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Nancy Stacey Altman

December 28, 1929 - August 26, 2016

Pawleys Island: Nancy Stacey Altman passed away on August 26, 2016 at Lakes of Litchfield. Nancy was born on December 28, 1929 in Leavenworth, Kansas. Nancy is survived by her husband, Linwood Altman, two daughters, Nancy Altman (Randy), and Ann Morris (Chet), 7 grandchildren: Sarah Weston (Dalton), Casey Maui (Mark), Jake, Stacey, Alex, Dean, and Gracie, and one great-grandchild, Tripp, and one...
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LaJean Barrineau Owens Kinder

February 6, 1934 - August 25, 2016

Andrews: LaJean Barrineau Owens Kinder, 82, wife of Dr. Jack D. Kinder and widow of Walter Hazard Owens, Jr., passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Mrs. Kinder was born in Georgetown February 6, 1934, a daughter of the late Carrol Theodore Barrineau, Sr. and Lizzie Ann B. Barrineau. She grew up in Andrews and graduated from Andrews High...
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Carol Jean Carter Sorokach

January 15, 1936 - August 24, 2016

Georgetown: Carol Jean Carter Sorokach, 80, died Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at Savannah Grace at the Palms of Mt. Pleasant. The Funeral Mass will be eleven o'clock Thursday morning, September 1, 2016, at St. Mary Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church. A Repast will immediately follow in the church Parish Hall. The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arreangements.
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Betty Louise Williams

January 11, 1929 - August 20, 2016

Georgetown: Betty Louise Williams entered into eternal rest on Saturday, August 20th, 2016. Betty Williams was born January 11, 1929 in Georgetown, South Carolina, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Williams, Sr. She is survived by: her brother, Carl Sampey Williams of Dublin, Georgia; and two sisters-in-law, Miriam Thames Williams of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina and Bobbie Finley...
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Arthurleen Hardwick Cannon Alford

June 26, 1932 - August 18, 2016

Georgetown: Mrs. Arthurleen Hardwick Cannon Alford, 84, widow of William Cole Alford, and Samuel Earl Cannon, died Thursday, August18, 2016, at Vibra Hospital of Charleston, SC. Mrs. Alford was born in Conway on June 26, 1932, a daughter of the late William Arthur Hardwick and Pearl Ester Bellamy Hardwick. Mrs. Alford grew up in Conway and attended Conway High School. She was a member of...
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Issavella Pittson Mastromichalis

July 22, 1927 - August 7, 2016

Georgetown: Issavella Mastromichalis (Bella), 89, died Saturday, August 7th, at the Medical University of South Carolina. Bella was born July 22, 1927 in St. John, New Brunswick Canada. She and her 4 siblings were raised by her Greek immigrant father George Panagioatki. After losing her mother Stamatia, at a young age, she helped raise her siblings. She was witness to the Hindenburgs flight...
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Avon Noble Capps

February 25, 1950 - August 6, 2016

McClellanville: Avon Noble Capps, 66, husband of Cecilia Brandon Parker Capps, died Saturday, August 6, 2016, at his residence. Mr. Capps was born in Sneads Ferry, NC on February 25, 1950, a son of the late William Nobel Capps and Della Mae Millis Capps. He grew up in Sneads Ferry and at age seventeen moved to McClellanville. Mr. Capps served in the US Army, after his discharge he returned to...
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William Griffin Graves II

September 10, 1921 - July 31, 2016

Pawleys Island: William Griffin Graves II, 94, husband of Mary Elise Brownell (Meb) Graves, died Sunday, July 31, 2016, at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet. Mr. Graves was born in Mebane, NC, on September 10, 1921, a son of the late Felix Williamson Graves and Mary Clark Graves. He grew up in Mebane and graduated from Mebane High School. He received a bachelor's degree in...
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Patience Bullard Thompson

June 27, 1932 - July 24, 2016

Pawleys Island; Patience Bullard Thompson, 84, widow of Andrew Wadies Thompson, Sr., died Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet. Mrs. Thompson was born in Loris on June 27, 1932, a daughter of the late John Bullard and Vennie Pender Bullard. She was a graduate of Winyah High School in Georgetown and lived in Pawleys Island and Murrells Inlet most of...
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Diane Eskenazi Emry

May 7, 1947 - July 24, 2016

Georgetown: Diane Eskenazi Emry, 69, wife of James W. "Jim" Emry, died Sunday, July 24, 2016, at MUSC Medical Center in Charleston. Mrs. Emry was born in New York City on May 7, 1947, a daughter of the late David Eskenazi and Bella Benezra Eskenazi. She was a graduate of the New York Institute of Art and Design. Mrs. Emry moved to Georgetown in 1978 and was owner and operator of Beau Monde. ...
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Wayne Webster Hastings

May 16, 1944 - July 18, 2016

Surfside Beach: Wayne Webster Hastings, 72, husband of Joyce Elaine Pendergrass Hastings, died Monday, July 18, 2016 at Waccamaw Hospital. A private service will be held at a later date. Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com. The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Barbara Hodges Harrison Brandt

November 14, 1927 - July 16, 2016

Barbara Hodges Harrison Brandt, of Pawleys Island, SC, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on July 16th, 2016 at the Lakes at Litchfield in Pawleys Island, SC. She was the widow of Edward A. Brandt to whom she had been married for 13 years, and had been predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Matthew W. Harrison, in 1993. Born in Morgantown, WV, she was the daughter of the late...
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Billy Brian Moore

August 8, 1972 - July 15, 2016

Pawleys Island: Billy Brian Moore, 43, died Friday, July 15, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Moore was born in Georgetown on August 3, 1972, a son of the late Charles William Moore and Barbara Lee Thomas Moore. He graduated from Georgetown High School and Coastal Carolina University with a degree in Forestry. Mr. Moore attended Pawleys Island Baptist Church. He was an avid hunter, enjoyed...
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Adolph Wayne Inman

December 18, 1940 - July 11, 2016

Georgetown: Adolph "Wayne" Inman, 75, husband of Katherine Dickson Inman, died Monday, July 11, 2016, at Medical University of S.C. in Charleston. Wayne "Bubba" was born in Conway on December 18, 1940, a son of the late George W. Inman and Pauline Collins Inman. He grew up on a tobacco farm in the Tilly Swamp community of Horry Co. along the Waccamaw River. He learned to hunt and fish from an...
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John Shepherd Thompson, Jr.

