The Lexington County Library now has a searchable database of obituaries
published in the Lexington Dispatch, the Lexington News and/or the Lexington
County Chronicle. Dates range from 1802-2011, though some early years are
The search results will provide basic statistics (name, date of death, date
of birth), plus a specific reference for the newspaper - date and page
number. The newspapers are available (microfilm) in the South Carolina Room
at the main library facility in Lexington.
The library's website is http://www.lex.lib.sc.us - click on the RESOURCES
tab and then scroll down to the link for OBITUARY SEARCH. Good luck.