Obituaries, June 26, 2013
Bertha McCray, age 58, of Bradenton, Fla.
Glen Ard, 72, of Hemingway, S.C. passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at his home.
Mr. Ard was born in Hemingway, a son of the late Preston B. and Ruby Stone Ard.
He was retired and was a member of the Poplar Hill Free Will Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and Sunday School superintendent.
He graduated from Hemingway High School and loved hunting, fishing, and sports of all kinds.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Tyler Ard; children, Allen (Kathie) Ard, Eyvonne (Brooks) Carter and Penny (Calvester) Ard; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brothers, Horace (Jackie) Ard, Vance (Linda) Ard, Larry (Pansy) Ard, and Johnny (Tommie Ann) Ard.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2013, in the Poplar Hill Free Will Baptist Church.
Burial, directed by Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway, was in the church cemetery.
The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the Poplar Hill Free Will Baptist Church, 2345 S. Hwy. 41, Hemingway, SC 29554.
Sign the guestbook at www.morris-funeralhome.com.
Mrs. Ann McDaniel Barnhill, 66, wife of Roy Barnhill of Hemingway, S.C. passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2013 in Tidelands Community Hospice House.
Mrs. Barnhill was born on April 11, 1947, a daughter of Bertha Tindall McDaniel Medlin and the late Alfred L. McDaniel.
She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
Mrs. Barnhill enjoyed her flowers and loved to paint, but most of all she enjoyed the time spent with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She was a member of Outland Church of God.
Mrs. Barnhill attended Hemingway schools and married Roy Barnhill on July 7, 1962 and they had three children.
Surviving to cherish her memories are her husband, Roy Barnhill of Hemingway; her mother, Bertha Tindall M. Medlin; three children, Roy Aaron Barnhill of Hemingway, Duane Edward Barnhill of Hemingway and Kimberly Ann Barnhill of the home; one sister, Earlene M. McDaniel of Johnsonville; two brothers, Alan L. McDaniel and Melvin McDaniel, both of Hemingway; 11 grandchildren, Jason Kyle Barnhill, Brach Edward Barnhill, Keri Morgan Collins, David Chase Poston, Tyler Elizabeth Poston, Cody Barnhill, Breanna Barnhill, Holden Barnhill, Kasi Barnhill, Clay Barnhill, and Haley Barnhill; seven great-grandchildren, Aftene Barnhill, Remington, Chanler, Clysen, Layla Barnhill, Liam and Avery Collins; and a number of nieces and nephews that she cherished with all her heart.
Mrs. Barnhill was predeceased by her father, Alfred L. McDaniel; sister, Evon M. Joye; nephew, Jamie Joye; great-nephew, Hunter Joye; and brother-in-law, Arlis McDaniel.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Outland Church of God.
Burial, directed by Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway, was in the church cemetery.
The family received friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Outland Church of God, 220075 Choppee Road, Hemingway, S.C.
Sign the guestbook at www.morris-funeralhome.com.
Ethan David Blunt, 1 month and 7 days old, of Killeen, Texas, died on June 22, 2013.
He was born on May 15, 2013 to Gregory Blunt and Tonia Venetta Sutton Blunt.
Graveside services will be held at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Arrangements are entrusted to Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home at (512) 452-8811.
Obituary and guestbook available online at www.wcfish.com.
Daniel Henry Coutu, 94, of Georgetown, widower of Kathryn Olivia Mercer Coutu, died Friday, June 21, 2013, at Tidelands Community Hospice House.
Mr. Coutu was born in West Warwick, R.I. on March 12, 1919, a son of the late Dieudonne Maxim Coutu and Agnes Nora Goozey Coutu.
He grew up in Moosup, Conn.
Mr. Coutu served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and was stationed in Georgetown.
He later worked with the City of Georgetown Police Department for 19 years and was its first motorcycle police officer.
Mr. Coutu also worked for several automobile dealerships.
He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Andrews and a former member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Georgetown.
Mr. Coutu was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
Surviving are a son, Daniel P. Coutu (Tonda) of Salisbury, N.C.; a daughter, Kathy C. Hemingway (Sel) of Andrews; six grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Coutu was predeceased by a brother, Leo Paul Coutu.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday morning, June 24, 2013, at Trinity United Methodist Church.