February 27, 1944 - July 10, 2016

Pawleys Island: John Shepherd Thompson, Jr. 72, husband of Gail Overton Thompson, died Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Tidelands Waccamaw Hospital in Murrells Inlet. Mr. Thompson was born in Florence on February 27, 1944, a son of the late John Shepherd Thompson and Dorothy Evans Grimball Thompson. Mr. Thompson served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. He retired as Vice...
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Virginia Kirkland McClary Delatte

March 28, 1928 - July 4, 2016

Virginia McClary Delatte, 88, died Monday, July 4, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House following an illness. Mrs. Delatte was born in Georgetown, South Carolina, the daughter of Patrick Cleburn McClary Jr. and Virginia Kirkland Orvin McClary Krause Lesesne. She graduated from Winyah High School and earned a Bachelor's degree in education from Winthrop College (now University) and a...
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Matthew Wilson Clary, Jr.

March 19, 1941 - June 25, 2016

Georgetown, SC Matthew Wilson "Bill" Clary, 75, passed away Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He was born and raised in Greenville, SC and was the oldest of the three children of Matthew Wilson Clary and Dorothy Lawson Clary. Bill graduated from the University of South Carolina and was a member of the 1964 ACC Champion USC golf team. He was a...
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Geraldine Murray Kenyon

September 8, 1924 - June 25, 2016

Georgetown: Geraldine Kenyon died Saturday at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital on June 25, 2016. Gerry was predeceased by: her parents, John P. and Pearl Kenyon; and by her sister, Georgieana. Funeral services will be at the graveside in Elmwood Cemetery at ten o'clock Tuesday morning, June 28, 2016. Sign a guest book at www.mayerfuneralhome.com. The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral...
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Carol Lane Bone

November 24, 1946 - June 20, 2016

Andrews: Carol Lane Bone, 69, wife of Oneal Bone, died Monday, June 20, 2016, at her residence. Mrs. Bone was born in Mullins on November 24, 1946, a daughter of Pittman Mack Lane and the late Frances Elizabeth Capps Lane. She grew up in Andrews and graduated from Howard High School. Mrs. Bone was a member of Sampit United Methodist Church. She loved flowers, going fishing, traveling and...
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Nicholas Randolph Harding

September 20, 1988 - June 18, 2016

Georgetown: Nicholas Randolph Harding, a pipe welder at EnviroSep Manufacturing, died unexpectedly on Saturday June 18, 2016 at the age of 27 at his place of residence in Georgetown, South Carolina. Nicholas is survived by his parents; Allen Harding and Lisa Riordan, his grandmother on his father's side Carolyn Harding, his grandmother and grandfather on his mother's side Mac and Betty McConnell...
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Wallace Arthur Blakely

November 26, 1934 - June 15, 2016

Georgetown: Wallace Arthur Blakely, 81, husband of Nan Smith Blakely, died Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Blakely was born in Williamsburg Co. on November 26, 1934, a son of the late William Arthur Blakely and Lola Louise McKnight Blakely. He grew up in the Suttons community of Williamsburg County, graduated from Williamsburg High School, and attended...
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Gladys McLean Barrineau

May 28, 2016 - June 15, 2016

Georgetown: Gladys McLean Barrineau, 97, widow of Whaley Alton Barrineau, died Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mrs. Barrineau was born in Darlington on May 28, 1919, a daughter of the late William Jordan McLean and Emily Tarte McLean. She grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Andrews High School. She was the last charter member of Screven Baptist Church. Mrs...
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Thomas Jackson Lambert, Jr.

October 8, 1945 - June 10, 2016

Georgetown: Thomas "Tommy" Jackson Lambert, Jr., 70, died Friday, June 10, 2016 at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Lambert was born in Georgetown on October 08, 1945, a son of the late Thomas Jackson "T.J." Lambert and Ethel Mae Hartley Lambert. He lived all his life in Georgetown County and served in the U.S. Army in Viet Nam. Mr. Lambert worked at the Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store...
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David Franklin Pope

June 8, 2016 - June 8, 2016

Georgetown: David Franklin Pope, 82, died Wednesday, June 08, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mr. Pope was born in Hemingway on December 4, 1933, a son of the late Woodrow R. Pope and Mary Ellen Miller Pope. He lived in Georgetown County all of his life and was a self-employed carpenter. Mr. Pope was of the Freewill Baptist faith and the widower of the late Mae Prosser Pope. His...
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Joseph Wesley Starnes, Jr.

