Archive for February, 2011

Ferguson, Nancy Rowan

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
Nancy Rowan Ferguson, sister of Tula Lee “Polly” Caldwell of New Castle and widow of Barton Wayne Ferguson, entered into eternal rest on the morning of Feb. 15, 2011. She was a resident of Charleston, S.C. Arrangements were handled by J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel. Mrs. Ferguson was born May 6, 1928,... »

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St. Clair, Ellen “Pud” Gatewood Gardner

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
St. Clair, Ellen “Pud” Gatewood Gardner Ellen “Pud” Gatewood Gardner St. Clair, 94, of Salem, passed away Feb. 8, 2011. Pud was born in Lafayette, Va., to Thomas Oscar and Sarah Elizabeth Northcross Gardner on Feb. 28, 1916. Her husband, Leonard “Peaches” Jackson St. Clair, parents, 10 siblings and a son, Richard Lee St. Clair, all predeceased her. She is... »

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Charges of abducting 12-year-old certified to grand jury

Monday, February 7th, 2011
Charges of abducting 12-year-old certified to grand jury SALEM – Although she was present in a nearby witness room, 12-year-old Brittany Smith did not testify at a preliminary hearing in court this week when charges were certified against the man accused of abducting her and taking her to California. Her father, South Boston police officer Ben Smith, did take the witness stand... »

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