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Joyce Marie Taylor Goodwin

August 15, 1935 - April 12, 2015

Georgetown: Joyce Marie Taylor Goodwin, 79, widow of John Earl Goodwin, Jr., died Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Prince George Healthcare Center. Mrs. Goodwin was born in Southport, NC on August 15, 1935, a daughter of the late Raymond Thomas Taylor and Evelyn Viola Holden Taylor. She was self-employed as a cosmetologist. Mrs. Goodwin and her husband were devoted church people, and she enjoyed...
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John Elwyn Morris, Sr.

September 27, 1926 - April 11, 2015

Andrews: John Elwyn Morris, Sr., 88, died Saturday, April 11, 2015, at the Medical University of SC Hospital in Charleston. Mr. Morris was born in Andrews on September 27, 1926, a son of the late John Oscar Morris and Chettie Pinner Morris. He grew up in Andrews and graduated from Andrews High School. Mr. Morris served in the Navy in World War II and the Korean Conflict....
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John Russell Rockey

December 14, 1931 - April 5, 2015

Georgetown: John "Jack" Russell Rockey, 83, died Sunday, April 5, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Rockey was born in Macy, Ind. on December 14, 1931, a son of the late Russell Coon Rockey and Mary Edith Jones Rockey. He served in the U.S. Air Force and retired in 1989 from United Parcel Service. Mr. Rockey was a member of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, where he was a former Chairman of...
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Essie Ruth Jenkins Morris

March 27, 1918 - April 5, 2015

Andrews: Essie Ruth Jenkins Morris, 97, widow of Walter Samuel Morris, died Sunday, April 5, 2015, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Mrs. Morris was born in Jefferson Co., Ga. on March 27, 1918, a daughter of the late John Robert Jenkins and Malissie Phillips Jenkins. She grew up in Jefferson Co. and graduated from Warrenton High School. Mrs. Morris was co-owner of Morris...
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Harold Bruce Martin

November 26, 1939 - April 1, 2015

Pawleys Island: Harold Bruce Martin, 75, died Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet. Mr. Martin was born in Bath Co., Ky. on November 26, 1939, a son of the late Everett Auxier Martin and Sallie Lee Jones Martin. He grew up in Kentucky and moved to Pawleys Island-Litchfield Beach a number of years ago. Mr. Martin was a member of St. Paul's Waccamaw United...
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Charles Henry Honyotski

January 1, 1952 - March 29, 2015

Georgetown: Charles Henry Honyotski, 63 of Georgetown died March 29, 2015, at his home. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and Coastal Carolina Shields. He was a retired Georgetown City Police officer. Mr. Honyotski was the son of the late Francis and Mary Santoro Honyotski, of Connecticut. He was preceded in death by his brother John Honyotski. Surviving are his...
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Helen Mae Hall Young

August 1, 1922 - March 28, 2015

Georgetown: Helen Mae Young, 92, of Belle Isle Yacht Club and Villas, passed away on March 28, 2015, following a short illness. Helen was born in Ansted, W.V. on August 1, 1922, a daughter of the late William Hall and Grace Smith Hall of Ansted, where she spent her childhood. She at one time was married to the late Ray U. Young. During her lifetime, Helen resided in Beckley, W.V., Chicago,...
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Barbara A. Wewers

November 15, 1950 - March 25, 2015

Ladson: Barbara A. Wewers, 64, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Trident Medical Center in N. Charleston. Ms. Wewers was born in Georgetown on November 15, 1950, a daughter of the late Alphonse Glonie Wewers, Sr. and Evelyn Elizabeth Vanderbilt Wewers. She grew up in Georgetown and lived most of her life in Ladson. Ms. Wewers was of the Catholic faith. She was an inspiration to all and had...
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Rutledge C. Alford

March 21, 1921 - March 19, 2015

Andrews: Rutledge C. "Bubba" Alford, 93, died Thursday, March 19, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Alford was born in Florence County on March 21, 1921, a son of the late Ellie Parker Alford and Alice Hyman Alford. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Alford was a farmer, carpenter and logger, and had a great love for fishing. He was a member of Happy Home Original Free Will...
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Donald Eugene Cooper

December 8, 1931 - March 18, 2015

Andrews: Donald Eugene Cooper, 83, died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Cooper was born in Andrews on December 8, 1931, a son of the late Robert Peter Cooper, Sr. and Nettie Knight Cooper. He grew up in the Sutton's community of Andrews, graduated from Carlisle Military Academy, and attended Clemson University. Mr. Cooper served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict...
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Emma Josephine Thompson Hathaway

September 3, 1951 - March 17, 2015

Georgetown Emma Josephine "Emma Joe" Thompson Hathaway, 63, wife of Richard E. Hathaway, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Emma Jo was born in Georgetown on September 3, 1951, a daughter of the late Thomas David Thompson and Josephine Plyer Thompson. She grew up in Georgetown and attended Winyh High School. Mrs. Hathaway attended Andrews Holiness Church and was a...
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Ellen St. Clair Smyth Young

October 25, 1941 - March 14, 2015

Georgetown: Ellen St. Clair Smyth Young, 73, passed away March 14, 2015 in Charleston. Ms. Young was born October 25, 1941 in Greenwood. She grew up on Ashley Hall Plantation in Charleston and graduated from St. Andrews High School and the College of Charleston. She raised her family in McClellanville and resided in Georgetown and Ridgeland. She retired in 2010 after 35 years of teaching in...
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Shirley Wiegert Beinbrink

May 20, 1922 - March 13, 2015

Mt. Pleasant: Shirley Wiegert Beinbrink, 92, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at East Cooper Medical Center. Memorial services will be held in Beaufort at a later date.
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Michael E. Berry

December 12, 1945 - March 10, 2015

Pawleys Island: Michael E. Berry, 69, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at his residence. Memorial Services will be three o'clock Sunday, March 15, 2015, afternoon at Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church in North Myrtle Beach.
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Hugh Coleman Tims, Jr.

