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Charles Thompson Mayer, Sr.

October 12, 1942 - April 25, 2017

Georgetown: Charles Thompson "Tommy" Mayer, Sr., 74, died Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Mayer was born in Charleston on October 12, 1942, a son of the late Jacob Brooks Mayer and Lease Izora Davis Mayer. He grew up in Georgetown and graduated Winyah High School and attended Wingate University and Erskine College. Mr. Mayer served in the U. S Army...
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Anne Thomas Hoile

June 20, 1944 - April 21, 2017

Anne Thomas Hoile, 72, died peacefully at her home in Pawleys Island, SC on April 21st, with her husband and both children by her side. Anne wants to be remembered as a caring mother and grandmother, an avid tennis player and book reader, and lover of the beauty of South Carolina, especially the beaches. Anne was also a devoted soccer fan. She served as president of the Greensboro Youth Soccer...
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Jack Miller Scoville III

December 2, 1978 - April 15, 2017

Georgetown: Jack Miller Scoville, III, died peacefully at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston Saturday night. Miller was born in Georgetown on December 2, 1978. He graduated from Georgetown High and attended the College of Charleston for two years. Miller was an artist and a faithful member of the Roman Catholic Church. Born with a serious and complex heart condition, he...
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Ralph Howard Ward, Jr.

January 17, 1940 - March 29, 2017

Pawleys Island: Ralph Howard Ward, 77, husband of Frances Ann Jones Ward, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Myrtle Beach Manor after a long illness. Mr. Ward was born in Conway on January 17, 1940, the son of the late Ralph Ward and Johnnie Woodbury Ward. He grew up in Georgetown and Pawleys Island and graduated from Winyah High School in 1958 and was President of his senior Class. Mr....
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Virginia Bruorton Skinner

November 11, 1929 - March 27, 2017

Georgetown: Virginia Bruorton Skinner, 87, widow of Wright Sparks Skinner, Jr., died Monday, March 27, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Skinner was born in Georgetown on November 11, 1929, a daughter of the late Henry Brightman Bruorton and Reba Young Bruorton. She graduated from Winyah High School, Class of 1946 and Limestone College in 1950 with a BS in Chemistry. Mrs. Skinner taught at Winyah...
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Richard Lofton Cox

September 30, 1948 - March 27, 2017

Pawleys Isand: Richard Lofton Cox, Jr., 68, husband of Linda Servant Cox, died Monday, March 27, 2017, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Cox was born in Columbia on September 30, 1948, a son of the late Richard Lofton Cox and Louise Boyd Cox. He grew up in Hemingway and graduated from Hemingway High School. Mr. Cox received a Bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina...
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Evelyn Lambert Floyd

March 5, 1942 - March 21, 2017

Andrews; Evelyn Lambert Floyd, 75, wife of Homer H. Floyd, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at her residence. Mrs. Floyd was born in Georgetown on March 5, 1942, a daughter of the late Willie Thero "Buster" Lambert and Letha Mae Creel Lambert. She grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School. Evelyn and Homer were married July 16, 1961 and lived in Georgetown. They moved to the...
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Rosa Parker Vereen

October 28, 1985 - March 20, 2017

Georgetown: Rosa Parker Vereen, 31, died Monday, March 20, 2017, in West Columbia. Ms. Vereen was born October 28, 1985 in Marion, a daughter of Angela Winesett Watkins and Ralph Edgar 'Bubby" Vereen. Rosa was a loving mother to Nate "Noonie", daughter and friend. Everyone that met her appreciated her keen sense of humor. She could always put a smile on your face. Rosa Parker Vereen loved a...
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Glenn Sheldon Fields

June 5, 1947 - March 19, 2017

Ballston Lake, NY Glenn Sheldon Fields, 69, husband of Mary Susan Gibson Fields, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Tidelands Waccamaw Hospital. Mr. Fields was born in Philadelphia on June 5, 1947, the son of Andrew Rudolph Fields and Elizabeth Evelyn Keller Fields. He was a consultant for the Tidelands Hospital System. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Sign a guestbook at: www...
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Glenn Sheldon Fields

