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Mrs. Eugenia Elizabeth Rogers, 85, of Columbia, died Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family.

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Marlene Elizabeth Morgan Chandler, 78, of Columbia, passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on the evening of Sunday, October 13, 2019.Born March 5, 1941 in Woodruff, SC where she was raised. She was the daughter of the late Eddie Lee Morgan and Lake Erie Smith M…

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Charley Cecil McDonald, 87, of Columbia, died Sunday, October 13, 2019.The service for Mr. McDonald will be held 2 o’clock, Saturday, October 19th at Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, 7600 Trenholm Road Ext., Columbia, with The Rev. David H. Lauten officiating. The family will recei…

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Mrs. Juanita Pauline Bravo Daniel of Gaston, SC, was promoted to heaven on October 10, 2019, at the age of 92. Born on May 6, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Octave C. and Philomene E. Bravo of New Orleans, LA. She was the beloved wife of the late Reverend John Nelson Daniel of Columb…

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Harry A. Wilson, Jr., 99, of Columbia, died Saturday, October 12, 2019. Born in Lathrop, Missouri, on July 7, 1920, he was a son of the late Harry Albert and Mabel Elizabeth Kurfman Wilson. Harry served 28 years as a police officer before his retirement. He was a member of Alpine Baptist Chu…

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By Jack Kuenzie –"Never tell me the odds."---Han SoloDwight Andrew Stewart was five years old when Harrison Ford gave heroes everywhere that mantra in "The Empire Strikes Back." The boy we'd come to know as Drew had a lot of growing up to do before he'd need those fighting words to launch hi…

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Wilbur Raymer Ross, 93, of Columbia, died peacefully on Friday, October 11, 2019. Born in Wilson, NC, on February 14, 1926, he was a son of the late John Leslie and Sadie Sallie Shehan Ross. Wilbur moved from Wilson, NC to Baltimore, MD, and following the Great Depression, to Columbia, SC.Wi…

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era Ingram Cooper, 81, of Columbia, died Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Born in Caroleen, NC, on May 7, 1938, she was the daughter of Griff Ingram and Ethel Clontz Ingram.

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A memorial service for Mr. Ray Nesbit “Buddy” Love, Sr., was held 3 o’clock, Wednesday, October 9th, at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church with Dr. Jack Heinsohn and Chaplain Michael Driggers officiating. A private interment will be held in the church memorial gardens. The family will receive…

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Marci Jenae Fish, 54, of Columbia, died Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Born in Bloomington, IL, on January 11, 1965, she was a daughter of Marcia Scott Wilcox and the late L. Donald Wilcox.

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Mr. Micheal R. Samuels, affectionately known as "Mike", was born on March 20, 1958, in Edwards Airforce Base, Southern California, to the late Robert and Julia Rawlinson Samuels. Mike entered into eternal rest September 29, 2019 in Charleston County in North Charleston, SC.

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Saundra “Sandy” Blumberg Hertz, 81, of Columbia, died Thursday, October 3, 2019. A daughter of the late Leon and Rose Blumberg, she was married to Edward H. Hertz for 59 years.

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Rebbie Peake Reid was born on April 4, 1938, in Columbia, SC. She went home to be with her Savior on October 4, 2019, while surrounded by her loving family.

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Jeanne R. Miro, of Camden, SC, died Thursday, October 3, 2019. Born in Schenectady, New York, on November 22, 1947, she was a daughter of the late Eugene E. Ryon and Dorothy Harnishfeger Ryon. As a manager for Tupperware, Jeanne was known as the “Tupperware Lady” throughout South County, Rho…

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Margaret Boyd Maguire was born April 22, 1948 in Greenwood, South Carolina. Margaret was a PK (or preacher’s kid). Her father’s job took the family all over the Southeast including Ware Shoals, SC, Lake City, SC, Richmond, VA and Mount Pleasant, SC.

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Kirkland “Kirk” V. Patterson, 79, of Columbia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 3, 2019. Born in Columbia, SC, on January 30, 1940, he was a son of the late Sidney William and Ora Mae Price Patterson. Mr. Patterson worked as a building estimator for many years and spent much of hi…

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James “Jimmy” Kenneth Baldwin, 76, of Columbia, died Saturday, September 28, 2019. Born on July 14, 1943 in Columbia, he was the son of the late James Henry Baldwin and Lillie Pauline Cook Baldwin. Mr. Baldwin was a Barber, having owned and operated U-Next Barber Shop, Baldwins Hair Styling,…

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Bobby Lee Chandler, 77, of Columbia, died Saturday, September 28, 2019. Born in Greer, SC, on May 19, 1942, he was the son of the late Frank and Ruth Chandler.The funeral service for Mr. Chandler will be held 12:30 o’clock, Friday, October 4th at Shandon Baptist Church, 5250 Forest Dr, Colum…

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MSG Henry Hilton Burke, US Army (Ret), 87, of Columbia, died Saturday, September 28, 2019. Born in Burlington, NC, to Claude and Flora Nicks Burke, Henry was married for 23 years to Pennie Foley Vance Burke. He was the tenth child out of 12 siblings with the youngest child, Raymond Burke, no…

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James T. Ballew, 90, of Columbia, died Friday, September 27, 2019. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel.

