Our Obituaries

James W. "J.W." Jordan

December 29, 2013

James W. "J.W." Jordan, 73, of Turner Road, died Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Mr. Jordan was born in Conway, a son of the late James Willis and Pearline Brown Jordan. He was a member of South Conway Freewill Baptist Church. He enjoyed coin collecting, antiques and fishing. A special thanks to Pee Wee Jordan for his special care and friendship to Humpy. Mr. Jordan was...
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Carol Jean Frank Gage

December 28, 2013

Carol Jean Frank Gage, 82, wife of the late Stewart James Gage, Jr., died Saturday, December 28, 2013 at Agape Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Gage was born in Gloversville, NY, a daughter of the late Clarence and Theresa Gifford Frank. She was a member of Brown Swamp United Methodist Church. Mrs. Gage retired as Director of Staff Development for the Fulton County Department of Social Services in...
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Julie Hucks Russell

March 7, 1936 - December 26, 2013

Julie Hucks Russell went home to be with her Savior Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Mrs. Russell was born on March 7, 1936 a daughter of the late John T. and Rosalee S. Hucks. She was retired from the food service industry and was a member of Zion Pentecostal Holiness Church. Surviving are one daughter Faye Shackleford of Conway. One brother Willie T. Hucks and wife...
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Dean Chestnut Holt

December 26, 2013

Dean Chestnut Holt, age 68, wife of William Laverne Holt, Sr. died, Thursday, December 26, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Holt was born in Conway, SC, the daughter of the late Huey Chestnut and Grace Jordan Chestnut Hucks. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Holt was preceded in death by a brother; Walker D. "Buddy" Chestnut and two sisters; Barbara Housand and Jean Abrams. Mrs. Holt was the...
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Opal "Granny" Smith

December 26, 2013

Opal "Granny" Smith, age 99, wife of the late Dillard Clayton Smith died Thursday at Conway Medical Center following an illness. Mrs. Smith was born in Brookes, OK, a daughter of the late Gib and Ola Pruitt Smith. She was preceded in death by a son, Dillard "Smitty" Smith, a brother, John Walter Mahan and a sister, Arvie Huff. Surviving are: daughter in law, Gertrude Allen Smith of Conway;...
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Billy G. Stephens

December 26, 2013

Conway...Billy G. Stephens, age 72, died Thursday, December 26, 2013 at his residence surrounded by family and friends. Mr. Stephens was born in Mullins, SC, the son of the late Kirby Lawton Stephens and Ethel Willoughby Stephens . He was employed by Altman Tractor Company for fifty four years. Mr. Stephens was a member of Maple Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, Sunday School...
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Juanita Goff

December 24, 2013

Conway...Juanita Goff, 66, wife of the late Jesse Goff, Jr., died Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Mrs. Goff was born in Conway, a daughter of the later James Roy and Lena Viola Ward Cook. She was preceded in death by four brothers, Otto Cook, Charles Cook, Leonard Cook and J.C. Cook. The family would like to thank the Dr.'s and staff of I.C.U. at Conway Medical Center...
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Doris Hearl James

December 22, 2013

Doris Hearl James, age 77, wife of the late Olin Delton James, died Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Georgetown Health Care. Mrs. James was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Hartford and Lula Sing Hearl. She was a member of Fountain of Life Ministries and was a devoted mother and grandmother. Mrs. James was predeceased by three brothers, Lamar Harrelson, Roy Hearl and Jack Hearl and two...
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Coleman Clyde Causey, Jr.

December 21, 2013

Mullins...Coleman Clyde Causey, Jr., age 74, of N. Main Street, died Saturday, December 21, 2013. Mr. Causey was born in Conway, a son of the late Coleman Clyde Causey, Sr. and Sarah Frances Jones Causey. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Mr. Causey was predeceased by his wife, Mary Rosalyn Causey, a son, Coleman C. Causey, III, one brother, Acie Causey and two sisters, Frances Hucks and Nita...
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Jan "Ski" Sudowski

January 5, 1940 - December 18, 2013

Jan "Ski" Sudowski, age 73, died Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Ski was born January 05, 1940 in Clarkesville, GA, a son of the late John and Bessie Wooten Sudowski. In addition to his parents, Ski was preceded in death by a brother, Danny Sudowski. He was US Coast Guard veteran of Vietnam serving his country for eight years. Ski was a lifelong salesman having...
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William Frederick Parnell

December 15, 2013

Conway...William Frederick Parnell, age 79 died Sunday, December 15, 2013 at Agape Senior Care. Mr. Parnell was born in Hemphill, West Virginia, a son of the late Gordon W. and Ethel Mae Newsome Parnell. He retired from the U.S. Air Force following 22 years of service. Mr. Parnell was a member of St. James Catholic Church where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was preceded in...
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Scott Cameron Hamilton

December 9, 2013

Scott Cameron Hamilton, 56, of Cobblers Circle, died Monday, December 9, 2013 at the Medical University of SC. Scott was born in Mineola, NY, a son of the late John C. and Nancy J. Hamilton. He attended Mattituck High School where he met his best friend and future wife Beth, whom he married in 1976. Collectively, Scott and Beth were together nearly 40 years. They had two sons Chris and...
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Joanne Crowgey Loggins

December 4, 2013

Joanne Crowgey Loggins, died Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at Conway Medical Center following a short illness. She was born in Roanoke, VA, the daughter of the late Betty Lindamood and William Perry Crowgey, Jr. Mrs. Loggins was predeceased by her brother, William Earl Crowgey. She is survived by her son, David William Loggins; her grandson, William Blake Loggins; her sister and brother-in-law,...
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Josephine Williams