June 5, 1947 - March 19, 2017

Ballston Lake, NY Glenn Sheldon Fields, 69, husband of Mary Susan Gibion Fields, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Tidelands Waccamaw Hospital. Mr. Fields was born in Philadelphia on June 5, 1947, the son of Andrew Rudolph Fields and Elizabeth Evelyn Keller Fields. He was a consultant for the Tidelands Hospital System. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Sign a guestbook at: www...
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Rachel Harrelson Thomas Stearns

March 7, 1927 - March 16, 2017

Georgetown: Rachel Harrelson Thomas Stearns, 90, departed this life on March 16, 1917. Mrs. Stearns was born in Georgetown on March 7, 1927, a daughter of the late William Cleveland Harrelson and Esther Porter Harrelson. She is survived by a twin brother, Reuben Harrelson (Betty) of Tennessee; three sons, James B. Thomas, Jr., William S. Thomas (Deborah), and Richard A.Thomas (Karen); two...
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Bertie Maude Clardy Scragg

August 19, 1914 - March 16, 2017

Gilbert: Bertie Maude Clardy Sylvester Peace Scragg, 102, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 16, 2017. Born in Andrews on August 19, 1914, she was the only daughter of Henry Stacy and Bertie Susannah Stalvey Clardy. She was preceded by her brothers Herman Stacy Clardy (Mary Virginia Cox) and Karl Menick Clardy. She is survived: by her daughter, Suzanna Sylvester Thomas (John); and three...
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Clifford Thomas Bell III

July 6, 1960 - March 3, 2017

Surfside Beach: Clifford "Cliff" Thomas Bell, III, 56, passed away on Friday, March 3, 2017 in Surfside Beach. Funeral service will be held at Georgetown Presbyterian Church on Wednesday morning, March 8, 2017 at 11:00 o'clock, with Rev. Dr. William H. Pucket, Jr. and Bruce M. Carl officiating. Burial will follow at Andrews Memorial Cemetery in Andrews. Visitation will be held in the Presbyterian...
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Laura Peace Echols duPont

April 13, 1924 - February 24, 2017

Laura Peace Echols duPont passed away peacefully in her home at The Cascades February 24, 2017. She was predeceased by her former husbands, James Shuttleworth Johnston and William Wilson Pate, Jr; her husband, Eugene duPont, III; and her sister, Suzanne Echols DeLapp Hudson. Mrs. duPont was born April 13, 1924, in Greenville, the daughter of the late Clarence Terrell and Laura Peace Echols and...
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Clarence Leslie Hudson

August 6, 1950 - February 19, 2017

Georgetown: Clarence "Buddy" Leslie Hudson, 66, husband of Lisa Pope Hudson, died Sunday morning, February 19, 2017, at his residence. Mr. Hudson was born in Stedman, N. C. on August 6, 1950, a son of the late Thurmond Dixon Hudson and Vinnie Mac Tillette Hudson. He grew up in Fayetteville, N. C. and graduated from Stedman High School. Mr. Hudson served in the U. S. Navy aboard the USS...
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Laura PAT Davis Doyle

November 6, 1930 - February 17, 2017

GEORGETOWN Local historian and library advocate Laura Patricia Davis Doyle died peacefully at her home on February 17. Born in Columbia, SC on November 6, 1930, she was the child of Brigadier General Luther Cecil Davis and Irene Colbert Davis. She was married to her childhood sweetheart Patrick James Doyle for 59 years until his death in March of 2016. Salutatorian of the Winyah High School...
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Robert Owen Jones, M.D.

October 5, 1928 - February 15, 2017

Pawleys Island: Robert Owen Jones, M.D., 88, widower of Margaret F. Jones, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at the Lakes at Litchfield. Dr. Jones was born in Indianapolis, Ind. on October 5, 1928, son of the late Morris Owen Jones and Lillian Strickland Jones. He grew up in Evanston, Illinois and graduated from Evanston Township High School there. Dr. Jones received his undergraduate and...
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Willis Leon Ragland, Jr.

