Week of January 17, 2017
Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Columbia – Patricia Ann Mitchum Carrigan, 58, of Columbia, died Monday, January 8, 2018. Born December 20, 1959 in Columbia, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Odell Mitchum and Corine Hussey Mitchum. Patty, as she was known by her family and friends, was the only daughter in a houseful of boys, and was spoiled rotten by them all. Her love of children encouraged her to open a daycare, and to later work with preschool and kindergarteners at Byrnes Academy.
Survivors include her children, Michael Garner Carrigan, Jr., and fiancé, Kristen Gena Harrison, Kimberly Elaine Carrigan; grandchildren, Michael “Jude” Carrigan and Piper Arden Carrigan; significant other and caregiver, David Gillespie; brothers, Robert W. Mitchum (Denise) and David M. Mitchum (Terri); mother-in-law, Irene Garner Carrigan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Garner Carrigan, Sr.; brother, Thomas Odell “Tommy” Mitchum, Jr.; and a nephew, Thomas Michael Mitchum.
A service of celebration was held 1 o’clock, Saturday, January 13th at Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, 7600 Trenholm Road Ext., Columbia, with the Rev. Mac Kinnett officiating. The family received friends prior to the service beginning at 12 o’clock. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to The American Heart Assoc., 190 Knox Abbott Drive, Cayce, SC 29033. Memories and condolences may be shared at ShivesFuneralHome.com.
Marian Jordan Goodson, 84, of Darlington, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018. A Daughter of the late Samuel L. and Elma Davis Jordan was born March 28,1933 in Durham, N.C.
Funeral Service was conducted noon Monday, January 15, 2018 at Lee St. Church of God in Darlington with burial following in Faith Memorial Gardens, directed by Jordan Funeral Home, Inc.
She received her education in the Public Schools of Durham, North Carolina.
She worked over 49 years for Darlington County School District at Cain and Pate Elementary, and St. John’s High School before retiring.
She was married to the Late Chalmers Goodson.
Survivors include: her daughter, Deborah (Frank) Lewis III; sons, Ralph Montague Jordan, Donald (Lisa) Snuggs, and Quentin Bruce; sister, Theresa Snuggs; brother, Samuel Jr. (Toni) Jordan ; Grandchildren, Tiffany (Billy) Jones, Amy Blackmon, Tarik Lewis, Anthony(Karen) Bailey, Courtney and Savannah Jordan, Tynesha, Michael, and Malik Snuggs; 19 Great-grandchildren;
Special friends: Dorothy Carraway, Evelyn Rhodes, Kathy Sumner, Betty Young, and Gwen Simon; Caregiver and friend Elaine W. Damon.
A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family is receiving friends at the residence, 138 Coker Street, Darlington.
Babs Reaves Lewis, age 70, was a Christian and went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Thursday, January 11th at Freedom Baptist Church, with burial following in High Hill Cemetery, directed by Belk Funeral Home.
Born January 20, 1947, Babs is the daughter of the late Earl Gibson Reaves and Barbara Gardner Reaves. She spent a lot of her time at church and studying her bible. Babs taught Sunday school at High Hill Baptist Church and Freedom Baptist Church for many years, and served as treasurer at Freedom Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband of 50 years, Ray Lewis; her daughters, Marcia Watkins and Beth (Kyle) Gunter of Florence; her son, John Lewis of Darlington; her grandchildren, Molly Watkins, Luke Watkins, Riley Gunter, and Reaves Gunter; her sister, Karen (Tommy) Lewis of Darlington.
The family received friends at the home, 707 Vintage Dr. in Florence.
Memorials may be made to Freedom Baptist Church, 1415 Lamar Hwy. Darlington, SC 29532.
A guestbook is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.com.
Born in Darlington on November 16, 1966, Crystal is the daughter of John Edward O’Neal and the late Gloria Jean O’Neal. Crystal graduated from Welch College in Nashville, TN, with Bachelor of Science degrees in Bible and Elementary Education. Crystal worked as a schoolteacher and also enjoyed worshiping the Lord through her wonderful ability to sing and play piano. She was a kind and loving mother and devoted wife.
Mrs. Kimbrel is survived by her husband of twenty-seven years, Rev. Bruce Kimbrel of Washington, NC; her two daughters, Kayla (John) Newland of Pleasant View, TN; and Elizabeth Kimbrel; a sister, Jennifer O’Neal of Florence, SC, and many extended family members.
Memorials may be made to Welch College in Gallatin, TN.
A tribute page for Crystal is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.com.