Officiating was the Rev. Dr. Ben Gafford.
Burial followed in Oak Grove United Methodist Churchyard.
The family received friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, June 23, 2013, at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.
Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
Memorials are suggested to: Trinity United Methodist Church, 205 S. Rosemary Ave., Andrews, SC 29510 or to Tidelands Community Hospice, Inc., 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, SC 29440.
John Michael Drayton, age 26, of Atlanta Ga., formerly of the Plantersville Community of Georgetown died on Saturday June 15, 2013 at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.
He was the son of Frankie L. Drayton of Houston, Texas and Angela Guillory of Shreveport, La.
Mr. Drayton is the grandson of the late Mr. Robert Drayton Sr. and the late Mrs. Ethel Drayton of the Planterville community of Georgetown.
Funeral services for Mr. Drayton were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2013 at St Paul A.M.E. Church in the Plantersville community, with the Rev. Rubin Smalls, pastor, officiating.
Burial followed in the church cemetery. The remains lay in state in the sanctuary of the church from 9 a.m. until the hour of service.
Viewing was held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2013 at Linen Knox Funeral Home on 1632 Emanuel Street.
Survivors include both of his parents, Frankie L. Drayton of Houston, Texas and Angela Guillory of Shreveport, La.; one son, Mr. Jaysen Drayton of Orangeburg, S.C.; two sisters, Deshantell M. Lance and Cherise M. Gamble, both of Columbia, S.C.; three brothers, Justin Gullory, Alexander Guillory, and Cordarro Guillory, all of Vermont, Texas.
A host of loving uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends.
Dorothy Mason Jordan, age 91, of Murrells Inlet, loving mother and grandmother, died Thursday, June 20, 2013 at Agape of Conway.
Born in Lugoff, S.C., she was a daughter of the late Everette Wilson and Mary Smith Mason.
Mrs. Jordan was a member of Garden City Baptist Church and a former member of Murrells Inlet Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim T. Jordan; a granddaughter, Melonie Elizabeth; brothers, LeRoy and Clyde Mason and a sister, Frances Brigham.
Survivors include a son, Steven Jordan (Nancy) of Conway; daughters, Marian Thomson (John) of Andrews, and Connie Koloditch (Steve) of Charlotte, N.C.; eight grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2013 at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel, with Reverend Malcolm Jordan officiating.
Entombment followed at Hillcrest Mausoleum. The family received friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2013 at the funeral home.
An online guestbook is available at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com/obituaries.
Memorial contributions may be made to Huntington Chorea Society, 505 Eighth Ave. Suite 902 New York, NY 10018.
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.
George Marlowe Jr.
George Scott Marlowe Jr., 54, husband of Elizabeth Lyne “Beth” Marlowe, passed away on June 21, 2013 in Sevierville, Tenn.
Born on March 3, 1959 in Georgetown, he was a son of George Scott Marlowe Sr. and Amelia Morrison Marlowe.
Mr. Marlowe was a member of Prince George, Winyah Episcopal Church where he was involved in many church activities to include a member of the vestry, a lay reader, and a youth group volunteer. He enjoyed many things in life to include playing golf, fishing, hunting and most of all spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife of Georgetown; parents of McClellanville; two children, Ashley Moody (Will) of Pawleys Island and Will Marlowe of Georgetown; one grandchild, Elle Moody of Pawleys Island; two brothers, Wade Marlowe (Vicki) and Ross Marlowe (Tracey), all of Georgetown; one nephew, Jake Marlowe; and one niece, Grace Marlowe.
He was preceded in death by a son, George S. “Scottie” Marlowe III.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Prince George, Winyah Episcopal Church, with the Very Rev. Paul Fuener officiating.
Burial followed in the church cemetery with a reception following in the church rectory yard.
The family received friends at the home.
Memorials may be made to Camp Woodie, 9833 Old River Rd., Pinewood, SC 29125, Prince George Preschool, 708 Highmarket St., Georgetown, SC 29440 or to Tara Hall School, 510 Tara Hall Rd., Georgetown, SC 29440.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown was in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).
Dorothy Ruth Moravian, 90, of Georgetown died of natural causes on Saturday June 22, at her residence.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday June 26, 2013 at Arnett A.M.E Church, with burial following in Arnett Memorial Gardens.
