Paul E. Weber

Paul E. Weber, 93, of North Myrtle Beach died on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018, at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born on Aug. 25, 1925, in Roanoke, Va., he was the son of the late Paul S. and Virginia Moore Weber. He was married to the late Ann Cornell Weber for 45 years. Mr. Weber served his country proudly during World War II in the United States Army Air Corps. In Greensboro, N.C., he founded in 1959 and operated Merchants and Manufacturers Supply, Inc. for 45 years. He was a ruling Elder in Sedgefield Presbyterian Church. Survivors include …

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Howard ‘Suitcase’ Ray

Howard “Suitcase” Ray, 72, of Loris passed away on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach with his wife by his side. Howard was born in Loris, a son of the late David James Ray and Myrtis Stevens. He was predeceased by one sister, Pearl Tyler. “Suitcase” was a barber for over 50 years. Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Patsy of Conway; sisters Carolyn Shelley of Mullins and Faye Alford (Paul) of Aynor; and his dog Oscar. A private graveside service was held at Hillcrest Cemetery in Conway. Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, …

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Lottie Bell Bellamy

Lottie Bell Bellamy entered the presence of the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. Lottie was born on April 7, 1931, in Conway, the daughter of the late Sollie and Nellie Jordan. She was predeceased by her husband, Joseph “Junior” Bellamy. She was also pre-deceased by her brothers; Lee Jordan, Devon Jordan, Henry Jordan, Perlie Jordan and her sister, Inez Powell. She is survived by her daughters, Cathy Bellamy and Brenda Bellamy. She is also survived by her sisters, Esther Jordan Chresoulis of Conway and Dorothy Benton of Myrtle Beach as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Lottie was a …

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Joe Duffe Graham

Joe Duffe Graham, 64, of Loris passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at his home following an illness. Mr. Graham was born on June 27, 1954, in Loris to Vernon Blake Graham and Mary Elease Cox Graham. He worked with Graham Brothers Farm Supplies in Loris for over thirty years and as a SHEP program supervisor with the SCDOT for over 14 years. Mr. Graham was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Tabor City, N.C. Survivors include his wife, Kathy Graham of the home; his mother, Elease Graham of Loris; step-son, Brian T. Renshaw of Conway; …

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The Bethesda House For Single Mothers Began As A Vision

The Bethesda House for single mothers began only as a vision by local pastor, the Rev. Earl J Spivey Jr. He said he felt God led him to help single mothers and expectant mothers in the area. He followed the calling and retired as a pastor in 2014 after more than 20 years at the pulpit. He described the Bethesda House as a home for single mothers and parental disciple-makers, part of his Great Commission Christian Ministries. Spivey is a lifetime resident of Loris and well known for his Christian kindness and service to the community. As he settled on …

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A Wish Fulfilled

The North Myrtle Beach police and fire personnel brought Bryson Jones to the Public Safety Building to check out the equipment they use. The Make-A-Wish® Foundation fulfilled this wish for him.

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Bryson Gets A Surprise Visit From Police, Firefighters

On Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at 1 p.m., North Myrtle Beach police and fire personnel visited the home of six-year-old Bryson Jones, who lives with his family at 4690 Little River Neck Road. Bryson had a heart transplant in June 2018 and he is a few months shy of being cleared by his doctor to go to Disney World to fulfill one of his wishes. The Make-A-Wish® Foundation is fulfilling this wish for Bryson. Additionally, the Make-A-Wish® Foundation has also learned that Bryson loves the North Myrtle Beach police officers and firefighters. He wants to have North Myrtle Beach police …

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The North Myrtle Beach Chamber Foundation

The North Myrtle Beach Chamber Foundation presented a check for $1,500 to the Horry Georgetown Technical College Foundation for their Student Emergency Fund. The money will be used for students who may be on a scholarship but cannot afford the books for their classes.

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