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 […]

Aubrey Leon Whitfield

WINNSBORO – Mr. Aubrey Leon Whitfield, 96, of Winnsboro passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019. Born in Dunwoody, GA, and raised in Austell, GA, he was the son of the late Edgar and Annie Swain Whitfield.  He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Emily Team Whitfield; son, Swain Whitfield (Amy); daughter, Elizabeth […]

Obituary: Moses Benjamin Kelly

Moses Kelly, Secret Service Agent to five presidents, has died at 96 Services for Mr. Moses Benjamin Kelly will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Good Aim Baptist Church, located at 1308 Cherokee Blvd, Elgin, SC 29045. Interment will follow at Fort Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Road, Columbia, SC […]

Joseph Alexander Patrick

IOWA CITY, IA – Joseph Alexander Patrick (81) died Wednesday, November 6th.  Joe lived in Iowa City, IA where he had been a member of the University of Iowa Fine Arts faculty for more than 30 years. He is survived by his wife, Genie, son Ben (Denise) of Hollywood, CA, daughter Amanda (Lalo) and their […]

Claudia Thomas McLendon

LAKE WATEREE – Claudia Thomas McLendon, 84, of Lake Wateree passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2019.  Born in Winnsboro, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mildred Powell Thomas.  She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Charles H. McLendon; two sons, Charles S. McLendon and Matthew G. McLendon (Bianca); sister, […]

Rebecca Ann Cassellas

BLYTHEWOOD – Rebecca Ann Cassellas, 44, of Blythewood passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019.  Born in Winnsboro, she was the daughter Donald Jeffrey Anderson (Carol) and Caroline Powers Smith.  In addition to her parents, Rebecca is survived by her husband of 19 years, Demetrius D. Cassellas; two sons, Demetrius D. Cassellas, Jr. and Donovan […]

Mattie Bailey Williams Manigault

Mattie Bailey Williams Manigault, 87 Retired Educator & Licensed Funeral Director, died Sunday. Survivors: loving and devoted daughter and son-in-law, Carla Williams Boyd & Alan G. Boyd. Viewing, Sunday, October 27, 3-6pm, Manigault Funeral Home, Winnsboro, SC; Monday, October 28, 4-7pm; McCray Funeral Home, Lancaster, SC. Funeral Services, Tuesday, October 29, 1pm, Mt Zion AME […]

Michael Kevin Ansley

BLYTHEWOOD – Michael Kevin “Mickey” Ansley, 62, of Blythewood went to be with his Lord on Wednesday September 11, 2019.  He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, after a sudden and brief battle with cancer. In life, he was a man of strong faith and a devoted husband, father, brother and friend. Mickey cared […]

Kathryn Blume

ELGIN – A service to celebrate the life of Kathryn Jackson Blume, age 84, was held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Burial followed at Hardshell Cemetery. Rev. Tim Bowen and Rev. Richard Humphries officiated. The family received friends on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 6:00 – […]