September 27, 1918 - June 7, 2016

Georgetown: Joseph Wesley Starnes, Jr. 97, died Tuesday, June 7, 2016, at the Columbia Presbyterian Home in Lexington. Mr. Starnes was born in Ridgeway on September 27, 1918, a son of the late Joseph Wesley Starnes and Sarah Coleman Starnes. He attended Ridgeway High School and Erskine College. Mr. Starnes was a veteran of World War II and served in India. After the war, he worked for the...
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Mary Deane Lachicotte Johnson

March 25, 1930 - June 2, 2016

Pawleys Island: Mary Deane Lachicotte Johnson, age 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House of Georgetown, surrounded by her family. She was born March 25, 1930 to the late Albert Springs "Captain Boo" Lachicotte, Sr. and Lucille Amanda Pitt Lachicotte of Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Mary Deane received a B.S. Degree in Psychology from the...
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Joy Louise Harcourt Vogel

July 20, 1931 - May 28, 2016

Garden City: Joy Louise Harcourt Vogel, 84, widow of the late Charles Roy Vogel, died Saturday, May 28, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House of Georgetown. Mrs. Vogel was born July 20, 1931, a daughter of the late Fred William Harcourt and Mary Gendolyn Woods Harcout. Surviving include: a sister; Cheryl J. Gause of Georgetown. No services will be held. Sign a guestbook at: www...
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Lee Roy Jacobs, Sr.

May 27, 2016 - May 27, 2016

Georgetown: Lee Roy Jacobs, Sr., 83, died Friday, May 27, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House of Georgetown. Mr. Jacobs was born in Georgetown on May 29, 1932, a son of the late Daniel Theodore Jacobs and Carrie Rebecca Forbes Jacobs. He grew up in Georgetown and severed in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked for Daniel Construction for many years. Mr. Jacobs ran his...
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Michael Durwood Cox

December 26, 1955 - May 15, 2016

Georgetown: Michael "Redbird" Durwood Cox, 60, died Sunday, May 15, 2016, at Columbus Regional Healthcare, Whitesville, NC. Mr. Cox was born in Georgetown on December 26, 1955, a son of the late Milton Lester Cox and Stella Neely Cox. He grew up in Georgetown and attended Winyah High School and First Baptist Church of Georgetown. Mr. Cox was an avid deer hunter and was a member of The Cattail...
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Stephen Earl Hutchinson

August 31, 1953 - May 15, 2016

Pawleys Island: Stephen Earl Hutchinson, 62, lovingly known and remembered as Hutch, entered the presence of Jesus on Sunday, May 15, 2016. Born in Charlotte, NC on August 31, 1953, and raised in Columbia, SC, he was a graduate of the University of South Carolina with a B.S. in Biology and of Coastal Carolina University with a B.S. in Computer Science and a Master's in Computer Gaming. Hutch was...
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Shirley Diane Bowden Burgan

February 23, 1946 - May 2, 2016

Andrews: Shirley Diane Bowden Burgan, 70, widow of Walter C. Johnson, died Monday, May 2, 2016, at Williamsburg Regional Hospital in Kingstree. Mrs. Burgan was born in San Jose, Calif. on February 23, 1946, a daughter of the late Leonard and Ruby Martin Bowden. She grew up in San Jose and was a Licensed Practical Nurse. Mrs. Bowden worked at a number of nursing homes in the area including...
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Jeanette Cooper Ray

June 5, 1945 - April 29, 2016

Andrews: Jeanette Cooper Ray, 70, passed away Friday, April 29, 2016, at her residence. Mrs. Ray was born June 6, 1945, a daughter of the late Walter "Goldie" Cooper and Marguerite Elizabeth Knight Cooper. She was a member of Piney Forest Baptist Church and attended Happy Home Original Freewill Baptist. Mrs. Ray grew up in Andrews and graduated from Williamsburg High School. She worked for M...
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Cleona Hardee Gore

March 9, 1930 - April 28, 2016

Georgetown: Cleona Hardee Gore, widow of Elbert Jennings Gore, Jr., entered into eternal rest on Thursday, April 28, at the Lexington Medical Center. Mrs. Gore was born in Horry County on March 9, 1930, a daughter of the late Grover Wilson Hardee and Florence Anderson Hardee. She was an honor graduate (Salutatorian) of Loris High School, a charter member of Lakewood...
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William Clark Tims III

November 16, 1949 - April 27, 2016

Andrews: William Clark Tims, III, passed away on April 27, 2016 at his river house outside of Andrews. He was the widower of Kaye B. Tims, whom he was married to for over thirty years. Though he had struggled with a decline in his health in recent years, he was known to say time and time again, "I've had a good life." Originally from Hemingway, South Carolina, he was born on November 16, 1949,...
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Duncan McNair Chapman

May 4, 1934 - April 18, 2016

Pawleys Island: Duncan McNair "Mac" Chapman, 81, husband of Elizabeth "Dibbie" Crosland Chapman, died Monday, April 18, 2016, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Chapman was born in Cheraw on May 4, 1934, a son of the late Duncan McNair Chapman, Jr. and Beulah Dawkins Chapman. He grew up in Cheraw and graduated from Cheraw High School in 1952 and Clemson College in 1958. Mr....
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Walter Edward Watford, Sr.

June 19, 1927 - April 18, 2016

Andrews: Walter Edward "Ed" Watford, Sr., 88, widower of Lila Elizabeth Ward Watford, passed away Monday, April 18, 2016, at his residence. Mr. Watford was born in Florence Co. on June 19, 1927, a son of the late Mack Cleveland Watford and Bertie Maybelle McKenzie Watford. He grew up in Andrews and graduated from Williamsburg High School. Mr. Watford served in the US Navy during World War II...
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Amanda Jean Malone Lambert

August 11, 1965 - April 14, 2016

Georgetown, S.C.: Amanda Jean Malone Lambert, 50, wife of Daniel K. Lambert, died Thursday, April 14, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown:. Mrs. Lambert was born in Philippi, W. Va. on August 11, 1965, the daughter of James Cecil Malone and Ruth Marie Reneman Malone. She grew up in Grafton, W. Va. and graduated from Grafton High School. Mrs. Lambert attended Johnson and...
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Richard Wendell Cumbie