May 11, 1942 - February 9, 2017

Pawleys Island: Willis Leon "Lee" Ragland, Jr., 74, husband of Mary Ruth Harper Ragland, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mr. Ragland was born in Andrews on May 11, 1942, a son of the late Willis Leon "Pete" Ragland and Genevieve Estelle Moore Ragland. Surviving are: his wife of Pawleys Island; a son Montgomery Lee Ragland of Georgetown; and a...
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Cecilia Lockwood McDonald

November 9, 1927 - February 8, 2017

Pawleys Island: Cecilia "Celia" Lockwood McDonald, 89, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet. She was born in Charleston on November 9, 1927 to the late James Jervey Lockwood and Lucy Rabb Lockwood. She was preceded in death by her husband, WalBern McDonald of Georgetown, whom she married in 1951. Celia graduated from...
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Michael John Fookes

March 24, 1937 - January 31, 2017

N. Litchfield Beach: Michael John O'Connell Fookes, 79, died Monday, January 31, 2017, at MUSC Medical Center in Charleston. Mr. Fookes was born in Brighton, England on March 24, 1937, the son of the late Leslie and Frances Fookes. He grew up in England and graduated from London University. He moved to Canada in 1967, to Georgetown in 1970, and then to N. Litchfield Beach. H was a retired...
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Charles Carter Elliott, Sr.

September 30, 1939 - January 31, 2017

Georgetown: Charles Elliott, 77, died Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Arrangements will be announced by the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.
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James Carlisle Clemons

April 8, 1942 - January 31, 2017

Andrews: James "Jimmy" Carlisle Clemons, 74, husband of Jimmie Faye Brantley Clemons, died Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at his residence. Mr. Clemons was born April 8, 1942 in McCloud Hospital, Florence, a son of the late Carlisle Clemons and Mary Adelaide McFaddin Clemons. "Goat", nicknamed by his Uncle Sam Clemons, grew up in Andrews and attended Williamsburg High School. He worked most of...
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Nellie Cox Lawrimore

February 4, 1937 - January 24, 2017

Georgetown: Nellie Byrd Cox Lawrimore, 79, widow of Chalmers P. Lawrimore, died Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mrs. Lawrimore was born in Conway on February 4, 1937, a daughter of the late Dillion Ansel Cox and Margueriete Cooper Cox. She grew up in Conway and graduated from Conway High School. Mrs. Lawrimore was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church and the...
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Etta McCormac Siau

November 16, 1947 - January 24, 2017

Columbia: Etta McCormac Siau, 69, died Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia. Ms. Siau was born in Williamsburg Co. on November 16, 1947, a daughter of the late John K. McCormac and Marian Rowell McCormac. She grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School, Class of 1966 and the University of South Carolina, Class of 1995. Ms. Siau worked for a time...
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Frank D. Hutchinson

August 11, 1936 - January 19, 2017

McClellanville: Frank D. Hutchinson, 80, died Thursday, January 19, 2017, at Hospice Center of Hospice of Charleston in Mt. Pleasant. Mr. Hutchinson was born in Scranton on August 11, 1936, a son of the late Lexie Hutchinson and Estelle McKnight Hutchinson. He was a graduate of Lake City High School and Wofford College and an Army Veteran. Mr. Hutchinson retired from Unisom Insurance Company...
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John A. Wynn

January 18, 1932 - January 18, 2017

Georgetown: John Allen Wynn, Sr., 84, widower of Daphine McKnight Wynn, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at his residence. Mr. Wynn was born in Georgetown County on January 26, 1932, a son of the late Joseph Patrick Wynn and Sadie Johnson Wynn. He grew up in Georgetown County and graduated from Winyah High School. Mr. Wynn served in the Army in the Korean Conflict. He retired after forty...
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Enoch Johnston Meekins, Jr.

December 27, 1920 - January 17, 2017

Georgetown: Enoch Johnston Meekins, Jr., 96, died Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at his residence. Mr. Meekins was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and son of the late Enoch Johnston Meekins, Sr. and Ethel Thomas Meekins. He was born December 27, 1920 in Florence. He was one of the last remaining WW II Veterans, having served in the Army Air Corps in the Burma Campaign, India, and China...
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Roy Eugene Therrien

February 3, 1936 - January 10, 2017

Georgetown: Roy Eugene Therrien, 80, died Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at his son's residence. Mr. Therrien was born February 3, 1936, in Windsor, Canada. Services will be private Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com. The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral is in charge of arrangement
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Charles Gary Murphy

