Frederick Edward Sojourner passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 14, 2023. He was a son of the late Robert Edward Sojourner and the late Minnie Ehrhardt Sojourner. Born July 14, 1938, in Augusta, GA, Mr. Sojourner grew up in southeastern Georgia and the South Carolina Lowcountry. In 1950, his familyContinue Reading

Kimberly “Kim” Ann Lipsey Mitchell, 50, of Little Mountain, died Sunday, January 15, 2023. Born on March 27, 1972, in Greenwood, she was a daughter of Mary Lunell Davenport Lipsey and the late Clyde Douglas Lipsey. She was a 1990 graduate of the Mid Carolina High School and worked forContinue Reading

Lake Murray News family mourns loss of friend and contributor A forever friend and decades-long contributor to our newspaper, Jib, passed away on Wednesday, January 4th. Edward (Jib) Martin Colie III was a true Renaissance man who excelled as a sailor, master machinist, author, master navigator, welder, master mechanic andContinue Reading

Barbara Duncan Willm, “Babz”, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and Queen of the Sunrise Club, passed away peacefully on October 17, 2022. She lived with cancer for nearly six years, and lived each day to the fullest. A funeral service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral on Thursday, October 20,Continue Reading

Virginia Ann Backlund Eckstrom, of Columbia, entered into eternal rest peacefully on January 27, 2022. Services will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, January 31, at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 6952 St. Andrews Road, Columbia, SC, with interment to follow at Bush River Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be at theContinue Reading

William Jackson “Jack” Harling of the Colliers Community in Edgefield County, South Carolina passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 91 on January 3, 2022. Jack was born in his family home in Colliers on October 15, 1930, to the late Wilfred Jackson “Bay” Harling and DellaContinue Reading

A funeral service for Charles Franklin “Frank” Teague Jr., 78, was held at 2 pm Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, with burial in Bush River Memorial Gardens. The family received friends from 5 until 7 pm Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at the funeral home.Continue Reading

Brenda Rountree Jackson of Columbia, SC, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 9, 2021.  Originally from Barnwell, SC, Brenda was a proud graduate of Barnwell High School and Winthrop College.  She earned her Master’s degree in education and taught 2nd and 3rd graders as well as specialContinue Reading