Obituaries

Adah Marie Creque

Adah Marie Creque, 64, of Columbia, died Monday, February 12, 2018. Born in Annapolis, MD, on January 7, 1954, she was a daughter of Edna Hanna Creque and the late Robert Edward Creque. Marie graduated from Myrtle Beach High School…

Selden Kennedy Smith

Selden Kennedy Smith, 88, of Columbia, died Monday, February 12, 2018. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel.  

Audrey Marie Blevins Welch

Mother, wife and teacher Audrey Marie Blevins Welch, 90, died on Sunday, February 11, 2018. Born January 1, 1928, she always heralded the New Year by throwing a party of her own. She was devoted to her late husband, three…

Charles Milton Ray, Jr.

Charles Milton Ray, Jr., 71, of Columbia, died January 5, 2018. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Colonial Chapel.  

Minta Roberts Wade

Minta Roberts Wade, of Columbia, died Sunday, February 11, 2018. Born in Creedmoor, NC, she was the daughter of the late John and Annie Roberts. Ms. Wade was retired from the Marketing Division of the South Carolina Department of Agriculture…

Janice M. Vallone

Janice M. Vallone, 60, of Lexington, SC, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Public Viewing FEB 15. 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM A. A. Dicks Funeral Home 2548 Main Street, Columbia

Robert “Bobby” Lee Giles

Robert Lee Giles “Bobby”, 93 of Columbia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb 8, 2018. He was preceded in death by Gloria Lily Widener Giles, his wife of 69 years. He is survived by his five children, Bobby Giles, Jr.…

John Homer, Jr.

John Homer, Jr. went home to be with the Lord on February 2, 2018 at 10:45 a.m. He was 68 years old. He was born March 21, 1949 in Knoxville, PA to John Homer Sr. and Everetta Watson Homer. He…

Mario Landaverde

Mario Landaverde, 61, of Lexington, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018. Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington is assisting the family.

Billy L. Williams, Sr.

Billy L. Williams, Sr., 92, of West Columbia, passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Visitation will be from 12 to 1:30 p.m., Monday, February 12, 2018, at Brookland United Methodist Church in West Columbia. Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia…

Paul Bryant Johnson

Paul Bryant Johnson, 77, of Columbia, died Thursday, February 8, 2018. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel.  

Janet E. Sloan

Janet E. Sloan, 69, of Columbia died Thursday, February 8, 2018. Born on July 26, 1948 in Columbia, Janet was a daughter of Dorothy Fulmer Hinnant Kerscher and the late William L. Hinnant. Janet enjoyed going on shopping sprees, as…

Maude Watkins Hammond Jordan

“Sweet Jesus!” Services for Maude Watkins Hammond Jordan, 80, will be held at 3:00 p.m., February 10, 2018 at Thompson Funeral Home on Leesburg Road. Visitation will be held prior to the services at 2:00 p.m. Interment will be in…

Kathie Kay Swindler

Kathie Kay Swindler, 61, of Columbia, South Carolina passed away February 6, 2018. She was born on December 31, 1956 in Flora, Indiana to the late Richard and Reba Ward Morris . Kathie is survived by her two sons, Buddy…

William Bruce Taylor, Jr.

William Bruce Taylor, Jr., age 70, peacefully died at home on Friday, February 2, 2018 in Swansea, SC. In High Point, NC on September 6, 1947, he began a lifelong endeavor to persevere. Born the second child and first male…

Robert William Reep

Columbia – Robert William Reep, of Columbia, passed sweetly from his parents' arms and into the arms of Jesus on February 7, 2018. Born at Palmetto Health Baptist, on February 5, 2018, he was the son of William Coy and…

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