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Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel

With a history dating back to 1884, Dunbar Funeral Homes have become a cornerstone of the Columbia community. Our caring, dedicated staff is what sets us apart. We take great pride in fulfilling each and every family's unique needs by providing the most dignified, professional service available, whether you are in need of immediate assistance or would like to plan your arrangements in advance. Since its founding, Dunbar Funeral Home has continued to grow and has remained a much respected establishment in the Columbia area. The business still lives up to the standards set forth by founder J.M. Van Metre in 1922 stating: Our inspiration�to do the right thing at the right time in the right way; to do some things better than they were ever done before; to be courteous; to be an example; to work for love of the work; to anticipate requirements; to recognize no impediments; to master circumstances; to act from reason rather than rule; to be satisfied with nothing less than perfection. At Dunbar Funeral Homes, we believe that every life is unique, and every funeral should be too. We celebrate life. And for those who wish to plan their arrangements in advance, we offer The Simplicity Plan® prearrangement program, an easy way to handle an important family responsibility. Dunbar offers three locations in the greater Columbia area to better serve your family. Dunbar Funeral Home (Devine Street, Columbia) John Dunbar, Jr. purchased our Devine Street location in 1962. Originally known as Oaklawn Funeral Home, this Dunbar facility was built in 1959. The Devine Street location underwent a renovation in 1999, doubling its size. The recent expansion is a reflection of Dunbar's commitment to the families of Columbia, and recognition of change within the community. Our beautiful funeral home is 18,000 square feet and features eight visitation rooms and an inspirational chapel with seating for up to 280 guests. Because of our increase in size, Dunbar is able to accommodate requests of all kinds in our large gathering and visitation spaces. In 2002, Dunbar Funeral Home received The American Institute of Architects, Columbia Section Merit Award, and in 2004 received The American Institute of Architects South Carolina Chapter Merit Award. Dunbar Funeral Home (IRMO) The Dunbar standards of quality and dignity continue throughout our Irmo location, which was opened to provide service to families in the Dutch Fork area. Built in 1989 and consisting of 11,000 square feet, the funeral home sits on beautifully landscaped grounds. It is a Southern Colonial adaptation of the Greek Revival style. Inside, you will find a spacious lobby and reception area and three visitation rooms that can expand to seven if necessary. A simple, beautiful chapel seats up to 300 guests in custom-made maple pews. Families may enter through a private, covered entrance and can choose to be seated in the privacy of a family room. A separate room is available for the minister, organs and choir to use before services. Between the main building and the chapel, an atrium space allows light to enter from both sides of the chapel. Dunar Funeral Home (Gervais Street, Columbia) Dunbar's Gervais Street funeral home is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and was first built as a private residence in 1885. In 1924, founder John Dunbar opened the doors of this impressive house as a funeral home. It encompasses 8,000 square feet and includes three visitation rooms and a chapel comfortably seating up to 150 guests.


Our Obituaries

Chong Suk Austin

February 12, 1948 - July 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Frank Gilbert Jones

March 16, 1941 - June 22, 2016

ELGIN – A funeral service for Frank Gilbert Jones, 75, will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel with burial to follow at Greenhaven Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.Mr. Jones passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016. He was born on March 16, 1941 in Columbia and was a son of...
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Jack Reynolds

June 3, 1922 - June 11, 2016

A funeral service for Jack H. Reynolds, 94, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Northeast Presbyterian Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 6:00 until 8:00 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, 4219 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia, SC 29223.Mr. Reynolds passed away Saturday, June 11, 2016. He was a son of the late Joe...
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Daniel A. Keels

September 10, 1954 - June 6, 2016

BLYTHEWOOD - A funeral service for Daniel Augustus Keels, 61, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral.Daniel passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, June 6, 2016. Born in Columbia, South Carolina, he was a son of Stanford Johnson Keels, Sr. and Eltis Lucille Brown Keels...
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Stanley Joseph Douglas

