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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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Bobbie Jean Boatwright Morris

Bobbie Jean Boatwright Morris, 89, of North Myrtle Beach died on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. She was born on Dec. 9, 1929, in Marion County, a daughter of the late Willie Blue and Rosalie (Brown) Boatwright. She grew up in Marion, graduating from Marion High School in 1947. She moved to the Grand Strand in 1948, where she married Fred J. Morris Sr. on Valentine’s Day. On Valentine’s Day 2019, they enjoyed their 71st wedding anniversary. She was a member of First Baptist Church of North Myrtle Beach, a homemaker and was the former owner and operator of Bobbie’s Beauty …

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Joel ‘Joey’ Barry Noble

Joel “Joey” Barry Noble, 62, of High Point, N.C., passed away Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 at High Point Regional Hospital. Joey was born on Dec. 16, 1956, in Guilford County to James Basul and LoElla Stroud Noble. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed beach music and loved spending time with friends. He especially enjoyed his walks on the beach at sunset. Joey was preceded in death by his father, James Noble. Surviving are his daughter, Sara Noble; his mother, LoElla Noble; a brother, Jimmy Noble (Karen); a sister, Jeannie Applegate (Tim); and seven nieces and nephews, Jennifer, Tim, Chris and …

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Sarah Lisa Jolly Dodson

Sarah Lisa Jolly Dodson, 55, of North Myrtle Beach passed to her eternal home on Feb. 18, 2019, from complications following surgery and an extended illness. She was the wife of Jeffrey Dodson of North Myrtle Beach and the daughter of Mary Mason and Henry Jolly of Gaffney. She is also survived by a stepson, Kyle Dodson; a sister, Chris Jolly (Mark); a brother, Dr. Hank Jolly (Michelle); a niece, Elizabeth Hartzog, three nephews, Matt Hartzog, Mason Jolly and Jack Jolly; and many close lifelong friends. Lisa loved her Lord Jesus Christ, family, friends, art, music, animals, nature and the …

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Sammy P. Livingston

Sammy P. Livingston, 76, of Little River passed away on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2019. “Soldier, rest! Thy warfare o’er, Sleep the sleep that knows no breaking; Dream of battled fields no more, Days of danger, Nights of waking.” Sam was born in Wampee on Nov. 2, 1942, to Wilbur and Lutie Livingston. He attended Wampee High School. He was drafted in the Army in 1966 and served and fought in Vietnam. He returned home after his four-year duty with a Purple Heart. Sam loved his country, took pride in flying his American flag and was proud to be a veteran. …

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