Obituaries

Din Jahnthon "Noi" Dreyer

Din Jahnthon "Noi" Dreyer, 57, of Lexington, SC, passed away peacefully at Lexington Medical Center, after a short illness, on April, 22, 2018, surrounded by her family.  Born in Uthai Thani, Thailand, June 2, 1960, she was a loving mother,…

Peter F. Murphy Jr.

Peter F. Murphy Jr., 90, of North Augusta, SC passed away April 22, 2018 at Brookdale Assisted Living in North Augusta.  He was born on August 18, 1927 in Charleston, SC to Peter and Mary Braid Murphy.  Peter was a…

James Moore Kirby

James Moore Kirby, 92, of Columbia, died Monday, April 23, 2018. Born in Pacolet Mills, South Carolina on September 20, 1925, Jim was a son of the late William Thornton and Mae Ellis Kirby. Jim grew up in Pacolet Mills,…

Carol “Cal" Owens Lucas, Jr.

Carol “Cal" Owens Lucas, Jr., 66, of Cayce, South Carolina passed peacefully on April 21, 2018 after a long illness.  Cal is now in his heavenly home reunited with his mother and is no longer in pain. He was born…

Sara G. Brown

Sara G. Brown, 83, of Columbia, South Carolina passed away April 20, 2018. She was born on November 23, 1934 in Columbia, South Carolina to the late Edward and Lillian Davis Glenn. Sara is survived by one son, Eddie Brown…

Mable L. Brooks

Mable L. Brooks, 86 of Lexington, wife of the late Clinton Eugene Brooks passed away Thursday, April 19, 2018. She was born on August 10, 1931 in Kings Mountain, NC to the late Bryce and Bessie Medlin. She retired from…

Joyce Chase

Joyce Chase, 66, of Gilbert SC passed away Thursday, April 19th. She was born March 29th, 1952 in Redbank, SC to William and Vernell Murphy, and later adopted by Hubert and Viola Bryant. Joyce is survived by her loving family,…

Betty Jo Carson

Mrs. Betty Jo Carson, 80, of Columbia, died Sunday, April 22, 2018. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel.  

BG William H.Gibbes, Sr.

BG William H.Gibbes, Sr., USAR, 88, of Columbia, died Saturday, April 21, 2018. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, of Columbia.  

Blackburn Wilson Wylie, Jr.

Blackburn Wilson Wylie, Jr., 65, of Columbia, died Friday, April 20, 2018, following a long illness. Born February 4, 1953, in Rock Hill, South Carolina, he was the son of the late Blackburn Wilson Wylie and Marguerite Ingram Wylie. Wilson…

Richard Farmar Bower Gimmi

Mr. Richard Farmar Bower Gimmi, 97, of Columbia, died Thursday, April 19, 2018. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel.  

Mary Jo Hodge Monts

Mary Jo Hodge Monts, of Columbia, passed away on April 16, 2018. She was born and raised in Lamar, SC, the daughter of the late Joe Tom and Mary Bennett Hodge. She moved to Columbia to attend Columbia College, finishing…

Milbra Franklin Reese

Milbra Franklin Reese, 81, of Columbia, died Monday, April 16, 2018. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel.  

George C. Crowe

George C. Crowe, 89, of West Columbia, died Monday, April 16, 2018. A visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018, at Woodridge Memorial Park Gazebo, 138 Corley Mill Road, Lexington with a funeral following at…

Danielle A. Hoshaw

Danielle A. Hoshaw, 51, of Columbia, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, April 14, 2018. A daughter of the late Donald Eugene Hoshaw and Dorothy Ann Little Hoshaw, she was born in Columbia, SC. Danielle graduated from Columbia College…

Samuel Johnson Dukes

Samuel Johnson Dukes, 88, of Columbia, died April 16, 2018. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel.  

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Where to Go, What to Do

Apr
24
Tue
Film Screening: “The Last Laugh @ Richland Library Assembly St. Second Level Theater
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A documentary of Holocaust humor by filmmaker Ferne Pearlstein

Beginner Ballroom Dance class @ Elite Ballroom Academy
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Group classes. Always beginner level. No experience or partner required. Dance rotates each month so you can learn a wide variety of dances.

