Death of Mrs. Floyd Awakens Memories

Death of Mrs. Floyd Awakens Memories

The death of Mrs. Vivian Floyd struck a very sad note in this newspaper office. The Advertiser enjoyed interviewing Mrs. Floyd on several occasions.  She was close to 90 years old the first time when she contributed to a two-part story on Macedonia, the community in which she lived.  Her memories came easily to her […]

George Nichols – Saluda, SC

George Rufus Nichols was called home to the Lord on January 31, 2017 at the age of 86.  Throughout George’s long life, he valued his Lord and family above all, often declaring that his family was his greatest accomplishment. George was the son of Rufus Nichols and Geneva Black Nichols and was a lifelong resident […]

Carl E. Merbach, Jr. – Johnston, SC

  Carl Emil Merbach, Jr., 77, husband of Florence Satcher Merbach, died Tuesday January 31, 2017 at The Ridge of Edgefield. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday February 2, 2017 at 3 PM at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home in Edgefield, S.C. The family will receive friends after the service. Mr. Merbach, Jr. was born […]

Mrs. Patsy Rienzo – Aiken, SC

Aiken, SC — Funeral Services for Mrs. Patsy Rienzo, age 75, will be held Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 2pm at Shiloh Baptist Church with burial to follow in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Bland Funeral Home Friday evening from 6-8pm. Mrs. Rienzo, a native of Aiken County, died Wednesday January […]

Mr. Jon W. Prince – Edgefield, SC

Edgefield, S.C. – Jon William Prince, of Two Mile Dr., husband of Karen King Prince, died Saturday January 14, 2017 at his residence. Graveside services will be held Tuesday January 17, 2017 at 11 AM at Eastview Cemetery in Edgefield, S.C. The family will receive friends after the service at the grave. Mr. Prince was a […]

Karol Denise Keller — Hilton Head Island, SC

Karol Denise Keller, of Hilton Head Island, SC, passed away on December 17, 2016, at Hilton Head Hospital, surrounded by her family after suffering a long illness. Karol was born August 5, 1958, in Columbia, SC and was proceeded in death by her father, James Donald Keller and mother, Helen Louise Braswell Keller, both of […]

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 […]