September 15, 1925 - December 4, 2013

Josephine Williams, age 88, wife of the late David George Williams, died Wednesday, December 04, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Williams was born September 15, 1925 in Manhattan, NY, a daughter of the late John and Adeline Pignataro Irwin. She was of the Catholic faith and was a parishioner of St. James Catholic Church in Conway. Survivors include her children; David D. Williams of Conway,...
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Beulah Shelley Tompkins

December 3, 2013

Conway...Beulah Shelley Tompkins, age 83, wife of the late James I. Tompkins of the Homewood section of Horry County died Monday, December 3, 2013. Mrs. Tompkins was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Homer H. and Nancy Hardee Shelley. She was a member of Homewood Baptist Church. Prior to retirement, she was employed by AVX for 44 years and Home Health Care for 5 years. She was preceded...
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H. Oliver Hinson

December 1, 1926 - December 1, 2013

H. Oliver Hinson, age 87, loving husband of Johnella Hinson, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Hinson was born December 1, 1926 in Fair Bluff, NC, a son of the late Curtis and Cleora Morris Hinson. Mr. Hinson was a US Army veteran of WWII serving in the European Theatre and later was in the National Guard. He was a member of the American Legion, Scout Master for...
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Joseph Bobby Inman

January 21, 1961 - November 28, 2013

JJoseph Bobby Inman, age 52, passed away Thursday, November 28, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Inman was born January 21, 1961 in Conway, SC, a son of Bobby Joe and Ruth Johnson Inman. Surviving in addition to his parents of Conway are; two sisters, Betty Jo Dixon and husband, David, of Bayboro, Patricia Hughes and husband, Dexter, of Conway; two nephews, Mark Dixon and Jared Hughes; three...
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George Fred Adams

November 27, 2013

Myrtle Beach...George Fred Adams, 82, of Jones Road, died Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Adams was born in Bennington, Vermont, a son of the late Frank Eugene and Dorothy Marian Baker Adams. He served 8 years in the Navy and was a retired Air Force Veteran having served during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. Mr. Adams was retired from GTE after 19 years of service. He...
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Maida Catherine Dawsey Brown

December 28, 1922 - November 26, 2013

Maida Catherine Dawsey Brown, 90, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2013. Born in Aynor on December 28, 1922, she was the daughter of the late James Wilson and Maida Culbertson Dawsey. She was predeceased by her husband William H. J. Brown, a daughter Cathy Brown Floyd, and two sisters, Estelle Mohr and Moselle Elliott. She is survived by three children: son Billy and his wife Patsy of...
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Carlon Genair Hutchinson

January 9, 1925 - November 22, 2013

Carlon Genair Hutchinson, 88, of Conway, died Friday, November 22, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Born in the Floyds Township of Horry County, Nichols, SC on January 9, 1925, Genair was a son of the late George Layton and Helen Valva Gerrald Hutchinson. He graduated from Floyds High School in 1942, and was a graduate of Clemson University where he received his B.S., Masters, and EDS degrees. ...
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Thomas Melvin Hopwood

June 27, 1924 - November 21, 2013

Walterboro, SC...Thomas Melvin Hopwood, age 89, passed away Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Veteran's Victory House Nursing Home in Walterboro, SC. Mr. Hopwood was born June 27, 1924 in Washington, DC, a son of the late Thomas E. and Mary Josephine Zych Hopwood. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the US Coast Guard. He was an avid collector of antiques, he especially civil war artifacts, and...
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Richard "Eddie" Moore

November 20, 2013

Richard "Eddie" Moore, age 75, of Greenwich Drive, died Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Moore was born in Winston Salem, NC, a son of the late Cecil "Ace" and Lucille Garwood Moore. He retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company after 35 years of service. Mr. Moore was a U.S. Navy Veteran and enjoyed playing golf. He was predeceased by a brother, Terry Lee Moore. ...
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Robert "Bobby" M. Stalvey

December 6, 1949 - November 11, 2013

Robert "Bobby" M. Stalvey, age 63, died Monday, November 11, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Mr. Stalvey was born December 06, 1949 in Conway, SC, a son of the late Robert J. and Gretel Kersey Stalvey. He was a 1968 graduate of Conway High School and then reported for duty in the United States Marine Corps. From 1968-1972 he served in the Vietnam War and at the White House in Washington,...
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Marion W. Gammon

March 5, 1938 - November 8, 2013

Mrs. Marion W. Gammon, wife of Pierce "Buddy" Gammon, died Friday, November 8, 2013 at Waccamaw Community Hospital. Mrs. Gammon was born on March 5, 1938 in Paducah, KY where she was an honor graduate of Duke University and Watts University Nursing School. Prior to becoming disabled she was a Nurse Practitioner employed in a medical doctor's office. For the past several years she and her...
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Glenny Roberts

July 14, 1946 - November 7, 2013

Glenny Roberts departed this life on Thursday, November 7, 2013 to start a new one with his Lord, Jesus Christ. He left this world surrounded by those who dearly loved him. Glenny was born July 14, 1946, to the late Rev. Stanford and Mary Catherine Squires Roberts. He was a farmer in the Aynor area for most of his life. He was well known by many for his produce business, a friendly game of...
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Ethel Watts Simmons Cato

