Aiken-Capers Funeral Home

Serving Summerville and the Charleston Area

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A funeral is an opportunity for loved ones to honor a life.  However, it also provides loved ones a chance to be actively involved in celebrating that life.  The celebration can be in church, in our chapel, at home, graveside, or seaside.  No matter where you choose to celebrate your loved ones passing, we are here to help you.

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We can individualize the funeral with:

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Simmons, Laureen "Chatty"

With regret inform you that Mrs. Laureen "Chatty" Simmons of Moncks Corner entered into eternal rest on February 5, 2022; those of her relatives and friends are invited to attend her Homegoing Services on Sunday, February 13, 2022; 4:00 P.M. at Greater St. James AME Church, Summerville, SC; viewing will be 1 hour prior to service. Limited capacity: Ticket required for admission. Masks are required.

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Smith, Edward

The relatives and friends of Mr. Edward "Dixie" Smith, Sr. of Summerville, SC entered into eternal rest on January 22, 2022; invite you to attend his viewing and visitation Friday, January 28, 2022; from 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home. Homegoing Service on Saturday, January 29, 2022; 11:00 A.M. at Refuge Bibleway Church, Summerville, SC; Interment, Hillcrest Cemetery, Summerville, SC. Mr. Smith is preceded in death by his wife the late Patricia Bennett Smith; parents, Mr. William David and Channie Clay Profit Smith; sibling, Private First Class William Thomas Smith, Pamela A. Smith, Barbara A. Smith McBride, and an infant baby sister. He is survived by his son, Edward Lee Smith, Jr., his grandson Edward Lee Smith, III, siblings, Furman Smith, Elaine (Edward) Bryant, Jestine (Harold) Tucker, Maggie (Sinclair) Tucker, and Rosalyn Carson, a host of uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, and friends.


Capers, Thomas James Sr.

With regret, we inform you that Mr. Thomas James Capers, Sr. of North Charleston, SC entered into eternal rest on December 12, 2021.  The beloved son of the late Mr. William James Sr. and Mrs. Elouise Singleton Capers; the father of Miss. Rose Vera Louise Capers, and Mr. Thomas James Capers, Jr.; brother of Mrs. Mary Moultrie, Rev. Dr. Alex Capers, Sr., and Rev. Dr. Henry S. Capers, the late Rev. William J. Capers, Jr. and Mr. Woodrow Capers; brother-in-law of Mrs. Roneller Capers, Mrs. Carla Capers, Mrs. Linda Capers, Mrs. Audrey Capers, Mrs. Janet Capers, and the late Mrs. Margie Capers, and Mr. Joseph Moultrie.  Those of his relatives and friends are invited to attend his Homegoing Service on Saturday, December 18, 2021; 1:00 P.M. at Lovely Mountain Baptist Church, North Charleston, SC; viewing and visitation will be held on Friday, December 17, 2021; 5-7 P.M. at the funeral home.

Cockrell, Reatha B.

Reatha B. Cockrell, 87, gained her heavenly wings on December 19, 2021.  The family announces her celebration of life services which will be held on Friday, December 24, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at New Bethel Sounds of Praise, 351 Greyback Road, Summerville, SC 29483.  Interment: Sharon Cemetery located in, Ridgeville, South Carolina.  The daughter of the late Eugene and Vera Bolger.   She is survived by her children Tyrone (Dorothy)Kitt, Vera (Roland) Felder, Octavia (Ronnie) Bennett, Trina (Tillman III) Millhouse all of Summerville, South Carolina and Nellie (Stacy) Worley of Dayton, Ohio, Kevin (Corrine) Cockrell of Silver Springs, Maryland.  One brother-in-law Cornell Harrison. As well as her 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.  Viewing will be on Thursday, December 23, 2021, from 5:00 pm – 7:00 the funeral home.

Crum, Mary

With regret we inform you that Mary Jean Crum of Summerville, SC entered into eternal rest on Thursday, December 2, 2021.  Those of her family and friends are invited to attend her Homegoing Service on Wednesday, December 8, 2021; 11:00 A.M. at Faith Assembly, Summerville, SC; Interment Brownsville Cemetery, Summerville, SC; viewing will be held 1 hour prior to service time.  There will be no viewing and visitation.

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