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Memorial Page

Maxine Ruth Silver Sands
1946-2022

If You could See Me Now
Our prayers have been answered
I finally arrived
The healing that had been delayed
Is now realized
No one’s in a hurry
There’s no schedule to keep
We’re all enjoying Jesus
Just sitting at His feet

If you could see me now
I’m walking streets of gold
If you could see me now
I’m standing tall and whole
If you could see me now
You’d know I’ve seen His face

If you could see me now
You’d know the pain’s erased
You wouldn’t want me
To ever leave this place
If only you could see me now

My light and temporary trials
Have worked out for my good
To know it brought Him glory
When I misunderstood
Though we’ve had our sorrows
They can never compare
To what Jesus has in store for us
No language can share

Joyce Ann Hudson
1940-2022



Joyce Hudson went home to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at 12:05 am on April 24, 2022. She was born June 30, 1940, in Marion, SC. Joyce was married to William Ted Hudson, Jr (May 16, 1920 – April 7, 1998). She is survived by one son: Steve (Theresa) Hudson (Elk Mound, WI), and one daughter: Robin Hudson (AL). Joyce had 4 grandchildren: Sabrina, Rory, Anastasia Hudson (WI), and Bradley R. Hudson (Brandy Powers) of Columbia, SC. Joyce had 3 great-grandchildren: Bradley Z. Hudson (Florence, SC), Brenna, and Brooklynn Hudson (Columbia, SC).
She was a very faithful member of New Life Baptist Church, Columbia, SC for 17 years and will be sorely missed.
A celebration of life service for Joyce will be held at New Life Baptist Church, 2825 Ashland Road, Columbia, SC. on Wednesday, May 4 at 7 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to New Life Baptist Church.


Gregory Chetvertukhin
1982-2022

Columbia, SC – Gregory Chetvertukhin, 40, Columbia, SC, formerly of Green Bay, WI unexpectedly passed away Saturday, April 16, 2022. He was born in Moscow, Russia to Nikolay and Rimma Chetvertukhin. On March 20, 1990, Gregory and his parents and eight siblings immigrated to the United States, fleeing communism and persecution for their Christian faith in Russia. This move allowed Gregory and his family to follow their faith without fear of persecution from the government. On August 13th, 2006 he was baptized into his Faith. Gregory and his family enjoyed praying, singing, and reading the Bible together.
Gregory found peace in the outdoors where he enjoyed watching all the animals, hunting, and fishing. He enjoyed fishing with his friends and family – he made sure that each trip was memorable. Anytime that was spent with Gregory was spent in laughter. He would do anything to cheer up a friend and share his kind soul. Gregory enjoyed watching and playing basketball as well as other sports. He was a talented artist and shared his drawings with his family and friends.
His family was important to him. He enjoyed anytime he spent with his family and had many gatherings that he enjoyed grilling for them and making everyone laugh. Most importantly, he loved his children and was very proud of all their accomplishments.
Gregory will be sadly missed by his son and daughter, Mark and Mya; their mother and his former spouse, Margaret Duff; his daughter, Lily; his mother, Rimma; eight siblings, Igor, Rita, Demitriy, Sergey, Natalya, Galina, Rimma, Nikolay; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Nikolay.
A celebration for Gregory was privately held. He was laid to rest in Fort Howard Memorial Park. To send online condolences, please go to www.BlaneyFuneralHome.com.

Posted online on April 29, 2022
Published in Green Bay Press Gazette


David Lee Milam Jr. “Junior”
2003-2021

Formally known as David Lee Milam Jr., born on September 19th, 2003. He is survived by his mother and father, Heather & David Milam, his sisters, Haylee Milam, Charlotte Vargas, & Hannah Milam, grandparents, Michael & Nina Wangler, and Jerry & Reesa Padgett, his aunts, Ashleigh Milam & Lindsay Butler, uncle, James Milam, and cousins, Keegan Butler & Braxton Milam. He is received in heaven by his late grandfather, Lawrence “Dale” Milam.

We gather in loving memory with somber hearts. There are no words that can ease the unexpected and untimely loss of such a young soul with such a bright future ahead of him. As we take the time to honor this life, we reflect on moments and memories that allow us to exemplify who this individual was. Junior was known as someone wise and stubborn beyond his years. He was always willing to lend an ear or a helping hand to those around him. He set the tone for what it meant to be a young man fighting odds. He was thorough and intentional when he put his mind to something, and these are qualities we all looked forward to watching him develop.

The way he regarded those he loved, especially his sister, Haylee, showed the deeply emotional and empathetic mind he tended. It is not often that he let these soft insides seep out to those around him, but if you were lucky enough to strike up a deep conversation with him, you were graced with the depths of someone aged well beyond his years. He may not have been able to see the village that surrounded him and the potential ahead of him, but in loving memory, we celebrate the life we were all gifted through him.

David, Heather, and Haylee would like to extend their sincerest gratitude to family and friends that have rallied around them during this very difficult time. Words cannot begin to express how the kindness of others has impacted them and kept them going. The family appreciates your patience and understanding as they seek to find a new sense of normalcy in a forever altered life.


Susan Elizabeth “Beth” McClure
1958-2021

Beth was a faithful member of NLBC. She loved watching our precious children in the nursery. We will miss you but look forward to seeing you again one day!


Robert (Bob) E. Johnson
1948-2020

Brother Bob was a faithful member of NLBC for 18 years. He served as head usher. He was dearly loved by all members and especially our children. We love and miss you, brother Bob. We look forward to seeing you again!


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