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Obituaries

Sheldon A. Tout Jr.
Sheldon A. Tout Jr., 75, of Little River died  on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at McLeod Seacoast Medical Center in Little River.
Born on July 25, 1941, in Lancaster, Pa., he was the son of the late Sheldon A.  Tout Sr. and Anna Mattern Sullenburger.
Mr. Tout retired from AMP, Inc.  After retirement, he worked for North Myrtle Beach Middle School.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Arlena Hager Tout; two sons, J.D. Cohen (Heidi), and Marc Tout; two daughters, Christine Cruickshank (Kent), and Beth Arndt (Doug); one sister, JoAnne Yoder; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, at  the First Baptist Church of Little River.  The family will receive friends following the service at Mr. Tout’s home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Little River, P.O. Box 185, Little River, S.C. 29566.
A guest book is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.
Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.

Shannon Adrienne Angus
Shannon Adrienne Angus, 20, of North Myrtle  Beach passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017.
Survivors include her parents, Kerry and Linda G. Angus; one son, Charlie; one brother, Connor; and her maternal grandfather, Charlie Green.
A celebration of life service was held at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 19, at McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, P.O. Box 3369, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29582.

John David ‘Ironman’ Bellamy
John David “Ironman” Bellamy, 88, of Myrtle Beach, husband of the late Mary Marie Leonard Bellamy, died on Monday, June 19, 2017, at his residence.
He was born on Oct. 7, 1928, in Whiteville, N.C., a son of the late Henry Parker and Lena Pauline Ward Bellamy.
Mr. Bellamy was a retired veteran master sergeant of the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division. He was a member of the North Myrtle Beach Rotary Club, the Masonic Lodge and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Myrtle Beach.
Survivors include his daughter, Johnnie Marie Bellamy of Myrtle Beach;  and one sister, Murline Elvis of Moncks Corner.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 23, at 2 p.m. at McMillan-Small Funeral Home in Myrtle Beach. Interment will follow at Southern Palms Memorial Gardens in North Myrtle Beach. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 22, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, P.O. Box 3369, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29582.
An online guest book is available at www.msfh.net

Donald Linwood Parries
Donald Linwood Parries, 80, of Little River  died on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family.
 Born on Aug. 31, 1936, in Surry County, N.C., he was the son of the late George Robert and Novella Elizabeth Marshall Parries. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Kay Parries, and one stepson, Mike Solomon.
Mr. Parries served in the United States Air Force and retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. He was a member of Little River United Methodist Church.
 Surviving are his wife, Judy Petty Parries of the home; two daughters, Karen Surratt (Keith) and Tracy White; one son, Donald L. Parries, Jr. (Peggy Jo); three stepdaughters, Theresa McGinnus (Chris), Sonya Snow (Dean) and Crystal McHone (Steven); and one stepson, Johnny Solomon (Dawn); 13 grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren.
A memorial service was held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20, at Little River United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Little River United Methodist Church, Together We Build, P.O. Box 160, Little River, S.C. 29566.
A guest book is available at leefhandcrematory.com.
Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach  served the family.

John Joseph Rizzo
John Joseph Rizzo, 55,  of Little River, died on Sunday, June 11, 2017.
Born on Oct. 14, 1961, in East Meadow, N.Y., he was the son of the late John Angelo and Gertrude Witt Rizzo.
Mr. Rizzo was employed in the automotive department at Walmart.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Angela Gerardi Rizzo; two sons, Tommy Rizzo of Georgia and Joey Rizzo of Little River; and one sister, Christine LeFont of Longs.
The family received friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, at Lee Funeral Home with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. A funeral mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 16,  at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in North Myrtle Beach.
A guest book is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.
Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach served the family.

Millard V. ‘Stilt’ Shreiner
Millard V. “Stilt” Shreiner, 88, of North Myrtle Beach went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 10, 2017.
Before moving to South Carolina “Stilt” was the owner/operator of Kenmore Barber Shop. He was a veteran of the United States Army where he served in Korea, a journeyman carpenter, driver/sales rep for 7 Up and Uniwear and after his retirement in North Myrtle Beach he was a security guard for Barefoot RV.
No one was ever a stranger with “Stilt”. Even with a fifty percent hearing loss from Korean combat duty, he could still sing, hum the old songs, sing in the church choir and play the drums and guitar.
 Preceded in death by his parents, Millard V. and Edythe (Matchcatt) Shreiner; he leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Nancy (Unger) Shreiner; children, Thomas (Carol), Debra (David) Swope; grandsons, Scott (Melissa) and Alex (Rachel); granddaughter, Sherry Okolish;  and great-grandchildren, Julia, Brynn, Wesley, Wyatt and Caleb.
Friends called from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday, June 16, at Schlup Pucak Funeral Home, 788 Kenmore Blvd., Akron, Ohio. Victory Lodge #649 F.&A.M. conducted a Masonic service at 11 a.m. followed by funeral services conducted by Pastor Rich Ferris. Burial was at Marlboro Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial contributions can be made to the Salvation Army, 190 S. Maple St, Akron, Ohio 44302 or to a charity of your choice.

Welton D. Smith
Welton D. Smith, known to his family and friends as “Smitty” ,  of Little River passed away on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at the age of 84.
He will be forever remembered by his wife and best friend Annie P. Smith and their children; son, Steve Smith (Theresa); children, Joshua and Karmen; daughter, Susan Stephens (Jesse); childre, Brandon (Jammie), and their three children, and Jessica.  He leaves behind three siblings and will also be remembered by numerous nieces and nephews.  All of these he touched and loved deeply.
He was the founder of Smith’s Heating and Air Conditioning in Calabash, N.C. Some of “Smitty’s” hobbies were gardening, fishing and building hog cookers.
A celebration of his life was held on Thursday, June 15. Visitation was from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at Lee Funeral Home with a service following in the funeral home chapel.  Burial was at North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens in Little River with Pastor Michael Gowens and pastor Tom Gore officiating.
Those who desire may make memorial donations in memory of “Smitty” and may do so to Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, 1010 Hickman Road, Calabash, N.C., or River of Life Baptist Church, 8411 Ocean Hwy., Sunset Beach, N.C., or Hospice of South Carolina, 722 N. Fraser St., Unit C, Georgetown, S.C.  29440.
A guest book is available at www.Leefhandcrematory.com.
Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North MyrtleBeach served the family.