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Heather Nicole Scronce

Heather Nicole Scronce, 29, of Loris passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Heather was born in Conway on June 20, 1990, a daughter of Blake and Deborah Scronce of Loris. She was a loving and devoted daughter, sister and mother. Heather was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Ted and Alberta Scronce. In addition to her parents, survivors include a daughter, Kinslee Carter of Loris, a sister, Amelia Watts (Adam) of Chadbourn, N.C., maternal grandparents, Mike and Patricia Meyers of California, and her boyfriend, Wyatt McPherson of Evergreen, N.C. The family truly regrets that due to the coronavirus and CDC …

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Dallas “Clydie” Wallace Berry

Dallas “Clydie” Wallace Berry, wife of the late C. B. Berry for 62 years and a resident of North Myrtle Beach, since 1945, died on Thursday, March 19, 2020. Born in Columbia, on March 11, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Dallas Clyde Wallace and Martha Roberta Feagan Wallace.  Dallas and Burgin have three daughters, Sandra Suggs Nettles (Robert), Bobbie Berry Lackey and Dallas “Cissy” Berry.  They have five grandchildren, Charlie Suggs Jr., Christa Suggs Riley (Matt), Chelsey Larrore Watts (Joey), Madison Moore and Sgt. Katie Moore. They have three step grand-children, Mason (Carrie), Sarah and John (Legare) …

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Willie James ‘Buddy’ Goings

Deacon Willie James “Buddy” Goings, 67, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach after a second courageous battle with mantle cell lymphoma. Buddy, also known lovingly to some as “Deac,” was born in Loris on July 13, 1952, the son of the late Willie and Kathleen (Hickman) Goings. In his younger days, he served in the United States Army from 1974 to 1981. Willie would then go on to work as a truck driver and heavy equipment operator. He would spend many years working at Blanton’s Building Supplies, but his longest …

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Jean Avant Dorman

Our mother, Jean Avant Dorman, was eternally healed on Sunday, March 22, 2020, surrounded by her family. Jean was blessed with her husband of 51 years, Lannis Dorman; daughter, Seina Todd and her husband Barry, their children, Lauren Edge and her husband Alston, Payton Todd and her boyfriend Austin Cooke, and Marleigh Todd; daughter, Cricket Fowler and her husband Bart and their children, Jeanana Fowler and Railyn Fowler. In addition to her loving family, Jean is forever grateful for the many extended family and friends that she enjoyed over the years. She has now joined her mother, Hazel Avant, in …

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Laurie Ann Larsin Fowler

 Laurie Ann Lawson Fowler, 54, of Loris passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020, at her home. She was born on June 20, 1965, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Goldie Tomblin Larson and the late Lawrence “Larry” F. Larson. She was a loving wife, beautiful, strong, passionate, independent, and wonderful mother. She grew up on a farm and loved the mountains, animals, nature and had such a passion for gardening. Mrs. Fowler was also a member of Sweet Home Baptist Church in Loris. Survivors, including her mother, are her husband, Dewey Keith Fowler of the home; mother, Goldie Larson of Walnut, …

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Charles Edward James

Charles Edward James, 82, of Loris passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020, at McLeod Loris Hospital. He was born on Feb. 9, 1938, in Loris to the late Leamon Dewey James Sr. and the late Ina Meice Harris James. Mr. James  worked as a farmer and in construction  until his retirement. He was a longtime member of  the Blue Pride, an avid Loris Lions fan and was a life long member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Hester Faulk James; son, Charles Timothy “Timmy” James and wife …

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C. Olin Collins Sr

On Friday, March 20, 2020, C. Olin Collins Sr., age 85, also lovingly known as “Daddy” and “GDaddy,” of Moncks Corner went to his eternal rest with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was born on October 11, 1934, in Barnwell, S.C., to the late C. Clarence and Eunice Hutto Collins.  He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War.  Mr. Collins was a mortgage lender and vice president with Guardian Fidelity, Inc., for many years.  Loving and generous to a fault, he would help anyone in need without question.  He was also a member and past …

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William Mitchell Ward

William Mitchell Ward, 69 of Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., died on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach. Born on Aug. 24, 1950, in Conway, he was the son of the late A. Odell and Virginia Hardee Ward. Mr. Ward is survived by his wife of 15 years, Cindy King Ward; three daughters, Sally Ward Brown (David), Stephanie Ward Wood (Richard) and Julie Ward Leonard (Ryan); two brothers, Herbert Cecil Ward and Rickey Ward (Joy); two sisters, Linda Ward Funderburke and Ora Lee Watkins; six grandchildren, Hannah and Griffin Brown, Ella Grace and Evan …

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Jimmy Otto Day

Jimmy Otto Day, 68, of Longs passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020. Mr. Day was born in Loris, a son of the late Otto and Minnie Suggs Day. He was a member of Camp Swamp United Methodist Church and was a member of the Tuesday Morning Bible study group in Loris. Mr. Day was the owner and operator of Day’s Fireplaces and had previously been employed by Ocean Drive Gas and Appliance Company in North Myrtle Beach for over 30 years. He was a veteran of the South Carolina National Guard. Mr. Day was predeceased by three sisters, Betty …

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Mary Elizabeth Flanagan Galligan

Mary Elizabeth Flanagan  Galligan, 74, of Little River  and formerly of Lisbon Falls, Maine, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday 2020, March 10, with her loving husband by her side. Mary was born on Feb. 5, 1946, in Bangor, Maine, the daughter of the late Joseph and Marguerite (McHale) Flanagan. She was married to Howard Joseph Galligan Jr. on Feb. 28, 1965, at St. Mary’s Church in Bangor, Maine. They had just celebrated their loving and devoted marriage of 55 years. Mary worked for Converse Shoe, McDonald’s, Samson’s Grocery Store and for the Lisbon School Department as a …

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