Apr
25
Wed
Film Screening: “The Last Laugh” @ Russel House Theater
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

A documentary of Holocaust humor by filmmaker Ferne Pearlstein

Apr
26
Thu
VISTA AFTER FIVE @ Tin Roof
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm
VISTA AFTER FIVE @ Tin Roof | Columbia | South Carolina | United States

Vista After 5 is back and so is Tokyo Joe!  Come to the free concert series in partnership with Tin Roof. Shows will be outdoors at the Music Farm and Tin Roof at 1022 Senate Street. The concert series will run from April 5 through May 10, beginning at 5:30 p.m., on Thursdays.

Vista After 5 is free admission, and a bar will be available for attendees age 21 and up.

Game and Garden – Spring Feast @ Hay Hill
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Congaree Land Trust presents our third annual Game and Garden Spring Feast! Join us for a “friend-raiser” to support land conservation across central SC.

Along with hors d’oeuvres from local chefs we will have craft beer, cocktails, a silent art auction with art from Over the Mantel and The Mustache Brothers will be performing! This is a casual event with over 200+ people in attendance. We can’t wait to see you there!

Learn more about Congaree Land Trust – www.congareelt.org

LOCAL CHEFS

Frank Bradley – Bourbon

Ken DuBard – Congaree Milling Company

Jessica Shillato – Spotted Salamander

Charles Stricklin – The Oak Table

Tickets – bit.ly/2FV1c5A

Film Screening: “The Last Laugh” @ Kahn Jewish Community Center
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

A documentary of Holocaust humor by filmmaker Ferne Pearlstein

Sandlapper Singers present “1918-2018: A Concert to Remember” @ Incarnation Lutheran Church
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm

The year 2018 marks 100 years since the end of World War I. To commemorate the centenary of the war’s end, the Sandlapper Singers present, “1918-2018: A Concert to Remember,” featuring songs and readings that explore the themes of peace, hope, and recovery. The concert, appropriate for all ages, will be presented Thursday, April 26 at Incarnation Lutheran Church and Friday, April 27 at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Irmo. Performances begin at 7:30 PM, with doors opening at 7 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for active duty military & veterans, and $5 for students with ID. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door before the concert. More information available at sandlappersingers.org.

Apr
27
Fri
Sandlapper Singers present “1918-2018: A Concert to Remember” @ St. Andrews Presbyterian Church
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm

The year 2018 marks 100 years since the end of World War I. To commemorate the centenary of the war’s end, we invite you to explore the themes of peace, hope, recovery, and home through music and readings that celebrate the virtues of peace in response to the atrocities of war.

The concert, appropriate for all ages, will be presented Thursday, April 26 at Incarnation Lutheran Church and Friday, April 27 at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Irmo. Performances begin at 7:30 PM, with doors opening at 7 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for active duty military & veterans, and $5 for students with ID. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door before the concert. Children 12 and under get in free with a paying adult; no ticket required. Group discounts are also available.

For more information, visit www.sandlappersingers.org

Apr
28
Sat
See Spot Run 5K @ Earlewood Park
Apr 28 all-day

See Spot Run is a family and pet-friendly run/walk through the scenic downtown Earlewood Park neighborhood. Funds raised benefit the Humane Society’s low-cost Spay/Neuter program. Bring your best friend and join us! $25 entry fee also provides a Humane Society T-Shirt.

Register online here at Strictly Running: http://www.strictlyrunning.com/gpscrlgnReg-9f.asp

Check-in at 7:30am; Run/walk begins at 8:30am. See the course map here: http://humanesc.org/see-spot-run-5k/course-map/

Spring Arts & Crafts Show @ Lexington Middle School
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Midlands Crafter’s Association is back with their 9th annual Step into Spring Craft Show Extravaganza!  Hosted on April 28th 2018, The Midlands Crafter’s Association is hosting a FREE event at Lexington Middle School.

This event will host over 100 vendors and crafters from all over the Midlands.

They will be hosting an auction benefiting the Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital.