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Kim Cech

On Sunday, February 10, from 1-3 p.m., a memorial service honoring Kim Cech’s Life & Legacy will take place at 13 Fremont Road, Lands End, St. Helena Island. Wear warm and comfortable clothes for an outdoor moving prayer and potluck lunch. Carpooling encouraged. For more information, visit

Louise Daise Cohen

Louise Daise Cohen, 84, of the Orange Grove community on St. Helena Island and widow of George Cohen died at her home on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. Viewing was Sunday, Feb. 3 from 5-7 p.m. in Helen Galloway’s Memorial Chapel of Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals. Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at Bethesda Christian Fellowship on St. Helena Island with burial in the Orange Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.  There will be no viewing after the eulogy.

Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.

John Henry Swinton

John Henry Swinton, 64, of Ridgeland, husband of Ruby Atkins Swinton and son of Rena Mae and Charlie Swinton died Friday, February 1, 2013 at his home. Arrangements by Chisholm Galloway Home for Funerals.


HONOR YOUR LOVED ONES: The Island News is annoucing the addition of an Obituaries section.

OBITUARIES will be printed free of charge. Please email the information to and include the name of the deceased, age, residence at time of death, date of death, name of funeral home and where to send flowers or donations. Limit to 50 words or less. Please note: Do not send attachments. Call Kim at 843-575-0396. 

DEATH NOTICES are paid items and are billed at 50 cents per word. Photos may be included for an additional $20. 

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