July 12, 1948 - January 5, 2017

Andrews: Charles Gary Murphy, 68, widower of Betty Hager Nichols Murphy died Thursday, January 5, 2017, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Murphy was born in Portsmouth, OH on July 12, 1948, a son of the late Arnold Halden Murphy and Opal Thelma Logan Murphy. He grew up in Portsmouth and graduated Portsmouth High School. Mr. Murphy lived most of his life in Central Ohio and served...
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Robert Winslow Lambert

December 19, 1939 - January 3, 2017

Andrews: Robert "Charlie" Winslow Lambert, 77, Master Sergeant, US Army, ret., and husband of Mary Allen Lambert, died Tuesday, January 3, 2017, in Charleston at the Medical University of S. C. Medical Center. Mr. Lambert was born in Williamsburg County on December 19, 1939, a son of the late Jerry Washington Lambert and Miriam McCants Lambert. He attended Georgetown County schools and then...
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Margaret Rogerson Potterfield

August 3, 1972 - January 3, 2017

Georgetown: Margaret Rogerson Potterfield, 44, wife of Jay Lamar Potterfield, died Tuesday, January 3, 2017, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mrs. Potterfield was born in Georgetown on August 3, 1972, a daughter of Edwin L. Rogerson and Patricia Moore Rogerson. She grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Georgetown High School. Mrs. Potterfield traveled to Houston, Tex. and Naples, Fla....
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Deryl Don Young

January 23, 1945 - December 31, 2016

Georgetown: Deryl Don Young, 71, died Saturday, December 31, 2016, at the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital. Mr. Young was born in the Yauhannah Community of Georgetown County on January 23, 1945, a son of the late Henry Lewis Young, Sr. and Hazel West Young. He graduated from Winyah High School and Clemson University where he was a member of the Sign Kappa Epsilon fraternity. ...
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George Lowry Vickery

July 13, 1931 - December 26, 2016

George Lowry Vickery, 85, a resident of DeBordieu Colony in Georgetown, SC, died Monday, December 26, 2016. George was an active golfer, fisherman and writer. His blogs, relating to his experiences in early television and whatever else popped into his head, were read by almost 300 recipients. His novel, Beyond September, was an Amazon best seller on its debut in 2008. He was born in Atlanta and...
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George Lowery Vickery

July 13, 1931 - December 26, 2016

Georgetown: George Lowery Vickery, 85, died December 26, 2016, at his DeBorlieu residence. Mr. Vickery was born July 13, 1931. Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com. The Georgetown Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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Paul Wayne Guckert

January 6, 1938 - December 25, 2016

Georgetown: Paul Wayne Guckert, 78, husband of Carolyn G. Duckert, died Sunday, December 25, 2016, in Norfolk, VA. Arrangements are pending.
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Eugene N. Robertson

September 26, 1936 - December 25, 2016

Georgetown: Eugene N. Robertson, 80, died Sunday, December 25, 2016, at Prince George Health Card. Mr. Robertson was born September 26, 1936. Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com. The Georgetown Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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Robert James Shank

November 11, 1925 - December 25, 2016

Georgetown, SC: Robert James Shank, 91, widower of Alma Shank, went to his Savior, Sunday, December 25, 2016, at his son's residence in Georgetown. Mr. Shank was born in Johnston, PA on November 11, 1925, the son of the late Clifford and Stella Shank. He resided in Somerset PA for sixty years. Mr. and Mrs. Shank were married for sixty-nine years He enlisted in the Coast Guard at age...
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David Michael Watford, Sr.

November 19, 1951 - December 19, 2016

Andrews: David Michael Watford, 65, husband of June Wildes Watford, died Monday, December 19, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mr. Watford was born in Georgetown in November of 1951, a son of the late Walter E. Watford, Sr. and Lila Elizabeth Ward Watford. He grew up in Andrews and graduated from Williamsburg High School. Mr. Watford had a great love for the outdoors and spending...
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Willie Corbitt Morris

August 12, 1923 - December 17, 2016

Georgetown: Mr. Willie C. Morris, 93 passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at his residence. He was the son of the late David E. Morris and Marion Shaw Todd. Mr. Morris was a veteran of the Army Air Corps; where he served in World War II as an air craft welder for the 404th Bomber Squadron. Most of his working years were with International Paper Company where he was a certified welder for...
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Margaret Louise Moore