August 26, 1937 - March 5, 2015

Georgetown: Hugh Coleman Tims, Jr., 77, husband of Barbara Carter Times died Thursday, March 5, 2015 at his residence. Arrangements will be by Gipson Funeral Home in Lufkin, Texas. Local arrangements are by Mayer Funeral Home.
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Donald Gregor Purple, Jr.

April 12, 1963 - March 5, 2015

Georgetown: Donald Gregor "Greg" Purple, Jr., died Thurday, March 5, 2015, near his residence at Belle Isle. Mr. Purple was born in Elmira, N.Y. on April 12, 1963, a son of Shirley Kretschmann Purple and the late Judge Donald Gregor Purple. He grew up in Corning N.Y, was a graduate of East High School, and attended Corning Community College. Mr. Purple served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked...
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Bonnie Turner Altman

October 10, 1921 - March 3, 2015

Georgetown: Bonnie Turner Altman, 93, widow of Winston Owen Altman, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Altman was born in Marion on October 23, 1921, a daughter of the late William Monroe Turner and Annie Eliza Lambert Turner. She grew up in Marion and graduated from Rains-Centenary High School. Mrs. Altman was a charter member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in...
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Bernice Davis Martin

November 17, 1920 - February 28, 2015

Georgetown: Myrtis Bernice Davis Martin, 94, widow of D. O. Martin, died Saturday, February 28, 2015, at her residence. Mrs. Martin was born in Georgetown November 17, 1920, a daughter of the late Thomas Ervin Davis and Isla Mae Blakley Davis. She and her husband were former owners of Convenient Grocery Store and Campus Corner Restaurant. Mrs. Martin was also employed at Georgetown Ice Company...
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David Lawrence Mercer

March 8, 1947 - February 28, 2015

Pawleys Island: David Lawrence Mercer, 67, died Saturday, February 28, 2015, at Tidelands Community Hospice in Georgetown. David was born in Camden, N. J. on March 8, 1947, a son of the late Guy Maxwell Mercer and Irene Marie Slickers Mercer. He grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School in 1965 and Palmer College in Charleston. David was a former automobile dealership...
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Alice Bacon Geer Mercer

December 2, 1937 - February 23, 2015

Andrews: Alice Bacon Geer Mercer, 77, widow of Henry Carlisle Mercer, died Monday, February 23, 2015, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Mercer was born in Durham, N.C. on December 2, 1937, a daughter of the late George Ralphbon Geer, and Martha Virginia Palmer Parsons Geer. She grew up in Kingstree and graduated from Kingstree High School. Mrs. Mercer attended Sophie Newcomb College and...
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Yoel Arie Ben-Pazi

October 10, 1942 - February 21, 2015

Myrtle Beach: Yoel Arie Ben-Pazi, 72, died Saturday, February 21, 2015, at Waccamaw Community Hospital In Murrells Inlet. Graveside services will be held at eleven o'clock on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Temple Beth Elohim Cemetery in Georgetown. Officiating will be Rabbi Deborah Slavitt. The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Ruth Christine Alford Hansen

October 11, 1926 - February 20, 2015

Georgetown: Ruth Alford Hansen, 88, died Friday, February 20, 2015, at Myrtle Beach Estates, 3620 Happy Woods Court in Myrtle Beach, under the care of Beacon Hospice. Mrs. Hansen was born in Georgetown County on October 11, 1926, a daughter of William Capers Alford, Sr. and Lillie Idell Finklea Alford. She graduated from Georgetown County schools and married Ralph John Hansen, Sr. on January...
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Vivian Hassett Powell

December 3, 1918 - January 20, 2015

Georgetown: Vivian Hassett Powell, 96, widow of David Powell, died Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at her residence in Conway. Mrs. Powell was born in Bradley, Ill. on December 3, 1918, a daughter of the late Mark Francis Hassett and Evelyn Hayhurst Hassett. She grew up in Kankakee, Ill. and graduated from Kankakee High School. Mrs. Powell moved to Georgetown in 1945. She was a former Board...
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Tristan Daniel Fowler

October 23, 2009 - January 18, 2015

Georgetown: Tristan Daniel Fowler, 5, died Sunday, January 18, 2015, at the Medical University of SC. Tristan was born in Charleston on October 23, 2009, a son of Windy Denise Fowler and James Matthew Chavis. He was an angel, and his smile was infectious. He fought bravely for five years and leaves behind many loving friends. In addition to his parents of Georgetown, surviving are: his...
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Walker Davis Morris, Jr.