May 28, 1955 - April 10, 2016

Andrews: Richard "Ricky" Wendell Cumbie, 60, died Sunday, April 10, 2016, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Cumbie was born in Kingstree on May 28, 1955, a son of Mattie Deola McAlister Cumbie and the late Bobby Rhem Cumbie. He grew up in Andrews, graduated from Williamsburg High School, and attended Williamsburg Technical College. Mr. Cumbie was the former owner of Conway...
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John Barringer Woolson

July 31, 1940 - April 10, 2016

Pawleys Island: John Barringer Woolston, died Sunday, April 10, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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Marie Gallo Wassmer

November 20, 1929 - April 6, 2016

Myrtle Beach, Marie Gallo Wassmer, 86, died Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Arrangements are private.
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Phyllis Kathleen Morley Graham

May 11, 1925 - April 6, 2016

Phyllis Kathleen Morley Graham of Pawleys Island, SC passed away on 06 April 2016 at the Tidelands Hospice Center, Georgetown, SC. Mrs. Graham was preceded in death by her husband Marion Wilson Graham on 31 December 2006. Mrs. Graham's parents emigrated to the United States from London England in the early 1920s, and she was born in Detroit Michigan on 11 May, 1925. She trained as a commercial...
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Patrick James Doyle

March 23, 1929 - March 30, 2016

Georgetown: Patrick James Doyle, 87, died peacefully on March 30, 2016, at Prince George Healthcare. Mr. Doyle was born at McLeod Infirmary in Florence, S. C. on March 23, 1929. He was the third in a set of triplets born to Joseph Ambrose Doyle and Ruth Hattie Hazard Doyle. An Eagle Scout, he graduated from Winyah High School and The Citadel. After serving in the Air Force, he earned his law...
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Abram Austin Brassington

May 24, 1935 - March 28, 2016

Georgetown, SC: Abram "Abe" Austin Brassington, 80, died peacefully Easter Sunday, surrounded by family, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Born in Frackville, Pennsylvania, he was the loving husband of Sharon Gascon Brassington and the son of the late Abram and Emma Derr Brassington. A graduate of Bloomsburg College in PA, he was a member of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church of...
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Margaret Fitzsimons Jones

November 16, 1929 - March 26, 2016

Pawleys Island, S. C.: Margaret F. Jones, 86, wife of Dr. Robert O. Jones, died Saturday, March 26, 2016, at the Lakes at Litchfield. Margaret was born in Charlotte, N. C., a daughter of the late E. Owen Fitzsimons and Joy Draper Fitzsimons. She later married George W. Brice, who also grew up on Sherwood Ave. in Charlotte. She was a graduate of The National Cathedral School in Washington, D.C...
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Alfred Magruder Dillard, Jr.

April 3, 1938 - March 23, 2016

Pawleys Island, S.C.: Alfred Magruder Dillard, Jr., 77, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Dillard was born in Richmond, Va. on April 3, 1938, a son of the late Alfred Magruder Dillard, Sr. and Margaret Leonard Dillard. Mac was a graduate of Camden High School in 1956 and Wofford College in 1965. He served in Germany with the Army from 1958 until 1961. Mac was a talented...
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Thomas Monroe Moore

January 21, 1941 - March 22, 2016

Thomas Monroe "Woe" Moore, Jr., 75, widower of Mary Kabas Moore, died Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at Roper Hospital in Charleston. Mr. Moore was born in Andrews on January 24, 1941, a son of the late Thomas Monroe Moore and Adril Player Moore. He grew up in Andrews and was a graduated from high school there. Mr. Moore served in the S. C. Army National Guard and was a retired machinist with...
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Reba Davis Cusack

May 15, 1924 - March 21, 2016

Reba Davis Cusack, 91, widow of Leonard C. "L.C." Cusack, died Monday, March 21, 2016, at Prince George Healthcare Center. Mrs. Cusack was born in Georgetown County on May15, 1924, a daughter of the late Jasper Clyde Davis and Leila Gertrude Baxley Davis. She grew up in the Pleasant Hill Community of Georgetown County. Mrs. Cusack was a member of the Maryville Pentecostal Holiness Church. She...
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Ernestine Parks Henson

April 11, 1935 - March 16, 2016

Thompson's Station, Tenn.: Ernestine Parks Henson, 80, wife of Joe M. Henson, died Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at her Litchfield Beach, S. C. vacation home. Mrs. Henson was born in Friendsville, Tenn. on April 11, 1935, a daughter of the late Ernest Donald Parks and Cordelia McClellan Parks. She was a member of the Georgetown, S.C. Presbyterian Church and the church's Presbyterian Women and...
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Frances Davis Cromwell

May 2, 1931 - March 15, 2016

Pawleys Island: Frances Ward "Dookie" Davis Cromwell passed away Tuesday March 15, 2016 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. She was born May 2, 1931 in Florence, South Carolina, the daughter of Russell E. Davis and Frances M. Ward Davis. Dookie lived with her grandparents, Captain and Mrs. Joshua J. Ward, at Oak Hill, a portion of Arcadia Plantation once owned by her great grandfather, until she...
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Gregory Phillip Barrett

April 20, 1925 - March 11, 2016

Georgetown: Gregory Phillip Barrett, 90, died Friday, March 11, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mr. Barrett was born in Rutland, VT on April 20, 1925, a son of the late John Edward Barrett and Eugenie Marie Kennedy Barrett. He grew up in Rutland, attended Rutland High School, and served in the US Navy during World War II and The Korean Conflict. Mr. Barrett was a member of Saint...
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Virginia Pinner Hearl

