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Funeral services for Archie DeAndre Baldwin (Boo Boo), 20, of Denmark, were held Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Lees. Mr. Baldwin died Monday, May 27, 2013 in Denmark. He was born February 1, 1993, in Orangeburg to Monica Baldwin Thomas and Archie Baldwin. “Boo Boo,” as he was known to his family and many friends, joined Mount Zion Baptist Church at an early age, where he remained a member until his untimely passing. He was a 2001 graduate of Denmark-Olar High School. He furthered his education at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. He enjoyed shopping, making music, dancing, playing football and spending time with family and friends.

Mayfield Barrs, 84, of Orangeburg, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at the Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg. Funeral services were held Friday, June 7, 2013. Mr. Barrs was born in Bamberg, the son of the late Vandy Lee Barrs and Katie Oquinn Barrs. He was the widower of Shirley Robertson Barrs. He was employed by the retail grocery business for more than 50 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Orangeburg and was a member of the United States Air force during the Korean War.

Mr. Keion C. Bryant, 25, of Columbia, and formerly of Denmark, died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Palmetto Richland Hospital. Funeral services will be announced at a later date.

Mr. Denzil Lewis Cutright, 85, of Bamberg passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg, after an extended illness. He was born in Buckhannon, W.Va., to the late Clarence and Agnes Kettle Cutright in 1928. He was a retired iron worker and a Baptist. He was married to the late Edith Helen Lambert Cutright.

Mr. Luther H. Folk, 87 years of age, of Branchville, died Sunday, June 9, 2013. Funeral services were conducted Wednesday June 12, 2013, at Branchville Baptist Church. Mr. Folk was born April 9, 1926, in Branchville, a son of the late William Lawton Folk, and Louise B. Folk. At age 17, he entered the U.S. Navy. He attended Branchville School and graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1950. He became a strong Gamecock fan, following the team for all the home and away games, and was a lifetime alumni member. Mr. Folk worked at Tobias Real Estate, the Wannamaker Chemical Co., the Branchville shirt plant, as secretary-treasurer. Mr. Folk was active in civic and political affairs, serving as a Branchville Town Councilman for 29 years. He was appointed by President John F. Kennedy as Branchville Postmaster for 28 years, and he was a member of Branchville Masonic Lodge #110 AFM, Elks Club and the VFW. He was the Branchville Town Magistrate for many years. He was a dedicated member of Branchville Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and treasurer for 30 years. He was a lifelong resident of the Branchville community.

Mr. Herman Harvey, 97, of Bamberg, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Graveside services were held June 6, 2013, at Bamberg County Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Mr. Harvey retired from the Edisto Electric Co-op after 44 years of service.

Mrs. Gwendolyn Dale Smith Mann, 65, of Cope, passed away June 7, 2013 at her home after a short illness. She was the widow of the late Keith Mann. Born in Orangeburg to the late James Edward Smith and Georgia Hoover Smith, she was of Baptist faith and was retired. She enjoyed and loved her family.

Prakash Rai Mathur, 75, of Orangeburg, passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2013. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Prakash was born July 10, 1937, in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India, to the late Vijay Mal Mathur and Mohan Kaur Mathur. In 1967, he moved to the United States and settled in South Carolina. He retired as an instructor of mathematics at Denmark Technical College in Denmark after more than 30 years of service. Prakash was an avid gardener and cherished the time he spent with his immediate and extended family.

Funeral services for Jerry Lynn Price, 51, of Barnwell, were held Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Friendship Baptist Church. Lynn passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Anderson, son of Ursula Rossfield Price and the late Jerry D Price. He was a retired employee of the City of Barnwell and served in the S.C. National Guard in Bamberg. He was a member of BMMC and Allen’s Chapel Baptist Church. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

Mr. Izell Rice Sr., 62, of Columbia, formerly of Denmark, died on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Central Baptist Church, Denmark. Born November 18, 1950, in Bamberg County to the late Henry Rice and Eartha Lee Williams, he was educated in the public schools of Bamberg County. At the age of 9, he joined Central Baptist Church. Izell enlisted in the military, serving his country with honors in the U.S. Army. He retired in 1992 after 21 years of service as a legal specialist and military training instructor. Upon retiring, he made his home in Columbia; there he was employed with Wal-Mart department stores until his passing.

Dorothy Robinson, 75, of Bamberg, died Sunday, June 9, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services will be announced at a later date.

Harry Clifton Wannamaker IV of Roanoke, Va., passed away on Sunday, June 2, 2013. He was born in Orangeburg on June 15, 1954. He was the son of the late Harry Clifton Wannamaker III and Mary Dinkins Wannamaker (Sis).

The funeral for Mr. James J. Washington, 70, of Bamberg, was held Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, Bamberg. Mr. James J. Washington was born on October 29, 1942, in Bamberg to the late Charlie Washington and Eva Goodwin Washington. He departed this life on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg. James was educated in the public schools of Bamberg County. He was employed as a landscaper by many Bamberg County doctors, lawyers and pastors, until his health no longer allowed him to do so.

 
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