Mr. Marvin Sharpe Bell, 71, of Ehrhardt, entered into eternal rest on Friday, August 6, 2010, at Colleton Medical Center after an extended illness. Funeral services were held Tuesday, August 10, 2010, at the Bamberg Church of God. Mr. Bell was born May 8, 1939, in Bamberg. He was the son of the late Rochie Bell, Sr. and the late Can Sadie Sharp Bell.

Funeral services for Mr. Giles ‘Jugie’ Brabham, 76, of Toms River, N.J., formerly of Olar, were held Wednesday, August 4, 2010, at Ebenezer United Methodist Church in Olar. Mr. Brabham died Thursday, July 29, 2010. He was born August 4, 1933, to the late Eric N. and Cressie Orr Brabham in Bamberg County.

Carlysle Raymond Coker Jr., 68, of Denmark, died Monday, August 9, 2010, at Lexington Medical Center. Mr. Coker was born April 18, 1942, in Turbeville, a son of Edith Driggers Coker and the late Carlysle Raymond Coker Sr. Funeral services were held Wednesday, August 11, 2010, at First Baptist Church of Denmark.

A graveside service for James Irvin Jackman, 83, was held Saturday, August 7, 2010, in Elmwood Memorial Gardens in Columbia. Mr. Jackman, husband of the late Ruth Nickel Jackman, died August 4, 2010. Born June 30, 1927, in Chicago, he was a son of the late Leon and Martha Cuzzort Jackman.

Mrs. Ocola Robbins Kittrell, 91, of Cope, died Saturday, August 7, 2010, at Aiken Unicare in Aiken. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, at Canaan Baptist Church. Mrs. Kittrell was born April 11, 1919, in Coventon, Ala., a daughter of the late William and Univay Sasser Robbins.

Funeral services for Mrs. Myrtle Rumph, 80, of Bamberg, were held Friday, August 6, 2010. Mrs. Rumph died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at Laurel Baye Healthcare in Blackville. Mrs. Rumph was the eldest child of John and Floral Bell Slater and was born on Sept. 15, 1929.

Funeral services for Howard ‘H. B.’ ‘Salley’ Salley Jr., 75, of Augusta, Ga., were held Friday, August 6, 2010, at Bible Way Church of Atlas Road, with burial in Fort Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia. Mr. Salley was formerly of Denmark. He died Sunday, August 1, 2010, at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home.

Betty Jean Spitler, 71, of Bamberg, formerly of Donovan, Ill., passed away on Tuesday, August 3, 2010, at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were held Monday, August 9, 2010. Mrs. Spitler was born January 28, 1939, in Watseka, Ill., a daughter of Ray and Dorothy Winslow Morgan.

Virginia H. Stubbs, 81, of Denmark, died Saturday, July 31, 2010, at her residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 7, 2010, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Denmark.

Mrs. Annie Rebecca Seymore Wright, 82, of Ehrhardt, died Friday, July 30, 2010. The funeral was held Saturday, August 7, 2010, at Friendship United Methodist Church. Mrs. Wright was the daughter of the late Hallie and Annie Glover Seymore.