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Obituaries

OBITUARIES FROM JUNE 30, 2016 EDITION

Derek Laverne Bass
Derek Laverne Bass, 26, of Loris died on Monday, June 20, 2016, at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Ga.
Born on July 19, 1989, in Horry County, he was the son of Marvin Laverne Bass of Tabor City, N.C., and Bonnie Thompkins Guyton of Bladenboro, N.C.
He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Marvin and Betty Jo Buffkin Bass.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Ashley Watts Bass of the home; one son, Tucker Bass; one daughter, Maeleigh Bass; one brother, Jeremy Bass of Tabor City; his step-father, Jeff Guyton of Bladenboro; his step-mother, Teresa Bass of Tabor City; and his maternal grandparents, Frances and Eston Thompkins of Tabor City.
Visitation was held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, June 24, at Inman Ward Funeral Home.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed in Myrtle Green Cemetery in Tabor City.
A guest register is available at inmanwardfuneralhome.com.
Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City served the family.

James Roland Bellamy Jr.
James Roland Bellamy Jr., 72, of Longs passed away on Friday, June 17, 2016, at his home.
Born on Dec. 23, 1943, in Fort Moultrie, he was the son of the late James Roland Bellamy Sr. and Mamie Todd Bellamy Everett.
Mr. Bellamy served his country with courage and honor in the National Guard. Throughout his life he worked as a truck driver, logger, farmer and in construction. He was a longtime member of Buck Creek Baptist Church in Longs. He will be most remembered as a loving son, husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend to all.
In addition to his mother of Longs he is survived by his wife of 51 years, Aurelia Mae Mincey Bellamy of the home; two sons, James Gary Bellamy of Longs and his friend Lynn Lancaster and William Kevin Bellamy and his wife Paula Blanton Bellamy of Loris; four grandchildren, Sherra Cox and her husband Jason, Adrian Hughes and her husband Aaron, Kalynn Bellamy and Gabriel Bellamy, all of Loris; four great-grandchildren, Chaton Hughes, Nora Brynn Hughes, Levi Cox and Audrey Kate Cox; two brothers, Mark Bellamy and his wife Cheryl of Ninety-Six and William Larry Bellamy and his wife Cynthia of Loris; and one sister, LeRhonda Byrd and her husband Doug of Loris.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 20, at Buck Creek Cemetery with Pastor Larry Allen officiating. Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, at Hardwick Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Buck Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 11483 Hwy. 905 N., Longs, S.C. 29568.
Sign the online guest book at hardwickfuneralhome.com.
Hardwick Funeral Home of Loris served the family.

James Thomas ‘Jimmy’ Dorsey
James Thomas “Jimmy” Dorsey, 70, of Loris passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016, at his residence following an illness.
Born on Nov. 16, 1945, in Conway, he was the son of the late Thomas E. “Bud” Dorsey and the late Christine Martin Dorsey.
Mr. Dorsey was a member of Gurley Baptist Church in Loris and was a farmer.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Rhonda H. Dorsey of Loris; three children, Tina D. Matthews and her husband Curtis of Longs, Janie D. Wood of Conway and Tommy Dorsey of Loris; one brother, Barry Dorsey and his wife Janice of Conway; one sister, Martha Hucks and her husband Steve of North Myrtle Beach; four grandchildren, McKinley, Ethan, Peyton and Paxton; and one niece, Jessica D. Edwards of Chadbourn, N.C.
The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, June 27, at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28, at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel. The Rev. Glenn Lane and the Rev. John Holmes officiated. Burial follow at Anderson Cemetery in the Gurley section of Loris.
Memorials may be made to Gurley Baptist Church, 425 Hwy. 67, Loris, S.C. 29569.
Sign a guest book at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com.
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel, served the family.

Paul Usrey Gore Sr.
Paul Usrey Gore Sr., 95, of Tabor City, N.C., died on Sunday, June 26, 2016, at his home.
Born on Jan. 15, 1921, in Columbus County, N.C., he was the son of the late Sam Thomas Gore Sr. and Ruth Sernea Cox Gore.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Ruth Lewis Gore; four brothers, Lewis Gore, Ralph Gore, Sam T. Gore and McRoy Gore; one sister, Frances Codwell; and one special niece, Norris Hunt.
He is survived by one son, Paul Gore Jr. (Brenda) of Tabor City; two daughters, Diane Gore Bell (Richard “Dick”) of North Myrtle Beach and Bunnie Bosewell (John) of Greenwood; two special nieces, Myra Gore and Kathy Simmons; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Tabor City.  Burial followed at the Isaac Gore Cemetery in Tabor City. Visitation was held for one hour prior to the service at the church fellowhsip hall.
A guest register is available at inmanwardfuneralhome.com.
Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City served the family.

Kelly Hewitt
Kelly Hewitt, 47, of Loris passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 27, at the Hewitt Family Cemetary in Florence. Visitation was held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, at Ocean View Memorial Chapel.
Ocean View Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Myrtle Beach served the family.

Daphine Lee Hilburn
Daphine Lee Hilburn, 82, of Loris passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at her home.
Born on Jan. 31, 1934, in Green Sea, she was the daughter of the late Bob Kelly Lee and the late Flora May Harrelson Lee.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by one sister, Ernestine Hardee.
Mrs. Hilburn was a homemaker and of the Pentecostal faith. She will be most remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Ancil Stacey Hilburn of the home; one son, Duwane Hilburn and his wife Robin of Myrtle Beach; two daughters, Kathy Nichols and her husband Charles of Fort Atkinson, Wis., and Wanda Jean Hilburn of Brown Deer, Wis.; seven grandchildren, Danny Patterson of Fort Atkinson, Tracey Hilburn of Loris, Reese Hilburn, Misty Hilburn, Bradley Hilburn and Chaz Elliott, all of Milwaukee, Wis., and Corrina Mae Dahlinger of Virginia; 12 loving great-grandchildren; and her half-sister, Shelby Royals of North Carolina.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Tim Osment officiating. Committal services were private. Visitation was held for one and one-half hours prior to the services at Hardwick Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to The Master’s Table Food Bank, 1839 Hwy. 701 S., Loris, S.C. 29569 or InCare Hospice, 4685 Hwy. 17 Bypass S., Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29577.
Sign the online guest book at hardwickfuneralhome.com.
Hardwick Funeral Home of Loris served the family.

Frederick Fuller Kellogg Jr.
Frederick Fuller Kellogg Jr., 88, of New York, N.Y., and Little River, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
Mr. Kellogg was a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology (1950) and Columbia University (1954). He was a licensed professional engineer in New York, South Carolina, North Carolina and Florida.  He was a member of the Princeton Club, Circumnavigators Club, Travelers’ Century Club, Kane Lodge No 454, Mensa and Intertel. He was a member of the Mayflower Society, Society of Colonial Wars, Society of Colonial Governors (National President 2009-11), Sons of the American Revolution, Order of Founders and Patriots, St. Nicholas Society, Huguenot Society and the National Gavel Society.
Mr. Kellogg served as chief engineer for the Village of Larchmont, N.Y., for over two decades where he pioneered recycling programs and was the administrative head of several departments. He also ran a part-time civil engineering consulting profession. He was active in sports, an avid golfer and member at Westchester Country Club, and in his youth won several championships in track and field as well as the 1946  Westchester County diving championship.
He is survived by one sister, Dr. Joan Renz; two sons, Freddie and David; and four grandchildren, Alexander, Stephanie, Jennifer and Brian.
A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, conducted by officials of Trinity Church at the McMillan-Small Funeral Home. Visitation was held for one hour prior to the service.
McMillan-Small Funeral Home of Myrtle Beach served the family.

Kellar Eugene Lee
Kellar Eugene Lee, 65, of Shallotte, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach.
Born on Oct. 1, 1950, in Dillon,  he was the son of the late Kellar and Maggie Ruth Brown Lee.
Mr. Lee was a member of Old Shallotte Baptist Church in Shallotte.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy Graham Lee; and one daughter, Kellie Lee Graham (Darrell) of Loris.
A graveside service was held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at Woodlawn Cemetery in Conway with the Rev. Rory Thigpen and the Rev. Darrell Graham officiating.
The family received friends from 1 to 3 p.m. prior to the graveside service at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel.
Sign the online guest book at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com.
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, served the family.

Walter Pope ‘Walt’ Maharay
Walter Pope “Walt” Maharay, 93, of North Myrtle Beach passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2016.
Born on Dec. 10, 1922, in Newburgh, N.Y., he was the son of the late Walter V. and Ruth Matthews Maharay.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one sister, Louise Sgro; and one brother, William Maharay.
A graduate of Newburgh Free Academy in 1940, Mr. Maharay served as a radioman in the 18th Infantry of the “Big Red One”, 1st Armored Division. He was wounded during the invasion of Sicily and awarded a Purple Heart, as well as the FAME Theater Ribbon.
Mr. Maharay married Doris Trolsen in 1949 and enjoyed a successful career with The Beneficial Finance Company until he retired in 1978. He and Doris became South Carolina residents in 1979.  He was a charter member of the Calabash Elks Club, an active member of the local Republican Committee and active in many charities, especially Meals on Wheels. He found a welcoming and loving congregation at Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church in North Myrtle Beach, where he found numerous life friends.  Golf was also a big part of his life. He was a longtime member of The Surf Club, enjoying golf with his group until his 92nd birthday.  Dinners and special occasions at The Surf Club remained important up to his passing.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Doris T. Maharay; one son, Walter F. Maharay (Carol) of Kansas City, Mo.; two granddaughters, Kelly Colwell (Jeremy) of Overland Park, Ks., and Kristy Duenwald (Matt) of Frisco, Texas; four great-grandchildren, Kinsley Colwell, Kason Colwell, Avery Duenwald and Bennett Duenwald; one sister, Ethel Nuccitelli of Myrtle Beach; one sister-in-law, Jean Trolsen of Myrtle Beach; two nephews, Dan Marsh and Ric Trolsen; and his loving supporter and caregiver, Joyce Wilson.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Disabled Veterans Association, DAV-Chapter 30, P.O. Box 30637, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29588 or the Macular Degeneration Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 531313, Henderson, NV 89053.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 30, at Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church followed by a reception in the fellowship hall. Inurnment will be private with the family at North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens in Little River.
A guest book is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.
Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.

Robert Curtis ‘Bob’ Reynolds
Robert Curtis “Bob” Reynolds, 86, of North Myrtle Beach passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2016, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach.
Born May 27, 1930, in Kansas City, Ks., he was the son of the late Curtis and Florence Reynolds.
He was predeceased by two wives, Susan (Brogdon) Reynolds and Barbara (Helmick) Reynolds.
Mr. Reynolds’ family moved to Iola, Ks., while he was a child. He graduated from Iola High School and was a member of the state champion 1947 Iola Mustangs football squad. He then attended the University of Kansas and the University of Kansas City earning a pharmacy degree.
The son of a pharmacist, Mr. Reynolds was a practicing pharmacist most of his adult life, owning and operating several drug stores and pharmacies. While serving in the Navy in the 1950s, he met Susan Wells Brogdon who became his wife in 1958. They returned to Kansas after leaving the Navy. They had two children, Ellen and Curt.
Mr. Reynolds retired in 1995 and moved to North Myrtle Beach. Upon the passing of Susan in 1999, he married Barbara Helmick in 2002.
Mr. Reynolds was an active member of the choir at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in North Myrtle Beach. He enjoyed painting and drawing. His paintings, drawing and tiles adorn the homes of many of his friends and relatives.
He is survived by one daughter, Ellen Reynolds (Debbie Shiflett) of Monroe, N.C.; one son, Curt (Katie) Reynolds of Fort Collins, Col.; one grandson, Jake Reynolds, of Boulder, Col.; and one granddaughter, Julia Reynolds of Fort Collins; and his friend and companion, June Moon of Surfside Beach.
Services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 24, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in North Myrtle Beach.
In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to the Broad Shoulders Fund of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.