October 8, 1941 - June 3, 2016

Dr. Stanley J. Douglas, DMDColumbia, SC formerly of Elizabeth, PAThere is a little less laughter, a little less mischief (maybe a lot less), and a little less generosity in the world. Dr. Stanley Joseph Douglas, affectionately known as Pap Pap, Doc, and Skeeter by family and friends was called home to Jesus on June 3, 2016. He drifted peacefully to Heaven surrounded by family in his home.Stanley...
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Robbie Ann Neeley

December 23, 1936 - May 28, 2016

COLUMBIA - Mrs. Robbie Ann Neeley, 79, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2016. Born in Winnsboro, she was a daughter of the late Frank H. Harwell, Sr. and Mary Ann Jeffers Harwell. Mrs. Neeley was employed at the Deli Bakery in Food Lion.Surviving are her daughter, Carol Ann Aguilar (Eswin) of Columbia; and son, Thomas Neeley.A private graveside service will be held in Memorial Gardens of Columbia at...
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Linda Carol Veldheer

August 21, 1947 - May 20, 2016

COLUMBIA - Dr. Linda Carol Veldheer died peacefully in her home on May 20, 2016, among family and friends. A native of Holland, Michigan, she was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Thelma Veldheer; half-brother, Norman Lantis; and half-sister, Shirley Sybesma. Linda is survived by her husband of 35 years, David R. Johnson; son, Zachary R. Johnson; and stepson, Andrew Johnson. She is...
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Joseph Edward Farmer

March 5, 1926 - May 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Walter Clark Speas

April 11, 1943 - May 10, 2016

COLUMBIA - A memorial service for Walter Clark “Walt” Speas, Jr., 73, will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday, May 13, 2016, at Bethel United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral and immediately following the service at the church. A burial will be held at a later date at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Harrisburg, PA. Walt died Tuesday, May 10,...
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Elizabeth McGhee Burt

December 31, 1942 - May 7, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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George Sanders Kincer

March 8, 1930 - May 6, 2016

COLUMBIA – George Sanders Kincer, 86, passed away on Friday, May 6, 2016.A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel with burial with full military honors following in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2016, at the funeral home.Born in Culpeper, Va., he was...
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Delores May Roether

June 18, 1933 - May 1, 2016

CAMDEN – Mrs. Delores May Roether, 82, passed away on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel is assisting the family.Born in Celina, Ohio she was a daughter of the late Harold & Evon Rhyne of Celina, Ohio and a wife of the late William “Bud” Rodger Roether. She graduated from Neptune High School and Wright State University. She worked many years with...
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Michael Joseph Lowder

February 3, 1992 - April 28, 2016

BLYTHEWOOD – Michael Joseph Lowder, 24, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at the Fort Jackson Main Post Chapel located on Fort Jackson at 4580 Strom Thurmond Boulevard, Columbia SC 29207. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Dunbar Funeral Home located...
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James Patrick McGrady

July 23, 1946 - April 26, 2016

BLUFFTON - James (Jim) Patrick McGrady, III, 69, passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 29, 2016 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Columbia, SC. Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel is assisting the family. Mr. McGrady was born on July 23, 1946, in Worcester, MA. He graduated from the Naval Academy and Clark University. He...
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Joseph Peter Froncek

May 30, 1945 - April 25, 2016

COLUMBIA – Joseph P. (Joe the Barber) Froncek passed away on Monday, April 25, 2016 after a brave fight with cancer.Joe was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois on May 30, 1945. He had been employed at Carolina Barber Shop in Five Points for over 30 years. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during Vietnam.He is survived by his wife, Fran; step children, Dean (Pam)...
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Raymond Connor Bissette

June 28, 1944 - April 24, 2016

CHAPIN - A memorial service for Raymond Connor Bissette, 71, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Mr. Bissette died Sunday, April 24, 2016. Born in Raleigh, N.C., he was a son of the late Grover and Lilly Lee Potter Bissette. He worked for Wray...
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Jacqueline York Cherry