July 16, 1931 - January 16, 2015

Andrews: Walker Davis "W.D." Morris, Jr., 83, widower of Louise Heath Morris, passed away with his family at his side on Friday, January 16, 2015. Mr. Morris was born in Andrews on July 16, 1931, a son of the late Walker Davis Morris and Latisher Coker Morris. He grew up in Andrews and graduated from Andrews High School. Mr. Morris retired from United Insurance Company and from the Andrews...
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Inez Matkins Cobb Nall

August 14, 1921 - January 15, 2015

Georgetown: Inez Matkins Cobb Nall, 93, died Thursday, January 15, 2015, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mrs. Nall was born in Reidsville, NC on August 14, 1921, a daughter of the late John Walker Matkins and Sarah Saunders Matkins. She was retired from Sears, where she worked in accounting and processing in both Florence and in Greensboro, NC. Mrs. Nall was a member of Lawndale Baptist...
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Stephen Millus Howell

July 25, 1957 - January 15, 2015

Georgetown: Stephen Millus Howell, 57, died Thursday, January 15, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Howell was born in Union on July 25, 1957, a son of the late Rev. Robert Joseph Howell and Doris O'Dell Howell. He grew up in a number of cities in SC and attended Wofford College. Mr. Howell owned the former Shabby's of Pawleys Island and was a general manager of Land's End Restaurant. He loved to...
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Irving Henry Stearns, Jr.

March 20, 1943 - January 12, 2015

Georgetown: Irving Henry "Hal" Stearns, Jr., 71, widower of Glenda Sue Stearns, died Monday, January 12, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Stearns was born in Georgetown on March 20, 1943, a son of the late Irving Henry Stearns and Kathryn Smith Stearns. He grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Andrews High School. Mr. Stearns served in the military reserves and worked for International Paper...
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Margaret Tucker Dieter

December 1, 1923 - January 9, 2015

Pawleys Island: Margaret Tucker Dieter, 91, died Friday, January 9, 2015, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Mrs. Dieter was born in Darlington on December 1, 1923, a daughter of the late Roy Hardee Tucker and Roland Jenkins Tucker. She attended public schools in Sumter, attended Columbia College, and graduated from the University of SC. Mrs. Dieter represented the state of...
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Bertha C. Westbury

March 3, 1928 - January 8, 2015

Georgetown: Bertha C. Westbury, 86, died Thursday, January 8, 2015, at her residence. Born March 3, 1928 in Georgetown, Bertha was the daughter of the late Joseph Edward Cooper and Maybell Altman Cooper. She married William "Billy" Woodrow Westbury, who preceded her in death in 1984. Bertha retired from the Dept. of Rehabilitation and began a teaching career at Winyah High School, where she...
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Elizabeth Izard Bull Asnip

November 18, 1932 - January 7, 2015

Pawleys Island: Elizabeth Izard Bull Asnip, 82, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away January 7, 2015, with family and friends at her side. Betty was born November 18, 1932 in Charleston, the daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Henry DeSaussure Bull and Gertrude Cornish Bull. She was raised in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High school. She went on to attend Coker College, and...
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Edward Wilson Gilleland

September 11, 1957 - January 6, 2015

Andrews: Edward "Eddie" Wilson Gilleland, 57, died Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Gilleland was born in Georgetown on September 11, 1957, a son of Frances Wilson Morgan Gilleland and the late Cecil Ellis Gilleland. He grew up in Andrews, graduated from Andrews Academy in 1975 and attended The Citadel and the College of Charleston. Mr. Gilleland loved to play golf and surf. ...
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Quennie Ann Wallace Gibson

June 30, 1927 - January 3, 2015

Greenville: Queenie Ann Wallace Gibson, 87, widow of Cecil Gibson, died Saturday, January 3, 2015 at Hawthorne Inn at Greenville. Mrs. Gibson was born in Georgetown Co. on June 30, 1927, a daughter of the late Willie Vault Wallace and Annie Maybel Roberts Wallace. She grew up in Georgetown and attended Winyah High School. Mrs. Gibson was a member of United Christian Outreach Ministry and a...
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Cherrin Ell Mundy Moore

December 8, 1950 - January 2, 2015

Georgetown: Cherrin Ell Mundy Moore, 64, died Friday, January 02, 2015, at Trident Medical Center in North Charleston. Mrs. Moore was born in Georgetown on December 8, 1950, a daughter of the late James Earlie Mundy and Mildred Elizabeth Elliott Mundy. She grew up in Georgetown, graduated from Winyah High School in 1969, and attained a surgical technician degree from Anderson Hospital in...
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Vermie Long Bodiford

November 23, 1933 - December 31, 2014

Andrews: Vermie Long Bodiford, 81, widow of Charlie Harold "Harry" Bodiford, Sr., died Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Bodiford was born in Andrews, a daughter of the late James "Jim" H. Long and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Thomas Long. She grew up in Andrews and attended Andrews High School. Mrs. Bodiford retired after a number of years employment with Oneita Industries. She was...
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Dorothy Nell Garrison Doyle

December 18, 1933 - December 28, 2014

Georgetown: Dorothy "Nell" Garrison Doyle, 81, widow of Ingell Hazard Doyle, died peacefully Sunday, December 28, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Doyle was born in Georgetown County on Eight Oaks Plantation on December 18, 1933, a daughter of the late Robert DuBose Garrison and Sadie Leila Wyndham Garrison. She graduated from Andrews High School in 1951 and from McLeod Infirmary School of Nursing...
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Margaret Virginia Ulmer Plunkett

December 1, 1918 - December 24, 2014

West Columbia: Margaret Virginia Ulmer Plunkett, 96, widow of Fred C. Plunkett, died Wednesday, December 24, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Plunkett was born in Elloree on December 1, 1918, a daughter of the late David Jasper Ulmer and Lola Cornelia Heatley Ulmer. She was a homemaker, gardener, seamstress and loved to fish. She also loved to travel with her family. ...
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Betty Ann Blake Wiggins

November 30, 1932 - December 21, 2014

Georgetown: Betty Ann Blake Wiggins, 82, widow of John Winston Wiggins, died Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mrs. Wiggins was born in Georgetown on November 30, 1932, a daughter of the late James Lester Blake and Myrtle Thomas Blake. She grew up in the Sampit Community of Georgetown County and attended Andrews High School. Mrs. Wiggins retired after thirty...
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Joseph Brown Howard

