Willie R. Bibbs – W. Columbia, SC

Mr. Willie Ruben Bibbs, formerly of Edgefield County, entered into rest February 26, 2017 at Cedar Retirement Center. Funeral services will be held 12 p.m. Sunday, March 5, 2017 at Science Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Charlie Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Science Hill Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Irene Lanham Bibbs; […]

Paul Ronnie Baughcome – Ridge Spring, SC

Paul Ronnie Baughcome — Ridge Spring, SC Funeral Services for Paul Ronnie Baughcome will be held Tuesday, February, 28, 2017 at 2 o’clock at Bland Funeral Home Chapel, Johnston, with burial to follow in Sunset Gardens Memorial Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5-7 pm at Bland Funeral Home. Ronnie passed away Saturday, February, […]

John B. Nicholson – Greenwood, SC

John Bates Nicholson, 83, of 2024 Old Laurens Road, husband of Ruth Bailey Nicholson, died Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Hospice House. Born in Edgefield, he was a son of the late Charles Augustus Nicholson and Myrtle Booth Nicholson.  John was an U. S. Airforce and U. S. Navy Veteran. He retired from Monsanto and […]

Scott B. Bishop – North Augusta, SC

Scott Bradley Bishop, 31, of Southern Pines Dr., North Augusta, died, Saturday February 11, 2017 at his residence. The family will receive friends Wednesday February 15, 2017 from 6 to 8 PM at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home. Mr. Bishop was born in Bluefield, West Virginia and was a server at Waffle House. Survivors include his […]

Janice P. Whatley – Edgefield, SC

Janice Padgett Whatley, 77, of Augusta Rd., wife of Payne Whatley, died Monday February 6, 2017 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held Thursday February 9, 2017 at 2 PM at Faith Temple Holiness Church Hwy 702 in Saluda, SC, with burial to follow in Eastview Cemetery in Edgefield, SC. Mrs. Whatley was a […]

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 […]