November 8, 1935 - April 24, 2016

COLUMBIA – A funeral service for Jacqueline York Cherry, 80, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the chapel. A private burial will be held at Fort Jackson National Cemetery.Mrs. Cherry passed away Sunday, April 24, 2016. Born November 8, 1935, in Rock Hill...
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Carl Edward Ellis

October 4, 1936 - April 24, 2016

COLUMBIA Carl Edward Ellis, 79, died Sunday, April 24, 2016. Born in Canandaigua, N.Y., he was the son of the late Lewellen and Anna Montecliff Ellis.In accordance with the family’s wishes, all services are private.
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Thomas Andrew Pall

June 27, 1939 - April 22, 2016

BLYTHEWOOD - Funeral service for Thomas Andrew Pall, 76, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Northeast Presbyterian Church. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.Mr. Pall died Friday, April 22, 2016. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he was a son of Elizabeth Helen Mester Pall and the late Alex Pall. He worked at AT&T for...
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Anibal Ayala

November 25, 1928 - April 22, 2016

COLUMBIA - A funeral mass for Anibal Ayala-Mercado, 87, will be held 12:30 p.m. Tuesday May 3, 2016 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Hardscrabble Road Chapel, with burial in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. prior to the service at the chapel.Anibal Ayala- Mercado died Friday, April 22, 2016. Born in Guanica, Puerto Rico on November 25, 1928, he...
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John Philip Cummer

October 12, 1924 - April 18, 2016

COLUMBIA John Philip Cummer, age 91, went to be with the Lord on Monday, April 18, 2016, at his home. John was born in Memphis, TN on October 12, 1924, the son of Charles and Georgia (Smith) Cummer. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Jeanette (Williams) Cummer; and by his brothers, Charles Cummer and James Cummer. He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Patricia Breivik; his sister...
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Marilynn Ruie Desmond

April 1, 1944 - April 14, 2016

Marilynn Ruie Desmond, 72, passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2016. Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel is assisting the family.Born in Binghampton, New York, she was a daughter of the late, Gordon Donald Miller and Frances Bessie Comstock Miller. She was member of the Conesus United Methodist Church and retired as a paralegal from the law firm of Reynolds & Heinahan in Avon, New York....
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Bessie Mae Nealous

February 13, 1937 - April 10, 2016

COLUMBIA - Bessie Mae Nealous affectionately known by family and friends as ‘Bet’ was called home on Sunday, April 10, 2016, in Valrico, Florida.A funeral service will be held on Monday, April 18, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel with burial following at Fort Jackson National Cemetery. Friends and family may visit with the family from 10:00 a.m. at the...
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Douglas Miel Taylor

June 23, 1943 - April 9, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Harriet Dunn Faust

November 28, 1940 - April 7, 2016

COLUMBIA - A memorial service for Harriet “Charley” Dunn Faust, 75, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2016, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Ms. Faust died Thursday, April 7, 2016. Born in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late Joe W. Dunn and Roberta Shealy Dunn. She graduated...
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Charles A. Maher

March 1, 1955 - April 2, 2016

ELGIN – Charles “Chuck” Arthur Maher, 61, passed away on Saturday, April 2, 2016.Born in New York, Chuck was a son of the late Charles Ambrose and Dorothy Mary Holibaugh Maher. He served his country in the United States Army and was a retired truck driver.He is survived by his sister, Terri A Laux; nephews, Todd E. Laux and Brent (Michele) Laux.
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Nelida I. CABALLERO

June 4, 1925 - March 29, 2016

COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Nelida I. Caballero, 90, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 2, 2016 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2016 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel.Nelida was born in Matanzas, Cuba. She was the beloved daughter of the late Maria Isabel...
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Michael Edward DeWerdt

September 16, 1953 - March 23, 2016

COLUMBIA – Michael “Mike” Edward deWerdt, 62, passed away on Wednesday, March 23, 2016.A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.Born in Greenwood, MS, Mike was a son of the late Louis and Traute Schweers...
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Carol Heitlinger

July 14, 1946 - March 23, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Bettie Davis Mundy