September 18, 1926 - November 5, 2013

Ethel Watts Simmons Catoe, age 87, wife of the late Shelton Simmons, died Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Westwood Health Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Cato was born September 18, 1926 in Horry County a daughter of the late Thomas Franklin and Tersie Naomi Watts. She was a devoted wife, mother and will be greatly missed by all her friends and family. Mrs. Cato is survived by two sons; Von...
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James "Jim" Sine

July 20, 1946 - November 4, 2013

James "Jim" Sine, age 67, went to be in the presence of the Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Monday, November 4, 2013. Mr. Sine was born July 20, 1946 in Daybrook, West Virginia, a son of Wanda Mayfield and the late James L. Sine. After a 27 year career at West Virginia University, Mr. Sine moved to Conway where he was employed as the Director of Records Management for Horry County from 1997...
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Howard Martin

September 3, 1936 - November 2, 2013

Conway...Howard Martin, age 77, of Antioch Road, was called home to be with his Lord on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Mr. Martin was born September 3, 1936 in Conway, SC, a son of the late Frank Hayes and Ruth Hucks Martin. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith and was dedicated to serving God in his Christian walk. Mr. Martin retired from the U.S. Coast Guard serving during Vietnam. After...
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Sadie Rae Huggins Hutchinson

October 5, 1930 - October 28, 2013

Sadie Rae Huggins Hutchinson, age 83, of Conway, died Monday, October 28, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Mrs. Hutchinson was born in the Wannamaker Section of Horry County, also known as Floyds Township on October, 5, 1930. She was the only daughter of the late Lacy Carl and Martha Lorraine Anderson Huggins. She was predeceased in death by her beloved paternal grandparents, Jasper Lide and...
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Holly Lee Allen

October 24, 2013

Holly Lee Allen, age 36, of Pottery Landing Drive, died Thursday, October 24, 2013 at the Medical University of South Carolina. Holly was born in Florence, a daughter of Troy Ellison and Myrtie Marie Powell Lee. Holly lived a short but full life. She was salutatorian of her 1995 graduating class from Lake City High School. She received her R.N. from Florence-Darlington Technical College and...
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Laura Garren Johnson

August 28, 1939 - October 18, 2013

Laura Garren Johnson of Conway, SC went home to be with the Lord at age 74. Mrs. Johnson was born in Myrtle Beach and was the daughter of the late Bertrand and Edna Garren. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Johnson never missed an opportunity to share her enjoyment for her kids or grand kids. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church for more than 38 years where she...
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Winnie G. Hooks

October 16, 2013

Winnie G. Hooks, 79, wife of the late Harley "Edsel" Hooks, Sr., died Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Agape Rehabilitation of Conway. Mrs. Hooks was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Otto and Fannie E. Cooper Guyton. She was a former member of Bayboro Baptist Church and attended Bethany Bible Chapel. Mrs. Hooks retired from Belk of Conway. She was preceded in death by two brothers and...
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George Michael "Mike" Boyd

October 15, 2013

George Michael "Mike" Boyd, age 61, died Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Boyd was born in Conway, a son of the late Charlie and Oleta Watts Boyd. He was preceded in death by a brother, Winford D. "Buddy" Boyd and a sister, Penny Boyd Roberts. Mr. Boyd was a carpenter. Surviving are: two brothers, Kenny Boyd and wife, Mary of Aynor and Tim Boyd and wife Nancy of Greenville,...
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Karen S. Jernigan

October 14, 2013

Karen S. Jernigan, age 72, passed away Monday, October 14, 2013. Ms. Jernigan was born in Michigan City, IN, a daughter of Betty D. Ward and the late Thomas J. Ward, Sr. She was predeceased by her grandson, Michael "T." Mikesell, and her father, Thomas J. Ward, Sr. Surviving, in addition to her mother of Springfield, IL, are her children, Nancy Chestnut and her husband Joe of Loris,...
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Ada Turner

October 11, 2013

Ada Turner, age 72, of 4th Avenue, died Friday, October 11, 2013 at her daughter's residence. Mrs. Turner was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Jesse R. Norris, Sr. and Winnie Lee Jenkins Norris. She was Co-Owner & Founder of Hers and His on Main and was a retired Cosmetologist. Mrs. Turner was a member of Mt. Ariel Freewill Baptist Church. She loved gardening, fishing, singing and...
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Tom C. Butscher

October 10, 2013

Tom C. Butscher, 79, of New Haven Ct., died Thursday, October 10, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Butscher was born in Beloit, MN, a son of the late Clements Thomas and Florence Childs Butscher. He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, having served for 22 years. Mr. Butscher was a CID Agent. After retiring, he helped to establish 3M Korea. He was a top salesman for Exit Grand Strand Realty. Mr...
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Hattie C. Rabon

October 10, 2013

Hattie C. Rabon, 98, wife of the late Alex Rabon, died Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Conway Manor. Mrs. Rabon was born in Conway, a daughter of the late William and Rose Carroll. She was a member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church. The family would like to extend a special "Thank You" to the staff of Conway Manor for the care she received during her stay. Surviving are: one son, Harry T....
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Paul L. "Pete" Todd

October 9, 2013

Conway...Paul L "Pete" Todd, 57, of Carroll Todd Road, died Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. Mr. Todd was born in Conway, a son of Dorothy Mae Harrell Todd and the late Berry Paul Todd. He was a US Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War. Mr. Todd attended Rivertown Community Church. He was employed with Aramark. Mr. Todd was preceded in death by a son, Berry...
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Mary Mishoe Thrailkill

