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Niki Erlin Granneberg Brooker, 59, of Denmark, died peacefully at home on Thursday, February 9, 2012. A memorial service was held Saturday, February 11, 2012, at Bethel Park United Methodist Church. Mrs. Brooker was born December 28, 1952, in Roseville, Calif., a daughter of the late Harold and Phyllis Granneberg. Niki was born in California and moved throughout California during her lifetime, spending her past 13 years in Denmark after marriage. She graduated from Point Loma High School in San Diego and attended American River Junior College in Sacramento. In her professional life, she worked as a secretary in Sacramento with the State Justice Department and later, for nine years, as a secretary for attorney David Crum of Denmark.

Richard W. Campbell, 55, of Summerville, died Wednesday, February 8, 2012. Mr. Campbell was born November 19, 1956, in Walterboro, a son of W. A. ‘Bill’ and Maurice W. Campbell. He was an avid golfer, loved camping, fishing and spending time at the lake with his family and friends. He was also a loyal South Carolina fan. Funeral services were conducted Saturday, February 10, 2012, at Smoaks United Methodist Church.

Barbara Lynn Staley Jennings, 83, of Cordova, died Sunday, February 12, 2012, at the Regional Medical Center. A graveside service was held Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at Bethlehem Cemetery. Mrs. Jennings was born near Cope, a daughter of the late Belton Otis and Mary Ella "Mollie" Vallentine Staley. She was a graduate of the University of South Carolina. Mrs. Jennings was a retired school teacher, having taught in the Bamberg, Charleston, Horry and Orangeburg counties. She was a member of First Southern Methodist Church.

Ogretta Moye Johnson, 105, of Denmark, died Monday, February 6, 2012, at her residence. Funeral services were held Friday, February 10, 2012, at Franklin United Methodist Church in Denmark. Mrs. Johnson was born May 16, 1906, in Olar.

Mrs. Evelyn Killian Kearse, 88, widow of Robert Lee Kearse Jr., died Monday, February 13, 2012, at the Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg, after an extended illness. Born June 26, 1923, Evelyn was the only child born to Evelyn and MacKay Killian of Great Falls, where she spent the earlier years of her life. Mrs. Kearse was a proud graduate of Winthrop College, where she received her undergraduate degree and of the University of South Carolina, where she received a master's degree in education. Funeral services were held Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at Trinity United Methodist Church. Mrs. Kearse was a retired school teacher with 36 years of service, all of which was devoted to Bamberg School District One. Prior to her illness, Mrs. Kearse was a very active member of her church, serving as a Sunday school teacher and in various capacities of the United Methodist Women.

The funeral for Cappers Mallard Walling, 72, of St. Matthews, was held Friday, February 10, 2012, at Congaree Baptist Church in St. Matthews. He was born December 17, 1939, in Lodge, the son of the late Laurie B. Walling and the late Bertha Elease Lane Walling. He was a member of Congaree Baptist Church and was retired from Starflo Corporation.

Francis Lamar Zorn, Sr. 75, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2012 in Tallahassee. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary Catherine Zorn of Crawfordville, FL. He retired from the U.S. Navy as a Master Chief E-9, after 23 years. He has been in this area 12 years coming from California. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Crawfordville. He loved sports. After retiring from the Navy he went to work in Military Civil Service and retired in 1998 with over 20 years. Services were held, Friday, February 10, 2012 at First Baptist Church of Crawfordville, Crawfordville, FL.

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