November 14, 1925 - March 11, 2016

COLUMBIA - Graveside service for Bettie Davis Mundy, 90, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2016, in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, 4219 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia, SC 29223.Mrs. Mundy died Friday, March 11, 2016. Born in Durham, N.C., she was a daughter of the...
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Gregory Dean Blackwell

September 22, 1962 - March 10, 2016

ELGIN – Gregory Dean Blackwell, 53, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2016. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel at 3:00 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Born in Columbia, he was the son of Kathleen Tinsley Finley and the late Nassie Blackwell, Jr. In...
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Yalla Muniswamy Reddy

March 6, 1939 - March 4, 2016

COLUMBIA - A service to remember Mr. Yalla Muniswamy Reddy,76, known as “Y.M." to his friends, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2016, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel.Mr. Reddy died Friday, March 4, 2016. Born on March 6, 1939 in Iggaluru, India to the late K. Yellareddy and Sakamma, he came to the United States in his 30’s to start his family and pursue his...
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Roy Arthur Arnold

March 19, 1937 - February 27, 2016

COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Rev. Roy Arthur Arnold, 78, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, March 3, 2016, in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Easley, S.C.Rev. Arnold died Saturday, February 27, 2016. Born in...
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Carol Lynn Chapman

December 21, 1963 - February 24, 2016

COLUMBIA Carol Lynn Chapman, 52, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016. Born in Nutley, N.J., she was a daughter of Betty Patrick Lance and the late Donald Lance. A graduate of Nutley High School, she was a loving mother and caring nurse.Surviving are her daughters, Elise Chapman and Katie Chapman, both of Columbia; her mother of Groton N.Y.; sister, Audrey Celentano of Ithaca, N.Y.; brothers,...
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Betty Jane Johnson

May 21, 1925 - February 23, 2016

FLORENCE – Betty Jane Johnson, 90, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016.The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the residence, 318 Guildford Circle, Florence, SC 29501. Born in Forest Park, Illinois, Betty was the daughter of the late Edgar Allen and Pearl Ivy Cary Mills. Betty was a LPN and after retirement she volunteered with McLeod...
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Timothy Cornelius Belton

June 14, 1975 - February 23, 2016

COLUMBIA – Timothy Cornelius Belton, 40, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Northstar Christian Center with burial following at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Camden. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 26, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel.Timothy was a loving...
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Barbara Jean Truesdale

March 6, 1939 - February 22, 2016

COLUMBIA - A memorial service for Barbara Jean Truesdale, 76, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 27, 2016, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the chapel.Mrs. Truesdale passed into the Lord’s arms on Monday, February 22, 2016. Born in Sumter, she was a daughter of the late Esaw Benenhaley and...
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Melvin Vernon Gordon

January 22, 1930 - February 16, 2016

COLUMBIA –Melvin Vernon Gordon, 86, was born in Ladysmith, WI on January 22, 1930 and resided in Columbia, SC passed away at Palmetto Health Richland on February 16, 2016.A Mass of Catholic Burial will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. The family will receive friends from 1- 2:00 p.m. at the church prior to the service. A private...
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Harold Nelson Brice

July 28, 1937 - February 3, 2016

ELGIN Harold Nelson Brice, 78, Msgt. U.S. Air Force (Ret.), passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. A graveside service with full military honors will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Greenhaven Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30 to 2:30 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel.Born in Los Angeles, CA, he was a son of the...
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Mary Bruce Mullins

February 28, 1932 - February 2, 2016

COLUMBIA - A memorial service for Mary Eva Bruce Mullins, 83, will be held at 3:00 p.m., Friday, February 5th, 2016, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, Hard Scrabble Road. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, 140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia, SC 29210.Mary Eva Bruce Mullins died Tuesday,...
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Evelyn Anna LeVan

August 19, 1922 - January 28, 2016

Evelyn Anna LeVan, 93, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2016. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Christ Lutheran Church. Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel is assisting the family.Born in Reading, Pa., Evelyn was the daughter of the late Walter David and Stella Lengle Siegfried. Her greatest joy in her life was her beloved late husband, Paul Kenneth LeVan, her children and...
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Thomas John Ertzberger

