Funeral services for Mrs. Ruthell McMichael Nimmons, 83, of Bamberg were held Friday, March 6, 2009, at Orange Grove United Methodist Church, Bamberg. Mrs. Ruthell McMichael Nimmons was born April 1, 1925, in Bamberg, a daughter of the late Thomas and Minnie Mae McMichael.

Marion Douglas Dorn, Sr., 82, of Summerville, SC, widower of Sarah Copeland Dorn, died Monday, February 23, 2009 at the Village at Summerville Presbyterian Home. Funeral services were held Saturday morning, February 28, 2009 at Bethany United Methodist Church, Spell Chapel. Mr. Dorn was born January 3, 1927 in Greenwood, SC, a son of the late Joseph D. Dorn and Nellie Fuller Dorn.

Claudie Grayson Jr., 63, formerly of Bamberg, died Saturday, February 28, 2009, in New York City. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 7, 2009, in the Rizer Chapel United Methodist Church in Ehrhardt. Mr. Grayson was born December 5, 1945, in Colleton County, to the late Claude and Amanda Mingo Grayson.

Funeral services for Mr. Nathaniel "Pizzie" Robinson, 64, of Denmark were held Monday, March 9, 2009, at Macedonia Baptist Church, Blackville. Mr. Robinson was born March 16, 1944, to the late James and Lizzie Kennerly Robinson in Bamberg County.