Sudie Crider Carter, 66, of Orangeburg, died Friday, June 24, 2011, at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Funeral services were held Monday, June 27, 2011. Mrs. Carter was born June 15, 1945, in Bamberg County, a daughter of the late Thomas C. Crider and the late Ellen Johnson Crider. She was a member of the Cornerstone Community Church. She was employed with Orangeburg Surgical.

Funeral services with full military honors for Master Sgt. Johnny Ray Jones, 57, of St. Matthews were held Friday, June 26, 2011, at St. Matthews K-8 School in St. Matthews. Master Sgt. Johnny Ray Jones was born March 14, 1954, in Calhoun County to Mr. and Mrs. Hercules (Adell) Jones. Johnny was the fourth child born of seven children. He served his country in numerous deployments, which included, but not limited to, Turkey, Japan, Denmark, and a tour of duty in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm. Master Sgt. Johnny R. Jones gave diligent service to his country for 32 years.

Elizabeth Ann Garrick Kittrell, 54, of North, died Saturday, June 25, 2011. Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at North Pentecostal Holiness Church in North. Mrs. Kittrell was born May 24, 1957, in Orangeburg, a daughter of Carolyn Sue Vest Hutto and the late Billy Wayne Hutto.

Funeral services for Edna L. Medlin, 89, of Anderson, formerly of Bamberg, were held Friday, June 24, 2011. She was born February 23, 1922, In Charleston to the late Earl Langdale and the late Bertie Gross Langdale Black and was the widow of C. R. Medlin. She was a member of Main Street United Methodist Church in Bamberg, where she was a lifelong member. She retired with 23 years of service from the Bamberg County Office on Aging.

A memorial service for Hubert Gilbert Wiles, 84, of Bamberg, was held Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in Bamberg. Mr. Wiles died June 24, 2011, in the Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg. He was born March 24, 1927, in Elloree, a son of the late Charles W. Wiles and Rosa Hungerpillar Wiles. He was married to the former late Bonnie Henderson Wiles Spires. He was a member of Cornith Baptist Church in Holly Hill. He was retired from Utica Tool with 24.5 years of service. He enjoyed gardening, the outdoors and his dogs. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.