February 11, 1934 - January 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Deanna Lou Hammerle

July 19, 1940 - January 19, 2016

BISHOPVILLE - Deanna Lou Hammerle was born July 19, 1940 in Cattaraugus, New York. Deanna received her wings on January 19, 2016 while residing at the McCoy Nursing Center. She worked as a phlebotomist while she resided in Florida. Deanna is survived by her sons, Eric D. Mohr of Elgin, SC, John W. L. Mohr of Killbuck, NY, Clayton W. Trimble of Dayton, PA, and Dana L. Mohr of Austin, Texas....
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Darwin LaVerne Haines

August 4, 1933 - January 19, 2016

COLUMBIA – Darwin LaVerne Haines, 82, Maj, US Army Retired, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. A funeral service will be held on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 10:30 am at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial with full military honors will follow at Fort Jackson National Cemetery.Born in Dixon, Nebraska, he was a son...
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Brenda Singleton Todd

June 3, 1960 - January 17, 2016

ELGIN, SC – Brenda Singleton Todd, 55, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2016. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.Born in Columbia, she was a daughter of the late Jasper Singleton and Mary Janet Long Mangum. She is survived by her daughter, Kimberly...
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Kenneth Lewis Osborne

November 16, 1940 - January 15, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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James David Snead

November 3, 1945 - January 10, 2016

COLUMBIA, SC – James David Snead, 70, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2016. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 2:00 at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.Born in Bristol, Tenn., he was a son of the late Leon and Blanche Davis. He was a die-hard Tennessee Volunteer football...
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Christopher Keith Riedy

February 6, 1973 - January 4, 2016

COLUMBIA, SC – Christopher Keith Riedy, 42, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2016. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 4:00 at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. prior to the service.Born in Augsburg, Germany, he was a beloved son of William and Se Myong Riedy. He was a gifted artist who enjoyed...
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Franklin Elwood Brown

May 30, 1935 - December 26, 2015

Franklin Elwood Brown was blessed with life on May 30th 1935, to the parents of John and Eva Brown. God call him home on Saturday December 26th, 2015. He was born and raised in Hyattsville, Maryland. He attended school in Prince George's County Maryland and graduated from Fairmont Heights High School...After graduation he listed into the Air Force....Franklin married in 1953 to Dorothy...
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Helen Mae Crawford

April 7, 1934 - December 12, 2015

COLUMBIA - Helen Mae Crawford, 81, passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2015. All services are private. Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, is assisting the family.
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John Sette Ducate

December 4, 1919 - December 9, 2015

COLUMBIA - John Sette Ducate went to be with the Lord Wednesday, December 9th 2015. Born December 4, 1919 in Union City, NJ, he was a son of Francesco and Maria Pasquale Setteducate.A funeral service will be held at 10am Saturday, December 12th at Living Spring Lutheran Church. The family will receive friends on Friday, December 11, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast...
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Eugene GRILLO

May 16, 1944 - December 7, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Barbara I. Abraham

February 7, 1938 - December 7, 2015

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Jerome Martin Hume

June 15, 1953 - November 25, 2015

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Benjamin Acue Walker Joye

June 25, 1954 - November 21, 2015

COLUMBIA, SC – Benjamin Acue Walker Joye, 61, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2015. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 2:00 at Florence County Memorial Gardens, 3320 S. Cashua Drive, Florence, SC 29501.He was the only child of the late Haskell Shuler Joye and Helen Finklea Joye. He was born in Florence and attended the Florence Public Schools. He graduated...
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Dahyabhai Revandas Patel

December 12, 1935 - November 19, 2015

COLUMBIA – Dahyabhai Revandas Patel, 79, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2015. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. Please sign the online guest book at www.dunbarfunerals.com.
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Mervyn De Guzman

March 28, 1934 - November 16, 2015

COLUMBIA - Sgt. Major (Ret.) Mervyn de Guzman passed away surrounded by his loved ones on Monday, November 16, 2015. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church with burial following at Fort Jackson National Cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 19, 2015 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m...
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Betty Lou Blomerley

