Peggy Kinard Dyches - Barnwell

Peggy Kinard Dyches passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Pruitt Health Facility in Barnwell. Mrs. Dyches was born on October 1, 1939 in Bamberg County.

She was the daughter of the late Owen G. and Mattie Gohagan Kinard. She was predeceased by brothers, Grady Kinard, Leighton Kinard, George Kinard, Marial Kinard, and Paul Kinard. She retired from Milliken's Barnwell Mills after many years of service in their Human Resources Department. She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church where she served on numerous committees and groups during her life.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church with Reverend Dale Hutto officiating. Burial will follow in the Barnwell Memorial Cemetery at the Airport. Visitation will be held before the funeral services, from 2-3 p.m. at the church. Pallbearers will be the grandchildren. Memorials can be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 8744 Marlboro Avenue, Barnwell, SC 29812, or to the charity of one’s choice.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Allen Dyches of Barnwell; daughter, Phyllis (Franklin) Smith of Cincinnati, OH; daughter, Sherry (Robert) Johnston of Roxboro, NC; son, John (Theresa) Dyches of Aiken; brother, James (Emeline, deceased) Kinard of Las Vegas, NV; brother, Neely (Jean Ellen) Kinard of Barnwell; sister, Rosa Kinard of Olar; and sister, Barbara Ann (John) Dresko of Olar; granddaughter, Ariel (Diego) Rivera of Raleigh, NC; granddaughter, Gwendolyn Johnston of Charlotte, NC; grandson, Barrett Smith of Cincinnati, OH; grandson, Ian Smith of Cincinnati, OH; grandson, Hagan Dyches of Aiken; granddaughter, Lauren Dyches of Aiken; a host of nieces and nephews.

Mole Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Please visit their online registry at