Mrs. Bettie M. Wash – Toccoa, GA

Toccoa, GA – Mrs. Bettie Martin Wash, age 84, Wesley Circle, Toccoa, Georgia, passed away Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the StephensCounty Hospital. A daughter of the late Bland and Florence Mackie Mathis, she was born on September 22, 1932 in Edgefield, South Carolina, moved to Atlanta, Ga. in 1974, and later moved to Toccoa in 1978.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church […]

Mrs. Connie H. Reynolds – Lexington, SC

  Lexington, SC – Connie Holmes Reynolds, 44, wife of David Reynolds, died December 30, 2016. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday January 3, 2017 at 11 AM at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, with burial in Sunset Gardens Memorial Cemetery in Edgefield. Mrs. Reynolds was a native of Trenton, S.C. and was the daughter of […]

Mrs. Annie Lewis Ripley Hall – Johnston, SC

Johnston, SC —  Funeral Services for Mrs. Annie Ripley Hall, age 98, will be held Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 11 o’clock in Johnston First Baptist Church.   Burial will take place in Mt of Olives Cemetery prior to the service at 11 o’clock.  The family will receive friends at Bland Funeral Home Friday evening from 5-7 […]

Mr. Mark D. McGinnis – Edgefield, SC

EDGEFIELD – Mark D. McGinnis, 62, of Edgefield, went to be with the Lord on December 19, 2016. Mark was born on December 16, 1954 in Huntington, WV, the son of the late David H. and Clara S. McGinnis. He is survived by his brother, Matthew (Sandy) McGinnis of Surfside Beach, and his sister, Jeannie […]

Mrs. Margaret P. Dorsey – Johnston, SC

JOHNSTON – Funeral services for Margaret P. Dorsey will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016, at Shaws Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. R.C. Holloway Pastor. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 28, at Amos  & Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Dorsey was a […]

Mrs. Dorothy Marie Butler – Edgefield, SC

EDGEFIELD – Mrs. Dorothy Marie Butler, of Jeter Street, entered into rest December 23, 2016. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, December 30, at Simmon Ridge Baptist Church with Pastor F. Darrell Blocker officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Butler, a native of Edgefield County was a member of Simmon […]

Mrs. Kathy Edgerley – Ward, SC

Ward, SC Funeral Services for Mrs. Kathy Jean Cockrell Edgerley, age 60, will be held Monday, December 19, 2016 at 11 am at Double Branch Pentecostal Holiness Church with burial to follow in Spann Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 5-7 at Bland Funeral Home, Johnston. Mrs. Edgerley died Thursday, December15, 2016. […]

Effie M. McDowell – Edgefield, SC

Edgefield, SC – Effie Moore McDowell, 94 of Mims St., wife of the late Felix Lake McDowell, died Tuesday December 13, 2016 at Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Thursday December 15, 2016 at 2 PM at Berea Baptist Church with the Rev. Bruce Cooley officiating, burial to follow in Sunset Gardens Memorial […]

John R. Williams – Saluda, SC

Saluda, SC – Funeral services for John Richard Williams, age 69, will be held Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 2 pm at Bland Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Mt. of Olives Cemetery . The family will receive friends at Bland Funeral Home  from 1:00 – 2:00 prior to service. Mr. Williams died […]

Rae Rhoden Phinney – Laurens, SC

Rae Rhoden Phinney, 98, widow of George L. Phinney, to whom she was married for 60 years, passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Martha Franks Retirement Community in Laurens, SC.  Born in Johnston on August 23, 1918, she was a daughter of Joseph Talbert and Leila Derrick Rhoden. Mrs. Phinney was a proud graduate […]