November 17, 1933 - November 16, 2015

COLUMBIA – Betty Lou Blomerley, 82, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2015. A memorial service will be held at a later date.Surviving is her son, Michael (Lori) Blomerley; daughter, Vicki (Pat) McCarthy, grandchildren; Sean (Shelley) McCarthy, Bryan (Natalie) McCarthy, Amanda Blomerley, Rachel Blomerley; great grandchildren, Chase McCarthy, Chloe McCarthy and Emma McCarthy.In lieu of...
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Lisa Woodworth

July 15, 1962 - November 11, 2015

COLUMBIA - Lisa Loann Woodworth passed away on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 2:00 at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Born in Chattanooga, TN she was a daughter of the late Edmond Conrad Parker and Claire Alice Parker. Lisa grew up in Rossville, GA and married her...
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James E. Phillips

March 14, 1941 - November 9, 2015

COLUMBIA - James E. Phillips, Jr. went home to be with the Lord on the afternoon of November 9, 2015. He passed away peacefully with his daughters by his bedside at the Lexington Medical Center in West Columbia, SC. He was 74 years old, and will be greatly missed.A funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. The family will...
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Marie E. CORCORAN

September 15, 1925 - November 3, 2015

COLUMBIA – Marie Elizabeth Corcoran, 90, widow of Colonel Edward F. Corcoran, Ph.D. died on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. A Funeral Mass will be held at 12 noon on Friday, November 6, 2015 at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. A reception will follow the service in the church Fellowship Hall. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery where her husband is interred at a later date. Dunbar...
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Norma Jean McEntee

March 2, 1923 - November 2, 2015

Norma Jean McEntee, 92, of Columbia passed away on Monday, November 2, 2015. Plans will be announced by Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel.
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Samuel Luther Blaylock

October 25, 1930 - November 2, 2015

ELGIN – Samuel Luther Blaylock, Jr, 85, died Monday evening, November 2, 2015, at Palmetto Baptist in Columbia. Sam was born in Canton, NC on October 25, 1930 to the late Samuel Luther Blaylock, Sr. and Belle Phillips Blaylock. His life revolved around his childhood sweetheart and wife of 62 years, the late Ruby Adaline Deanhardt Blaylock, as well as their children, grandchildren, extended...
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Adinarayana Mittamidi

June 1, 1951 - October 29, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Mary How Dalzell

June 2, 1941 - October 27, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Mary Louise Barton

July 31, 1921 - October 25, 2015

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Mary Louise Barton

July 31, 1921 - October 25, 2015

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Marlene Sprowls Durig

October 3, 1937 - October 14, 2015

COLUMBIA - Marlene Sprowls Durig, a long-time resident of the Kansas City area, died Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at her home. Marlene, age 78, passed away of natural causes surrounded by loved ones. Marlene Durig was born on October 3, 1937 in Claysville, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Donald William Sprowls and the late Una Clemens Sprowls. She graduated from Claysville High as class...
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David Norris Vannort

February 27, 1938 - September 30, 2015

COLUMBIA - David Norris Vannort, age 77, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. He was born on February 27, 1938 in Lancaster PA, the only son of the late Bertram Orlando Vannort and Dorothy Angel Krepley Vannort. Dave graduated from High School in New Kensington PA in 1956. After high school, Dave joined the Army, attended Officer’s Candidate School and was eventually stationed at...
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William Thurlow Beckham

February 2, 1935 - September 26, 2015

COLUMBIA Mr. William Thurlow Beckham, Jr. passed away Saturday, September 26, 2015. At the time of his passing Bill was an “in-hospice” patient in the “Warriors Walk” at the Dorn VA Hospital.Bill was born in Columbia on February 2, 1935, the son of William Thurlow Beckham, Sr., and Ethel Padgett Beckham. He graduated from the University of South Carolina where he majored...
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Noa Easton Thomas Hambrick

September 23, 2015 - September 25, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Eleanor Rebecca Sotelo