February 14, 1921 - September 30, 2013

February 14, 1921 - September 30, 2013 Mary Mishoe Thrailkill, 92, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, passed away Monday, September 30, 2013 at Covenant Towers Health Care. Mrs. Thrailkill was born in Conway, SC, a daughter of the late Jeremiah Thurman and Dahlia Baggarly Mishoe. She was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and earned a Master's Degree in Social Work from the...
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Henry Wyatt Cannon

September 30, 2013

Henry Wyatt Cannon, 88, died Monday, September 30, 2013 at Conway Manor. Mr. Cannon was born in Conway, SC, a son of the late Edgar Norman and Thelma Owens Cannon. He was a US Army Veteran of WWII. Mr. Cannon was a retired farmer and Agriculture Superintendant at Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center in Georgetown. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Mr. Cannon was preceded in death by his first...
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Elise Lewis Tyler

September 27, 2013

Conway...Elise Lewis Tyler, age 82, wife of the late John "Paul" Tyler, died Friday, September 27, 2013 at Agape' Senior. Mrs. Tyler was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Tilly Franklin and Prudence Prince Lewis. She was a member of New Home Baptist Church and retired from A.V.X. where she won numerous employee awards. Surviving are three daughters, Renee' Tyler Swinyer Spencer (Scott...
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James Monroe Carpenter

September 26, 2013

James Monroe Carpenter, Sr., age 86, died Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Agape Rehabilitation. Mr. Carpenter was born in Baldwin, NY, a son of the late Allan Thomas and Mary Oliver Carpenter. He was a World War II Navy Veteran. Mr. Carpenter was predeceased by his wife, Harriet Mae Carpenter. Surviving are two sons, James M. Carpenter, Jr. of Baldwin, NY and Christopher J. Carpenter of...
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John H. Causey

September 26, 2013

John H. Causey, 86, of Waccamaw Pines Drive, died Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Mr. Causey was born in Nichols, SC, a son of the late Charles Bishop and Fleetie McKenzie Causey. He was of the Baptist Faith. Mr. Causey was a US Navy Veteran having served in the Korean War and WWII. He was the Store Manager at Winn Dixie in Conway. Mr. Causey loved to read. He was...
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Mark Dayton Westmoreland

September 23, 2013

Mark Dayton Westmoreland, 74 of Soils Road, died Monday, September 23, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Mr. Westmoreland was born in Loris, a son of the late Zack Dayton and Ida Medlin Westmoreland. He was a member of Socastee Original Freewill Baptist Church. Mr. Westmoreland was self employed in construction work and he was an avid fisherman. Surviving are: his wife, May "Tiny" Westmoreland...
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James B Vaught

September 20, 2013

Lt. General James B. Vaught, US Army Retired, age 86 of Myrtle Beach, died Friday, September 20, 2013. Even though his many military assignments and subsequent civilian travels took him all over the world, Lt. General Vaught remained a loyal, lifelong citizen of Horry County, becoming prominently involved in many civic organizations and affairs. His leisure activities included gardening,...
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Kathleen Miller Cannon

September 16, 2013

Kathleen Miller Cannon, 76, formerly of Kates Bay Hwy., died Monday, September 16, 2013 at Kingston Nursing Center. Mrs. Cannon was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Graham Johnson Miller and Gladys Bourne Miller Allen. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Mrs. Cannon was a member of Fraternal Order of Police. She retired from G.T.E. and Horry County Police Department as...
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Edward L. Proctor

July 3, 1925 - September 5, 2013

Beloved surgeon, Dr. Edward L. Proctor died on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at Conway Hospital after a long illness. Dr. Proctor was born on July 3, 1925, in Conway, SC to the late Clemson and Gussie Elnita Vaught Proctor. He was a beloved physician who served Horry County for 37 years. Dr. Proctor graduated from Clemson University and the Medical College of SC (MUSC) in Charleston in 1947....
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Howard D. Lee

August 30, 2013

Howard D. Lee, age 81, of Lakeside Drive, died Friday, August 30, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Mr. Lee was born in Horry County, a son of the late Dock Davis and Annie Bell Thompkins Lee. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Conway where he served as chairman of the Ushers for 12 years. Mr. Lee was a U.S. Air Force Veteran and retired after 31 years of service with Nabisco Inc. He...
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Cecil H. Johnson

August 29, 2013

Cecil H. Johnson, 90, of Bethea Baptist Home, died Thursday, August 29, 2013 at McLeod Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Johnson was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Charlie Dusenbury and Laura Jane Jordan Hucks. She was a former member of North Conway Baptist Church. Mrs. Johnson is a member of Bethea Baptist Church in Darlington. She retired from General Telephone in 1989; then she worked...
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James M. Thompkins

August 26, 2013

James M. Thompkins, age 81, of Middleton Rd., died Monday, August 26, 2013. Mr. Thompkins was born in Conway, SC, a son of the late Hughie and Pauline Cannon Thompkins. Mr. Thompkins was a 1950 graduate of Aynor High School. He was a US Army veteran having served during the Korean War. Prior to his retirement, he was employed with the Civil Engineering Squadron at the former Myrtle Beach Air...
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Mary Ina Lee Thompson Cox

