Obituaries

Vincent Scott Orozco

West Columbia—Thursday February, 15, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. beloved son and brother, Vincent Scott Orozco, age 65, quietly passed away. Vincent is survived by his mother, Doris Kelly; brother, Walter Darr and wife, Marlene Darr, and brother, Daniel Darr; sister,…

James David Slagle

James David Slagle, Sr., 75, of Columbia, died Thursday, February 15, 2018. Born on March 5, 1942, he was the son of the late Burton and Ruby Harrington Slagle. Mr. Slagle was a member of Ravenwood Baptist Church, a US…

Deraldine Faye Cooper

Deraldine Faye Cooper, 86, of West Columbia, passed away on February 15, 2018. Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia is assisting the family. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Thompson Funeral Home…

Donald Lynn Byars

Gaston—Donald Lynn Byars, 65, known as “Don” to family and friends, passed away February 13, 2018. Don, born in Spartanburg, South Carolina on November 24, 1952, was a graduate of James F. Byrnes High School and the University of South…

Jonnie Sue Stone Emory

Jonnie Sue Stone Emory, 77, of Columbia, died Friday, February 9, 2017 peacefully, surrounded by her family. Born April 2, 1940, in Columbia, SC, she was the daughter of the late Johnson Hamilton and Alma Lee Ansley Stone. Jonnie grew…

Dr. John L. Goiser

Dr. John L. Goiser, 84, of Columbia, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018. The service will be held at 11:30 o'clock, Thursday, February 22nd at Spring Valley Baptist Church, 91 Polo Road, Columbia with the Rev. Dr. Robert Winburn officiating. Burial…

Nellie Evelyn Spires

Memorial services for Nellie Evelyn Spires, 89, of Easley, will be held at 3:00 PM, Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Chapel of Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia. Reverend Dan Rabon will officiate. Woodridge…

Reverend Darrell Payne Wood

Reverend Darrell Payne Wood, 78, of Columbia went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on February 13, 2018. He was born in North Carolina to the late Otis Darrell (O.D.) and Amanda Payne Wood. He grew up…

Junior D. Rawls

Mr. Junior D. Rawls, 70, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018 in Columbia, SC. He was born in Wagner, SC August 1, 1947. He worked for Lehigh-Hanson Brick Company many years before retiring.  

Joline Truesdale Brown

Joline Truesdale Brown, 93, of West Columbia, SC passed away February 11, 2018 at her home. She was born on October 22, 1924 in Kershaw, South Carolina to the late Ernest and Juanita Gregory Truesdale. She retired from South Carolina…

David Michael Dyer

David Michael Dyer, 78, of Lexington, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018. Plans will be announced by Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington.  

James G. McLendon, II

West Columbia—James G. McLendon, II, 59, of West Columbia, South Carolina, passed away Sunday, February 11, 2018 at his home in West Columbia. He was born on November 16, 1958 in Columbia, South Carolina to James G. Sr., and Barbara…

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.  

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