Tommie ‘Tom Tom’ Vaught
Tommie “Tom Tom” Vaught, 49, of the Wampee Community of Longs passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
Born on July 29, 1966, in New York, he was the son of the late Tommy Vaught Sr. and the late Edna Blanchard Vaught.
Mr. Vaught was reared by his grandmother, the late Estella Vaught, in Longs.
He was a class of 1984 graduate of North Myrtle Beach High School and attended Morris College in Sumter. He was employed with Horry County Schools as a bus driver and Conway Lighthouse as a caretaker. He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior and was a disciple at Chesterfield Missionary Baptist Church in Longs. As a disciple at Chesterfield Mr. Vaught served in the following ministeries: Ushers, Brotherhood, Transportation and Senior Missionary. He delivered flyers, invitations or any other church communications. He also served as vice president of the Kingston Lake Association Brotherhood. He was a caregiver who loved people and his community. He was one who liked being in charge and running things, always busy seeing if any one needed help. His favorite saying was “If I could help somebody along the way, then my living shall not be in vain.” His favorite scripture was Philippians 4:13.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his grandmother; and two sisters, Karen and Micheline.
Survivors include two brothers, Todd (Brenda) Vaught of Fayetteville, N.C., and Woody Graham of Longs; four sisters, Thomacine Smith of Longs, Nicole (Ramond) Williams of Conway, Contessa (Terence) Robinson of Dallas, Ga., and Jessie Dyson of Little River; his step-mother, Texter Lee Vaught of Longs; his grandmother, Pauline Blanchard of New York; four aunts, Christine (Fred) Wigfall of Little River, Crystal Blanchard and Valerie Blanchard, both of New York, and Catherine Blanchard of Hartford, N.C.; two uncles, Artis (Bessie) Vaught of Little River and Ralph Vaught of Conway; four godmothers, Margie Bellamy, Annie Bellamy, Vernia Vereen and Harriet (William) Dewitt; his caregiver, Erica Hill; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, at Chesterfield Missionary Baptist Church. Viewing was private and no visitation was held.
Ocean View Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Myrtle Beach served the family.

Robert ‘Bob’ Martin Winter
Robert “Bob” Martin Winter, 77, of Loris passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, following an illness.
Born on Oct. 22, 1938, in Bucyrus, Ohio, he was the son of the late Robert Glenn Winter and the late Thelma Lee McGiffin Winter.
Mr. Winter served his country with courage and honor in the United States Marine Corps during two tours in Vietnam. After the Marine Corps, he worked in construction until his retirement. He was a Methodist.
Survivors include his longtime companion, Nancy L. Prince, whom he loved very much; Nancy’s two daughters, Tronda and her husband Barry and Vonda and her husband Tim; his daughter, Roberta C. Dunaway and her husband Bruce; two loving granddaughters, Rebecca and Jessica; one great-grandson, Hunter; one sister, Pat and her husband Jim; one nephew, James Bo; one niece, Kimberly; two close friends, Robert Benning and Venson Powers; and one fantastic friend whom he could not have made it without, Harry McDowell.
At Mr. Winter’s request there will be no service.
Sign the online guest book at hardwickfuneralhome.com.
Hardwick Funeral Home of Loris served the family.

OBITUARIES FROM JUNE 23, 2016 EDITION

Gordon Richard Blakeney
Gordon Richard Blakeney, 90, of North Myrtle Beach passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2016, peacefully at home with his loving wife, Carol Blakeney.
Born on July 27, 1925, in Richmond, Ind., he was the son of the late Gordon M and Tillie Kirst Blakeney.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater. After returning home from the war, he attended and graduated from Purdue University, in Indiana.  After 30 years of service, he retired from IBM in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and relocated to North Myrtle Beach in 1987.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; one sister, Barbara Carson of Richmond; two sons, Mark Blakeney (Colleen) of Erlanger, Ky., and Michael Miller (Monica) of Duncan; one step-son, Karl Eisenacher of Clover; one step-daughter, Susan Coss of Raleigh, N.C.; five granddaughters, Nicole Blakeney, Samantha Blakeney, Danielle Blakeney, Jessica Miller and Sara Miller; and his dearest friends, Dick and Margie Godfrey of Raleigh.
The family would like to thank In-Care Home Health & Hospice and Griswold Home Care for the wonderful care and support given to Mr. Blakeney. At his request, there will be no memorial services.
McMillan-Small Funeral Home & Crematory of Myrtle Beach served the family.

