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Re'Ann H. Collins

October 1, 2013

Re'Ann H. Collins, 71, of Creekside Drive, died Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Providence Hospital in Columbia, SC. Mrs. Collins was born in Conway, SC, a daughter of the late John Sherwood Holmes and Adell Anderson Cox. She was retired from the hospitality industry and a devoted member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Myrtle Beach. Mrs. Collins was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew...
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Ruth S. Strater

March 21, 2013

Ruth S. Strater, age 81 died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at Myrtle Beach Manor. Born in Warren, OH, she was the daughter of the late Rolla and Agnes Simpkins. A loving mother and grandmother, she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Myrtle Beach. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert and her daughter, Julie. Survivors include two sons; Jefferey Strater of Portland, OR and...
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Claire Margaret Habel

February 20, 2013

Claire Margaret Habel much loved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, formerly of Jensen's, died Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the age of 88. Claire grew up in Bogota, NJ and graduated from Bogota High School. Upon graduation she worked in the Franklin Savings Bank in New York City until 1947. After moving to Morris Plains, NJ in 1956 she worked at the Morris County Savings Bank for...
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Janet Johnson Cannan

September 30, 1925 - January 3, 2013

Janet Johnson Cannan, of Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away January 3, 2013. Born September 30, 1925, in Handsom, VA, she was the daughter of the late Emmett R. Johnson and Rushie Ritter Johnson, and was predeceased by her husband, John W. Cannan; her sisters, Carolyn Johnson Sweeney and Mary Nell Johnson Turner; and her brother, Emmett R. Johnson. She is survived by her two daughters, Julia...
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Jude T. Du Plessis

January 2013

Jude T. Du Plessis went home to his heavenly Father in January of 2013. In life, he served his country with honor. He will be missed and remembered by his loving family and friends. Now he will rest with his Mother and youngest son in peace as we will await a reunion in heaven.
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Angela A. Jaworski Samela

November 23, 1914 - November 16, 2012

Angela A. Jaworski Samela, born November 23, 1914, died at Tidelands Hospice Care on Friday, November 16, 2012. Born in Yonkers, NY, she was the daughter of the late Sophia and Stanley Jaworski. Angela was predeceased by her husband, Nicholas J. Samela, Sr; brothers, Frank, Joseph, Michael, Stanley, Ben and Anthony Jaworski; sisters, Ann Freeman, Mary Bedosky and Genevieve LaRusso. Survivors...
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Amanda Kristine Speir

October 30, 2012

Amanda Kristine Speir, 25 of Palmetto Point died Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at her home. Born in Norristown, PA, she is the daughter of Barbara Weber and John Weber both of Myrtle Beach. Her sister, Lisa Greaves and grandparents, John and Bertha Weber and William and Mildred Sauers all preceded her in death. Surviving in addition to her parents are sons, Noah John Speir and Elijah Mark...
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Geoffrey Palmer Lewis Palmer Lewis

December 12, 1952 - August 26, 2012

Geoffrey Palmer Lewis, age 57, passed away to be with his Lord August 26, 2012, after a prolonged illness at home. Born in Long Island, NY, on December 12, 1952, Mr. Lewis goes to be reunited with his beloved wife of 29 years, Marilyn Lewis. Mr. Lewis graduated from Hofstra University on Long Island, NY. He and his wife moved to California where he established himself as drummer in the...
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Ronald Frederic Vuillemenot

August 25, 2012

Mr. Ronald F. Vuillemenot, age 71, died Saturday, August 25, 2012, at Tidelands Hospice House. Born in New York, NY, on May 12, 1941, Mr. Vuillemenot graduated from Syracuse University in 1963. He worked for General Foods (Kraft) as an Industrial Engineer for 35 years before retiring in 1995. During his time with General Foods he traveled extensively to Europe and Asia on business. This also...
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Ernest S. Williams

August 11, 2012

Ernest S. Williams, age 81 of Wachesaw Plantation, Murrells Inlet, SC, passed away at his home on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Born in Arlington, VA., he was the son of the late Ernest F. and Louise P. Williams. Mr. Williams was a Korean War, US Navy veteran. He was employed with Verizon formerly C & P Telephone Co. of Virginia for 39 years, retiring in 1991. He was an active Rotarian for...
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Donald P. Jones

August 10, 2012

Donald P. Jones, age 92, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at his residence. Born May 19, 1920 in Norwalk, Ct, he was a son of the late James B. and Florence Wood Jones. Married for 67 years, he was the husband of the late Virginia R. Jones. Mr. Jones served honorably in the U.S. Navy during WWII and then attended Devry Technical Institute and retired from IBM in 1985 after 38...
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Lessie J. Outlaw

