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Dr Martin Cornelius Best, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1893
Barnwell County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1958
Barnwell County
South Carolina, USA

Dr. M. C. Best Dies at Barnwell

BARNWELL, S. C.--Dr. Martin C. Best, 64, prominent Barnwell pharmacist died early Sunday [23 November 1958] following a brief illness.

A native of Barnwell County, he received his pharmacy degree from the medical college in Atlanta in 1915. He opened the Best Pharmacy here that same year and operated it until his death.

He was a member of the County Welfare Board for 10 years, and of the Harmony Lodge, A. F. M. He was a Scottish Rite Mason, and a member of Omar Temple.

Funeral services will be conducted from the home Monday [24 November 1958] at 4 p.m. by his pastor, Dr. A. B. Ferguson, assisted by his former pastor, Dr. T. V. B. Everton. Interment will follow in the Methodist Cemetery under direction of Mole Funeral Home.

Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mabel Pratt Best, a son, Martin C. Best Jr.; sister, Mrs. J. W. Vincent, two grandchildren, Margaret Best and Martha Lee Best, all of Barnwell

Monday, November 24, 1958
page 6, column 2
Father: 9492886
Mother: 9492894
Franklin Hogg Best
Dr. Orsamus Harding Best Jr.
Nonie Best
Alice Mary Best
Gadsden Lee Best
Thomas Fletcher Best
Leonora Best Vincent
Dr. Martin Cornelius Best 
Family links: 
  Orsamus Harding Best (1848 - 1912)
  Leonora Amanda Hogg (1854 - 1933)
  Leonora Best Vincent (1891 - 1985)*
  Martin Cornelius Best (1893 - 1958)
*Calculated relationship
Cave Methodist Church Cemetery
Allendale County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Eileen Lentz
Record added: Jun 30, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113123138
Dr Martin Cornelius Best, Sr
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