February 12, 1951 - December 12, 2014

Clover: Joseph "Joey" Brown Howard, 63, died Friday, December 12, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Howard was born in Georgetown on February 12, 1951, a son of the late Ernest Edward Howard, Sr. and Mary Louise Skipper Howard. He grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School. Mr. Howard lived in the Charlotte area for the last 35 years and was an avid golfer and bowler. He had a...
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Garland Junior Stone

October 26, 1937 - December 10, 2014

Andrews: Garland Junior Stone, 77, died Wednesday, December 10, 2014, at Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston. Mr. Stone was born in Florence Co. on October 26, 1937, a son of the late Andrew Jackson Stone and Lizzie Mae Poston Stone. He grew up in the Andrews area and served in the US Army. Mr. Stone was the former owner of Stone Septic Tank Service. He enjoyed coon hunting and...
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Violet Alice Hewitt Wallace

March 29, 1923 - December 6, 2014

Georgetown: Violet Alice Hewitt Wallace, 91, widow of Robert Bruce Wallace, died Saturday, December 6, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Wallace was born in Brierley Hill, England on March 29, 1923, a daughter of the late John Charlie Hewitt and Alice Harrison Hewitt. She is survived by: two daughters, Deborah Nielson of Oak Ridge, NJ and Robin Aker (Jan) of Trenton, NJ; a grandson, John A. Bontya...
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Gloria Manning

May 3, 1930 - December 4, 2014

Andrews: Gloria Manning, 84, died Thursday, December 4, 2014, at Williamsburg Regional Medical Center in Kingstree. Miss Manning was born in Camden, Maine on May 3, 1930, a daughter of the late Raymond Greenlaw Manning, Sr. and Hazel Elizabeth Mash Manning. She graduated from Camden High School in 1948 and moved to Andrews in 1983. Miss Manning was employed as an office manager by David E....
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Thomas Scott Davis

November 21, 1961 - December 3, 2014

Georgetown: Thomas Scott Davis, 53, died Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence. Mr. Davis was the son of the late Thomas Pettigrew Davis and Mary Bennett Herbert Davis. Surviving is a sister Kathryn Pettigrew Davis. Funeral services will be private. Officiating will be The Rev. Dr. William H. Puckett, Jr. Sign a guest book at www.mayerfuneralhome.com. ...
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Philip Edward Assey II

December 21, 1947 - November 26, 2014

Georgetown: Philip E. Assey, II, 66, died Wednesday, November 26, 2014, at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem, NC. Graveside services will be held at eleven o'clock on Wednesday morning, December 3, 2014, at Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Churchyard. The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Charles Russell Lynch

January 14, 1955 - November 20, 2014

Andrews: Charles Russell "Rusty" Lynch, 59, died Thursday, November 20, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Lynch was born in Andrews on January 14, 1955, a son of the late Foster George Lynch and Betty Odelia Wilson Lynch. He grew up in Andrews and attended Andrews High School. Mr. Lynch retired in 2000 after 28 years as a heavy equipment operator with Georgetown Co. Public Works. He was a loving...
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Robert Lloyd Altman

October 15, 1944 - November 18, 2014

Georgetown: Robert Lloyd Altman, 70, died Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at the Patriots Harbor Community Living Center of the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston. Mr. Altman was born in Georgetown on October 15, 1944, a son of Olivia Jane "Jennie" Anderson Bullard and the late Spencer Bethel Altman. He grew up in the Rose Hill community of Georgetown Co. and was a retired crane...
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Lydia Mae Godwin Ard

September 28, 1930 - November 17, 2014

Andrews: Lydia Mae Godwin Ard, 84, widow of Malcolm Wilson Ard, died Monday, November 17, 2014, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital. Mrs. Ard was born in Andrews on September 28, 1930, a daughter of the late George Duffie Godwin and Ethel Cox Godwin. She grew up in Andrews and retired after more than 40 years of employment from Oneita Knitting Mills. Mrs. Ard was a member of Happy Home Free...
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Eloise Watts Godwin

October 14, 1916 - November 14, 2014

Myrtle Beach: Eloise Elizabeth Watts Godwin, 98, widow of J. K. Godwin, died Friday, November 14, 2014, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Godwin was born in Georgetown on October 14, 1916, a daughter of the late Everette Elias Watts and Carrie Elizabeth Oliver Watts. She grew up in Georgetown and attended Winyah High School. Mrs. Godwin was a member of Duncan Memorial United...
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Joseph Elbert Stalvey

July 18, 1930 - November 9, 2014

Georgetown: Joseph Elbert Stalvey, 84, passed away Sunday, November 9, 2014, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Stalvey was born in Marion on July 18, 1930, a son of the late Delano K. Stalvey and Verdie Simmons Stalvey. He graduated from Conway High School and attended the University of Georgia. Mr. Stalvey served 21 years in the U.S. Navy, prior to moving to Georgetown in 1983. He was a...
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Oliver McQuade Higgins, Jr.

