James Troy Crawford, 31, loving husband of Amy McFee Crawford, died Tuesday, April 27, 2010, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at Cedar Creek Church with the Rev. Richard Swift officiating. Interment will follow in Bethany Cemetery.Pallbearers will be Tavis Whitson, Baron Bowers, Brett Crawford, Blake Bowers, Bradley Crawford, Trent Whitson, Hank Spivey and Chad Kelly. Honorary pallbearers will be the New Ellenton Volunteer Fire Department.Troy was born in Augusta, the son of Jamie (Jaime Nichole) William Crawford of New Ellenton and Sherrie L. Beam Harman of Aiken. He was a lifelong resident of New Ellenton and a graduate of Silver Bluff High School. He was a member of Cedar Creek Church and was a former lieutenant of the New Ellenton Volunteer Fire Department. He received two life-saving awards (2007, 2008) and was the 2006 Fireman of the Year. He also coached New Ellenton youth sports.In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by his three sons, Seth, Collin and Hunter Crawford; maternal grandparents, Patricia and Clarence Beam of Aiken; paternal grandmother, Beverly Park Crawford of New Ellenton; sister, Tiffany Crawford Pruitt of Aiken; stepsister, Harley Whittle of New Ellenton; stepbrother, Ben Whittle of New Ellenton; and nephew, Cameron Pruitt of Aiken. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Wylie Gene Crawford.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the memorial account for Troy's children at SRP Credit Union.Visit and sign Troy's online guest book at www.shellhouseriversfuneralhome.com.The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home Inc., 715 E. Pine Log Road.Joanne GreeneMs. Joanne Greene, 61, of 124 Sumter St., Aiken, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, April 25, 2010, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers. The memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 25 at Ashley Grove Baptist Church, 323 Ashley Grove Road, with the Rev. Anthony Q. Miller officiating.Survivors include two daughters, Letha Greene Taylor of Charlotte, N.C., and Tawanna Yvette Greene of New York; brother, Joseph Daniels of Aiken; and devoted friend, Joe Jones of Aiken. Florist 11 a.m. at Askley Grove Baptist Church. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, 352 Mill St., Allendala, or call 584-4885.Noah Israel BooneNoah Israel Boone, 26, beloved son of John Daniel and April Moore Boone, died Wednesday, April 28, 2010, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.Noah was a lifelong resident of Aiken. He was a carpenter and a member of Hollow Creek Baptist Church. Noah was an avid USC fan and loved to fish and play golf.In addition to his parents, John and April, survivors include a sister, Amber Danielle Boone; two brothers, John Daniel Boon II and Travis Ryan Boone, all of Aiken; maternal grandmother, Mary L. Moore of Augusta; paternal grandparents, Dan M. and Linda Boone of Aiken; and a nephew, Jaxon Daniel Boone of Aiken.Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Hollow Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. David Richardson officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Hollow Creek Baptist Church Building Fund, 270 Independent Blvd., Aiken, SC 29803.Visit the online guest register at www.shellhouseriversfuneralhome.com. Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home, 715 E. Pine Log Road.Herlaine D. CountsNORTH AUGUSTA -- Funeral services for Ms. Herlaine "Deen" Counts will be held Saturday, May 1, 2010, at noon at Mims Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. G.L. Brightharp officiating. Interment will be in Mount Canaan Baptist Church cemetery. Friends may call at the residence of her mother, Blanche B. Reynolds, 105 Jacob McKie Road, Trenton.G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Ave., North Augusta, 279-0026.Louis Wayne 'Butch' KaneyLANGLEY -- Mr. Louis Wayne "Butch" Kaney, 69, of Langley, beloved husband of 44 years to Mary Mitchum Kaney and son of the late Melvin and Mary Gertrude Davis Kaney, entered into rest Wednesday, April 28, 2010.Born in and a lifelong resident of Aiken County, Butch was a retired construction worker, and following his retirement from the construction industry, he worked with Aiken Limousine and for the Phelon family. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Bath Pentecostal Holiness Church, Bath. Butch enjoyed fishing and NASCAR racing.In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Kelly Jordan (Ron) of Gaston and Christy Riggs of Gloverville; sisters, Annette Meyer (Bernard) of Langley and Pauline Finney of Aiken; brother, David Kaney (Ann) of Langley; grandchildren, Keith Kirkland, Cody Jordan, Dewayne Riggs, Allison Riggs, Kimberly Riggs, April Riggs, Meredith Benenhaley, Matthew Benenhaley and Alexis Black; and great-grandchildren, Tristan and Andrew Riser.A Celebration of Life service will be held Friday, April 30, 2010, at 4 p.m. at Bath Pentecostal Holiness Church, Bath, with pastor Bill Branch officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Bath. Pallbearers will be Jackie, Wilbur and Danny Mitchum, Rick Masters, Butch Meyer and Tim Wright.Visit www.HatcherFuneralHome.com to share memories of Butch and leave a message of condolence for the family.The family has asked that memorials be made to Bath Pentecostal Holiness Church.Friends may call at the family residence.The family will greet friends Friday, April 30, 2010, from 2 p.m. until the time of service at Bath Pentecostal Holiness Church.Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Langley.Erika Nicole Moxley WardBEECH ISLAND -- Entered into rest on Tuesday, April 27, 2010, Mrs. Erika Nicole Moxley Ward, 23, of Beech Island, loving wife of Michael Ward and beloved daughter of Joey Moxley and Carol White Moxley of Beech Island. In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by a daughter, Saige Alexis Clark; a son, Michael Shaun Ward Jr.; a sister, Brandy Lynn Gregory, all of Beech Island; and a very precious niece and nephew, Daegen and Haley Williamson, who just worshiped their Aunt Erika, and she in turn, worshiped them; also, her paternal grandparents, Norma Moxley and Roy and Janet Moxley. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Velma White. She was born in Augusta but has been a lifelong resident of Aiken County. She was a member of Gloverville Pentecostal Holiness Church. She was a loving and caring person who adored her children. She shall be greatly missed by her family, friends and all whose lives she touched along the way. A celebration of her life service will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2010, at 3 p.m. at the Gloverville Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Ron Lawson and the Rev. Bobby Roth officiating. The interment will follow at Langley Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Napier Funeral Home Friday, April 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. Mrs. Ward will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Visit the online guest register at www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com.Barbara Gwynn Kivett McKinneyMrs. Barbara Gwynn Kivett McKinney, 54, died Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at her residence.Funeral services will be held privately.Mrs. McKinney was born in El Paso, Texas, a daughter of Velma Hoffman Kivett of Los Angeles, Calif., and the late Jack Kivett. She had been a resident of Aiken for the last 21âÑ2 years.In addition to her mother, she is survived by four sons, Robert Vanwarmer of St. Stevens, Howard Davis McKinney of Paulsbo, Wash., Christopher Lee McKinney of Aiken and Thomas Orrie McKinney of Aiken; two sisters, Cindy Smith of Covington, Ga., and Debra Beabey of Charleston; and one brother, Bobby Kivett of Columbia.In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard D. McKinney.Visit Mrs. McKinney's online guest book at www.shellhouseriversfuneralhome.com. Shellhouse-Rivers Funeral Home Inc., 715 E. Pine Log Road.Shirley B. MooreEDGEFIELD -- Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley B. Moore will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. James Dukes officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. The remains will lie in state in the church from 1 p.m. until the hour of service. Family and friends will assemble at the residence, 675 Youngblood Road, at 1:15 p.m.G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 250 Coral St., Edgefield, 637-4900.James 'Georgia Jim' SmithFuneral services for Mr. James W. "Georgia Jim" Smith will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 30, 2010, at G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary Chapel with Bishop Walter Kearse officiating. Interment will be in Aiken Memorial Gardens.Family and friends may call the residence of his sister, Helen Simpkins, 749 Durham St., or the funeral home after 2 p.m.G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 390 Beaufort St., 648-0134.Leon DixonFuneral services for Mr. Leon Dixon will be held at 2 p.m. today at Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. T.C. Edwards officiating. The remains will lie in state in the church from 1 p.m. until the hour of service. Interment will be in the Holy Hill Cemetery, Pee Dee.The family will assemble at his residence, 342 Williamsburg St., at 1:15 p.m.G.L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 390 Beaufort St., 648-0134.
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