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Thelma S. Oliver, 85, of Columbia, died Friday, September 27, 2019. Born in Gloucester, VA, she was a daughter of the late Frank William Smith and Lillian Mae Smith. Mrs. Oliver, an avid gardener, was known for the prettiest yard in town who never had to give out her address as those visitin…

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Harold Dean Browner, 95, of Columbia, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Born in Pangburn, Arkansas, he was one of eight children born to the late Ferdnant Timothy and Mary Edith Yingling Browner. He was a member of North Trenholm Baptist Church. Graduating from the University of Ark…

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Mrs. Susan Deavers Hogan, of Columbia, died Wednesday, September 25, 2019.

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Lucky Daniels, 72, of Columbia, died peacefully at home, Saturday, September 21, 2019. Born September 11, 1947, he was a son of the late Clifton Lee Daniels, Sr., the late Rose Thomas Lem and Wah Gok Lem.Lucky was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. Survivor…

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William Francis Lamar, III, 80, of Columbia, died peacefully on Monday, September 23, 2019. Born in Columbia, SC, on March 27, 1939, he was the only child of the late William Francis, Jr., and Elsie Nixon Lamar.Billy is survived by his only child, William Francis Lamar, IV (Marcy); grandsons…

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Dr. James “Jim” Fallon McTigue, 79, of Columbia passed on September 22, 2019. He was born in Boston, MA, on February 24, 1940 to Hugh J. and Hellen M. Fallon McTigue.Survived by his beloved wife, Mary Louise, of over 54 years; sons, Timothy, Rory (husband of Meredith), Kerry (husband of Amy)…

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Mary Lee Branham, 92, of Charlotte, NC, died Tuesday, September 17, 2019. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home. Categories: Obits

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Tommy Lee Shirer, 82, of Columbia, died Sunday, September 15, 2019 at his home. Born in Lone Star (Calhoun County) on September 19, 1936, he was the son of the late Thomas Lee and Velma Barber Shirer. Tommy was a graduate of Cameron High School and one of the first student bus drivers for Calhoun County. Upon graduation he joined…

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Martin Todd Doar, age 54, of Elgin, passed away at home, on September 3, 2019. He is survived by his mother, Kay Martin Doar. Todd was predeceased by his father, Archie L. Doar, Jr., and his brothers, Archie L. Doar, III, and Channing Thomas Doar. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memories and condolences may be…

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Floyce Derrick Broom, 97, widow of John A. Broom, Jr., died Thursday, September 12, 2019. Born in White Rock, SC, she was a daughter of the late James Elmer Derrick and Annie Pearl Gleaton Derrick. Mrs. Broom was a graduate of Irmo High School and started her sales career at Cate-McLaurin where she was the first female appliance saleswomen in…

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Asa Jordan LeDuc, infant son of Paul Jordan LeDuc and Lindsey Marie LeDuc, died Monday, September 9th, 6 hours after his birth earlier that day. At 12 weeks gestation, Asa was diagnosed with a fatal birth defect. For each moment in the womb and every moment outside the womb, he was deeply loved and cared for. His life was full…

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Rebecca D. Steele, 81, of Columbia, died Monday, September 9, 2019. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family. Categories: Obits

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Betty Sessions Talbert, 82, of Columbia, died Sunday, September 8, 2019. Plans will be announced by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel. Categories: Obits

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Magnolia Faith Markle, infant daughter of Christian Wesley Markle and Alexandra Renée Dugas Markle, born June 26, 2019, died Saturday, September 7, 2019 at John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL. The funeral service for Magnolia Faith will be held 11 o’clock, Thursday, September 12th, at Riverside Community Church, 2925 Devine St., Columbia, SC with Pastor James Walden…

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Salvatore Azzara, 97, of Columbia, died, Saturday, September 7, 2019. He was born August 1, 1922, in New York, New York, a son of Italian immigrants Joseph and Anna Carlotti Azzara. He honorably served his country in the US Army during WWII. Following the war, Mr. Azzara re-enlisted in the US Marine Corps and served his country for two more…

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Diane Schrader, 87, of Columbia, died Friday, September 6, 2019. A service for Mrs. Schrader will be held 5 o’clock, Sunday, September 15th at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia, with The Rev. Stephen Robinson officiating. A reception will follow. The family is being assisted by Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel. Categories: Obits

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Ann Joye Allen Mullis, 87, of Blythewood, passed away on September 5, 2019 after a long battle with dementia. A graduate of the original Blythewood High School and Winthrop College with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, where she was selected editor-in-chief of the college newspaper, Ann Joye spent most of her life on her family farm in Blythewood, South Carolina….