August 3, 1935 - November 7, 2014

Columbia: Oliver M."Bill" Higgins, Jr. passed away on November 7, 2014, in North Litchfield Beach. A native of Georgetown, Mr. Higgins was born on August 3, 1935, he was the son of Oliver M. and Mildred Cooper Higgins. He earned both his bachelor and master degrees from the University of South Carolina. He began his business career with Southern Bell and later served as Vice Dean of...
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Carolyn Rowlett Bowen

May 14, 1931 - November 4, 2014

Georgetown: Carolyn Rowlett Bowen, 83, widow of William Augustus Bowen, died Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Bowen was born in Greenville, NC, on May 14, 1931, a daughter of the late Clinton Boyd Rowlett, Sr. and Hilda Carolyn Critcher Rowlett. She lived in a number of places and mainly in North Carolina and Tulsa, Oklahoma, prior to moving to Georgetown...
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Mercelene Thomas Miller

May 1, 1915 - October 28, 2014

Pawleys Island: Mercelene "Merce" Thomas Miller, 99, widow of Gordon "Nig" Leath Miller, Jr., died Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Miller was born in Manning on May 1, 1915, a daughter of the late Horace Murchison Thomas and Mary Gaillard McLeod Thomas. She grew up in Manning and lived in Pawleys Island for most of her life. Mrs. Miller managed the Georgetown Co. Board of...
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Olin Sedgewick Harrelson

November 15, 1935 - October 28, 2014

Georgetown: Olin S. Harrelson, 78, died Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at Prince George HealthCare Center. Mr. Harrelson was born in Georgetown on November 15, 1935, a son of the late Ernest Harrelson, Sr. and Elma H. Harrelson. He grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School. Mr. Harrelson was retired from service in the S. C. Army National Guard. He worked with the Harrelson...
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Perrin Cranford Bryant

January 1, 1941 - October 27, 2014

Georgetown, SC: Perrin Cranford "P.C." Bryant, 73, husband of Patricia Ann Thompson Bryant, died Monday, October 27, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Bryant was born in Birmingham on New Year's Day, 1941, son of the late Philip Nelson Bryant and Alice Mildred Cranford Bryant. He was a graduate of Auburn University. Mr. Bryant flew C-141 transport aircraft in and out of Vietnam...
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Donna Jean Raubar Brown

September 30, 1944 - October 19, 2014

Georgetown Donna Jean Raubar Brown, 70, died Sunday, October 19, 2014, at the Medical University of S. C. Medical Center in Charleston. Mrs. Brown was born in Wyandotte, Mich. on June 30, 1944, a daughter of the late Donald Orville Raubar and Mildred L. Herault Raubar. She grew up in Wyandotte and Gyosse Ile, Mich., and graduated from high school and attended college in Mich. Mrs. Brown was...
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William K. Hardee

September 7, 1936 - October 17, 2014

Georgetown: William "Bill" Kerrell Hardee, 78, passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 at Tidelands Community Hospice. Bill was born in Georgetown on September 7, 1936, a son of the late Earl Basil Hardee and Maggie Kennedy Hardee of Georgetown. He was reared, married, and raised his family in Georgetown. Bill was a graduate of Winyah High School and Emmanuel College. He was a gifted multi...
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Katherine Elizabeth Siau Carter

October 25, 1946 - October 16, 2014

Georgetown: Katherine Elizabeth "Kit" Siau Carter, 67, died Thursday, October 16, 2014, at MUSC Hospital in Charleston. Mrs. Carter was born in Beaufort on October 25, 1946, a daughter of the late Herman McGilvray Siau and Sara Gray Wilson Siau. She grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School and the University of S.C. Mrs. Carter was a retired school teacher, and taught...
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Kimberly Dawn Camlin Gerali

August 20, 1962 - October 13, 2014

Georgetown: Kimberly Camlin Gerali passed away on Monday, October 13, 2014, surrounded by her family and friends, after a six year courageous battle with cancer. She was born August 20, 1962 in Plantation, Fla., a daughter of Donald W. Camlin and Lois Ann Hough Camlin of Georgetown. She was the granddaughter of the late W.O. "Buster" Camlin and Dell Williams Camlin and Justin W. Hough and Lois...
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Margaret Whitfield Hane

August 25, 1936 - October 11, 2014

Moncks Corner: Margaret Whitfield Hane, 78, died Saturday, October 11, 2014, at White Oak Manor in Charleston. Ms. Hane was born in Georgetown on August 25, 1936, a daughter of the late Whitfield Watson Hane and Margaret Radcliffe Wragg Hane. She grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School. Ms. Hane was a retired employee of Westview Animal Hospital in Georgetown. She was an...
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Cecil Claymon Grimes, Jr.

July 23, 1922 - October 8, 2014

Georgetown: Cecil Claymon Grimes, Jr., a long-term resident of Georgetown, departed this life peacefully in the company of his loving family on October 8, 2014. Mr. Grimes was born in Greenville, MS, on July 23, 1922, the son of Cecil Claymon Grimes, Sr. and Sadie Ehlers Grimes. He was predeceased only days earlier by his loving wife, Harriet Horry Pyatt Grimes, after just recently...
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Harriet Horry Pyatt Grimes

July 30, 1925 - October 5, 2014

Georgetown Harriet Horry Pyatt Grimes, 89, wife of Senator C. Claymon Grimes, Jr., died Sunday, October 5, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Grimes was born in Greenville on July 30, 1925, the daughter of Edward Nowell Pyatt and Harriet Horry Lowndes Cain Pyatt. She grew up in Greenville, graduated from Anderson High School, and attended Anderson College. She served as a Red Cross volunteer during...
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Peggy Landress Clemons

December 14, 1930 - October 2, 2014

Andrews: Peggy Landress Clemons of Andrews, 83, was relocated by Christ on the morning of October 2, from her residence within Agape Hospice in Conway to the Heavenly home He had prepared for her in the House of His Father. As He said in the hearing of His faithful servant, John, "I am going to my Father's House to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back...
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Jane Moore Keesler