November 14, 1925 - August 23, 2013

Mary Ina Lee Thompson Cox, 87, passed away Friday, August 23, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Born November 14, 1925 in Bucksville, South Carolina, she was the daughter of Fred Thompson, Sr. and Mary Ina Owens Thompson. Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Joe Dixon Cox, Sr., three brothers, Julious Stephen Thompson, Fred Thompson, Jr. and Charles...
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Bernice Allen Whittington

August 23, 2013

Bernice Allen Whittington, 90, passed away Friday, August 23, 2013 at Kingston Nursing Center. Mrs. Whittington was born in Horry County, a daughter of the late Jehu Ben and Thelma Booth Allen. She was a charter member of the Conway Medical Center Auxiliary and served over 22 years as a volunteer, amassing over 4000 hours of service and received the Palmetto Award for her efforts on behalf of...
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Luther Edward Weiner

August 15, 2013

Luther Edward Weiner, age 75 of Sean River Road died Thursday, August 15, 2013 at Agape Senior following an illness. Mr. Weiner was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, a son of the late Luther and Rita Conner Weiner. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Fairmont, NC. Mr. Weiner was a member of Masonic Lodge #6000 in Fairmont, NC where he served as Past Master. He was a member of the Sudan...
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Hoyt P. Piver

August 15, 2013

Hoyt P. Piver, 88, of Chicora Blvd., died Thursday, August 15, 2013 at New Hanover Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. Mr. Piver was born in Tabor City, NC, a son of the late John Q. and Rosetta Norris Piver. He was a WWII Veteran serving in the US Navy as a Radioman on the Henry T. Allen and in the Philippines. Mr. Piver was a Grand Master of the Tabor City Lodge and member of AFM #65 in Conway...
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Rebecca Lynn New

August 11, 2013

Rebecca Lynn New, 31, of Hunters Trail, died Sunday, August 11, 2013 . Miss New was born in Iowa City, Iowa, a daughter of Rick and Peggy New. She graduated witha BA in Art Studio from Coastal Carolina University and graduated with a MAT from WinthropUniversity in Rock Hill. Miss New was an Art Teacher at Gold Hill Elementary School in Fort Mill, SC. Surviving are her parents, Rick and...
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Mary Wofford Sellers Baker

October 1, 1921 - August 10, 2013

Marion...Mary Wofford Sellers Baker, age 91, wife of the late Jack Wilson Baker, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2013. Mrs. Baker was born October 01, 1921 in Conway, SC, a daughter of the late Charles Mack and Rosette Connor Sellers. Mrs. Baker was the Matriarch of her family and will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. She was a member of First...
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Juanita "Nita" Graffunder

August 7, 2013

Conway...Juanita "Nita" Graffunder, 75, of Paul Street, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Mrs. Graffunder was born in Conway, SC, a daughter of the late Coleman Clyde Causey, Sr. and Sarah Frances Jones Causey. She was a devoted homemaker and matriarch of her family. Mrs. Graffunder enjoyed exercising at Conway Wellness Center,...
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Sandy Strickland

August 6, 2013

Sandy Strickland, 69, of Waccamaw Lake Drive, passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at her daughter's residence. Sandy was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Robert "Bob" and Rosa Lee Brown Strickland. She was a member of Thee Baptist Worship Center. Sandy was retired from Santee Cooper. She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert "Buddy" Strickland and two sisters, Genevieve Squires and...
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Norman Heindel

August 4, 2013

Norman Heindel, age 81, of Candlewood Drive, died Sunday, August 4, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Mr. Heindel was born in Dallastown, PA, a son of the late Emory W. and Virgie Barshinger Heindel. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Myrtle Beach, SC and prior to moving to Conway, he was a member of St. Johns Blymire's United Church of Christ in Dallastown, PA. Mr. Heindel...
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William R. "Toolie" King

August 1, 2013

Walterboro, William R. "Toolie" King, 73, of Sidneys Road, died Thursday, August 1, 2013 at Colleton Medical Center in Walterboro. Mr. King was born in Myrtle Beach, a son of the late Ward and Gertie Causey King. He was a member of Myrtle Beach Christian Church. Mr. King was a US Army Veteran of Vietnam, having served 3 tours and retired after 22 years of service. He was preceded in death by...
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Paul John Gasque

August 6, 1946 - July 31, 2013

Paul John Gasque, age 66, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at the V.A. Medical Center in Charleston, SC. Mr. Gasque was born August 6, 1946 in Conway, SC, a son of the late Nollie Fulton and Laura Irene Williamson Gasque. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his eight brothers and one sister. Mr. Gasque was a US Army veteran serving in the 1st Air Calvary during the Vietnam...
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Zelda J. Johnson

July 28, 2013

Zelda J. Johnson, 80, wife of the late Kenneth David Johnson, of Hwy. 501 West, passed away Sunday, July 28, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Johnson was born in Conway, a daughter of the late William Huey Bert and Coy Dorethea Grainger Johnson. She was a member of Homewood Baptist Church. Mrs. Johnson retired from GTE Telephone with 40 years of service. She served in the Order of the Eastern Star...
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Mack "Bud" Richardson, Jr.

