Chris Daniels To Speak At Fall Historical Society Meeting

The Fall Meeting of the Dillon County Historical Society will be Thursday, September 21. DeWitt Coleman, host, will welcome members to Latta United Methodist Church at 7:00 p.m. As always, the public is invited.
Christopher Daniels, a Dillon County native, will be the speaker. His program, entitled “A Guide to Cemeteries of Dillon County,” will concern the history of burials in our area from Pre-Columbus to the present. It will also include burials of Native Americans, Early Europeans, and African settlers. He will also have interesting hand-outs and artifacts.
Mr. Daniels graduated with an Associate in Human Services from Florence-Darlington Technical College, a Bachelor’s of Social Work from Coker College, and a Master of Divinity from E. L. Ford Theological Bible College. He has earned the USAA All-American Scholars Award, Outstanding Curriculum Student Award (FDTC), National Collegiate Minority Student Leadership Award, Magna Cum Laude Latin Honors from Coker College, Suma Cum Laude Latin Honors from Seminary, FBLA Honors, Phi Alpha Honors and has been the speaker for several events throughout the State, including the first Child Trafficking Conference in South Carolina.
Among his many desires and abilities is the preservation of history as indicated by his membership in S. C. Archeology Society, S.C. Geological Society, Pee Dee Chapter of S.C. Genealogical Society, and Sons of Confederate Veterans, Captain Andrew Harllee, Camp 2010.
Chris is a member of the Kannaday Funeral Home Staff and Family where he presides over the annual luminary services for Greenlawn Cemetery and Magnolia Cemetery. He also serves as a state licensed funeral director, minister and genealogist. He and his wife Kelli reside in Latta.
Because of his extensive knowledge of area cemeteries, Chris is often referred to as “The Cemetery Man.” He invites those working on their genealogy to visit him at Kannaday’s. He is ready to help find that elusive ancestor who will complete your family tree.
Anyone desiring dinner reservations should call Abbott Shelley at 843-841-5114 by September 19. This will conclude two years of programs featuring the history of Dillon County.

Chris Daniels