Funeral services for Leroy Bruner Jr., 76, of Cordova, were held Friday, March 12, 2010, at Word of Life Pentecostal Holiness Church in Bamberg. He was born in Norway, the son of the late Leroy Bruner and Emma Shirley Bruner.

Miss Cheyanne Olive Fisk, 9, born October 8, 2000, joined our Holy Father on Saturday, March 13, 2010, at her residence, under the care of Hospice Care of South Carolina. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, March 16, 2010 in Walterboro.

A memorial service for Marvin Ray Hoover Sr. of Bamberg was held Sunday, March 14, 2010, at Trinity United Methodist Church between North and Woodford.

Mr. Malcolm Eugene Kemph ‘Gene’, 86, of Bamberg, died Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Providence Hospital in Columbia, after a short illness. The funeral was held at Saturday, March 13, 2010, in Bamberg. Mr. Kemph was born in Washington, D.C. on September 25, 1923, the son of the late James Eugene Kemph and the late Mary Ann Westbrook Kemph.

Robert W. McCully Sr., passed away Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Lexington Regional Medical Center Hospital, Lexington, after an extended illness. He had been in Carroll Campbell Place, an extended care unit of the Medical Center, since August 2009. Mr. McCully was born in West Palm Beach, Fla., son of the late R. W. "Mac" McCully, formerly of Anderson, and his wife, the late Ruth E. Dennis McCully. Funeral was held Sunday, March 14, 2010 in the Trinity United Methodist, Bamberg.

Mrs. Clara Kittrell "Bookie" Sweatman, 79, of Cope, died early Monday morning, March 15, 2010, at home with her daughter and longtime caregiver by her side after a long battle with cancer. Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 17, 2010 in Orangeburg. She was born July 8, 1930, in Orangeburg, the daughter of the late Eddie Lee Kittrell and the late Viola Dempsey Kittrell.

Funeral services for Joyce L. Washington, 46, of Denmark, was held Monday, March 15, 2010, at Franklin United Methodist Church in Denmark. Joyce was born to Mr. Calvin Fickling and Mrs. Jeanette W. Fickling in Bamberg on March 23, 1963.

Mrs. Alma Lancaster Williams, 100, of Govan, and widow of Lester Williams, died March 10, 2010, in a Aiken nursing home. Mrs. Williams was born January 14, 1910, in Govan, SC, a daughter of the late Luther L. and Annie Lee Lancaster.

The funeral for Christopher "Quite" Williams, 16, of Denmark, was held Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at Central Baptist Church in Denmark. He was born July 30, 1993, to Prince and Evangelist Barbara Islar Williams of Orangeburg.