July 28, 2013

Mack "Bud" Richardson, Jr., 87 of Brown Swamp Road, died Sunday, July 28, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Richardson was born in Conway, a son of the late Mack and Leona Barnhill Richardson. He was a member of Brown Swamp United Methodist Church. Mr. Richardson was a US Navy Veteran of WWII. Prior to retirement, he was employed by Kraft Foods, Sealtest Foods for 30 years and Dairy Farmers of America...
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Joseph Leonard Churchill

July 27, 1927 - July 27, 2013

Joseph Leonard Churchill, 86, died Saturday, July 27, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Churchill was born July 27, 1927 in Plymouth, PA, a son of the late Peter Albert Churchill, II. and Emily Novack Churchill. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn Hucks Churchill; and two sons, Johnny L. Mercer and James Michael "Mikey" Mercer; and a son-in-law, William H....
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Louise Capps Spivey

July 27, 2013

Louise Capps Spivey, age 80, wife of the late Lonnie James Spivey and of Pine Oaks Farm Road died Saturday, July 27, 2013 at her residence following an illness. Mrs. Spivey was born in Galivants Ferry, a daughter of the late Doc and Lena Squires Capps. She was a member of Rehobeth Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by a son, Bobby Spivey and a son in law, Keith Morgan. Prior to...
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Lorene Cannon Boyd

July 26, 2013

Lorene Cannon Boyd, 88, of Hwy. 139, passed away Friday, July 26. 2013 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Boyd was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Levie L. and Mary Ann Lewis Cannon. She was preceded in death by her 1st. husband, Oree Morgan Boyd; 2nd husband, Clyde Boyd; one son, Clifford Morgan Boyd; two sisters, Hilda Elvis and Lois Roberts Troupe; one brother, James...
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Jimmy L. Goff

July 25, 2013

Conway...Jimmy L. Goff, 65 of Kerri Circle, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Mr. Goff was born in Conway, a son of the late William P. and Lorena Ward Goff. He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. Mr. Goff was preceded in death by a sister, Letha McDowell. Surviving are: his wife, Johnnie Mae Goff of Conway; three daughters, Robin Goff, Johnnie Marie...
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Ernest "Ernie" Michael Paterchak

July 24, 2013

Ernest "Ernie" Michael Paterchak, 55, died Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Ernie was born in Latrobe, PA, a son of the late Adam David Paterchak, Sr. and Evelyn Merva Paterchak. He was currently employed as a Construction Superintendant with M.B. Kahn Construction Company in Conway, SC. Ernie was a Parishioner of St. James Catholic Church in Conway, SC. He was an avid golfer, hunter, and overall...
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William (Bill) R. Barr

January 4, 1932 - July 21, 2013

Myrtle Beach, SC - William (Bill) R. Barr, 81, passed away Sunday, July 21, after a brief respite at Agape Rehabilitation Center in Conway. Bill was born January 4, 1932 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Ruben and Pauline (Greenberg) Barr Mallach whom he adored very much. He was predeceased by a brother, Jesse Barr, and a sister, Rose Barr. He is survived by his three sons, Richard M. Barr and his...
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Phyllis Ann Peal

July 20, 2013

Phyllis Ann Peal, 74, wife of the late James Calvin Peal, of Society Dr., died Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the residence of her daughter. Mrs. Peal was born in Goldsboro, NC, a daughter of the late Carl F. and Emma Wells Corbett. She was a very active member of Greenwood Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher, worked with the RA's, GA's and was active with the WMU. Mrs. Peal...
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Mike Hodges

July 19, 2013

Mike Hodges, 56, of Hwy. 90, died Friday, July 19, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Hodges was born in Conway, a son of the late Sam Hodges, Jr. and Jessie Mae Gore Hodges. He was a member of Jamestown Baptist Church but attended Salem United Methodist Church. Mr. Hodges was a maintenance supervisor at Ocean Drive Beach and Golf Resort. He was a loving father and husband. Mr. Hodges was preceded in...
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Mary Mishoe Perry

July 19, 2013

Mary Mishoe Perry, 78, of N. Ocean Blvd., passed away quietly in Charleston, SC with her husband and children by her side on Friday, July 19, 2013. Mrs. Perry was born in Horry County, a daughter of the late Charlie Edward and Bertha Idell Stalvey Mishoe. She owned & operated E.R.A. Perry Realty. Mrs. Perry was a member and past president of Myrtle Beach Board of Realtors. She was a devoted wife...
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Annie Joe Todd

July 19, 2013

Annie Joe Todd, age 38, of Bill Jones Rd, died Friday July 19, 2013 at her residence. Annie was born in Conway, SC a daughter of the late Billy Joe Todd. She dearly loved all of her family. Her nieces and nephews were like her children. She was loved by all of her family. Annie is survived by her mother, Doris Marie Hayes, her father Larry Ray Hayes of Aynor, SC; two brothers, William Tracy...
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Dorothy Eugenia Buck Hook

September 29, 1932 - July 18, 2013

Dorothy Eugenia Buck Hook of Conway, passed away Thursday, July 18, 2013 at home following a long illness. Ms Hook was born September 29, 1932 in Conway, the daughter of the late Henry Lee Buck III and Dorothy Hegy Buck. She was preceded in death by her brother, Henry Lee Buck IV. Survivors are: two daughters, Laurie Ann Hooks (Donald) of Aiken and Susan H. Ryan (Stephen) of Raleigh; three...
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Daisy Dean Johnson Mixon

July 18, 2013

Daisy Dean Johnson Mixon, 81, wife of the late Charles William Mixon, died Thursday, July 18, 2013 at Kingston Nursing Center. Mrs. Mixon was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Hayes Grant and Caldonia Leigh Johnson. She was a member of Sweetwater Branch Church where she was former secretary, former pianist and also former choir member. Mrs. Mixon retired from GTE with 25 years of service....
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Lena Mae "Tillie" Spees