Edith Boyd Buffkin
Edith Boyd Buffkin, 76, of Green Sea died on Sunday, June 19, 2016, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center in Whiteville, N.C.
Born on March 8, 1940, in Columbus County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Willie and Eva Norris Boyd.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Cleo Braxton Buffkin; three brothers, AC Boyd, WB Boyd and Wayne Boyd; and three sisters, Eloise Grimsley, Daphine Boyd and Clara Boyd.
She is survived by two sons, Michael Buffkin of Green Sea and Kevin Jason Buffkin of Missouri; two sisters, Hilda Simmons of Lumberton, N.C., and Mary Alioto of Clarendon, N.C.; and six grandchildren.
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, at Myrtle Green Cemetery in Tabor City, N.C.
The family received friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City served the family.

Margaret Harrelson Rabon Byrd
Margaret Harrelson Rabon Byrd, 85, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away on Friday, June 10, 2016, at Pruitt Health in Rockingham following an illness.
Born on April 30, 1931, in Loris, she was the daughter of the late Olin Cleveland Harrelson and the late Luddie Bertha Suggs Harrelson.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, Mayberry Rabon; her second husband, Handy Menston Byrd; one daughter, Luddie Estaline Blue; three brothers, Arthur McCoy Harrelson, J.D. Harrelson and Ernest T. Harrelson; and two sisters, Geneva Strickland and Elizabeth McDowell.
Mrs. Byrd was a retired seamstress with Specialty Garments in Asheboro, N.C. She was a Baptist.
Survivors include two grandsons, Edward Causey and his wife Michelle of Rockingham and Tommy Causey and his friend Misael of Elon, N.C.; four great-grandchildren, Joshua Causey, Edward Causey II, Jennifer Causey and Ashley Bullard; and one son-in-law, Tommy Blue of Rockingham.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Mack Hutson officiating. Committal services followed at Princeville Cemetery in Loris. The family received friends for one and one-half hours prior to the service at Hardwick Funeral Home.
Sign the online guest book at hardwickfuneralhome.com.
Hardwick Funeral Home of Loris served the family.

Howell Elmer Caines
Howell Elmer Caines, 87, of Tabor City, N.C., died on Friday, June 17, 2016, at McLeod Loris Hospital in Loris.
Born on Nov. 4, 1928, in Horry County, he was the son of the late Zenus D. and Zemma Fowler Caines.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two sisters, Annie Laura Gore and Alta Caines; and four brothers, Rio Caines, Rodney Eldridge Caines, Armegy Hudson Caines and Judson Caines.
Mr. Caines was a graduate of Tabor City High School and East Carolina University. He was a lifetime educator in public schools.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
He is survived by three nieces, Hilda Gore Johnson (Donnie) of Loris, Katherine Melton (Robert) of Summerville and June Overton (Charles) of Tabor City; and five nephews, Royce Gore of Tabor City, Clifford Gore of Tabor City, Leonard Gore of Tabor City, Richard Caines of Tampa, Fla., and Eldridge Caines of Charleston.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 20, at Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel. Burial followed at Old Zion Cemetery in Tabor City. Visitation was held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home chapel.
Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City served the family.

Norris Gore Hunt
Norris Gore Hunt, 71, of Tabor City, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
She was born on Sept. 12, 1944.
Mrs. Hunt was the loving wife of Gilbert Harrison, mother of Jacqueline Norris (Glenn Richard Vose) Vose, Christine Elizabeth McDonald and Jude Justin (Dreama Dowden) Hunt; three beloved grandchildren, Jordan Dean Hunt, Justin Drew Hunt and Abigail Norris Vose; and many family and friends from St. Paul United Methodist Church where her father, Lewis Edward Gore, was a founding member.
Mrs. Hunt graduated with a B.S. from Campbell College in 1970 and a master’s degree in education from the University of South Carolina in 1985.  She was an elementary school teacher for more than 39 years and touched the lives of generations of children in Columbus County, N.C. She was recognized as Columbus County Teacher of the Year 1990-91 and Who’s Who among American Educators 1991-92.
Her greatest peace came from hearing the ocean lap against the sand. Growing up near the beach, Mrs. Hunt was an electric shag dancer.  She enjoyed playing bridge with the ladies in town. Active in the church, she led the St. Paul UMC Youth group for six years and sang in the choir from youth to an adult. She was frequently requested to sing soprano at many events, having perfected Ava Maria and Amazing Grace.  A natural beauty, she held the title of Miss Columbus County in 1967.
Mrs. Hunt was strong in her faith and called to serve through philanthropy. She donated to children in need every school year providing school supplies, winter coats and sponsoring outings to educational attractions, as well as children’s first-ever trips to the ocean. She contributed to Duke University Lung Transplant research after having benefited from a double lung transplant herself in 2008.
Mrs. Hunt had a zest for life, filling rooms with infectious laughter, kindness to all she met, thirst for learning and teaching and love for family. She was an amazing example of determination and fortitude, and her presence will be missed by all she touched.
The family received visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at Inman Ward Funeral Home. A funeral service was held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 19, at St. Paul United Methodist Church.  Interment followed in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City served the family.

William G. Mallaber
William G. Mallaber, 64, of Longs died on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
Born on June 17, 1951, in Nunda, N.Y., he was the son of Palma Edick Mallaber and the late Kenneth Mallaber.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Roberta Wray Mallaber; one son, David Mallaber; five brothers, Eugene Mallaber (Lois) of Florida, Dan Mallaber (Sue), Larry Mallaber (Melodee), Bob Mallaber (Nancy) and Mike Mallaber (Wendy), all of New York; two sisters-in-law, Linda Ellis (John) and Sharon Larsen; one brother-in-law, Fred Wray (Gale); two grandsons, Devin and Trevor; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held privately on Wednesday, June 22. The family received friends on Wednesday afternoon at the home of John and Linda Ellis.
A guest book is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.
Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach served the family.