March 3, 1944 - December 12, 2016

Georgetown: Margaret Louise Moore, 72, died Monday, December 12, 2016, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Miss Moore was born in Williamsburg County on March 3, 1944, a daughter of the late Lewis Moore and Susie Bauer Moore. She attended The Christian Fortress for many years. Miss Moore enjoyed riding her bike and working in her garden as well as helping her neighbors. Surviving are:...
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Ted Weldon Morris

September 5, 1936 - December 11, 2016

Georgetown: Ted Weldon Morris, 80, widower of Nina Mills Morris, died Sunday, December 11, 2016, at his residence. Funeral services will be Thursday morning, December 15, 2016, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the Fellowship Hall of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday, December 14, 2016,...
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Pamela Jo Rockey Ingram

November 17, 1954 - December 6, 2016

Pawleys Island: Pamela Jo Rockey Ingram, 62, wife of William Stewart Ingram, died Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at her residence. Mrs. Ingram was born in Peru, Ind. on November 17, 1954, a daughter of Janet Sue Enyeart Rockey and the late John Russell Rockey. She worked for Amedisys Home Health as an Occupational Therapist Assistant and was a very devoted care giver. Mrs. Ingram was a member of...
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Robert Lee Michau, Jr.

January 6, 1945 - November 27, 2016

Georgetown: Robert Lee Michau, Jr. 71, husband of Mildred Radcliffe Michau, died Sunday, November 27, 2016, at his residence. Mr. Michau was born January 6, 1945, the son of the late Robert Lee Michau, Sr. and Mamie Lucille Hartley Michau. He grew up in Georgetown and attended Georgetown Public Schools. Mr. Michau attended Georgetown Church of God and was a member of Men's Fellowship. He was...
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Henry Ralph Piehler

April 16, 1938 - November 24, 2016

Pawleys Island: Henry R. Piehler, 78, died Thursday, November 24, 2016, after a long illness. Born in Elmwood Park, New Jersey, he was educated there and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he completed three degrees, culminating in a doctorate in Metallurgy in 1967. He began his career in the Metallurgy and Materials Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh...
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Willard Edelle Jacobs, Jr.

October 8, 1946 - November 24, 2016

Georgetown: Willard "Billy" Edelle Jacobs, Jr., 70, died Thursday, November 24, 2016, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Jacobs was born in Georgetown on October 8, 1946, a son of the late Willard Edelle Jacobs, Sr. and Lena Belle Sarvis Jacobs. He grew up in Georgetown and was a graduate of Georgetown High School. He was a member of First Assembly of God, was a church Greeter for...
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Thomas Clinton Myers

June 23, 1934 - November 23, 2016

Pawleys Island: Thomas Clinton Myers, 82, died Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at his residence. Mr. Myers was born to the late Irene McCall Myers and Mac Myers in Hartwell County, Georgia on June 23, 1934. He graduated from W.L.T. High School. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. After attending Cecil Business College, he met and married Julia Elizabeth Ward of Georgetown, SC. ...
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Robert Earl Hardee

February 20, 1941 - November 16, 2016

Pawleys Island: Robert Earl "Smicky" Hardee, 75, died Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Hardee was born on February 20, 1941, a son of the late Earl Basil Hardee and Maggie Elizabeth Kennedy Hardee. He attended Georgetown County schools and graduated from Winyah High School in 1960. Mr. Hardee took his basic training at Fort Jackson and served in the Army National Guard. Mr....
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Herschall Carraway

November 13, 2016 - November 13, 2016

Georgetown; Herschall 'George" Carraway, 55, died Saturday, November 12, 2016, at his residence. Mr. Carraway was born July 7, 1961 to the late Herbert Smith Carraway and Frances Rebecca Cramer Caraway. He was a long time resident of Georgetown and had a great love for the beach. Mr. Carraway is survived by: a son, Jack Carraway and a daughter, Lindsay Carraway both of Vicksburg, Miss.; a...
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Sara Edna Bone Ray

April 15, 1960 - November 8, 2016

Georgetown: Sara Bone Ray, 56, wife of Don M. Ray, died Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at Tideland Community Hospice House in Georgetown. Mrs. Ray was born May 15, 1960 in Georgetown, the daughter of the Norma Jean Mercer and the late Robert Jimmy Bone, Jr. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. In addition to her husband and mother Mrs. Ray is survived by: three sons, Jody...
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Carlos Riscus Long

