Funeral services for Myron Capers, 57, of Bamberg, were held Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at Gethsemane Baptist Church in Bamberg. Myron was born to the late Melvin and Rebecca Capers on April 7, 1953, in New York City, N.Y. He accepted Christ at an early age and joined Gethsemane Baptist Church of Bamberg. Myron attended the public schools of Bamberg County.

Edith Rhumelle Benton Crider, 83, of Bamberg, died Sunday, November 14, 2010, at the Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg. Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 17, 2010, in Spring Branch Baptist Church, Bamberg. Mrs. Crider was born November 9, 1927, in Walterboro, a daughter of the late James McDuffy Benton and Sinia C. Bishop Benton. She was a homemaker and a member of Spring Branch Baptist Church, Bamberg. She was the widow of Henry Franklin Crider.

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Ella Bryant Dickerson, 54, of Olar, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, November 15, 2010, at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Olar. Mrs. Mary Dickerson was born on December 16, 1955, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late Mr. Sammie Taylor Jr. and the late Mrs. Leola Bryant Taylor. Mrs. Dickerson received her early Christian upbringings at the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Olar and later in life she attended the Bethel Holiness Church in Barnwell, South Carolina. She was educated in the public school system of Denmark-Olar.

Deacon Joseph Carl Gilchrist, 72, of Blackville, died Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 13, 2010, at Rome Baptist Church in Denmark. Deacon Gilchrist was born on July 2, 1938, in Mullins. He was the son of the late Rex and Novella Gilchrist. Deacon Gilchrist grew up and attended the public schools in Norfolk, Va. He spent four years in the U.S. Navy and, upon his discharge, he moved to Queens, N.Y.

Johnny Jermaine Sellers, 28, of Bamberg, died Tuesday, November 9, 2010, as a result of a truck accident in Colleton County. Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 13, 2010, at Free Gift Baptist Church in Bamberg. He was born January 28, 1982, to John Sellers and Johnnie Mae Haynes-Sellers in Nuremberg, Germany. He was a 2001 graduate of Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School in Bamberg.

Funeral services for Mr. Willie Leon Sweet III, 40, of Bamberg, were held on Monday, November 15, 2010, at 1 p.m. in the Riverfork Church in Bamberg. Willie was born on November 6, 1970, to Willie and Ada Bell Sweet Jr. He lived in Bamberg with his wife Mary E. and son Deonte Emanuel Sweet.

Asbury Francis Wiles, 81, of Holly Hill, husband of Dorothy "Dottie" Sweatman Wiles, died Friday, November 12, 2010, at his home. Funeral services were held Monday November 15, 2010. Mr. Wiles was born in Elloree, a son of the late Charlie W. Wiles and Rosa Hungerpiller Wiles. He was retired from Georgia Pacific and was a member of Bethlehem Southern Methodist Church.