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Sally S. Ryan, 77, of Elgin, died Thursday, September 5, 2019. She was born March 13, 1942, in Bamberg, SC, to the late Jessie Leon Strickland, Sr. and Millie Strickland Williams. Mrs. Ryan was a devoted wife and homemaker for many years. She also assisted her husband in the operation of his business, Ryan’s RV. Mrs. Ryan was a member…

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Columbia: Born in Notasulga, Alabama, Carl was the youngest son of the late Carl Watus and Annie Mae Thompson Dillard. As a young boy, he enjoyed hunting and fishing along the banks of the Saugahatchee Creek. He attended Starke Military Academy in Montgomery, Alabama and graduated from Macon County High School in 1950. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in…

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Wayne H. Hammond, 79, of Hopkins, died August 31st, 2019. He was a son of the late James Henry and Catherine Schuyler Hammond. Wayne attended Eau Claire High School and the University of South Carolina. Following his retirement from Bell South in 1995, Wayne began a long and optimistic battle with cancer. His passions were God, Family and the great…

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Kay Sutton Nesbitt Holmes, daughter of Claire Keister Sutton and Alonzo Devoe Sutton, died Monday, September 2, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Clyde Yates Nesbitt; her high school sweetheart, her second husband and her soulmate of 50 years, William Judson Holmes, Sr.; and two sons, Earl Cameron Holmes…

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Columbia – Paul Baxter Rodgers III, passed away at his home midday Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at the age of 66. Paul was the son of the late Paul Baxter, Jr. and Marianne Guerry Rodgers. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 40 years, Freddie Strickland Rodgers; his three children, Miriam Guerry, Paul Baxter, IV and Frank Lockehart…

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Minh V. Nguyen, 66, of Columbia, died Thursday, August 29, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 9 o’clock, Tuesday, Steptember 3rd at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 100 Polo Road, Columbia, with The Rev. Fr. C. Alexander McDonald officiating. Final Commendation and Farewell prayers will be said in Vietnam with the date and time to be announced….

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Obituary for Nancy Leona Franklin Nancy Leona Williford Carroll Franklin, 70, of Lugoff, SC passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019. Born in Roane County, Tennessee, Nancy was a daughter of the late Oscar Williford and Mary Lou Dunaway. Nancy spent summers on her grandmother’s farm where she learned to cook and garden. Nancy loved the Atlanta Braves, the UGA…

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Matthew Thomas Grossmann, 19, of Roswell, GA, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Plans will be announced by Northside Chapel Funeral Directors and Crematory, 12050 Crabapple Road, Roswell, Georgia. Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, is assisting the family locally. Categories: Obits

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Ryan L. Pyle, 39, of Columbia, SC, died Friday, August 23, 2019. Born March 10, 1980, in Columbia, SC, he was a son of Larry Allen Pyle and Rosanne Malisheski Pyle. In addition to his parents, Ryan is survived by his infant daughter, Abigail Keilani Pyle, her mother and his years-long companion, Tricia R. Kim; sister, Danyelle Pyle-Stephens; nephew, Parker…

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Obituary for Mrs. Mary Jo Livingston Mary Jo Livingston, 75, of Columbia, beloved wife of Glenn, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 25, 2019 after a short illness. Born July 13, 1944 in Battle Creek, MI, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Deldee Myrick Herman. Mary Jo, graduated from St Augustine High…

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Mr. Mark Christopher Duroux, 22, passed away Thursday, August 22, 2019 at Prisma Health Richland Memorial Hospital. Born August 8, 1997, he was the son of Susan Duroux. Mark leaves behind a legacy of love and friendship for his family, friends and those he met daily in his professional and social circles. He was an avid baseball player, table tennis…

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Mrs. Dixie Carol Francis Wright, 70, of Columbia, formerly of Springfield, VA, died Sunday, August 18, 2019. A daughter of the late Robert E. and Kathryn Marie Ward Francis, she was married to Wayne Leonard Wright for 44 years. Dixie loved her family, church, and friends. She put others first and volunteered her time with numerous organizations. When Dixie was…

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Judy F. Hughes, 71, of Columbia, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her children and her sister, Betty. Born in Lima, Ohio on April 10, 1948, she was a daughter of the late Daniel Wilson Money and Hazel Dillman Money. She is survived by her children, Michael B. Tata, Joe Tata (Katy), Misty D. Miles (DeWayne), Richard Klipich,…

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Jeanne S. Craig, 88, of Columbia, died Monday, August 19, 2019. Born in Sanford, FL, on March 23, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Minerva and John Straiton. Mrs. Craig graduated from Woman’s College in Greensboro, NC and taught English for many years. She was a member of the Junior League of Columbia and was a long time…

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Aaron J. Alfaro, 24, of Columbia, died Friday, August 16, 2019. Born in Golfito, Costa Rica, he was a son of Henry Alfaro and Maria Magdaleana Casco. Aaron graduated from Richland Northeast High School and worked as an Assistant Electrician for Brad Electric Company. Aaron’s life was marked by good friendship and lots of laughter. His disposition to help along…