William Ansel “Butch” Fogle II, 58, of Orangeburg, died Wednesday morning, January 7, 2009, at his residence. Funeral services were held Friday, January 9, 2009, at St. George Baptist Church. Mr. Fogle was born in Ithaca, N.Y., a son of the late William Ansel Fogle and Rebecca Copes Fogle.

Mr. Cary Bias, 70, of Denmark, died Sunday, January 4, 2009, in the Bamberg County Hospital. Funeral services were held Saturday, January 10, 2009, at Franklin United Methodist Church in Denmark. Mr. Bias was born February 15, 1938, in Bamberg County to the late William II and Essie McCreary Bias.

Funeral services for Loretta Faison, 51, of Montclair, N.J., were held Saturday, January 10, 2009 at the St. Phillips Church of God and Christ in Govan. She was born April 18, 1957, in Queens, N.Y., the daughter of Furmon and Nettie Mae Smith Brown.

Frank "Cans" Coleman of Denmark, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, in the Palmetto Baptist Hospital in Columbia. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, at Honey Ford Baptist Church in Denmark. Mr. Coleman, son of the late Charlie and Mary Ella Stewart Coleman, was born Feb. 17, 1935, in Bamberg County.

Reverend Charles R. Bailey, 89 years of age, died Saturday January 10, 2009 at his residence. Rev. Bailey was born in Colleton Co. a son of the late Samuel Joseph Bailey and Beulah Langdale Bailey. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday January 13, 2008 at Edisto Baptist Church.

Funeral services for Anne F. Morris, 68, of Blackville, were held Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009. Mrs. Morris was born in Orangeburg County, a daughter of the late Jacob L. and Katherine Hutto Fogle.

Funeral services for Willie James "Bobby" Manigault, 63, of Bamberg, were held Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, in the Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Midway. He was born Nov. 30, 1945, in Bamberg, to the late James "Vandy" and Carnell "Sug" Manigault.