June 9, 1935 - September 29, 2014

Litchfield Beach: Former Charlotte resident, Jane Zuill Moore Keesler, 79, of Litchfield Beach passed away peacefully at her residence after a short illness on Monday, September 29, 2014 surrounded by her four children. Jane was born June 9, 1935 in Greenwood. She was predeceased by her parents, Herman Aubrey Moore, Emmie McConnell Moore Howerton and Philip Fullerton Howerton; her loving...
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Barbara Ann Langston Davis

November 20, 1945 - September 27, 2014

Georgetown: Barbara Ann Langston Davis, 68, died Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Tidelands Hospice House. Ms. Davis was born in Andrews on November 20, 1945, a daughter of the late Wade Hampton Langston and Carrie Casselman Langston. She grew up in Andrews and attended Williamsburg schools. Ms. Davis was a member of Victory Freewill Baptist Church and attended New Hope Fellowship. She loved...
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Larry Beatty Walker

January 27, 1951 - September 26, 2014

Pawleys Island: Larry Beatty Walker passed away on Friday, September 26th at Waccamaw Rehabilitation Hospital in Murrells Inlet. He was 63 years old. Larry had spent 6 and ½ weeks at Grand Strand Hospital with some health issues and was in Waccamaw Hospital getting rehabilitated to go home. Larry is survived by his daughter Briana Walker of Waynesville, MO; sister Linda Walker-Smith ...
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Patricia Collins Love

December 29, 1943 - September 16, 2014

Georgetown: Patricia "Pat" Collins Love, 70, died Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Love was born in Marion on December 29, 1943, a daughter of the late Hubert Collins and Imer Pulley Collins. She grew up in Marion and graduated from Marion High School. Mrs. Love retired from the Clerk of Courts Office of Georgetown County after 20 years of service. She was a...
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Kathy Cribb Thompson

October 6, 1959 - September 8, 2014

Georgetown: Kathy Cribb Thompson, 54, died Monday, September 08, 2014, at Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital in Columbia. Mrs. Thompson was born in Georgetown on October 6, 1959, a daughter of Carolene Carter Cribb and the late Clinton Leroy Cribb. She grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School. Mrs. Thompson attended Francis Marion College and Horry-Georgetown Technical...
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Franklin David Goude

July 26, 1944 - August 19, 2014

Andrews: Franklin David Goude, 70, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014, while fishing in Wadmacon Creek in Georgetown County. Mr. Goude was born in Andrews on July 26, 1944, a son of the late Andrew Columbus Goude and Janie Cox Goude. He grew up in Andrews and graduated from Andrews High School. Mr. Goude retired from International Paper Company after 42 years of employment. He was a member of...
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Jimel Abbes Baz

August 12, 1939 - August 8, 2014

Winter Haven, FL: Jimel Baz, 74, passed away August 8, 2014 at the Florida Hospital in Tampa, FL due to heart failure. Twins (Jimel and Eugene) were born, August 12, 1939, to Edith Moyd and Ralph Abbes Baz. He was predeceased by his Mom and Dad and two brothers: Ralph (Bubba), Jr and Turk N. Baz. His twin, Eugene lived only 5 days after birth. Survived by: his fiancé, Cynthia Strobel;...
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Jack Mallory Moore, Jr.

August 8, 2014

Doraville, GA MOORE, Jr., Jack Jack Mallory Moore, Jr., age 73 of Doraville, GA passed away Friday, August 8, 2014. He was a member of Dunwoody Baptist Church for over 30 years. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, August 11, 2014 at Dunwoody Baptist Church with Dr. Allen Jackson officiating. A reception will immediately follow the service at the church. Jack is preceded in...
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James Waldrip Forrester

July 19, 1924 - August 7, 2014

Georgetown, SC: James Waldrip Forrester, M.D., 90, of Georgetown, South Carolina, peacefully passed away while surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, August 7, 2014, after having sustained injuries in a fall. Jim is survived by his wife of 62 years, Liz- his partner in Christ, adventure and all things family; his daughters Therese (Duncan) Pindar and Elizabeth; son Jim, Jr. (Katherine);...
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Robert Jackson Morris

February 17, 1924 - August 4, 2014

Andrews: World War II Veteran, Robert Jackson Morris, widower of Helen Mobley Morris, died August 4, 2014 at his home. Mr. Morris was born February 17, 1924, the son of Henry Richard "Buddy" Morris and Daisy Fulton Morris. He joined the United States Army when he was nineteen, trained in Texas and served in Italy with the Tenth Mountain Division. After the war, he returned to Georgetown and...
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George Rowe Townsend

December 23, 1922 - August 4, 2014

Pawleys Island: Miss George Rowe Townsend, 91, died Monday, August 4, 2014, at her residence. Miss Townsend was born in Bennettsville on December 23, 1922, a daughter of the late Arthur Douglas Townsend and Jayne Rowe Townsend. Miss Townsend retired from real estate sales and development. In her brother's own words, "She was never bored". She was a communicant Christ the...
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Howard McCudden Mueller, Jr.

