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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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Eugene Joseph McKenna, Jr.

Eugene Joseph McKenna Jr., 91, of Little River, died on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at McLeod Seacoast Hospital in Little River.  He was born on Jan. 22, 1928, in Bronx, N.Y. to Eugene Joseph Sr. and Margaret Agnes (Hosking) McKenna.  He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Ruth (Murphy) McKenna.  They were married on March 9, 1968, in Elkton, Md. Eugene is also survived by his children, Russell F. McIntosh (Pamela) and Anita R. McIntosh; his grandchildren, Cynthia L. (McIntosh) Fritz, Christina L. McIntosh, Mathew A. McIntosh, Wayne A. McIntosh Jr., Jennifer (McIntosh) Alagna and Sherry (McIntosh) …

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Anthony ‘Toney’ Wayne Posey

Anthony “Toney” Wayne Posey of North Myrtle Beach passed away at his home on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. He was born on Dec. 13, 1958. A celebration of Toney’s life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. at Lee Funeral Home in Little River. A visitation with friends will be held at 12 noon before the service. Jay Ortize and Kenny Frye will be officiating. Toney retired from the North Myrtle Beach Fire Department after 26 years of service. He was admired and loved by his fellow firefighters. His love of family, friends and sports was his …

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Alvah ‘Al’ Dalton Fuqua Jr.

Alvah “Al” Dalton Fuqua Jr., 79, of Sunset Beach, N.C., passed away on Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, at Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center. Born on May 4, 1940 in Raleigh, N.C., he was the son of the late Alvah Dalton Fuqua Sr. and Novvie Smith Fuqua. Mr. Fuqua is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Dianne Lambert Fuqua; two sons, Dean and Scott Fuqua; daughter, Catherine Fuqua; and three grandchildren, Julia, Carolina and Miguel. Mr. Fuqua was known as Captain Al for his love of fishing. He also enjoyed golfing, wood working, snow skiing, writing and hiking. He …

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Jane L. Foy

Jane L. Foy, 92, of North Myrtle Beach, died peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 at Grand Strand Rehab & Nursing Center. Born on April 9, 1927, in Apollo, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Charles K. and Elsie B. Orr Grimm. Mrs. Foy is survived by her children, William B. “Billy” Foy and Patricia A. Garrison; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, in Lee Funeral Home Chapel. The family received friends following the service. A guest book is available at www.leefhancrematory.com. Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of …

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Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Leo Dixon

Kenneth “Kenny” Leo Dixon, 73, of Little River passed away on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach.. Born on Sept. 17, 1946, in Frederick, Md., he was the son of the late Kenneth James and Lucille Dixon. Mr. Dixon is survived by his wife of 55 years, Nancy Butts Dixon; sons, Keith LeRoy Dixon (Catherine Elizabeth) and Lance Henri-Northcraft Dixon (Kymberli); brother, Dale Dixon (Cindy) and their children, Ricky and Dusty; three grandchildren who called him Pop Pop, Kiani Dixon Bailey, Devin Dixon Bailey and Tanner Liam-Northcraft Dixon. Also surviving is his canine …

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Margaret Elizabeth Suggs Prince

Margaret Elizabeth Suggs Prince of Loris passed away in her home on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at the age of 93. A native of Loris, Mrs. Prince was born on December 24, 1925. The daughter of Grover C. and Irene M. Suggs, she graduated from Loris High School as co-valedictorian of her class. Always a trendsetter, she attended Columbia College where she was active in many clubs and organizations. Mrs. Prince graduated in 1946 with an English degree and began her teaching career in Darlington. In August 1948, she married her high school sweetheart, E.W. Prince Jr. and moved to …

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Violet Rollings Boyd

Violet Rollings Boyd, age 76, of Loris passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, at her home in Little River. Mrs. Boyd was born on March 17, 1943, in Jefferson to the late Bennett “Jack” Rollings and the late Ruth Jenkins Rollings.  Survivors include her two brothers, Jimmy Rollings and wife Mary Ann of Lancaster and Gary L. Rollings and wife Barbara of Kershaw; and her nephew, Ronald Brown of Little River. Mrs. Boyd was predeceased by her husband, Eugene Aubrey Boyd, and her sister, Lucille James. Memorial services will be announced at a later date. Sign Mrs. Boyd’s online …

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Jon Ellis Tregarthen

            Jon Ellis Tregarthen, 76, of Little River died on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center in Myrtle Beach.             Born on Sept. 13, 1943, in San Pedro, Calif., he was the son of the late Harry and Gladys Brown Tregarthen.             He was a loving husband and father as well as a faithful and active member of Grace Christian Fellowship.  He loved his church and church family.   Being “Mr. Fix-it” was a favorite pastime.             Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Theresia “Terri” Calhoun Tregarthen; one daughter, Elizabeth Storey (Keith); four sisters, Joan Huston …

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