Obits

Joyce Yvonne Koon Frost

Joyce Yvonne Koon Frost, 83, of Columbia, died Sunday, July 14, 2019. A funeral service will be held 2 o’clock, Thursday, July 18th at Northeast Wesleyan Church, 192 Sloan Rd., Columbia, SC, 29223 with Reverend Linda M. Riffle and Pastor Cecil Bayne officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens of Columbia. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 5…

Betty Delores McLaughlin

Betty Delores McLaughlin, 87, of Newberry, died Friday, July 12, 2019. Born September 28, 1931, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Harold Monroe and Helen O’Neil Jones. Betty started her career path at the early age of twelve, designing hats in Philadelphia, which led to a brief modeling career and later sales in the clothing industry….

Barbara Shelley Peake

Barbara Shelley Peake, 85, of West Columbia, died Thursday, July 11, 2019. Born November 9, 1933, in Columbia, she was a daughter of the late Spurgeon H. and Sarah Cribb Shelley. Mrs. Peake was a graduate of Dentsville High School, where she was Captain of the lady’s basketball team (they never won a game) and was Homecoming Queen. Barbara was…

Velda Lenora Pressley Penland

Velda Lenora Pressley Penland, formerly of Lenoir NC, passed away peacefully on July 4th, 2019. Mrs. Penland was born in Asheville, NC on December 3, 1933, the daughter of Dwight William and Mary Lenora Wines Pressley. She was educated in the Buncombe County School system having graduated from Lee Edwards High School in 1952 where she was an active member…

Patricia Taylor Black

Patricia “Patsy” Taylor Black, 89, of Columbia, died Sunday, June 30, 2019. Born in Columbia, SC on January 7, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Robert Richard and Reba Carrol Taylor. Patsy worked as a schoolteacher in the public school system for many years before her retirement. She was a member of the Columbia Garden Club, loved birds,…

Nancy Louise Danielson

Nancy Louise Danielson, 69, of Hayesville, NC, died Sunday, June 30, 2019. Born December 6, 1949, in Waukegan, Illinois, she was the daughter of Roberta Rose Webster Danielson and the late Robert Danielson. Services for Mrs. Danielson will be private. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel is assisting the family. Categories: Obits

Mrs. Donnie Fulmer

Donnie Fulmer, 91, of Columbia, died July 1, 2019 at Lexington Medical Center. Born in Florida, on March 16, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Alice Davis. Donnie was a licensed private detective and loved working alongside her daughter every chance she could. Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Fulmer Cooke “Cookie”; sons, Bobby Fulmer and Don Kent (Pat);…

Elinor Sansom Holwadel

Elinor Sansom Holwadel, 88, of Columbia, died Tuesday, June 2, 2019. A service will be held 2 o’clock, Saturday, July 6th, at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, 125 Sparkleberry Lance, Columbia, with the Rev. Dr. Jack Heinsohn officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. A private burial will precede the service at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Categories: Obits

London Elaine Harrell

London Elaine Harrell, 21, of Orlando, FL, formerly of Columbia, died following an accident. She was born in Columbia, SC, on March 13, 1998 to Michael Harrell and Paula Cobb. London was a graduate of Spring Valley High School and a rising senior at the University of Central Florida majoring in Event Management at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management….

Roy E. Gaddis

Roy E. Gaddis, 82, of Columbia, died Saturday, June 29, 2019. Born on January 28, 1937, in Abbeville County, SC, he was the son of the late Hunter I. Gaddis and Elizabeth Cochran Gaddis. Survivors include his son, Ricky Gaddis; granddaughters, Shelby Idell (Patrick Lynch) and Brandon Gaddis; great-grandchildren, Caroline Lynch, Kynsley Lynch, Eden Gaddis, and Asher Cole Gaddis; as…

London Elaine Harrell

London Elaine Harrell, 21, of Orlando, formerly of Blythewood, died in Florida following an accident. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel. Categories: Obits

Cleola Cameron Prine

Cleola Hanna Cameron Prine, 90, of Eastover, died Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Known as the “Butterfly Lady” Cleola, was born November 17, 1928 in Georgetown County, and was a daughter of the late Willie and Estelle Miller Hanna. Having come to Christ many years ago, she was most recently a member of Eason Memorial Baptist Church. Cleola enjoyed gardening and…

Elaine A. Cypres

Elaine A. Cypres, 76, of Columbia, died Sunday, June 23rd, 2019. Born March 20th, 1943, in Yonkers, New York, she was the daughter of the late Elias and Mildred Ruthen Auerbach and married to the late Anthony Edward Cypres for 25 years. Survivors include her daughter, Elizabeth Brown (Jamie); grandson, Joshua Brown; stepson, Anthony P. Cypres; stepdaughter, Deborah Masone (Jerry)…

Nancy “Polly” Howser

Mrs. Nancy “Polly” Howser, 75, of Columbia, died Sunday, June 23, 2019. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family. Categories: Obits

Alice B. Hicks

Mrs. Alice B. Hicks, 76, of Columbia, died Thursday, June 20, 2019. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family. Categories: Obits

Joann Beatrice Tucker

Joann Beatrice Kazmark Tucker, 67, of Elgin, died Thursday, June 20, 2019. Born in Buffalo, New York, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Virginia Daminski Kazmark and married to Deryl Tucker. Joann was a loving and caring person who was proud of her Polish heritage. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, hosting gatherings, and celebrating family traditions. She was…

Christopher Buff

Christopher S. Buff, 57, of Columbia, died Monday, June 17, 2019. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family. Categories: Obits

Vesta Haselden

Vesta Murray Haselden, 101, wife of the late Edward Wheeler Haselden, died peacefully in her home on June 18, 2019. She was born on October 14, 1917, in Columbia. She was a daughter of the late William Jacob and Minnie Blalock Murray. Mrs. Haselden was a graduate of Sweet Briar College. She was a long-time member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral….

Joseph Kendall

Joseph Dillard Kendall, 85, passed away Tuesday, June 18, 2019, after a brief but valiant battle with multiple terminal illnesses. He did not go “quietly into the night.” Joe was born a fighter. He was delivered a 3 lb. preemie on January 23, 1934, when his mother, Flonnie, slipped on the ice and went into early labor. Dr. Joseph Dillard,…

Mr. W. D. Ward

W.D. Ward, 79, of Elgin, died Monday, June 17, 2019. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel. Categories: Obits

Bryant L. Chandler III

Bryant L. Chandler, III, 60, of Columbia, died Saturday, June 15, 2019. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel. Categories: Obits

Nivia Mursuli

Nivia Mursuli, 85, of Lugoff, died Monday, June 17, 2019. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel. Categories: Obits

Frankie E. Thompson

Frankie E. Thompson, 62, of Gilbert, died Saturday, June 15, 2019. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel. Categories: Obits

Mary Frances Wendt

Mary Frances Anderson Wendt, 93, of Columbia, died Saturday, June 15, 2019. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel. Categories: Obits

Judy Fowler

Judy “JuJu” Fowler, age 72 of West Columbia, South Carolina passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Agape Hospice in Lexington, South Carolina Judy Fowler was born Judy Barton on February 9th 1947 in a small 4 room cabin in the mountains of Blackmont, Ky to Estill and Christine Barton Judy grew up with her brothers, Eddie and Steve, and…