July 23, 2012

Lessie J. Outlaw, wife of the late Samuel A. Outlaw, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, July 23, 2012, at the age of 95. Born in Garden City, SC in 1916, she was one of 6 siblings of Derrick and Amanda (Turbeville) Jordan, all of whom predeceased her. A fiercely devout Christian woman who faced life's uncertainties with the certainty of her Lord, Lessie was equally as fierce in her...
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Rosemary Hill

June 28, 2012

Rosemary Hill, age 75, passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center following a short illness. Born in Niles, MI, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Madelline McWilliams. Rosemary is survived by her husband of 40 years, James; 2 daughters: Teresa Woolard of Murrells Inlet and Kimberly Randolph of Warner Robins, GA; 7 grandchildren: Heather, Eric,...
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Grace "Ginger" Perez

March 21, 1934 - June 15, 2012

Grace "Ginger" Perez, 78, of Surfside Beach, passed away on Friday, June 15, 2012 peacefully at her residence, surrounded by her family. Born March 21, 1934 in Bronx, NY, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Grace Farrington. A gracious, caring woman who nurtured her family into adulthood with her late husband Ernest, she embarked on a second career as an LPN, extending her generosity...
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Karen Faye Webb

June 4, 2012

Karen Faye Webb age 49, of Collins Glenn Dr. went home to be with the Lord Monday, June 4, 2012 at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Karen was born in West Hamlin, WVA to Janice L. and George R. Webb. She was a 1980 graduate of Revere High School in Richfield, OH, had an unsurpassed love for animals and was a loving daughter and sister. She is survived in addition to her parents by four...
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Frances J. Brown

June 2, 2012

Frances J. Brown passed away June 2, 2012, in Murrells Inlet, S.C. She was the beloved wife of more than 42 years to Thomas Brown, mother of Michelle Brown and Jennifer (Alex) Hawkins, grandmother (Nana) to Ethan, age 5, and Mackenzie Hawkins, age 2, and special acquaintance to Shay Becker. Daughter of Mary Gudgel and the late Salvatore Paladino, she was the sister of Mark and Gary (Deborah)...
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Mary Elizabeth Boyle

December 8, 1924 - May 30, 2012

Mary Elizabeth Boyle age 87, of Surfside Beach, SC, passed away May 30, 2012 at Conway Manor. Mrs. Boyle was born on December 8, 1924 in Bradford, PA, one of eight siblings, to the late Alexander and Iva Emerson Boyle. She graduated from Bradford Area High School in 1942 and attended nursing school at Vincent Hospital in Rochester, NY. She married Edward H. Boyle in 1946 and raised five...
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John B. Evans

May 25, 2012

John B. Evans age 77, died Friday, May 25, 2012 at Waccamaw Community Hospital. Mr. Evans was born in Poughkeepsie, NY to the late Pearl Hendricks. He was a US Army veteran who served in the Korean War and a member of the American Legion. Survivors include his life long companion Marjorie Peterson of Murrells Inlet; sons Ronald, Donald, and Timothy John Evans all of NY; daughter Cheryl...
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Margaret M. Clarkson

May 17, 2012

Margaret M. Clarkson, age 89, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 17, 2012 at Conway Medical Center. Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was a daughter of the late Frederick and Florence Backoff. Married to the late William Clarkson, Margaret leaves a legacy as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great mother. She is survived by her daughter Janet Latorre and her husband Joseph of ...
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Susan Hundley Dickinson Hagan

May 14, 2012

Surrounded by the love of her family, Susan Hundley Dickinson Hagan, beloved mother, musician, and teacher, transcended peacefully in her home on Monday, May 14 2012, after a brief illness. For many years she taught in the public schools of Lake City, Coward, and at Socastee High School in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Lake City,...
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Rena Mae Brown Bellamy

August 23, 1916 - April 23, 2012

Rena Mae Brown Bellamy, retired motel operator, 95, died on Monday, April 23, 2012. She was a loyal devoted Christian and a loving example to her family, church and many friends. She was born on August 23, 1916 in Socastee, SC to the late William (Willie) S. and Mary Mishoe Brown. Rena Mae was married to Thomas Glennie Bellamy, her loving husband of 55 years who predeceased her. She was...
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Joseph Sarnoski

April 7, 2012

Joseph Sarnoski age 90, loving husband, father and friend, died surrounded by his family on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. Born in Hartford, CT. he was the oldest son of the late Stanley and Mary Lis Sarnoski. Mr. Sarnoski was a U.S. Army WWII veteran having served in the European Theater of Operations from 1943-1945. He grew...
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Thomas Stewart

April 3, 2012

Thomas Stewart, age 77 of Island Green and formerly of Carteret, NJ died Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Waccamaw Community Hospital. Born in Bayonne, NJ, he was the son of the late Thomas and Julia Stewart. Mr. Stewart was a Korean War Navy veteran serving from 1952-1955. He was a retired tractor-trailer driver. Mr. Stewart was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church and a member of Post 165...
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Ceferino R. Guajardo, Jr.