July 12, 2013

Lena Mae "Tillie" Spees, age 89, wife of the late Robert Rhett Spees died Friday, July 12, 2013 following an illness. Mrs. Spees was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Simon Peter Bland and Josephine Richardson Bland. Prior to retirement, she was a nurse and worked in a hospital in Milwaukee, WI. She was also preceded in death by a son, Matthew Spees. Surviving are four children, Donna...
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Diann L. Hollerbach DeSalvo

July 9, 2013

Diann L. Hollerbach DeSalvo, age 66, wife of Joseph T. DeSalvo of Lantana Lane died Tuesday in Conway Medical Center. Mrs. DeSalvo was born in Connecticut, a daughter of the late Nicholos and Christine Hollerbach. She was preceded in death by a sister, Marianne Murray. Prior to retirement, she was employed by NewMil Bank in New Milford, CT. Surviving in addition to her husband are: two...
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Gary Finkenbiner

July 6, 2013

Gary Finkenbiner, age 75, went home to be with his Lord and Savior peacefully on Saturday, July 6, 2013. Gary was born in Toledo, Ohio, a son of the late Henry Paul and Mildred Spitnaile Finkenbiner. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir for 25 years. Gary was a member of the Conway Kiwanis Club, the Emmaus Community, Kairos Prison Community and the...
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Wanda Anderson Joyner

July 6, 2013

Wanda Anderson Joyner, age 63, of Hwy. 905, died Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Wanda was born in Horry County, a daughter of the late Davis Walter and Ruby Caroline Suggs. She loved crafts, fishing, enjoyed reading and doing crossword puzzles. Wanda was a very kind and loving person and was very devoted to her family. She was predeceased by one son, Trey Anderson and one...
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Luther "Luke" Dunlap Altman, Sr.

July 4, 2013

Luther "Luke" Dunlap Altman, Sr., 85, died Thursday, July 4, 2013 at his residence. Mr. Altman was born in Horry County, a son of the late Alexander Bruce and Leila Atkinson Altman. He was a graduate of Aynor High School Class of 1946, selected as outstanding High School Basketball Player in all classes in the state. Mr. Altman was a graduate of Wofford College Class of 1950. He was a US. Army...
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Margaret Katherine Reese Hinson

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Margaret Katherine Reese Hinson, age 60, of Hwy. 701 South, died at her residence. Mrs. Hinson was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Harold Saxton and Margaret Johnson Reese. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Conway, was a 1971 graduate of Conway High School and received her Bachelor's Degree in Education from the University of South Carolina. Mrs. Hinson retired from the...
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Thomas Gary Stanley

July 3, 2013

Thomas Gary Stanley, age 78, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Conway Manor following an illness. Mr. Stanley was born in Horry County, a son of the late George and Fancy Jordan Stanley. Prior to retiring, he was employed by Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company for 38 years. He waspreceded in death by his first wife, Angeline Stanley and two brothers, Winford Stanleyand Hal Stanley. He was a US...
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Dorothy Mae Decoteau Warren

July 1, 2013

Dorothy Mae Decoteau Warren, 85, of Brightwater Drive, went to be with her brother in heaven on Monday, July 1, 2013. Mrs. Warren was born in Springfield, MA, a daughter of the late William and Eva Decoteau. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all. Surviving are her husband of 64 years, Robert "Bob" Warren of Myrtle Beach; three sons, William Warren (Nina...
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Madeline Carroll Rowe

July 1, 2013

Conway...Madeline Carroll Rowe, 76, of Hwy. 701 South, died Monday, July 1, 2013 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Rowe was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Daniel Ernest Carroll, Sr. and Lizzie Jane Carroll. Surviving are her husband, Ollie Rowe of Conway; a step-son, Paul Rowe of Conway; a step-daughter, Patricia Tindall of Conway; two grandchildren, Terry Jo Tindall and...
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Gertrude B. Collins

May 26, 1924 - June 30, 2013

Gertrude B. Collins, 89, peacefully entered into eternal rest surrounded by her loving family at Agape Senior Care Center on Sunday, June 30, 2013. She was born on May 26, 1924, in Horry County, a daughter of the late Anna and Spurgeon Baxley. As a child, she was adopted by her aunt and uncle, Allen and Lizzie Baxley Beverly. A true southern matriarch, she embodied the virtues expressed in...
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Oscar L. Hodge

June 29, 2013

Oscar L. Hodge, age 85, of King Farm Road died Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center following an illness. Mr. Hodge was born in Sumter, a son of the late Arthur Liston Hodge, Sr. and Rebecca Bagnal Hodge. He was a US Army veteran and member of North Conway Baptist Church. He was devoted to his family, church, and many special friends. He was an avid Nascar fan and...
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Mary Roddey McCown

May 15, 1915 - June 27, 2013

Mary Roddey McCown, fondly known as Rod, age 98, died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at the Kingston Nursing Center. Mrs. McCown was born on May 15, 1915, in Due West, SC, a daughter of the late David Septimus and Addie Scoggins Edwards. She graduated with honors from Erskine College. After graduation, she studied in New York under noted musician, Edwin Hughes, toured the British Isles by bicycle...
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Julia Bernice Register Phipps

June 24, 2013

Harrisburg, NC...Julia Bernice Phipps, 88, widow of the late Henry Thurman Phipps, of Ferrell Place, died Monday, June 24, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Phipps was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Hebron McKiever and Arrie Bella Hardee Register. She attended Providence Baptist Church in Harrisburg, NC. Her time was spent enjoying her granddaughters, and their activities. Mrs. Phipps loved...
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Karl Nemeth