August 30, 1941 - August 3, 2014

Pawleys Island: Howard McCudden Mueller, Jr., 72, died Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Mr. Mueller was born in Savannah, Ga. on August 30, 1941, the son of the late The Rev. Howard M. Mueller and Mary Clements Mueller and step-son of the late Margaret Maxwell Mueller. He was a graduate of The Citadel and the owner of Mueller Real Estate, the Pawleys...
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Ruby Jewel Floyd Moore

January 10, 1932 - August 2, 2014

Andrews: Ruby Jewel Floyd Moore, 82, widow of William Farrel Moore, Jr., died Saturday, August 2, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Moore was born in Lake City on January 10, 1932, a daughter of the late Eddie Gregg Floyd and Ruth Angela Webster Floyd. She graduated from Lake City High School in 1950 and married her husband of 56 years in 1951. Mrs. Moore was employed with Overton Woodlands and...
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Arthur Mason Ahearn

November 5, 1936 - July 25, 2014

Georgetown: Dr. Arthur Mason Ahearn died on July 25th, 2014 at the Medical University of South Carolina after a brief illness. He was 77 years old. A Memorial Service will occur at Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church in Georgetown at 11:00AM on July 30th, 2014. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a date to be announced. Dr. Ahearn was born on November 5 th, 1936, in New...
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Lewis Gordon Haselden, Sr.

October 13, 1924 - July 18, 2014

Georgetown: Lewis Gordon Haselden, Sr., 89, widower of Earline Barrineau Haselden, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mr. Haselden was born in Georgetown on October 13, 1924, a son of the late William Power Haselden and Florence Julette Jayroe Haselden. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Haselden was the former owner of Haselden Oil Co. and...
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Jennie Frances Turner Gustafson

February 13, 1941 - July 5, 2014

Georgetown: Jennie Turner Gustafson, 73, of DeBordieu Colony Georgetown, SC, entered into eternal rest July 5, 2014. Born in Florence, SC on February 13, 1941, she was raised in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School in 1959. Jennie attended Coker College earning an associate degree in business science in 1961. Jennie worked as a secretary at International Paper Company until her...
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Leslie Locke Lane Whitley

August 29, 1948 - June 27, 2014

Murrells Inlet: Leslie Grace Locke Lane Whitley, 65, died Friday, June 27, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Whitley was born in Columbus, Ga. on August 29, 1948, a daughter of the late Edwin Adelbert Locke, III and Yvonne Neal Locke. She was a former pre-school teach at All Saints Church School at Pawleys Island and later taught at the Montessori Schools in New Orleans, La. and at Pawleys Island...
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Barbara Fox Phillips

January 21, 1929 - June 24, 2014

Georgetown: Barbara Fox Phillips, 85, widow of John Lewis Phillips, died Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mrs. Phillips was born in Charleston on January 21, 1929, a daughter of the late Frank Hiram Fox and Reba Steadley McKnight Fox. She was active in the Cub Scouts and enjoyed her church and the many friends there. Mrs. Phillips was a loving mother, grandmother,...
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John Cannon Blount

July 9, 1926 - June 23, 2014

Georgetown: John Cannon "Jack" Blount died Monday, June 23, 2014 at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Arrangements will be announced by the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.
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Armatha Stevens Thompson

August 20, 1926 - June 12, 2014

Tucson, AZ: Armatha Stevens Thompson, 87 wife of the late Fred Austin Thompson, Jr. died Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Tucson, AZ after an extended illness. Born August 20, 1926 in Loris, SC, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin F. and Prudence A. Stevens. Armatha grew up in the small South Carolina town of Loris. On June 5, 1947, she married Fred Thompson, Jr. of Andrews, SC and spent most...
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Arlene Wilcox Joseph

December 4, 1922 - June 2, 2014

Georgetown: Arlene Wilcox Joseph, 91, widow of Dr. John A. Joseph, Sr., died Monday, June 2, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Joseph was born in Steele City, Neb. on December 4, 1922, a daughter of the late Chester Wilcox and Beulah Babcock Wilcox. She grew up in Steele City, graduated from Hastings College, and was a school teacher for a time. Mrs. Joseph later moved to Bruning, Neb., where she...
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Bette Robertson Lachicotte

January 15, 1922 - May 30, 2014

Pawleys Island: Bette Robertson Lachicotte, 92, widow of Philip R. Lachicotte, IV, died Friday, May 30, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Lachicotte was born in Fernleaf, Ky. on January 15, 1922, a daughter of the late Allen Craig Robertson and Ruth Norris Robertson. She grew up in Minerva, Ky., graduated from Minerva High School, and attended Anderson College. Mrs. Lachicotte moved to Pawleys...
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Iva Long Lockliear

August 9, 1931 - May 29, 2014

Trio: Iva Long Lockliear, 82, widow of Cecil Rufus Lockliear, died Thursday, May 29, 2014, at her residence. Mrs. Lockliear was born in Williamsburg Co. on August 9, 1931, a daughter of the late Kizzie Bell Long. She grew up in the Andrews area and attended Andrews High School. Mrs. Lockliear was a member of Trio United Methodist Church and attended First Baptist Church of Andrews for over 20...
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Jacob Henry Monte, Jr.