October 15, 1932 - March 31, 2012

MSgt. Ceferino R. Guajardo, Jr., US Air Force (Retired) Ceferino R. "Rudy" Guajardo, Jr., age 79, of Surfside Beach, SC passed away with dignity and peace Saturday, March 31, 2012 at home, surrounded by his loving and devoted family. Rudy was born October 15, 1932 in Brownsville, TX to the late Ceferino R. Guajardo, Sr. and the former Maria A. Silva and is predeceased by his...
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Nelson Faulks Newcomb

March 26, 2012

Nelson Faulks Newcomb age 87, died Monday, March 26, 2012 at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Born in Elizabeth, NJ, he was a son of the late Everett and Marion Newcomb. Mr. Newcomb was a graduate of Washington and Lee University where he lettered in baseball. Mr. Newcomb enlisted in the United States Navy on January 6, 1943 where he served in the Pacific; he was discharged August of 1947...
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Wayne James Hudson II

March 18, 2012

Wayne James Hudson II, age 69, died peacefully at Georgetown Community Hospital on March 18, 2012. Born in Jeannette, PA, he was the second of three children born to the late Wayne James Hudson I and Dorothy Meikle Hudson. Wayne attended public schools in Jeannette, PA. He transferred to Charleroi High School for his senior year. He obtained an Associate Degree in Mechanical Tool and Die...
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Margaret M. Martin

March 18, 2012

Margaret M. Martin, age 87, wife of the late Doley V. Martin of the North Litchfield Community, died Sunday, March 18, 2012 at National Healthcare. Born in Beech Grove, IN, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Bertha Kuntz. She was pre-deceased by a daughter, LeighAnn Wheeler. Survivors include: grandchildren, Marty Wheeler and Katie Wheeler both of Pawleys Island; several nieces,...
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Michael Joseph Nagle

May 23, 1931 - March 9, 2012

Michael Joseph Nagle Michael Joseph Nagle, 80, of Surfside Beach, SC formerly East Hartford, CT passed away, peacefully, at home on March 9, 2012. He was born on May 23, 1931 in Rathmore, Headford, Co. Kerry, Ireland to the late John and Ellen (McCarthy) Nagle. He was preceded in death by siblings Eileen O'Connell, Patrick, Kathleen, Jeremiah, Daniel and James. Michael immigrated to the...
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Melba Rutley Singleton

March 6, 2012

Psalm 42:1 As the deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God. Longing to go home after an extended time of suffering, to join beloved family and friends and meet the Savior she had worshipped for a lifetime, Mrs. Melba Rutley Singleton, age 84 of Surfside Beach, passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family, as the sun rose on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. Born in...
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Robert "Bob" J. Wickham

February 28, 2012

Robert "Bob" J. Wickham age 69, died Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at Tidelands Community Hospice House. Born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, he was a son of DeLoris and the late Leon Wickham. Mr. Wickham was an 8 year United States Marine Corps veteran who served in 2 terms in Vietnam. He was a member of the Murrells Inlet VFW, American Legion and the Surfside Beach Moose Lodge. Mr. Wickham retired...
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Dennis Lee Smith

October 28, 1935 - February 11, 2012

Dennis Lee Smith, 76, of Murrells Inlet, SC, passed away on February 11th, at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet, SC. He was born on October 28, 1935 in the Horry Community of Horry County, SC to Lee Geroy Smith and Frances Stalvey Smith. He received his degree from Newberry College and served as Assistant Principal and math teacher at Aynor High School for fourteen years while...
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Charles "Chuck" E. Hillman

January 23, 2012

Charles "Chuck" Edward Hillman age 72, died Monday, January 23, 2012 at Waccamaw Community Hospital. Born in Muncie, IN, he was a son of the late James and Ada Hillman. Mr. Hillman was a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran. He was preceded in death by a sister, Sally Reed. Survivors include his wife of 13 years, Jo Hillman of Conway; two children, Steve (Debbie) Hillman of IN and Chris Hillman of...
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