Aiken Obituaries

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  • Wednesday Mar 25 | via Southwest Times 

    Sharon Leigh Gemmell

    Sharon Leigh Gemmell, 67, of Pulaski, Va., died Monday evening, March 23, 2015, at the Brian Center in Fincastle. Va. She was born March 8, 1948, in Pulaski, and was the daughter of the late Josephine Hall Gemmell and Ralph Summers Gemmell.

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  • Saturday Mar 21 | via The Edgefield Advertiser 

    Joe Edward Friar

    Mr. Joe Edward Friar, 86, of Young St., husband of the late Frankie Norris Friar, died Saturday March 21, 2015. Mr. Friar was a native of Johnston, S.C. and was a Navy Veteran.

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  • Sunday Mar 15 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Charles Rowe, former Free Lance-Star editor, publish...

    Charles S. Rowe, the former editor and co-publisher of The Free Lance-Star who helped lead journalism groups advocate for press freedom, has died. He was 89. Rowe died Friday at a hospital in Vero Beach, Florida, where he had a residence.

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  • Friday Mar 13 | via The Aiken Standard 

    Former Va. Beach Mayor Meyera Oberndorf dies at 74

    Oberndorf served as mayor from 1988 to 2008, making her the longest serving mayor in the city's history. The city announced her death Friday.

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  • Wednesday Mar 11 | via The Star 

    Cumbee Center director Kay Mixon to retire

    FILE STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Kay Mixon, executive director of The Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons, will retire on March 27. Kay Mixon is known as an outspoken advocate for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and even though she will retire as executive director of the Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons later this month, that won't change.

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  • Monday Mar 9 | via The Aiken Standard 

    'Simpsons' co-creator, philanthropist Sam Simon dies...

    Sam Simon, a co-creator of “The Simpsons” who made a midlife career shift into philanthropy and channeled much of his personal fortune into social causes including animal welfare, has died after a long bout with cancer. After stints writing for “Taxi,” “Cheers” and “The Tracey Ullman Show,” Simon helped launch “The Simpsons” in 1989.

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  • Friday Feb 27 | via Minot Daily News 

    Oluf "Ole" Lee

    OLUF "Ole" JOHN LEE, 57, of Mylo, died Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at Sanford Health Systems, Bismarck. Services will be held at 11 a.m. CST, today, Feb. 28, 2015, at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Rolette, with Pastor Richard Vettrus officiating.

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  • Feb 26, 2015 | via Dayton Daily News 

    DEMENT, Mary

    News Death Notice DEMENT, Mary Age 92 a resident of Fairborn, Ohio passed away on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at home following a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her loving parents, Mary and Walter Roberts who resided in Seaman, Ohio where she grew up.

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  • Feb 25, 2015 | via The Edgefield Advertiser 

    Cecil L. Berry

    Mr. Cecil L. Berry, 80, of Rabbit Trail, husband of Lucy Hyman Berry, died Monday February 23, 2015 at V.A. Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held Thursday February 26, 2015 at 2 P.M. at Living Word Fellowship with burial in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Edgefield with Military Honors.The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 P.M. at the Church before the Service.

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  • Feb 25, 2015 | via The Lakeland Ledger 

    Asbill, Carol Ratchford

    CAROL RATCHFORD ASBILL, 51 Publix Super Markets LAKELAND - Carol Ratchford Asbill, 51, of Lakeland, FL, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, February 22, 2015. A native of Aiken, SC, Carol was a graduate of Aiken High School and Clemson University.

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