April 21, 1921 - March 11, 2016

Georgetown: Virginia "Gin" Pinner Hearl, 94, widow of Richard E. Hearl, died Friday, March 11, 2016, at Prince George Healthcare Center. Mrs. Hearl was born in Bucksport on April 21, 1921, a daughter of the late Joseph Benjamin Pinner and Alice Louise Edge Pinner. She was a homemaker and worked in retail for a number of years. Mrs. Hearl was a member of the Georgetown Presbyterian Church...
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Mary Louise Thomas Joseph

July 23, 1923 - March 8, 2016

Georgetown, SC: Mary Louise Thomas Joseph passed away on March 8, 2016, after a prolonged illness, surrounded by her four loving children: Sandra Cornelius (Jim), Mary Louise Kenny (John), Christine Ann Hatchell (Jim), and Alfred P. Joseph, Jr. (Lauren). Louise was born on July 23, 1923 and was the daughter of Escie and Catherine Thomas and widow of Alfred P. Joseph, Sr. She is survived by:...
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Marvin Tracy Walker

November 22, 1961 - February 16, 2016

Georgetown: Marvin Tracy Walker, 54, died Tuesday, February 16, 2016, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Walker was born in Georgetown on November 22, 1961, a son of Rebecca Poole Walker and the late James Allen Walker, Sr. He grew up in Georgetown, graduated from Winyah High School and attended Horry Georgetown Technical College. Mr. Walker was the former owner of A & W Fencing...
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Brenda Joyce Bruce Cannon

April 2, 1951 - February 15, 2016

Andrews: Brenda Joyce Bruce Cannon, 64, wife of Jimmie Earl Cannon, died Monday, February 15, 2016, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Cannon was born April 2, 1951 in Rochelle, Ga, a daughter of Vera Lucille Warren Bruce and the late Charles Gilbert Bruce. She grew up in Macon, Ga. where she attended High School and College. She was a member of Piney Forest Baptist Church and...
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Myrtie Ruth Martin Harrelson

December 30, 1936 - February 14, 2016

Andrews: Myrtie Ruth Martin Harrelson, 79, widow of George W. Harrelson, died Sunday, February 14, 20016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Mrs. Harrelson was born in Georgetown, a daughter of the late Lloyd Martin and Wilma Ward Martin. She grew up in Andrews and attended Andrews High School. Mrs. Harrelson was a member of New Hope Fellowship Church and was a member of the...
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Stuart Christie Mackintosh

June 23, 1927 - February 13, 2016

McClellanville: Stuart Christie Mackintosh of McClellanville, SC passed away on Saturday, February 13, 2016 after a brief illness. He was a lifelong resident of McClellanville. He is survived by daughters Diana Connell Park (Drennan) of Beaufort, SC, Marcia Connell Higaki of Charleston, sons Robert Connell (Fran) of Greensboro, NC, George Durden (Mary) of Greenwood, SC, Thomas Connell (Margaret...
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Nancy Rose Pulaski

July 12, 1946 - February 10, 2016

Murrells Inlet: Nancy Rose Pulaski, 69, widow of Melvin S. Klein, died Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Memorial services will be eleven o'clock Thursday morning, March 3, 2016 at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church Chapel. Inurnment will follow in Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church Columbarium.
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Anne Clare Weeks Harris

June 23, 1956 - February 7, 2016

Anne Clare Weeks Harris, 59, widow of John Bunyan Harris, III, died Sunday, February 7, 2016, at her residence. Memorial services will be two o'clock Saturday afternoon, February 13, 2016, in the ACTS Building of All Saints Church at Pawleys Island. A reception will follow in the ACTS Building. The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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Mildred McGimpsey Wigington

September 22, 1920 - February 6, 2016

Pawleys Island: Midge Wigington passed away February 6th, 2016 at Tidelands Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet. She was a resident of The Lakes at Litchfield for the past eight years prior to her death and formerly lived in Gainesville, FL. Born in Morristown, TN on September 22, 1920, she was the daughter of R.L. McGimpsey and Myrtle Siler McGimpsey. She graduated from Morristown High...
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Louise Wilder Edwards

June 26, 1926 - February 5, 2016

Pawleys Island: Louise Wilder Edwards, 89, widow of Robert Edwards, went home to the LORD, Friday, February 5, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House, surrounded by her children. Mrs. Edwards was born in Hemingway, June 26, 1926, a daughter of the late James Adger Wilder and Lorena Ellen Douglas Wilder. She was a lifelong resident of Pawleys Island. Surviving are: her loving children, Ron...
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Rhonda Glisson Howard

November 7, 1952 - January 31, 2016

Andrews: Rhonda Glisson Howard, 63, wife of Homer A. Howard, died Sunday, January 31, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Mrs. Howard was born in Hemingway on November 7, 1952, a daughter of the late James Richard Glisson and Dorothy Mae Feagin Glisson. She lived in Andrews all of her life and graduated from Andrews High School. Mrs. Howard was a member of...
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Charlie Jack Graham, Sr.