September 16, 1928 - May 28, 2014

Georgetown: Jacob Henry Monte, Jr., 86, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Prince George HealthCare. Mr. Monte was born in Greensboro, NC on September 16, 1928, a son of the late Jacob Henry Monte, Sr. and Marvel Milloway Monte. He grew up in Georgetown, graduated from Winyah High School, and attended The Citadel. Mr. Monte served in the US Army and the US Naval Reserve. He owned and operated...
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Pamela Diane Korb Calhoun

December 27, 1951 - May 26, 2014

Mt. Pleasant: Pamela Diane Korb Calhoun, 62, died Monday, May 26, 2014. Mrs. Calhoun was born in Columbia on December 27, 1951, a daughter of the late Harry Williams Korb, Jr. and Carolyn Campbell Korb. She grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School. Mrs. Calhoun attended Erskin College, the University of SC, and Horry Georgetown Technical College. She was a former bank...
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Frances Rebecca Carraway

April 6, 1931 - May 26, 2014

Georgetown: Frances Rebecca "Fanny Beck" Carraway, 83, died Monday, May 26, 2014, at Tidelands Hospice House. Memorial services will be private. The family suggests memorials be made to: Tidelands Community Hospice, Inc., 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, SC 29440, or to St. Frances Animal Center, 125 N. Ridge St., Georgetown, SC 29440. The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is assisting...
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Jack Walker Ewart

May 17, 2014

Obituary to be posted at a later date.
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Mary Elizabeth Fielder Ferdon

September 27, 1931 - May 16, 2014

Georgetown: Mary Elizabeth Fielder Ferdon, 82, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mrs. Ferdon was born in Spartanburg on September 27, 1931, a daughter of the late Thomas Franklin Fielder and Elvira Jackson Fielder. She graduated from Spartanburg High School and Limestone College, Cum Laude in 1952. While at Limestone, Mrs. Ferdon was a member of the Honor...
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Bennie Grier West, Jr.

July 7, 1944 - April 21, 2014

Yauhannah: Bennie "Benjy" Grier West, Jr., 69, died Monday, April 21, 2014, at his residence. Mr. West was born in Hemingway on July 7, 1944, a son of the late Bennie Grier West, Sr. and Sadie Belle West. He grew up in the Yauhannah community of Georgetown County. Mr. West managed Bates Hill Plantation for 36 years. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and his greatest love was spoiling his...
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Mary Griffin Stevens McAllister

March 1, 1949 - April 13, 2014

Georgetown: Mary Stevens McAllister, a true daughter of the South, took her leave from this earth at sunrise on Palm Sunday, April 13, 2014. Mary was born in Greenville, SC, in 1949, the daughter of Henry and Mary Stevens. She graduated from Ashley Hall in 1968 and received an Associate's Degree from the University of South Carolina. She was equally at home cooking a gourmet meal, putting a...
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Clara Port Rion

September 18, 1922 - April 11, 2014

Pawleys Island: Clara Port Rion, age 91, died peacefully surrounded by all of her children on Friday, April 11, 2014 at Waccamaw Regional Medical Center. Born in Bucksport, SC, Clara was the daughter of the late Franklin and Rebecca Cox Port. In addition to her parents, Clara was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Weir Rion, her brothers, Joseph and Thomas Port, and her sister,...
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Herbert Teal Jacobs

February 12, 1948 - April 10, 2014

Summerville: Herbert "Larry" "Jake" Teal Jacobs entered into eternal rest on April 10, 2014 at his residence. Any man can be a father, but it takes a very special man to be a dad. Mr. Jacobs was born in Georgetown on February 12, 1948, a son of the late Harbard Teal Jacobs and Annie Geneva Cribb Jacobs. He grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School. Mr. Jacobs was a retired...
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Patricia Spires Cooke

May 4, 1931 - April 9, 2014

Pawleys Island: Patricia "Pat" Cooke, 82, of North Litchfield Beach, went home to be with the Lord, April 9, 2014 after a short battle with COPD. A cancer survivor, Pat was a devoted, loving wife and mother and a caring Christian. Born in Greenwood to the late Joseph Adie Spires and Eunice Chastain Spires, she grew up in Bamberg, where she excelled in basketball and was named class salutatorian...
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Sarah Lee Skipper Davis Wynn

February 27, 1934 - March 19, 2014

Georgetown: Sarah Lee Skipper Davis Wynn, 80, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Tidelands Hospice House. Mrs. Wynn was born in Conway on February 27, 1934, a daughter of the late Homer Frank Skipper and Bessie Ann Skipper. She lived in Horry County and graduated from Conway High School in 1952. Mrs. Wynn worked as a kindergarten teacher at First Baptist Church, at "Miss" Sarah's Day Care,...
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James Morrison Leland, Jr.

April 15, 1928 - March 12, 2014

Pawleys Island: James Morrison Leland Jr, of North Litchfield, SC, passed away on March 12, 2014. Born and raised in Charleston, SC, Mr. Leland was the middle son of James Morrison Leland, Sr. and Helen Patton Leland. After graduating from Charleston High School, he entered the Army and was assigned to the occupation Army in Germany. After the war he was enrolled at the University of Tennessee. ...
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Cindy Lynn Cooper

June 20, 1965 - March 3, 2014

Georgetown: Cindy Lynn Cooper, 48, died Monday, March 3, 2014 at her residence. Funeral services will be private.
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Caroline Elizabeth Williams Stevens

June 29, 1924 - February 10, 2014

Georgetown: Caroline Williams Stevens, 89, of Georgetown, died peacefully Monday, February 10, at Morningside of Georgetown. Mrs. Stevens was a longtime resident of Georgetown. She was born in Columbia, S.C. on June 29, 1924, to Latimer and Carolyn Williams. She was a member of the first graduating class of Dreher High School and attended the University of South Carolina before marrying Earl...
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Johnny Mack Jones

April 1, 1939 - February 5, 2014

Georgetown: Johnny Mack Jones, 75, died Wednesday, February 5, 2014, at his residence. Mr. Jones was born in Conway on April 1, 1939, a son of the late John Henry Jones and Kathleen Morris Canady Jones. He grew up in Georgetown and was the owner of Johnny's Cabinet Shop. Mr. Jones spent a lifetime, 42 years, as a custom cabinet builder and was recognized and respected for his superior designs...
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