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Richard Coy ‘Dickie’ Talbert Jr.

Richard C. “Dickie” Talbert, Jr., 71, of N. Myrtle Beach, following a brief illness, passed away peacefully surrounded with love on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at MUSC in Charleston. Dickie was born on Nov. 14, 1947, in Albemarle, N.C., and was the son of the late Richard C. Talbert and the late Margaret Rose Wilhoit Talbert. He was also preceded in death by his brother-in-law, James “Jim” Corriher of Cornelius, N.C. He was a graduate of Albemarle Senior High Class of 1966 and attended CPCC. Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Jennifer McRae and husband Mark; grandsons, Riley …

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Monty Simpson

Monty Simpson, 75, of North Myrtle Beach, formerly of Trinity, N.C., passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. He was born in Mooresville, N.C., reared in Rockwell, N.C., to parents, Charles Harry Simpson and Evelyn Menius Simpson, both deceased. He was also predeceased by a brother, Phil Simpson (Peggy) of China Grove, N.C. Monty is survived by his wife of 53 years, Gail Blanton Simpson; one daughter, Monica Rudolph (Greg) of Atlanta, Ga.; one son, Clint Simpson (Melissa) of Wake Forest, N.C.; two grandsons, John and Thomas Rudolph; three nieces; and one nephew. Monty enjoyed a career in electrical product …

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Joyce Somerset

Joyce Somerset, 87, of North Myrtle Beach, died on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at her home. Born on Feb. 12, 1932, in Lincolnton, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Hillard and Virginia (Kale) Saine. She is survived by her daughter, Billie Martin of North Myrtle Beach, and two grand dogs, Grayson and Piper. Joyce retired from AT&T after 35 years of service with perfect attendance. She was active throughout her life in church, serving as an Elder, singing in the choir, teaching Sunday School, leading a Bible study and various other duties and activities. Joyce enjoyed nothing more …

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Bettie Gail Stevens Altman

Bettie Gail Stevens Altman of Loris passed to her heavenly home on  Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. Bettie Stevens Altman or “Nonie” as she liked to be called by her grandchildren, had many favorite pastimes.  Fishing was her favorite.  Shopping in Walmart for long periods of time, especially during end of year sales, was a close second.  She enjoyed special holidays where her grandchildren and great-children were involved.  Mrs. Altman was born in Loris, a daughter of the late Ernest Odell and Jackie Fowler Stevens.  She was predeceased by her son, Kevin Shelley; three brothers, Shelton, Jimmy and Belton Stevens; and …

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William Grady Thomas

William Grady Thomas of Bristol, Tenn., died on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 with family by his side. He was 85 years old. Dr. Thomas received his B.S. at Appalachian State University, his M.S. from Washington University in St. Louis and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Florida. He was the first clinical audiologist in the state of North Carolina. He retired from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1985 where he taught at the School of Medicine’s Division of Otolaryngology. He headed the hospital’s hearing and speech department and did extensive research related to the auditory …

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Mary K. Hannell Nance

Mary K. Hannell Nance was born to Thomas and Rosemary Hannell in Lafayette, Indiana, on September 29, 1951. She lived in Delphi, Indiana, from birth into her teenage years until she and her family moved to Albamarle, North Carolina, where she graduated from high school in 1969. She attended Coker College and graduated there in 1973. She briefly lived in Charleston, South Carolina, and worked for Social Services before moving to North Myrtle Beach. She married Paul M. Nance of North Myrtle Beach in 1982 and they were happily married until his death in 1999. She never married again. Mary …

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John Richard Slaughter Sr.

John Richard Slaughter Sr. was born in Florence, Ala., on April 18, 1937.  After graduating from high school in Jackson, Tenn., he attended Auburn University where he graduated in 1962 from the School of Engineering. Dick’s first love, of course, was his family, consisting of his wife, Ann; two sons, John Richard Jr. and Scott Christopher (Malisa); and four grandchildren, Casey, Garrison, Blake and Sam. A close second was his love for Auburn University where he met his wife of 59 years.  As a true “War Eagle”, he was always keeping up with Auburn athletes and athletics and constantly meeting …

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Joanne S. Fraser

Joanne S. Fraser, 61,  of Little River passed away on Sunday,  Oct. 20, 2019 at home.  Born on May 20, 1958, in Bridgeport, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Mary Sovich Timko. She is survived by her loving daughter, Natasha Goebel (Steven); two sisters, Kim Timko York and Karen Timko Fuller; and one grandchild, Stephanie Elizabeth Goebel.  She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Fraser. Joanne was a faithful volunteer and member of Little River United Methodist Church. A memorial service was  held to honor her on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m. at Little River …

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Janice J.‘Jenny’ Lee

On Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, Janice J. “Jenny” Lee, passed away at her home in Longs, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on April 13, 1950, a daughter of the late Verna and Thomas Orville Clark of Illinois. Jenny volunteered as a den mother in New Haven, Conn., school room mother and served on the Board of Zoning and Appeals for the city of New Haven. She was a member of the New Haven Democratic community and worked tirelessly on the campaigns of Jimmy Carter, Chris Dodd, Rosa DeLauro, Martin Looney, Frank Logue and Ben DeLito. She …

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George ‘Roger’ Humphreys Jr.

George Rogers “Roger” Humphreys, Jr. of Suffolk, Va., passed away at the age of 77 on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, with family by his side.  He was born on Feb. 16, 1942, in Portsmouth, Va., and has lived in Suffolk, North Myrtle Beach,  North Charleston and Kitty Hawk, N.C. Roger was predeceased by his loving wife, Carolyn Mazyck. He is survived by his daughters, Kathy Humphreys and husband David Southard, Caroline Ward and husband Michael and Anna Slaght and husband Stefan; six grandchildren, Sage, Amber, Marin, Aiden, Seth and Charlie; and two great-grandchildren, Alexander and Lucy.  Roger was a 22 …

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