November 5, 1934 - January 29, 2016

Georgetown: Charlie Jack Graham, Sr., 81, died Friday, January 29, 2016, at his residence. Mr. Graham was born in Georgetown on November 5, 1934, a son of the late Walter Dow Graham and Gertha Hiburn Graham. He served in the Korean Conflict and the S.C. National Guard. Mr. Graham retired after forty-two years employment with International Paper Company. His hobbies include: fishing, flounder...
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Joel Parrish Ford

December 5, 1951 - January 28, 2016

Mt. Pleasant: Joel Parrish Ford, beloved son, brother, father and friend, died peacefully in his sleep on January 28, 2016. Joel was born on December 5, 1951 in Georgetown, South Carolina. He is survived by his parents, Mary Louise Parrish and Francis Bell Ford of Georgetown, his son Phillip Ryland Ford of Mount Pleasant, sister Mary Louise Ford Stott (Charles C. Stott Jr.) of Winston-Salem, NC,...
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Alanson Bigelow Houghton II

August 3, 1930 - January 24, 2016

Pawleys Island: The Reverend Alanson Bigelow Houghton died peacefully at his home in Pawleys Island, SC on Sunday, January 24th. He was 85 years old. Alan was born August 3, 1930 in Corning, NY to the late Amory Houghton Sr. and Laura Richardson Houghton. Alan earned multiple degrees including a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University and a Master of Divinity from General...
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Curtis Leon Stanton

January 19, 2016 - January 19, 2016

West Columbia Curtis Leon Stanton was born in Marlboro County, South Carolina, June 10, 1925, to John McLaurin "Mack" Stanton and Elva May Quick Stanton. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1942 at the age of 17 and served throughout War World II in both the European and Pacific theaters. Most of his service was aboard the USS Florence Nightingale, AP-70, a combat assault ship, where he performed...
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Wendell Arthur Cannon

October 16, 1955 - January 15, 2016

Georgetown: Wendell Arthur "Wendy" Cannon, 60, died Friday, January 15, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Cannon was born in Georgetown on October 16, 1955, a son of Arthurleen Hardwick Cannon Alford and the late Samuel Earl Cannon. He grew up in Georgetown and attended Winyah High School. Mr. Cannon was a retired house painter. He was a loving father and a special son. Surviving in addition to...
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Vera Alice Porter Johnson

December 20, 1921 - January 15, 2016

Georgetown: Vera Alice Porter Johnson, 94, widow of Everett Eugene Johnson, died Friday, January 15, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mrs. Johnson was born in Georgetown on December 20, 1921, daughter of the late William Alpheus Porter and Emma Blanche Mercer Porter. She grew up in the Oak Grove Community of Georgetown Co. and graduated from Andrews High School, class of 1938. Mrs....
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Thomas Evan Gillespie, Jr.

February 19, 1934 - January 13, 2016

Georgetown: Thomas Evan Gillespie, Jr., 81, passed from his blessed earthly life on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Tom's life began in Pensacola Florida where his father was training to become a Naval Aviator. The influence of the people he met while living in many parts of the country during his father's military career profoundly shaped his life and character. Tom consistently offered ongoing...
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Virginia Fulton McConnell

April 7, 1922 - January 12, 2016

Andrews: Virginia Fulton McConnell, 93, widow of James "Jay" Kenneth McConnell, died Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Mrs. McConnell was born on April 8, 1922, the daughter of the late Benjamin Franklin Fulton and Mary Elizabeth Jones Fulton. She grew up in the Big Dam community of Georgetown Co. near Andrews and was a graduate of Andrews High...
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Peggy Ann Daniel Tallevast

December 18, 1940 - January 11, 2016

Pawley's Island: Peggy Ann Daniel Tallevast, 75, died Monday, January 11, 2016, at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet. She has gone to join her beloved husband "Tally", Lt. Col. Cecil John Tallevast, Jr. Mrs. Tallevast was born in Lynchburg, Virginia on December 18, 1940, a daughter of the late Henry Alex Daniel and Mary Margaret Miller Daniel. She was a former...
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Elizabeth Adams Woodward

March 20, 1961 - January 8, 2016

Georgetown: Elizabeth "Cricket" Adams Woodward, wife of Jack Franklin Woodward, Jr., died Friday, January 8, 2016, at her residence. Mrs. Woodward was born in Mullins on March 20, 1961, a daughter of Diane Brogdon Adams Price and Jackson Lee Adams. She grew up in Georgetown and was a graduate of Winyah High School and Coastal Carolina University with a degree in recreation. Mrs. Woodward...
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Mady Ellen Lambert Caulder

July 24, 1926 - January 6, 2016

Georgetown: Mrs. Mady Ellen Lambert Caulder, 89, widow of Julius Harold Caulder, died Wednesday, January 6, 2016 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Caulder was born in Georgetown County on July 24, 1926, a daughter of the late Sollie and Ellen Lambert. She lived in this area all of her life and was a member of Sampit Pentecostal Holiness Church. Surviving are: two sons, Rev. Aldon L....
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Jon Phillip Cooper

November 28, 1939 - January 5, 2016

Andrews: Jon Phillip Cooper, 76, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at a family residence. Jon Phillip was born in Piney Forest section near Andrews on November 28, 1939, a son of the late Marvin Ranson Cooper and Eula Mae McGee Cooper. He grew up in the Suttons community of Williamsburg County and graduated from Williamsburg High School. Jon Phillip was a member of Trio United Methodist...
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Hoyt Monroe Williams III

April 15, 1952 - January 4, 2016

Georgetown: Hoyt Monroe "Spike" Williams, III, 63, died Monday, January 4, 2016, at his residence. Mr. Williams was born in Georgetown on April 15, 1952, a son of Betty Fenters Williams and the late Hoyt Monroe Williams, Jr. He was a graduate of Winyah High School, class of 1970 and Coastal Carolina University. Mr. Williams was owner and founder of Georgetown Taxidermy and was a Master...
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William Christopher Harmeyer

November 11, 1954 - January 3, 2016

Murrells Inlet: William Christopher "Chris" Harmeyer, 61, died Sunday, January 3, 2016, at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet. Mr. Harmeyer was born in Georgetown on November 11, 1954, a son of William Michael "Mik" Harmeyer and the late Syble Lofton Harmeyer. He grew up in Georgetown and was a graduate of Winyah High School and the University of South Carolina with a degree in...
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Yvonne Taylor Waddell