June 21, 2013

Karl Nemeth, 86, husband of the late Katica Nemeth, of Linda Drive, died Friday, June 21, 2013. Mr. Nemeth was born in Gyor, Hungary, He loved to fish, and spend time with his great grandchildren. Surviving are two children, Karl Nemeth (Petra) of Conway and Kathy Borchers (David) of Conway; two grandchildren, Beckie Borchers of Conway and Tiffany O'Berry (Jessie) of Keystone, FL; and great...
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Copely Jones Farish Kempfer

June 19, 2013

Copely Kempfer, age 78, left this world to her heavenly home on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. Copely was born in Amherst, VA, the daughter of Willie and Ruby Worley Jones. She was an active member of Bethany Bible Chapel. In 1994, she received the Who's Who Award in Executives and Professionals and many other executive awards. Copely retired as manager of Holiday Towers Condominiums in Myrtle...
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Isla Mae Lewis

June 16, 2013

Isla Mae Lewis, age 83, wife of the late Daniel Odell Lewis and of North Oak Street died Sunday, June 16, 2013 at her residence following a courageous fight with cancer. Mrs. Lewis was born in Conway, a daughter of the late George Malcolm and Georgie Lily Powell Rheuark. Mrs. Lewis was a military wife who followed her husband to Air Force bases in Hastings, Nebraska, Killeen, Texas, and Key West...
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Randall Scott "Scotty" Thompkins

June 13, 2013

Randall Scott "Scotty" Thompkins, 33, of Kevin Lane died Thursday, June 13, 2013. Scotty was born in Myrtle Beach, a son of Joseph Randall "Randy" and JoAnne SuggsThompkins. He was employed by Lanes Pest Control. Scotty was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was preceded in death by a sister Melissa Ann Thompkins and paternal grandfather, Joseph "Joe" Thompkins. Surviving in addition to his...
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Nary (Williamson) Burton

December 21, 1929 - June 12, 2013

Nary (Williamson) Burton, 83, of Conway, SC departed this life at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center surrounded by family and received by a heavenly host on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Mrs. Burton, born December, 21, 1929 in Wayne County, WV, a daughter of the late Amos and Lilly (Moore) Williamson. She was preceded in death by a son, Michael Edwin Burton. Also preceding her in death were...
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Steven Gene Todd

June 3, 2013

Steven Gene Todd, 61, died Monday, June 3, 2013 at Agape Rehabilitation of Conway. Mr. Todd was born in Loris, a son of the late David Eugene and Lucille Stevens Todd. He was self employed as a painter. Mr. Todd was preceded in death by a brother, Allen Todd. Surviving are two daughters, April Grainger of Loris and Angie Hardee of Sumter; four grandchildren; two brothers, Joey D. Todd ...
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Harry L. Dorman

June 2, 2013

Harry L. Dorman, 77, of Chow Lane, died Sunday, June 2, 2013 at McLeod Loris Hospital. Mr. Dorman was born in Conway, a son of the late Herbert B. and Blanche Goodyear Dorman. He was a member of Good Hope Baptist Church. Mr. Dorman was a US Retired Navy Veteran with 25 years of service and was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was preceded in death by one brother, Elwood...
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Letha Mae McDowell

June 2, 2013

Letha Mae McDowell, 75, wife of the late J.W. McDowell, of Cultra Road, died Sunday, June 2, 2013 at Kingston Nursing Center. Mrs. McDowell was born in Conway, a daughter of the late William Pete and Lorena Ward Goff. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Lauren Paige McDowell. Surviving are: a son, John Keith McDowell (Carol) of Conway; one grandson, John Derek McDowell (Lindsay)...
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Mary Katherine Roberts

May 30, 2013

Katherine Roberts, 88, wife of the late Rev. Stanford Roberts, died Thursday, May 30, 2013. Mrs. Roberts was born in Horry County, a daughter of the late Frank L. and Pauline Lambert Squires. She was a member of Rehobeth Baptist Church. Mrs. Roberts enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Will Andrew; three brothers, Clarence Squires, John M....
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Grace Brashear

May 29, 2013

Grace Brashear, 63, of Windsor Green Way, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at Conway Medical Center. Mrs. Brashear was born in Worcester, MA, a daughter of the late John A. and Hildegarde Smith White. She was of the Methodist faith. Prior to retirement, she employed by The Department of Defense. Mrs. Brashear was preceded in death by a cousin, Ricky Smith of Woburn, MA. Surviving are her...
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Mildred Lundy Jones

May 29, 2013

Mildred Lundy Jones, 86, wife of the late Jesse Joe Jones, of 13th Avenue, died Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Jones was born in Galivants Ferry, a daughter of the late Rufus Leroy and Gussie Johnson Lundy. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Family Fellowship Class. Mrs. Jones was a 1948 graduate of Medical University of South Carolina Nursing School....
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Dorothy H. "Dottie" Green

May 27, 2013

Dorothy H. "Dottie" Green, age 48, of Bonnie Bridge Circle, died Monday, May 27, 2013 at her residence. Mrs. Green was born in Dillon, SC, a daughter of Henry Hodges and Linda Walters Adams. She was a wonderful wife, mother, role model, friend and was very encouraging no matter what the situation. She loved her family, her church family and was an inspiration to anyone she met. Mrs....
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