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Virginia Belle Fowler

Virginia Belle Fowler, 94, of Loris passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at McLeod Loris Hospital in Loris. Mrs. Fowler was born on April 17, 1925, in Tabor City, N.C., to the late Rossie Fowler and the late Gertrude Harrelson Fowler. She worked as seamstress with Loris Manufacturing until her retirement and was a longtime member of Loris First Baptist Church. Survivors include her son, James Fowler and his wife Hazel of Sofia, N.C.; her daughter, Gloria Jean Livingston and her husband Jimmy of Loris; her sister, Dorothy Fowler of Little Rock, Ark.; and many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, …

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Robert Anne Taylor

Robert Anne Taylor, 76, of North Myrtle Beach and formerly of Rock Hill, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, after a brief illness. RA was born in Rock Hill, a daughter of the late Robert and Ola Sain Mangum.  Before retiring to North Myrtle Beach RA was a licensed Realtor® in the state of Georgia.  In North Myrtle Beach she was a member of the Ocean Drive Shag Club and also a former member of the Rock Hill Shag Club. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Taylor, who passed away …

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Mirella Silvana ‘Sylvia’ Faircloth

Mirella Silvana “Sylvia” Faircloth of Longs passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Mrs. Faircloth was born in Massa, Italy, a daughter of the late Pietro  and Andreina Lazzarotti Irbetti.  She was a Catholic, loving mother, grandmother and caring friend.  She loved to travel and especially enjoyed knitting and crocheting. Mrs Faircloth was predeceased by her husband, Brice I. Faircloth Sr.;  her son, Brice I. Faircloth Jr.; one brother, Eliseo Irbetti; and  two sisters, Vera Isolani and Ilia Calvo. Surviving are four daughters, Helen Cook of Loris, Gloria Pleasant (Charlie) of Indianapolis, Indiana, Wanda Doyle of Galivants Ferry and Wynonia …

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Edmund Vitis

Edmund “Ed” Vaitis of North Myrtle Beach passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at his home. Ed Vaitas was a man that is well known and loved in the North Myrtle Beach community and surrounding areas for his many charitable services. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines in 1957 through 1967 then he became a Veservist. In 1971 he and his wife Joan relocated to North Myrtle Beach. They continued their services at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church by initiating the Lenten Fish fry. They never stopped serving. Ed became a fourth-degree Sir …

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Peter Joseph Quintano

Peter Joseph Quintano, 99, of Loris passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at McLeod Loris Hospital. He was born on Nov. 3, 1919, in Bari, Italy, to the late John Joseph Quintano and the late Pauline Carnocchio Quintano. Mr. Quintano served his country with courage, honor and dignity in the U.S. Army during World War II, after which he worked as a master butcher in New Jersey where he owned and operated his own butcher shop. He loved the Yankees and the New York Giants, but had a passion for basketball and volunteered as a youth coach for many …

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Emily Pendleton Hughes

Emily Pendleton Hughes, 49, of Little River passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019, from metastatic breast cancer.  She was born on Dec. 16, 1969 in Atlanta, Ga. to Pamela Permenter and Jonathan Patrick Hopping.  She was married to Kevin Mooney, who predeceased her in 2002, and was subsequently married to Kevin Hughes, her husband of seventeen years at the time of her death. Emily was an excellent wife, mother, grandmother and aunt.  She loved her family, especially her two sons, her granddaughter, grandson and her three nieces.  She was the ideal of motherly love, and her hugs would warm …

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Wanda Joyce Moore

A sunny morning it was, birds were chirping, flowers were blooming on April 22, 2019, when Wanda Joyce Moore, 91, departed to her Heavenly home. Wanda was born to the late Raymond and Elnor Joyce. She wed the late Bright Moore and moved to Conway, then North Myrtle Beach, and then to Statesville, N.C. Wanda was not only a devoted mother to her daughter, Nancy, but was devoted and loved by her son-in-law, Hank, and grandsons, Jeremy (Adrianne) and Tripp. She was affectionately known as “Great Nan” to her great-grandchildren, Taylor and Harrison. Most importantly, “Nana” was devoted to our …

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Vernelle F. Harrelson

Vernelle F. Harrelson, 91, of Tabor City, N.C., passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Born on May 25, 1927, in Loris, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Allene Hardwick Faircloth. Mrs. Harrelson was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, crafts and being outdoors. She was a devoted Christian woman who loved the Lord. Mrs. Harrelson was easy going and had a kind heart. Along with her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Freddie Triplett and Rachelle Resca, and three brothers, Lorentus, Horace and Wendell Faircloth. Surviving are her husband of 73 …

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Mr. Robert Dale Parrish

Mr. Robert Dale Parrish, age 59, of Loris, South Carolina passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019 at Regency Hospital in Florence, SC. Mr. Parrish was born on August 31, 1959 in Albany, GA, to the late, Robert David Parrish and the late, Janice Parrish Autry. Survivors include his wife, Krysta Parsons Hux of Loris, SC; his sister, Janet Parrish Willis and husband, Tony; his step-brothers, Edward Autry, Jr., and wife, Carol of Clayton, NC, Albert Autry and wife, Marlene of Asheville, NC, and Jeffrey Autry and wife, Robin of Richmond, VA and step-sister, Sherry Smith all of Sumner, GA. …

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Louvenia ‘Lou’ Fowler

Louvenia “Lou” Fowler, 93, of Loris, widow of the late Rochelle Fowler, went home to be with our Lord Jesus on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Born on Sept. 6, 1925, in the Allsbrook area of South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Roberts Tyler. Mrs. Fowler loved going to church, where she taught Sunday school for years. She was a member of Springfield Baptist Church. Mrs. Fowler was a very kind and loving person. She loved to cook and eat and she loved her flower garden. Along with her parents and husband, Mrs. Fowler was …

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