August 3, 1931 - September 16, 2015

COLUMBIA – Eleanor Rebecca Sotelo, 84, passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm at St John Neumann Catholic Church. The Rosary will be recited on Friday, September 18, 2015 at 6:00 pm at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends after the Rosary from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the...
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Christine S. Eastwood

June 14, 1909 - September 4, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Debra Ann SeCheverell

January 16, 1953 - September 2, 2015

COLUMBIA - Memorial service for Debra “Debbie” SeCheverell, 62, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 12, 2015, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 2 until 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Ms. Debbie was born in Ft. Wayne, Ind. and died at home on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. after a...
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Helen Patricia Willis

November 24, 1941 - August 28, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Teresa Hall Ross

January 7, 1961 - August 25, 2015

ELGIN – A funeral service for Teresa Hall Ross, 54, will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel with burial following at Greenhaven Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the funeral home. Mrs. Ross passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Born in Columbia, she was a...
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Nishtha Bhatti

November 16, 1979 - August 19, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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Chung Chun Chao

January 20, 1934 - August 9, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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James D. Doty

December 4, 1944 - August 3, 2015

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 11:00 am at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. A luncheon will follow the service at the funeral home.
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Christopher Michael Lambert

October 12, 1969 - July 31, 2015

GASTON Funeral service for Christopher Michael “Mike” Lambert, 45, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the service. Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, is assisting the family.Mr. Lambert died Friday, July 31,...
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Larry Van Jones

November 12, 1946 - July 29, 2015

COLUMBIA – Larry Van Jones, 68, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. A private burial at Fort Jackson National Cemetery will be held at a later date. Mr. Jones is survived by his wife, Velma Jones.
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Charles Richard Baskin

March 6, 1926 - July 29, 2015

COLUMBIA – A funeral service for Charles Richard Baskin, 89, will be held at 11:30 am, Monday, August 3, 2015 at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel with burial following at Fort Jackson National Cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Sunday, August 2, 2015 at the funeral home.Mr. Baskin died Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Born in...
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Christine Lucas Hair

November 15, 1928 - July 28, 2015

GASTON - Funeral service for Christine Lucas Hair, 86, will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2015, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, with burial in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10 until 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Hair died Tuesday, July 28, 2015, after a long illness. Born in Ranlo, N.C., she was a...
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Betty Jean Watts

January 25, 1927 - July 27, 2015

Blythewood Betty Jean Watts, 88, passed away on Monday, July 27, 2015. A funeral service will be held on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel with the Rev. Richard Smith officiating. Burial will follow the service in Wright Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 1:00 pm prior to the service. Born in Winston Salem, NC, she was a daughter of...
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Dorothy Helen Nickerson

August 16, 1915 - July 26, 2015

COLUMBIA A memorial service for Dorothy Helen Nickerson, 99, will be held at noon on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at Northeast Presbyterian Church. Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel is assisting the family. Mrs. Nickerson passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015, at Palmetto Health Richland following a short illness. Born in Toronto, Canada she would have celebrated her 100th birthday on August...
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Bobby Luther Blackwell

April 2, 1931 - July 20, 2015

COLUMBIA – CMSgt, Bobby Luther Blackwell, United States Air Force (Ret.), born in Greenville, SC, passed away Monday, July 20, 2015 at the age of 84.A graveside service will be held on Monday, July 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.Mr. Blackwell...
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Maria Judith Morales

April 29, 1955 - July 16, 2015

COLUMBIA “A Dios te dejamos mi tesorito.” A memorial service for Maria Judith “Judy” Morales, 60, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at International Praise Church of God. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel, 4219 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia, SC 29223. Mrs. Morales...
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Howard L. ARDEN

February 27, 1933 - July 16, 2015

COLUMBIA Howard Lee Arden, SGM, (U.S. Army, Retired), 82, passed away Thursday, July 16, 2015. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 20, 2015, at First Christian Church, with burial with full military honors following at 1:00 p.m. in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast...
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Marion Rhett Pruitt