August 19, 1936 - November 4, 2016

Georgetown: Carlos R. Long, 80, passed away Friday, November 4, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice in Georgetown. Mr. Long was born August 19, 1936, in Panama City, FL to the late Carl and Eva Long. The family moved to Georgetown, SC for the construction of the IP Mill and then to Springhill, LA for the construction of the IP Mill there. When the construction of the Springhill Mill was...
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Caroline Croom Mueller

April 12, 1945 - October 29, 2016

Jacksonville, Fla.: Caroline Croom Mueller, 71, died Saturday, October 29, 2016 in Jacksonville. Ms. Mueller was born in Savannah, Ga. on April 12, 1945, the daughter of the late Rev. Howard McCudden Mueller and Mary Clements Mueller. She graduated from St. Margaret's School in Tappahannock, Va. and Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla. Ms. Mueller received a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree from...
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Howard John King

August 11, 1924 - October 27, 2016

Howard John King, 92, of Surfside Beach, SC, died on October 27, 2016, at the Hospice House in Georgetown, SC. For over 30 years, he lived in Ocean Lakes in Surfside. He was born in Lake City, SC, on August 11, 1924, to the late Lily Kennedy King and late George G. King. After graduating from Lake City High School in 1942, he joined the Army Air Corps and served in World War II as a radio...
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Norman Pate Prosser

June 29, 1950 - October 25, 2016

Summerville: Norman Pate Prosser, 66, died suddenly in his home Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Norman was born June 29, 1950 in Johnsonville to Edith Marie Bockhardt and Pate Phillip Prosser. Baptised and confirmed in the Lutheran Church in the Maryville area of Georgetown, he spent his youth surfing at the Pawleys Island Pier. Norman was a Winyah High School Graduate, Class of 1968. He attended...
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Richard Edward Redick

June 27, 1962 - October 25, 2016

Georgetown: Richard Edward "Ricky" Redick, 54, died Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mr. Redick was born in Georgetown on June 27, 1962, son of Jack Edward Redick and the late Priscilla F. Redick. He attended Andrews High School. Mr. Redick worked for Wal-Mart as an assembler for over fifteen years. He had a great love for Classic Cars, Boston Terriers and...
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Kathryn Leah Malone Thigpen

March 28, 1938 - October 21, 2016

Murrells Inlet: Kathryn "Katy" Leah Malone Thigpen, 78, died Friday, October 21, 2016, at Waccamaw Community Hospital. Katy was born on March 23, 1938 in St. Joseph, MO a daughter of Billy and Mildred Malone. She attended Benton High School in St. Joseph. Katy spent many of her childhood years in the care of her Aunt and Uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Whittington, now deceased, and her cousin,...
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Basil Leon Lambert

October 3, 1942 - October 11, 2016

Georgetown: Basil Leon Lambert, 74, husband of Elizabeth R. Lambert, died Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Compass Post Acute Rehabilitation in Conway. Mr. Lambert was born in Georgetown on October 3, 1942, a son of the late Fields Lambert and Lena Hartley Lambert. He attended Andrews High School and was a member of the Saints Delight Pentecostal Holiness Church, where he served as a deacon for...
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Herman Davies Scurry, Sr.

October 11, 2016 - October 11, 2016

Pawleys Island: Herman Davies Scurry, Sr. 82, widower of LeVeta "Lolly" Johnston Scurry, died Monday, October 10, 2016 at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Mr. Scurry was born July 30, 1934, a son of the late Kenneth Austin Scurry, Sr. and Sarah Wilma Harrelson Scurry. He was a native and lifelong resident of Pawleys Island, where he was a member and deacon of the Pawleys Island Presbyterian...
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Everette Eugene Wigington

October 10, 2016 - October 10, 2016

Pawleys Island: Everete Eugene Wigington, 94, died Thursday, October 6, 2016, at The Lakes at Litchfield. No local services will be held.
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Martha Parnell Morris

December 25, 1922 - October 4, 2016

Andrews: Martha Virginia Parnell Morris, 93, passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at her residence. Mrs. Morris was born December 25, 1922, a daughter of the late Hoyt H. Parnell and Leola Coward Parnell. Mrs. Morris was born in Hemingway and graduated from Hemingway High School. She lived most of her life in the Bloomingvale community of Williamsburg County. Mrs. Morris worked as a dental...
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William Henry Thomas, Jr.

