Michael Dennis Williams

LUGOFF – Michael Dennis “Mike” Williams, 69, of Lugoff, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.   Born in Camden, he was the son of the late Claude and Stella Williams. He is survived by his loving wife Paige; daughter Taylor Williams; two sons James Williams (Jim) and Ryan Williams; brother Ronald Williams; sister Karen Prather; […]

Florence “Beth” Short Holt

WINNSBORO – Florence Elizabeth “Beth” Short Holt, 71, of Winnsboro, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.  Born in Winnsboro, she was the daughter of the late Barney Lee and Florence Elizabeth Porter Short.   Mrs. Holt retired from Southern Bell after 35 years of service. She then worked for Independent Body & Muffler, retiring […]

Julia Christine McMaster

WINNSBORO – Julia Christine “Julie” McMaster, 44, of Columbia passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020 after a lifelong battle against the effects Friedreich’s ataxia (FA).  Born in Rock Hill, she was the daughter of Spencer Fleming and Brenda Odom McMaster.   In addition to her parents, Julie is survived by her maternal grandmother, Joann Woods McMaster, […]

Marion Burgess Robinson

WINNSBORO – After a courageous four year battle with cancer, Marion Burgess Robinson (Herbie) died at his home surrounded by his family on Friday, May 8, 2020.  Marion was born on May 9, 1947 to Lester Blair Robinson and Marjorie Perry Robinson Lewis.  He is survived by his loving wife Vickie; daughter Gina Shearer (Todd) […]

Margaret Harriett Davis Albert

WINNSBORO – Margaret Harriett Davis Albert, 69, went to be with the Lord on May 4, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Clarence and Gertrude Davis. She was predeceased by her husband of almost 50 years, Joe Albert, daughter, LaWanda Ann Albert Dove, and brothers Tommy Davis and Willie Davis. She was a […]

Maude Nealie Ford Ross

Maude Nealie Ford Ross was born in Greensboro, NC on March 12, 1924.  She grew up in Winnsboro, SC. Her 96 years resounded with great passion for her faith in God and her church, St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church (AMEC), her family, the education of children and music.  With a song in her heart, […]

Gregory Stanley Clowney

WINNSBORO – Gregory Stanley Clowney, 44, of Winnsboro passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020.  Born in Columbia, Greg was the son of Reba Strange “Sandy” Clowney and the late Benjamin Brice Clowney, Sr.  He is survived by one brother, Benjamin B. Clowney, Jr. (Valerie) of Winnsboro; two sisters, Karen C. Shoemaker (Rocky) of Rock […]

Carl Leo “Pete” Dodd

RIDGEWAY – Carl Leo “Pete” Dodd, 84, of Ridgeway, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 17, 2020.  Born in Danville, VA, he was the son of the late Curtis and Virginia Appling Dodd.   He served in the United States Navy for 31 years and retired as a Master Chief Petty Officer. Afterwards, he worked for […]

Opera enthusiast, professor & pastor Dr. Clyde McCants dies

WINNSBORO – Reverend Dr. Clyde Taft McCants, 87, of Winnsboro, died on Good Friday, April 10, 2020. A man of many passions, McCants had two careers – first as a college professor, then as a pastor. But what made him a cultural icon in Fairfield County was his devotion to the arts; specifically, his love […]

David Gaillard Ellison

WINNSBORO – Mr. David Gaillard Ellison, 98, of Winnsboro passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020.  Born in Winnsboro on March 13, 1921, he was the son of the late Rebecca Lyles Ellison and the late Samuel DuBose Ellison.  Mr. Ellison was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church.  He was a long time proprietor […]