Deborah Johnson Parrish
Deborah Johnson Parrish, 65, of North Myrtle Beach passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at MUSC in Charleston following complications from surgery.
Mrs. Parrish was born in Raleigh, N.C., a daughter of Joan Dean Johnson and the late Charles B. Johnson. She attended Raleigh schools and was a cheerleader at Daniels, Carroll and Broughton. She graduated from Campbell University and began her career as a pharmaceutical rep with BMS which spanned for 32 years. Her passion was painting, where she was a member of the Coastal Carolina Painters. Her volunteer activities included counseling at the women’s center, court mediator, guardian ad litem and her favorite was with Safe Haven 4 Cats. Deb and Pete traveled to many countries but she felt Scotland and Ireland were her roots. Deb and Pete retired to North Myrtle Beach which they felt was the most wonderful place on earth.
In addition to her mother, survivors include her husband of 41 years, Pete Parrish; one step-son, Tony Parrish (Julie); one sister, Kim Cooper (Scott); one brother, Charlie (Cindy); one brother-in-law, David Parrish (Gail); and many nieces and nephews. She leaves behind many special friends Debbie, Tony, Marcia, Joe, Victoria, Cyndi, Rick, Glen, Virginia, Phil, Susan, Dave, Charleen, Gary, Faye, Victoria, Bonnie, Doug, Sheeley, Jerry, Jackie and the gang at Wild Wings Café and her cats Lucy, CoCo and Cissy.
A memorial service was held at 12 noon on Friday, June 17, at McMillan-Small Funeral Home Chapel and a celebration of life was held at the Barefoot Resident’s Club following the service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Safe Haven 4 Cats or the humane society of your choice.
An online guest book is available at www.msfh.net.
McMillan-Small Funeral Home of Myrtle Beach served the family.

Mary Ann ‘Andi’ Suitt
Mary Ann “Andi” Suitt, 77, of North Myrtle Beach passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016, after a long period of declining health.
She was born on April 13, 1939, the daughter of Sherrill Wade and Dorothy Elaine (Kruger) Anderson in St. Paul, Minn.
She attended High Point University in High Point, N.C., and was a member of the Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority. It was in college that she would meet the great love of her life, her husband Marion. They married on June 18, 1961, and together they would raise two children in Raleigh, N.C. In 1985 they moved to Boone, N.C., to enjoy the mountains, and after many years of bad winters, decided to split time between Boone and Crescent Beach.
Survivors include her husband of 54 years, Marion A. Suitt of Boone and North Myrtle Beach; one son, Michael M. Suitt and his wife Heather M. Suitt; one granddaughter, Victoria of Cary, N.C.; one daughter, Sherrill Elaine (Suitt) Craig and her husband Michael A. Craig of Raleigh; one brother, John Richard Anderson and his wife Terrie of Elko, Nev.; one nephew, Mike (Suzy) Anderson; two nieces, Erica Anderson and Sandra Cribb (Dwayne); and a host of special friends and extended family.
The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to Renee Hill, CNA (Amedisys Hospice Care), who took wonderful care of her during her illness. They would also like to express their thanks to many friends who helped the family, especially Harold and Roberta Cobb, Gary and Sarah Matthews, Cooter Douglas, Jim and Anne Kennedy, Bill and Sandy Ervin, Yvette Charlesworth-Christianson, Byron and Melissa Caulk and Roger and Sandy Watson. Your kindness and assistance during this time was invaluable and much appreciated.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, at Clements Funeral Service in Durham, N.C., with Albert Long officiating. The family will host a visitation at the funeral chapel after the service.
In lieu of flowers and in accordance with Andi’s wishes, contributions can be made to Underdog Ranch Dog Adoption, P.O. Box 217, Angier, N.C. 27501.
A guest book is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.
Lee Funeral Home and Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach served the family.

Don Diego (Donald) Vereen
Don Diego (Donald) Vereen passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016.
Funeral services for Brother Don Diego (Donald) Vereen were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 17, at Chesterfield Missionary Baptist Church on Highway 90 in the Popular Community of Longs.
Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 16, at Frank Shields Memorial Chapel.
Shields Funeral Home of Little River served the family.

Carolyn Patricia Zauner
Carolyn Patricia Zauner, 61, of Little River died on Sunday, June 19, 2016, at her home.
Born on Aug. 17, 1954, in Trenton, N.J., she was the daughter of Helen A. Fibner Russo and the late John J. Russo.
In addition to her mother, survivors include one son, Justin Zauner; and one sister, Barbara R. Finkel.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 24, at Lee Funeral Home Chapel.
A guest book is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.
Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.

OBITUARIES FROM JUNE 16, 2016 EDITION

James David ‘Jim’ Anderson Sr.
James David “Jim” Anderson Sr., 87, of Loris passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach following an illness.
Born on Oct. 8, 1928, in Loris, he was the son of the late Herbert H. Anderson and the late Lutie Booth Anderson.
Mr. Anderson was a longtime member of Gurley Baptist Church and a Woodmen of the World member. He retired as a captain with SLED after 40 years of honorable service.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Bell Anderson of the home; one son, David Anderson Jr. of Loris; one daughter, Cheryl Anderson Harrell of Columbia; three grandchildren, Jimmy Anderson and his wife Cassandra of Loris, Michelle Coletta and her husband Vince of Myrtle Beach and Gregory “Andy” Harrell of Columbia; and two great-grandchildren, Jameson Anderson and Josie Anderson, both of Loris.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by three brothers, Coleman Anderson, Herbert Legrand Anderson and Bruce Anderson; and two sisters, Pearl Gore and Grace Glovanovitch.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Pastor Billy Hackett and the Rev. Paul Gasque officiating. Committal services followed at Anderson Cemetery. The family received friends for one hour prior to services at Hardwick Funeral Home.
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Hardwick Funeral Home of Loris served the family.