December 31, 2015

Pawleys Island: Yvonne T. Waddell passed away on December 31, 2015. Yvonne was the daughter of the late Homer and Edna Coker Taylor of Woodruff, S.C. She received her undergraduate degree from Erskine College and her Masters from the University of South Carolina. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honorary Society. She taught in the South Carolina school system for 34 years with 20 of those...
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David Leroy Jayroe

May 1, 1961 - December 24, 2015

Andrews: David Leroy Jayroe, 54, husband of Debra Richardson Jayroe, died Thursday, December 24, 2015, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital in Georgetown. Mr. Jayroe was born in Georgetown on May 1, 1961, a son of the late Russell Albert Jayroe and Esther Powers Jayroe. He grew up in the Andrews area and attended Williamsburg High School. Mr. Jayroe was a former machine operator at...
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Nannie Fitzhugh Peace

July 11, 1924 - December 23, 2015

Andrews: Nannie Fitzhugh Peace, 91, died Thursday, December 23, 2015, at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrell Inlet. Miss Peace was born in Andrews on July 11, 1924, a daughter of the late Washington Fitzhugh Peace and Mellie Brockinton Peace. She grew up in Andrews and was a graduate of Andrews High School and Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Miss Peace worked with the practice of Dr....
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Tom Tompkins

December 30, 1947 - December 22, 2015

Georgetown: Tom "Tucker" Tompkins, 67, died Tuesday, December 22, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Tompkins was born, December 30, 1947, in Georgetown, a son of the late Sam Albert Tompkins and Lila Lee Goude Tompkins. He grew in Georgetown and served in the Vietnam War in the U.S. Marine Corps. Mr. Tompkins was a recipient of the Purple Heart medal. He was a self-employed brick mason and was an...
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Mary Haque Gibson

March 26, 1936 - December 20, 2015

Andrews: Mary Haque Gibson, 79, died Sunday, December 20, 2015, at her residence. Mrs. Gibson was born in Flushing, Mich. on March 26, 1936, a daughter of the late Robert Francis Haque and Alice Mary Schwartz Haque. She grew up in Flushing and graduated from the University of Michigan. Mrs. Gibson earned a Master's Degree from Francis Marion University in Florence. She taught school at...
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Anne Shuford Moore

June 14, 1927 - December 17, 2015

Georgetown: Anne Shuford Moore, 88, died Thursday, December 17, 2015 at Prince George Healthcare Center in Georgetown. Mrs. Moore was born in Georgetown on June 14, 1927, a daughter of the late Robert Pow Shuford and Edna Butler Shuford. She was a graduate of Winyah High School and McLeod's Infirmary School of Nursing. Mrs. Moore was a retired registered nurse with the practice of Dr. C. Lide...
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Donald Alfred Main

January 5, 1962 - December 16, 2015

Raeford, N.C.: Donald Alfred Main, 53, died Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at his residence. Mr. Main was born in Georgetown, S.C. on January 5, 1962, a son of the late Alfred LeClair Main and Frances Veneria Strom Main. Mr. Main has been in declining health for many years. Mr. Main was predeceased by: his parents; and a sister; Donna Renee' Main. Surviving are: a son; Brandon Donald Main; a...
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Alicia Joan Payne Graham

August 15, 1938 - December 16, 2015

Andrews: Alicia Payne Graham, 77, died Wednesday, December 16, 2015, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Mrs. Graham was born in Andrews on August 15, 1938, a daughter of the late Leonard Phifer Payne, Sr. and Vincent Smith Payne. She was a graduate of Andrews High School and attended Elim United Methodist Church. She retired from Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. She...
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David Luther Ward

May 7, 1956 - December 11, 2015

Andrews: David Luther Ward, 59, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 11, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Ward was born in Camden on May 7, 1956, a son of the late Murkie Ward and Ruth Marie Willoughby Ward. He grew up in Columbia and graduated from Spring Valley High School. Mr. Ward attended Williamsburg Technical College. He was employed by Sampit Lumber Mill as a millwright. ...
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Norris McDonald Swett

December 5, 1935 - December 8, 2015

North Augusta: Norris McDonald "Donnie" Swett, 80, died Tuesday, December 8, 2015, in North Augusta. Mr. Swett was born in Georgetown on December 5, 1935, a son of the late Walker Norris "Buck" Swett and Lena Belle "Tow" McDonald Swett. He grew up in Georgetown and was a graduate of Winyah High School and did his undergraduate work at Erskine College. Mr. Sweat earned three Masters Degrees...
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Lloyd Benton Willliams

February 18, 1926 - December 6, 2015

Georgetown: Dr. Lloyd "Benton" Williams, M.D., 89, died Sunday, December 6, 2015, at his residence. Dr. Williams was born February 18, 1926, a son of the late Archie and Leona Wilder Williams in the Choppee area of Georgetown County. He was raised in that area and educated at Union and Pleasant Hill High Schools, graduating in 1943. Dr. Williams was raised in the Rose Hill Baptist, became a...
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Sue Ella Toy Martin

October 1, 1940 - December 1, 2015

Pawleys Island: Sue Ella Toy Martin, widow of Harold Bruce Martin, died Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at Prince George Healthcare Center in Georgetown. Mrs. Martin was born in Bath County, KY, on October 1, 1940. a daughter of the late Robert Toy and Nettie Mae Thomas Toy. She graduated high school and attended college in Kentucky. Mrs. Martin was a member of Saint Paul's Waccamaw United...
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James Benjamin Black

October 10, 1924 - December 1, 2015

Georgetown: James Benjamin "Bud" Black III was born October 10, 1924 in Mercy Hospital, Charleston, a son of the late James Benjamin "Bennie" Black Jr. and Margaret Moore Black. He grew up in Bamberg, where he attended the Bamberg Public Schools and graduated first in his class from Bamberg High School. Bud graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina in 1947. However, as a...
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Robert Preston Brantley