August 3, 1924 - September 28, 2016

William H. (Billy) Thomas, Jr., 92, of Murrells Inlet, SC passed away in Waccamaw regional hospital on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Billy was born in Georgetown August 3, 1924. He was the son of William Henry Thomas and Emma Beaty Thomas.. He is survived by his wife Miriam Parsons Thomas and his sons with Lora Burns Thomas, William H. Thomas, III (Ginger); Robert B. Thomas, Steven C. Thomas ...
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Lucius Clifton Sloan, Sr.

September 29, 1924 - September 27, 2016

Georgetown: Lucius Clifton (L. C.) Sloan, Sr., 92, died Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Lucius Clifton Sloan, Sr., was born September 29, 1924 in Hall County Georgia, (near Gainesville) the seventh child of Jorney Cooper (J. C.) Sloan and Mary Adaline (Addie) Williams Sloan. The family lived in an area called Poplar Springs, just south of Gainesville, but...
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Betty Holtzscheiter Paschal

September 27, 2016 - September 27, 2016

Georgetown: Betty Holtzscheiter Paschal, 90, widow of Clarence Elmo Paschal, died Monday, September 26, 2016 at The Lakes at Litchfield at Pawleys Island. Mrs. Paschal was born in Andrews on September 9, 1926, a daughter of the late Charles Leonard Holtzscheiter and Jessie Bernice Williams Holtzscheiter. She grew up in Georgetown County and was a graduate of Winyah High School. Mrs. Paschal...
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Jessie David Shokes

November 22, 1931 - September 22, 2016

Jessie David Shokes, 84, of Georgetown, SC. died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at MUSC. Mr. Shokes was born in Georgetown, SC. on November 22, 1931, a son of the late Warren Jackson Shokes and Daisy Morgan Shokes. He grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School. He was a Sgt. Major in H/H 374th in the Army until 1959 and retired in Civil Service at the Charleston Naval Base as a...
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Robert Jay Shank

January 1, 1955 - September 20, 2016

Georgetown: Mr. Robert Jay Shank, 61, husband of Debra Lou Thompson Shank, died Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Shank was born in Johnstown, PA on January 1, 1955, a son of Robert James Shank and the late Alma June Moss Shank. He was a school teacher for the Georgetown County School District, where he taught special education for 15 years. Mr. Shank...
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Bernard Benjamin Horton

July 25, 1943 - September 17, 2016

Pawleys Island: Bernard Benjamin Horton, 73, beloved Low County Artist, died Saturday, September 17, 2016.
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Reba Howard Ard

May 20, 1929 - September 15, 2016

Murrells Inlet: Reba H. Ard, 87, passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Ard was born on May 20, 1929 in Georgetown, SC, a daughter of the late Bailey Ward Howard, Sr. and Flossie Maybelle Bone Howard Sports. She was retired from the Horry County School System. She was a homemaker and loved being with her family. Mrs. Ard was predeceased by: her husband, Albert John Ard, Sr....
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Thomas Pascal Duke III

May 1, 1949 - September 8, 2016

McClellanville: Thomas Pascal ("Tommy") Duke III, age 67, died on September 8, 2016. A lifelong resident of the village of McClellanville, SC, Tommy was the son of Thomas P. Duke, Jr. and Lillian Woodard Duke. He was born in his family home on May 1st, 1949, graduated from McClellanville High School, and earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of South Carolina...
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Peter Anthony Thomas

August 2, 1924 - September 8, 2016

Georgetown: Peter A. Thomas passed away on September 8, 2016 after 92 wonderful years of a life filled with family, friends and a town that he loved and that loved him. He died peacefully in his home on Front Street where his family had lived since 1937. Pete was born on August 2, 1924 and was the son of Escie and Catherine Thomas. He is survived by his sister Christine Thomas of Georgetown and...
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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, wife of Michael Sorokach, passed away at Savannah Grace Nursing Home in Mt. Pleasant on August 24, 2016 surrounded by her loving family. Carol was born January 15, 1936 in Pleasant Hill, a daughter of the late James and Addie Carter. She was a graduate of Winyah High School and a 1958 graduate of the University of South Carolina. Carol taught first...
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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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