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  • Florence is also known as: Florence County / Florence city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Harry Carson (american football player), Darian Durant (american football player), Reggie Sanders (baseball player), Alvin Greene (politician and soldier), Mark L. Walberg (actor and television producer), Ron Barfield, Jr. (race car driver), and Luther Bradley (american football player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Florence News Journal.

History

The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population was 37,056 at the 2010 census. This 1997 All-America City finalist was founded as a railroad hub city; it became the junction of three major railroad systems: the Wilmington and Manchester, the Northeastern, and the Cheraw and Darlington. Today the city retains its status as a major hub, both for industry and infrastructure. In recent years the city has become a regional center for business, medicine, culture and finance. Though Florence was part of one of the original townships laid out by the Lords Proprieters in 1719, it was slowly and thinly settled until the coming of the railroads. Prior to then, the Pee Dee River was the route of most commerce. Early settlers practiced subsistence farming and produced indigo, cotton, naval stores and timber, which...

The official website for the city of Florence is http://www.cityofflorence.com/.

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Florence Obituaries

It was revealed on February 16th, 2016 that Alan Marcellus Hausfeld passed away in Florence, South Carolina.  Hausfeld was 81 years old and was born in Dayton, OH.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Alan Marcellus's life.

It was reported on October 30th, 2015 that Martin Lavern Sadler passed on in Florence, South Carolina.  Sadler was 85 years old and was born in Frewsburg, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Martin Lavern's life.

It was disclosed by Hickory Record on June 5th, 2015 that Peggy Jo Reitzel (Willis) passed away in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina.  Ms. Reitzel was 77 years old and was born in Florence, SC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Peggy Jo's life.

It was revealed on April 14th, 2015 that Sam Echerd passed on in Florence, South Carolina.  Echerd was 81 years old and was born in Taylorsville, NC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Sam's life.

It was written on March 19th, 2015 that Dorothy Louise Hullender (Foster) perished in Florence, South Carolina.  Ms. Hullender was 88 years old and was born in Kings Mountain, NC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dorothy Louise's life.

It was disclosed by Williamsport Sun-Gazette on February 27th, 2015 that Ronnie Lee Hanna passed on in Muncy Valley, Pennsylvania.  Hanna was 70 years old and was born in Florence, SC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ronnie Lee's life.

It was noted on February 20th, 2015 that Mayme Beatty (Waterford) passed on in Florence, South Carolina.  Ms. Beatty was 96 years old and was born in McAlister, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mayme's life.

It was disclosed on December 5th, 2014 that Fred Sr Jones passed away in Middletown, Connecticut.  Jones was 74 years old and was born in Florence, SC.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Fred Sr's life.

It was noted by Tonawanda News on December 2nd, 2014 that Francis N "Frank" Brody perished in North Tonawanda, New York.  Brody was 91 years old and was born in Florence, SC.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Francis N "Frank"'s life.

It was noted on November 19th, 2014 that Delphina Caraway (Ipock) perished in Florence, South Carolina.  Ms. Caraway was 55 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Delphina's life.

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National Cemetery

The Florence National Cemetery expanded across the street from 803 National Cemetery Road in the early 1980's. Due to the burial rate the cemetery's additional 16 sections are in the final phases of completion and a new expansion for additional...

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MT Hope Cemetery
100 Cherokee Rd
Florence, SC 29504
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National Cemetery
803 E National Cemetery Rd
Florence, SC 29506

Florence Cemetery News

On cars and Craisins and creepy spirits
but when I was a teenager, we were partying in the woods near my house in Florence, South Carolina. A couple of us walked into the woods, where there was a clearing and an old cemetery. ... We saw things moving in a field. They were white things that we ...
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Dr. John C. Doerr
During his 44 years of practice, he served as Director of Anesthesiology at Roper Hospital in Charleston, S.C.; Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the Medical College of South Carolina ... at a later date at Highland Cemetery, Florence, Ky.
http://www.gettysburgtimes.com/obituaries/article_7a602a36-e184-11df-bbb7-001cc4c03286.html

Dorothy A. "Dot" Waters
Clemmons of Florence; She was predeceased by ... Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Second Presbyterian Church, 438 North Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303.
http://www.goupstate.com/article/20101026/OBITUARIES/10261018/0/APA?Title=Dorothy-A-Dot-Waters

Sylvia Lindsey Taylor
Burial will be with her husband in Florence National Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 16-A Brozzini Court, Greenville, SC 29615. An online guestbook is available at www.floydmortuary.com
http://www.goupstate.com/article/20101105/OBITUARIES/11051042/0/API?Title=Sylvia-Lindsey-Taylor

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Cemeteries - Florence National Cemetery - Burial and Memorial ...
Florence National Cemetery - The VA National Cemetery Administration honors the military service of our Nation's veterans. ...
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Florence National Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Florence National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Florence, South Carolina. It encompasses 24.9 acres (101, ...
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Florence County SC Cemetery GPS Mapping Project
Book D3 = Mt Hope Cemetery, vol. 3. Book D4 = Portion of Northern Florence County, vol. 4 ... Cemetery Listing might be available at http://www.sciway3.net/scgenweb/sc-cemetery ...
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