Frank Donald Beverly
Frank Donald Beverly, 66, of Conway died on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at McLeod Seacoast Hospital in Little River.
Born on Jan. 23, 1950, in Conway, he was the son of the late George Frank and Mae Dell Smith Beverly.
He was a member of Pauley Swamp Baptist Church in Conway.
Survivors include one sister, Almona Beverly of Conway; and two brothers, Sonny Cannon of Conway and Danny Cannon of Loris.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 12, at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, with Dr. Terrence Grainger officiating. Burial followed in Hillcrest Cemetery in Conway.
The family received friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, served the family.

Denise Marie Delossantos
Denise Marie Delossantos, 49, of Loris passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2016.
Mrs. Delossantos was born in Belleville, N.J., the daughter of Marlene M. Budd and the late George Joseph Budd.
In addition to her father, she was predeceased by one sister, Diane Marie Budd; and her grandparents, Felix and Mary Bruno.
She worked with Dr. Dotoli’s office in Nutley, N.J., for 10 years. She was a loving daughter, mother and sister. She was a caretaker to everyone.
In addition to her mother of Newark, N.J., survivors include two sons, Markquez Antonio Wineglass of Loris and Luis Joseph Budd of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Lisa Marie Budd and Tina Marie Santulli (Antonio), both of Belleville; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel, with Celebrant Heather Black officiating.  Burial followed at Hillcrest Cemetery in Conway. The family received friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel, served the family.

Susan Ann Faircloth
Susan Ann Faircloth, 63, of Little River died on Saturday, June 11, 2016, at her home.
Born on May 4, 1953, in Spokane, Wash., she was the daughter of the late Lou Van and Laverne Ann Somers Hancock.
She is survived by one daughter, Krystal Faircloth; one brother, Dennis Hancock; and one granddaughter, Julie Greer.
The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, at Lee Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15, at Pleasant Plain Baptist Church in Little River. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Pleasant Plain Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1208, Little River, S.C. 29566.
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Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach served the family.

Tracy Ann Hewett
Tracy Ann Hewett, 53, of Myrtle Beach passed away on Friday, June 10, 2016.
Born on May 14, 1963, she was the daughter of Catherine and Charles Hewett.
She was predeceased by her father, Charles Hewett; one brother, Charlton Hewett; and one uncle, Lynwood Mills.
Tracy graduated from Myrtle Beach High School in 1981. After high school she furthered her education to become a school teacher. Tracy was a spirited, loving woman. Many will remember her as a strong woman of intelligence and adventure. Tracy’s giving heart and warm laugh will never be forgotten.
She is survived by her mother, Catherine Hewett; two daughters, Leigh Green (Tony Ellis) and Miranda Mapula (Kurt), both of Myrtle Beach; one sister, Kathy Surdyke (Kevin) of Myrtle Beach; one niece, Sophie Surdyke; one nephew, Connor Surdyke; and one aunt, Doris Mills of Tabor City, N.C.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, at Tabor City Baptist Church in Tabor City. The family received friends for one-half hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to CCFA, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, 733 Third Ave., Suite 510, New York, N.Y. 10017.
Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City served the family.

Robert Lane Smith
Robert Lane Smith, 99, of Greensboro, N.C., died on Friday, June 10, 2016.
He was born in Coleridge, N.C., on Oct. 12, 1916, and raised in Greensboro.
He was predeceased by his parents and one brother, Jack P. Smith.
Mr. Smith attended N.C. State College in Raleigh, N.C. He began work for the Internal Revenue Service in 1938.  His career was interrupted from 1941 to 1945 when he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was trained as a B-24 bomber pilot. He received his wings and commission as a Second Lieutenant in 1944.  After being discharged, he continued his commitment to his country in the Air Force Reserves, retiring with the rank of Major in 1976.
In April 1942, when Mr. Smith realized he couldn’t live without her, he married Clara Mae Foster. After military service, he returned to his career with the IRS, and along with Clara, retired in 1974, when they moved to the Windy Hill section of North Myrtle Beach. They spent their time doing things they enjoyed:  boating, fishing and gardening. He especially enjoyed his garage workshop and built any number of small tables, horse jumps, book cases, etc., for friends and family. He and Clara returned to Greensboro in 2001, when they moved into Friends Homes West.
He is survived by Clara, his wife of 74 years; one daughter, Judith Smith Moore; one sister, Hilda Mulcahy Oliver of Charlotte, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held at 12 noon on Monday, June 13, at Westminster Gardens Colonial Mausoleum in Greensboro.
Hanes Lineberry Funeral Service of Greensboro served the family.

OBITUARIES FROM JUNE 9, 2016 EDITION

Hyson Ellis Bellamy Jr.
Hyson Ellis Bellamy Jr., 79, of Little River died on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at McLeod Seacoast Medical Center in Little River.
Born on March 25, 1937, in Conway, he was the son of the late Hisen Ellis and Blanche Livingston Bellamy Sr. He was predeceased by one brother, Merlin Bellamy; and one sister, Nelda Brachard.
Mr. Bellamy is survived by his wife of 55 years, Esther Mae Smith Bellamy; one son, Michael Ellis Bellamy; one daughter, Lisa B. Willard (Joe); and one sister, Jacquelin McBride.
The family received friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at Lee Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside services were private with the family at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Longs.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church Mission Fund, 505 W. Smith Ave., Darlington, S.C. 29532. A guest book is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.
Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach served the family.

