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Howard ‘Howie’ Stewart Lockey Jr.

Howard “Howie” Stewart Lockey Jr., 43, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born on June 23, 1975, to Howard and Betty Lockey. He was a graduate of North Myrtle Beach High School and worked with Home Grown Hospitality Group for many years. He loved spending time with his family and friends, being with his fiancé Erin and the kids. Howie loved singing, playing drums and playing trivia music with his Dad. He loved to fish and go camping. He is survived by his father, Howard Lockey, sisters, Sheila (Cliff) Nolan; Mindy (Mitchell) Livingston; …

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Kathleen ‘Kitty’ Elizabeth Sherer Moss

Kathleen “Kitty” Elizabeth Sherer Moss, 87, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. Kathleen had been a long time resident of Hopewell, Va. The last 12 years of her life she lived in North Myrtle Beach to be near her daughter and family. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach. Kathleen loved her family with all her heart. She was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, niece and friend. Throughout her life she was a Sunday school teacher, a scout leader, co-owned a par 3 …

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Marion Rowinski

Marion Rowinski, 92, of Calabash, N.C., died unexpectedly on Monday afternoon, March 4, 2019. Marion was born in Wilkes Barre, Pa., to Lottie and Isadore Grzedzinski. She spent her early life in Plains, Pa., surrounded by a large family of brothers and sisters. Following graduation from Plains High School, she graduated from cosmetology school and worked as a licensed beautician. She then met and married Joseph Rowinski from Lee Park, Pa. He predeceased her in 2006. Over the course of their 58 year marriage they relocated multiple times and raised a family of four children, Mark Rowinski, PhD, deceased; Nita …

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Martha Fenters Baldwin

Martha Fenters Baldwin, 88, of North Myrtle Beach passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born on Dec. 12, 1930, in Hemingway, she was the daughter of the late John F. and Sarah M. Haselden Fenters. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach. She loved gardening and was an honorary member in the Sand Flea Living Legend Association. Mrs. Baldwin is survived by her children, Mike Norton, Rose Rhodes and Sheryl Williams; sister, Betty Williams; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, …

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Talmadge ‘Chip’ Jacobs Jr.

Talmadge “Chip” Jacobs Jr., 67, of Loris passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach. Chip was born in Loris, a son of the late Talmadge “Tab” Jacobs Sr. and the late Hazel Manning Jacobs. He was a longtime member of Loris First Baptist Church where he was a past deacon. Chip was a member of Loris Masonic Lodge #205 AFM and Gideons International, Loris Camp. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. Chip was predeceased by one brother, Sammy L. Jacobs, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, James B. and …

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Loris Mayor “Buck” Nichols succumbs to illness

Loris Mayor Henry L. “Buck” Nichols passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at approximately 4 p.m. He had returned home from the hospital for two days before returning to The Loris McLeod Hospital emergency room. He was admitted to the I.C.U. department where he succumbed to his illness. Nichols was in his first term of office. He was voted into the office of the mayor of the city of Loris on Dec. 15, 2016, and took the oath of office on Dec. 31. He was quoted in his Facebook post, “Thank you Loris. Today marks my first day as …

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Marlene Hight Yancey

Marlene Hight Yancey, 65, of North Myrtle Beach passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Marlene was born on Oct. 12, 1953, in Warrenton, N.C., to the late A. B. (Bert) Hight and Elizabeth Peoples Hight. She attended Louisburg College. Marlene worked for the Chancellors Office at East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C. and the Vance and Guilford County Extension Office. She also worked numerous years for Guilford County Public Schools as a teacher assistant and was later a senior care assistant. In 2014, Marlene and her husband, Hill, moved from Greensboro, N.C., to North Myrtle Beach. Marlene was …

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Stanley W. Dolesh

Stanley W. Dolesh, 78, of Longs died on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at his home. Born on Oct. 20, 1940; in Cleveland, Ohio, he was the son of the late Stanley W. Sr. and Lillian Dolesh. He was a devoted husband to the late Mary C. Dolesh. He was the loving father of the late Tom Dolesh and surviving children, William Dolesh (Marilyn), Elizabeth Miller (Scott), Daniel Dolesh, Christopher Dolesh (Lenore), Dennis Dolesh (Melissa) and David Dolesh (Wendy). He was also the proud grandfather to 16 children, and one great-grandson. Mr. Dolesh was a member of Our Lady Star of …

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Nelson ‘Edd’ Powell

Nelson “Edd” Powell, 68, of Little River passed away on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, surrounded by family. Edd was born on Oct. 31, 1950, in Lake City to the late Olin and Hazel Powell. Edd attended Newberry College and graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1974. In 1978, he began his career as band director at Hannah-Pamplico High School and then taught at Lake City High School and Berkeley High School. In 1984 Edd became the band director at Central Cabarrus High School in Concord, N.C. Through his love of music and teaching, he reshaped the CCHS Band …

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Danny L. Stevens

Danny L. Stevens, 64, of Longs died on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at McLeod Seacoast Medical Center in Little River. Born on July 30, 1954, in Horry County, he was the son of the late R.E. and Betty Strickland Stevens. Danny was predeceased by four brothers, LeRoy, Randy, Douglas and Robert Earl. The family received friends from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, in Lee Funeral Home Chapel followed by graveside services at 3 p.m. at North Myrtle Beach Memorial Gardens. A guest book is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com. Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach …

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