs. Mamie J. Rearden, Age 114

Repost of a story that ran in the print edition on May 7, 2008 – In Her 100th Year – A Mother is Praised.