Paul J. Brooks
Paul J. Brooks, 79, of Longs passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016.
Born on May 30, 1937, in Webster Springs, W.V., he was the son of the late John F. and Ina A. Brooks.
He was predeceased by his first wife, Arlene G. Brooks; four brothers, Lance Brooks, Lester Brooks, Clifford Brooks and Junior Brooks; and three sisters, Freda Baker, Beulah Cogar and Jean Lilly.
Mr. Brooks was a member of Living Water Baptist Church in Longs where he was a choir member, Sunday School teacher, deacon and trustee. He was a machinist and former owner of Paulmark Enterprises. He worked as a general agent in the insurance industry. Survivors include his wife, Lanell H. Brooks of Longs; one son, Mark Duane Brooks and his wife Charlene of Huron, Ohio; two daughters, Barbara Lynn Miller and her husband Tracy of Palm Coast, Fla., and Jeannie Renee Copley and her husband Rick of Longs; two step-sons, Frankie Tyler of Longs and Derrick Tyler and his wife Ashley of Aynor; seven grandchildren, Lisa, Caleb, Joshua, Brittany, Kaitlin, Peyton and Noah; four great-grandchildren, Malachi, Elijah, Gracie-Lynn and Ella; one great-great-grandson, Ezekiel; one brother, Bacel Brooks of Cleveland, Ohio; and one sister, Ina Hall of Birmingham, Ohio.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 3, at Living Water Baptist Church with the Rev. Lebron Crisp and the Rev. John Goudelock officiating. Burial followed at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Longs. Visitation was held for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Living Water Baptist Church Building Fund, 1569 Hwy. 9 E., Longs, S.C. 29568.
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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel, served the family.

Rachel Holmes Coats
Rachel Holmes Coats, 64, of Loris passed away on Friday, June 3, 2016, at her home following an illness.
Born on March 1, 1952, in Loris, she was the daughter of the late Frankie Hampton “Hamp” Holmes and the late Helen Madora Watson Holmes.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her infant son.
Mrs. Coats passion was nursing and she was blessed to have worked at several hospitals and the Department of Health until her retirement. She was a longtime active member of Macedonia Baptist Church in Loris. She will be most remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
Survivors include her husband, Phillip B. “Phil” Coats Jr.; two daughters, Lori Mishoe and her husband Bobby and Kimberly Coats and her husband Steven Gitchell; one brother, Rodney Holmes and his wife Marilyn; and four grandchildren, Dawson Mishoe, Samantha Mishoe, Chloey Gitchell and Callie Gitchell, all of Loris. Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 6, at Macedonia Baptist Church with Pastor Ragsdale Allsbrook officiating. Committal services followed at Pleasant Meadow Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, at Hardwick Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Macedonia Baptist Church, 2360 Red Bluff Road, Loris, S.C. 29569.
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Hardwick Funeral Home of Loris served the family.

Helmut W. Friz
Helmut W. Friz, 93, of North Myrtle Beach passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
Born on Aug. 14, 1922, in St. Louis, Mo., he was the son of the Rev. Helmut R. Friz and Edna Friz.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Carol Craven Friz.
Mr. Friz graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1944 and was honorably discharged from the United States Naval Service in 1944. He worked 42 years at Mallinckrodt Chemical in St. Louis and Paris, Ky. He was a member of Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church in North Myrtle Beach.
He is survived by one son, Helmut H. “Skip” Friz (Jeri) of North Myrtle Beach; two grandsons, Gregory Friz (Kim) of Macungie, Pa., and Daniel Friz (Stacey) of Washington, Mich.; two great-grandsons, Jackson Friz and Nathan Friz; one great-granddaughter, Melanie Friz; two step-sons, Jeffrey Kent Galloway of Little River and Dwight Lee Galloway of Cosby, Tenn.; and one step-grandson, Joshua Galloway of Little River. A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 3, at Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church. The family received friends for one hour prior to the service. A private committal service will be held at a later date.
In acknowledgement of his love of reading, the family requests memorials to be made to firstbooks@firstbook.org. This is a non-profit organization that makes new books and other educational resources available to kids in need.
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Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.

Walter H. Hinds
Walter H. Hinds, 69, of Loris passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at his residence.
Born on Dec. 12, 1946, in Marion, he was the son of the late Ruth T. Smith and the late Raymond D. Smith. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by one brother, William Thomas Hinds.
Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Nancy S. Hinds; four children, Joseph Hinds (Oddie Mae), Marsha Voisin (Jerry), John Hinds (Hannah) and Richard Hinds, all of Loris; seven grandchildren, Alissa, Joseph, Jackson, D.J., Brooke, Kristen and Madison; two great-grandchildren, Brantley and Nikko; and two sisters, Dori Jenner (Bill) and Katherine Skinner.
Funeral services were private.
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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, served the family.

Peggy Cannon Jollie
Peggy Cannon Jollie, 67, of Loris passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.
Born on Feb. 18, 1949, in Horry County, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Minnie R. Cannon.
She was predeceased by two brothers, Jimmy Cannon and Roy Cannon, and one sister, Bonnie Faye Jordan. Mrs. Jollie was a very loving mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed.
Survivors include her husband, Marshall Jollie of Mullins; one daughter, Michelle Jollie Martin of Loris; one sister, Ernestine Norris and her husband Ronald of Conway; and one grandson, Gavin Adam Bell of Loris.
Graveside services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, at Bayboro Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Randy Baker officiating. The family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel.
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Mercy Care, 8216 Devon Ct., Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29572.
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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel, served the family.