March 17, 1943 - July 12, 2015

COLUMBIA – Marion Rhett Pruitt, Sr., 72, died Sunday, July 12, 2015. Born in Greenwood, SC on March 17, 1943, he was the eldest son of the late Mary Myers and William Ernest Pruitt, Sr. He is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years, Patricia T. Pruitt; children M. Rhett Pruitt, Jr. (Tammy) of Blythewood and E. Rebekah Siceloff (Jeffrey) and P. Alexander Pruitt of Columbia; 12...
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John Lawrence Bouknight

September 25, 1945 - July 3, 2015

COLUMBIA - John Lawrence Bouknight died Friday, July 3, 2015. Born in Columbia September 25, 1945, he was the son of the late Herbert U. Bouknight and Helen Harbort Bouknight. John grew up in Columbia and joined the Navy in 1962, retiring at the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer in 1982. He served aboard the USS Alacrity, USS Lexington, USS Sanctuary, USS Saratoga, and USS MacDonough...
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Ginger Annette Davis

October 15, 1966 - June 26, 2015

COLUMBIA - Funeral service for Ginger Annette Davis, 48, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel with burial to follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10 until 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.Mrs. Davis died Friday, June 26, 2015. Born in Spartanburg, she was a daughter of Danny Lewis Kendall...
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Sara Cassells Scruggs

August 25, 1946 - June 24, 2015

COLUMBIA – Sara Frances Cassells Scruggs, 68, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 2:30 P.M. at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends following the service. Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel is assisting the family.Born in Chester, SC she was a daughter of Anne R. Cassells of Rock Hill and the...
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Ruijing Wang

October 4, 1989 - June 4, 2015

COLUMBIA – Ruijing Wang, 25, passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2015. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the Chinese Christian Church of Columbia. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel is assisting the family. Born in Hangzhou, China he was the son of Minghuai Wang and Qixia Zhang...
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Beatrice M. BOGGS

April 1, 1917 - June 2, 2015

Arrangements under the direction of Dunbar Funeral Home - Northeast, COLUMBIA, SC.
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May Friedenberg

August 7, 1922 - May 31, 2015

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James Francis Stoy

May 17, 1963 - May 30, 2015

COLUMBIA - James Francis Stoy, 52, went to be with our Lord on Saturday, May 30, 2015.Born in Bentwaters, England, he was the son of the late Bruce Charles Stoy and Peggy Athroll Stoy. James graduated from Sumter High School, Class of 1981 and received a Bachelor’s degree from Francis Marion University, Class of 1995. James served in the U.S. Navy from 1981 to 1992. He was a member of...
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Clifford Brian Honess

October 24, 1933 - May 14, 2015

COLUMBIA – C. Brian Honess passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2015. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 12 noon in the Eastminster Presbyterian Church Memorial Gardens. Rev. Dr. Ellen Skidmore will officiate. Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel is assisting the family.Mr. Honess was born in 1933, in Detroit, Michigan. He began piano lessons at an early age. The...
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Patricia Elrod Lail

December 16, 1937 - May 14, 2015

RIDGEWAY – Patricia Elrod Lail, 77, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2015. A funeral will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. at Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 prior to the service. The burial will be held following the service at Aimwell Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Ridgeway with her 11 grandsons serving as pall...
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Betty Hunt Smith

September 1, 1921 - May 10, 2015

Columbia - A memorial service for Betty H. Smith, 93, will be held 3:00 PM, Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Forest Lake Presbyterian Church. Interment will be at Beaufort National Cemetery at a later date. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the Forest Lake Presbyterian Church organ fund or the American Heart Association. Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel is...
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Leah Christine Fitzgerald

June 8, 1984 - May 5, 2015

COLUMBIA – A Celebration of Life for Leah Christine “Princess” Fitzgerald, 30, will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Radiant Life Church, 1010 Old Two Notch Road, Pontiac. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:00 to 2:00. Dunbar Funeral Home Northeast Chapel is assisting the family.Leah passed away on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 surrounded by her loved ones...
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