Dr. Teddy Earl ‘Buddy’ Barker of Denmark died at his home Sunday, January 9, 2011. Services were held Thursday, January 13, 2011. Dr. Barker was the son of the late Earl Barker and Louise Pearce Barker of Denmark, where he graduated from Denmark High School.

The Homegoing celebration for Marques L. Calhoun, 28, of Orangeburg, was held Sunday, January 14, 2011, at Emancipation Missionary Baptist Church in St. Matthews. Marques was born October 6, 1982, in Bamberg and went home to be with the Lord January 11, 2011. Marques graduated from Calhoun County High School in the year 2000. He served faithfully in the Marines and then joined the S.C. National Guard.

Mr. C. W. “Larry” Doremus, 89, of Ehrhardt, died Saturday, January 15, 2011 at Uni Health PAC in Bamberg. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 18, 2011, in the Ehrhardt Southern Methodist Church in Ehrhardt. Mr. Doremus was born November 10, 1921 in Newark, NJ, the son of the late Mildred and Wilbur Doremus. He was the founder of Doremus Farms and was a poultry farmer for 36 years.

Daniel Raynard Glover, Sr., 49, entered into rest on Sunday, November 28, 2010 at York Hospital. Daniel was born on July 7, 1961 in Jacksonville, FL to Eula Mae (Carter) Ritter and the late Dan Glover.

Dr. George Brantley Martin, Sr., 72, who inspired countless students in his 36 years as a professor, died Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at his home in Spartanburg, SC at the age of 72. George was born in Bamberg, South Carolina on July 21, 1938 to the late Wick and Bonnie Martin.

Funeral services for Henrietta Maybell McMichael Mount, 90, of Orangeburg, were held Monday, January 17, 2011, at St. George Baptist Church in Orangeburg. She was born July 6, 1920, in Bamberg County, the daughter of the late Henry George McMichael and the late Claudia Felder McMichael.

The funeral for Albertha Nimmons, 90, of Denmark, was held Friday, January 14, 2011, at Honey Ford Baptist Church in Denmark. She was born December 26, 1920, in Bamberg County. She attended the Salem-Lime School in Denmark and was a lifelong member of Honey Ford Baptist Church, where she served on the Missionary Board.

Funeral services for Fletcher ‘Fletch’ Williams, 61, Bamberg Nursing Center, Bamberg, was held Thursday, January 13, 2011, at Williams Chapel Baptist Church, Ehrhardt. He died Friday, January 7, 2011. Born November 6, 1949, in Orlando, Fla., ‘Fletch’ as he was known to his many friends, was a graduate of the public schools of Florida. On relocating to Bamberg, he attended and graduated from Denmark Technical College. He served as vice president of Bamberg/Hampton Counties Alumni Chapter of Denmark Technical College and also as the women's basketball coach.