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Mr. Jones William “Bill” Bishop, 65, entered into rest at his home Tuesday, September 18, 2012. The funeral service was held Saturday, September 22, 2012, in the chapel. Burial was in the Public Worship of God Cemetery. Mr. Bishop was born in Orangeburg County, the son of the late James William and Pearl Stephens Bishop. Mr. Bishop was of the Baptist Faith. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marines.

Funeral service for Margie Padgett Dawson was held Friday, September 21, 2012. Mrs. Dawson, widow of Thomas Theodore Dawson, Jr., passed away Wednesday, September 19, 2012. Born in Smoaks, she was a daughter of the late Isham and Della Padgett. She was a member of Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church. Margie was an employee of AT&T Telephone Company until her retirement. She was a lifelong member of AT&T Telephone Pioneers and a member of CWA, Communications Workers of America. In her retirement, she enjoyed gardening, her pets, boating and spending weekends at her lake house in Chapin.

Mr. John Henry Reddish, 66, of Denmark, died on Friday, September 21, 2012, as a result of an auto accident. Services will be announced at a later date.

Services for Mrs. Alice C. Walker, 56, of Denmark, were held on Sunday, September 23, 2012, at Sunshine Baptist Church, Blackville. Mrs. Alice Corene Knott Walker, the daughter of the late Wade J. Knott and Dorothy E. Knott, was born on October 28, 1956, in Wicomico, Maryland. Alice was a graduate of the Maryland public school system. Alice worked at Prince George’s Hospital for several years. After relocating to Denmark, she worked as a home health care attendant. Alice, who was known as “the first lady,” had a love for baking and attending family functions.