July 14, 1943 - November 30, 2015

Andrews; Robert Preston Brantley, 72, went to be with the Lord Monday evening, November 30, 2015, after a brief four day illness at the Georgetown Memorial Hospital. He was a resident of Prince George Health Care for three years. Mr. Brantley was born in the Earl community of Andrews on July 14, 1943, a son of the late Lorace Jim Brantley and Pearl Ward Brantley. He was a member of the Earl...
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Frank Louis Atkinson

January 14, 1939 - November 22, 2015

Andrews: Frank Louis Atkinson, 76, widower of Donna Hill Atkinson, died Sunday, November 22, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Atkinson was born in Coos Bay, Oregon on January 14, 1939, a son of the late Earl Cleo Atkinson and Clara Catherine Hutchinson Atkinson. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany. Mr. Atkinson was a contract truck driver and lived in a number of places prior to moving to...
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Wilson O. Grayson

August 5, 1929 - November 21, 2015

Georgetown: Wilson O. "Sam" Grayson, 86, husband of 67 years to Barbara W. Grayson, died Saturday, November 21, 2015, surrounded by loving family members, at his residence. Mr. Grayson was born in Charleston on August 5, 1929, a son of the late Arthur Grayson and Thelma Wilson Grayson. Sam came to Georgetown after he married his wife Barbara and was employed by International Paper Company as a...
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Grace Powell Sports

September 26, 1918 - November 7, 2015

Andrews: Grace Powell Sports, 97, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2015, at her residence. Mrs. Sports was born September 26, 1918 in Georgetown County, a daughter of the late Murray M. Powell and Odell Godwin Powell. She lived her entire life in Andrews was a member of Happy Home Original Free Will Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was a member of the Eastern...
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Gaynell Howard Cumbie

January 18, 1922 - October 28, 2015

Andrews: Gaynell Howard Cumbie, 93, widow of Clemon Cumbie died Wednesday, October 28, 2015, at her residence. Mrs. Cumbie was born in the Pleasant Hill community of Georgetown Co. on January 18, 1922, a daughter of the late Peter Eli Howard and Essie Cribb Howard. She was a member of Andrews Church of God and the Ladies Ministries of the church and a former Sunday School teacher. Mrs. Cumbie...
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Lauretta Brockinton Dean

April 1, 1922 - October 26, 2015

Georgetown: Surrounded by her family, Lauretta Brockinton Dean passed into the arms of her Savior on Monday morning, October 26, 2015. Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon, October 29, 2015, at Prince George, Winyah, Episcopal Church at two o'clock. Burial will be in Prince George cemetery immediately following the service. A reception will be held in the church parish hall so...
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Maude Burgess Day

August 6, 1917 - October 24, 2015

Port Royal: Maude Burgess Day, 98, widow of J. P. Day, died Saturday, October 24, 2015, at Helena Place in Beaufort. Mrs. Day was born in Kingstree in the Bethel Community of Williamsburg County on August 6, 1917, a daughter of Charles Leland Burgess and Estelle Wilson Burgess. She was an Honorary Life member of the Georgetown Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Day was the oldest member of the church...
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Kenneth Earl Bouchette, Jr.

October 1, 1985 - October 23, 2015

Hanahan: Kenneth "Ken" Earl Bouchette, Jr., 30, died Friday, October 23, 2015, at his residence. Mr. Bouchette was born in Georgetown on October 1, 1985, a son of Kenneth "Kenny" Earl Bouchette and the late Denise Brantley Bouchette. He grew up in the Charleston area and was a former employee of Detyens Shipyard. Mr. Bouchette was a football player for Williamsburg Academy. He was one of the...
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John P. LaBruce, Jr.

May 26, 1944 - October 21, 2015

Georgetown: John P. LaBruce, Jr., 71, died Wednesday, October 21, 2015, at his residence. Mr. LaBruce was born in Florence on May 26, 1944, a son of the late John Percival LaBruce and Theodora Burden King LaBruce. He graduated from Winyah High School and attended several colleges. Mr. LaBruce served in the U. S. Army in Viet Nam. He was employed by Georgetown County as a tax assessor for...
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Sandra Mae Spanier Casias

March 23, 1940 - October 19, 2015

Pawleys Island: Sandra Mae Spanier Casias, 75, died Sunday, October 18, 2015, at National Healthcare of Garden City. Mrs. Casias was born in Laurens, Iowa on March 23, 1940, a daughter of the late William and Velma Brechler Spanier. She grew up in Laurens and graduated from high school there. Mrs. Casias was formally employed as a secretary and purchaser for a number of firms. She was a...
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Teresa Robbins Hobbs

January 13, 1949 - October 10, 2015

Pawleys Island: Teresa Robbins Hobbs, 66, died October 10, 2015, at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet. Mrs. Hobbs was born in Brevard, N. C. on January 14, 1949, the daughter of the late Claude Carroll Robbins and Ethel Josephine Alverson Robbins. She grew up in Aiken, graduated from Aiken High School and was a member of Aiken's First Baptist Church. Mrs. Hobbs received her degree...
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Allie Britt Jones

December 25, 1922 - October 7, 2015

Georgetown: Allie Britt Jones, 92, widow of Bob "Bo" Ray Jones, died Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at Prince George Healthcare Center. Mrs. Jones was born in Andrews on December 25, 1922, a daughter of the late Virginia Britt Rogerson. She grew up in the Andrews area and worked for the Georgetown Dress Plant for a number of years and was a longtime designer with Woodbury Florist. She was a...
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