Martha Austin Miller
Martha Austin Miller, 69, of Loris passed away on Monday, May 30, 2016, at her home following an illness.
Born on Aug. 1, 1946, in Fernandina Beach, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Walter Greene Austin and the late Lucille Rish Austin.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by one daughter, Tonya Miller Fowler.
Mrs. Miller was a longtime member of Cane Branch Baptist Church in Loris, a compassionate caregiver to many and loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
Survivors include her husband, Gilbert W. Miller of the home; one son, William A. “Bill” Miller of Loris; one daughter, Wendy Lucille Gardner of Huntersville, N.C.; two grandchildren, Duncan Miller and Anna Kathryn Gardner; and many loving brothers, sisters and extended family.
Graveside services were held at 12 noon on Friday, June 3, at Cane Branch Cemetery with the Rev. Alvin Jackson officiating. The family received friends immediately following the graveside service.
Memorials may be made to Cane Branch Baptist Church, 760 Cane Branch Road, Loris, S.C. 29569.
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Hardwick Funeral Home of Loris served the family.

Natalie Nicole Peeler
Natalie Nicole Peeler, infant, of Loris, daughter of Brianna Lynn Stalvey Peeler and Nicolas Ryan Peeler, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.
Natalie was born on May 28, 2016, in Conway.
In addition to her parents, survivors include two brothers, Brayden Johnson and Brenton Peeler of Loris; her maternal grandfather, Greg Stalvey of Loris; her maternal great-grandmother, Sherill Stalvey of Longs; her paternal grandparents, Sandra Peeler of Myrtle Beach and Jeff Peeler of China Grove, N.C.; her paternal great-grandparents, Bill Baker and Marcy Smith, both of Myrtle Beach; and many loving aunts, uncles and extended family.
Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 3, at Mt. Leon Cemetery with Pastor Tim Dodaro officiating. The family received friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.
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Hardwick Funeral Home of Loris served the family.

Virga Lee Rabon
Virga Lee Rabon, 80, of Aynor passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.
Born on July 1, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Neal and Fray Graham Rabon.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by one son, Randall Rabon; one brother, Bert Neal Rabon; and one sister, Elaine Richardson.
Mrs. Rabon was a member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church in Aynor.
She is survived by one son, John H. Rabon Jr. (Paula) of Aynor; one daughter, Renee Roberts (Scott) of Galivants Ferry; one brother, Hinson Rabon (Fannie) of Longs; three sisters, Ada Faye Gasque of Aynor, Roberta Jordan of Conway, Addie Jo Rabon (Horace) of Galivants Ferry; four grandchildren, Matthew Rabon (Yuliya), Daniel Rabon, MaKayla Bullock (Joey) and Andrew Rabon; one great-grandson, Mark Rabon; and a special friend, James Earl Johnson.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 3, at Pleasant Union Baptist Church with the Rev. Dock Rabon officiating.
The family received friends for one hour prior to the service.
Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Johnson Funeral Home of Aynor served the family.

Dorothy ‘Dot’ Louise Smith
Dorothy “Dot” Louise Smith, 94, of North Myrtle Beach passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at home surrounded by her family.
Born on Dec. 14, 1921, in Woodside, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles S. Honsaker and Nellie B. Springer Honsaker.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers, Robert W. Honsaker and C. Maxwell Honsaker.
Mrs. Smith married Robert V. Smith in June 1946 and they were married for 55 years until his death in 2001.
She is survived by one daughter, Shelley J. Smith (Dave McFerren) of Salt Lake City, Utah, and her son, Wayne R. Smith of Jacksonville, Fla.; one sister, Jane Grimm; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandsons.
Mrs. Smith graduated from the Uniontown Hospital Training School of Nursing in 1943 and was commissioned in the U.S. Army Nurse Corp in 1944, serving in hospital units in Europe and the U.S. She continued her nursing career in Uniontown and Youngwood, Pa., and North Myrtle Beach.
She had a strong faith all her life and was very active in Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church in North Myrtle Beach, where she held numerous positions, including elder and deacon. She volunteered with Meals on Wheels and assisted with medical screenings in local schools. She cared deeply about the welfare of veterans.
Mrs. Smith lived a life of service. She had a compassionate and caring heart, and in her quiet, gentle way helped so many people. She was a strong and determined woman, overcoming hardships through her faith, positive attitude and greatest generation grit.
The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, at Lee Funeral Home Chapel and from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 8, at Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church. Funeral services followed at 11 a.m. in the church sanctuary. Burial followed at 1:30 p.m. at North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens in Little River.
In lieu of flowers Dorothy’s generosity to others can be honored with a memorial to the Deacon Fund at Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church or to the Disabled American Veterans charity.
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Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach served the family.

Heath Watson
Heath Watson, 26, of Longs passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2016.
Heath was born in Loris, a son of Wendy Todd Dorman and the late Bill Watson Jr. He was a member of Living Water Baptist Church in Longs. He was a kind, loving and hard working son, grandson, brother and uncle. Heath was employed by Coastal Pine Straw.
In addition to his father, he was predeceased by his grandparents, Pat Watson, Wayne Todd and John Dorman.
Survivors include his mother and father, Wendy and Beaumont “Hugh” Dorman of Longs; siblings, Bryan Ridgeway (Emily) of Sumter, Amanda Wilson (Bruce) of Beaufort, Samantha Watson (Eric) of Longs, Brook Schumacher (Mike) of Longs and Riley Dorman of Longs; girlfriend, Savannah King of Loris; nieces and nephews, Kaylee Wilson, Will Wilson, Brystol Schumacher, Michael Schumacher, Madison Schumacher, Ely Doyle and Ella Ridgeway; grandparents, Judy Barnes of Little River, Bill Watson Sr. of Longs and Allene Dorman of Tabor City, N.C.; and several special aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, at Living Water Baptist Church with the Rev. Lebron Crisp officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.
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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Loris Chapel, is serving the family.