The remains will lie in state in the sanctuary of the church on Wednesday June 26, 2013 from noon until time of service.
Mrs. Moravian was born March 15, 1923 to the marital union between Aaron Spanger and Virginia Scott (both deceased).
Until her retirement she was employed as a housekeeper.
Survivors include her children, Harold Moravian of Baltimore, Md., Walter Moravian of Myrtle Beach, Dale Moravian, Lizzie (Wanda) Cobb, and Sylvia Alston, all of Georgetown; and one sister, Flossie Haynes of Georgetown.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home.
Paul Michau Jr.
Paul Edward Michau Jr., 63, of Andrews died Saturday June 22, 2013, at the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital in Charleston.
Mr. Michau was born December 23, 1949 in Georgetown, a son of the late Bertha Elise Player Michau and Paul Edward Michau Sr.
He was a graduate of Williamsburg High School and Williamsburg Tech, and was an electrician for KBR Company.
He was a member of Spring Gulley Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by a brother, Alan Michau; and a sister, Mary Michau Jordan.
Surviving are two brothers, Daryl Michau and Ricky Michau, both of Andrews; and a niece, Amber Nicole Mann of Clemson, S.C.
Graveside funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 in Spring Gulley Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday at Williamsburg Funeral Home in Kingstree.
Memorials may be made to Spring Gulley Baptist Church, c/o Amanda Taylor, 2456 US Hwy 521, Andrews, SC 29510.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.WilliamsburgFuneralHome.com.
Leroy Roberts, age 60, of Donalsonville, Ga. passed away Saturday afternoon, June 22, 2013 at his residence.
Funeral services for Mr. Roberts will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home, with Rev. Tony Deese officiating.
Interment will follow in the Spring Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with Taylor Lane, Jared Fiveash, William Yates, Alan Ingram, Ryan Posey, and Charles Brackin serving as pallbearers.
Visitation was held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday night, June 25, 2013 at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home.
Mr. Roberts was born in Charleston, S.C. on Oct. 15, 1952 to the now late LeRoy William Roberts, Jr. and Carol Milligan Roberts. He was a multicraft journeyman and worked for a number of years as a bus mechanic for the Miller County School System.
Mr. Roberts was an excellent high school football player and enjoyed assisting his son when he played. He also loved hunting and fishing. Of all things he was a loving husband, father and Paw Paw. Mr. Roberts was a member of Flat Creek Baptist Church.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Latrisa Roberts of Donalsonville, Ga.; a son, Cody Roberts and his wife Shannon of Donalsonville, Ga.; two daughters, Jessica Crum and her husband Alan of Cottonwood, AL and Cynthia Roberts of Gaston, S.C.; one brother, Donald McDonald and his wife Tamra of Charleston; and three sisters, Suzette Timmons and her husband John of Awendaw, S.C., Melissa McConnell of Georgetown, and Amanda Vincent and her husband Vince of Georgetown.
He is also survived by five grandchildren, Hillary and Hadleigh Roberts, Nicholas, Andrew, and Madison; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, LeRoy William Roberts Jr. and Carol Milligan Roberts McDonald.
Mildred Moskow Sloan, 93, wife of Lucius Clifton “L.C.” Sloan of Georgetown, died Friday, June 21, 2013, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Sloan was born in Sardinia, S.C., a daughter of the late Robert Moskow and Eva Cox Moskow.
She was a graduate of Andrews High School and Winthrop University, where she was a member of the college basketball team.
Mrs. Sloan was retired from Georgetown Memorial Hospital after 22 years of employment.
She also worked at International Paper Company for 15 years.
After retirement, Mrs. Sloan continued working in her home until the age of 88.
Mrs. Sloan was a member of Georgetown Presbyterian Church for 60 years and sang in the church choir for 50 years.
She was an Honorary Life member of the Presbyterian Women and a member of the Georgetown Memorial Hospital Auxiliary for 50 years.
In 2003, she received the President’s Volunteer Service Award from President Bush for her service and civic participation.
Mrs. Sloan loved to bake and decorate cakes and was especially known for her homemade pound cakes.
She volunteered for numerous church functions, enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, loved shopping and dining out, and most of all, she loved her “Baby,” L.C., and taking care of him.
Mrs. Sloan was predeceased by a brother, Jerome Moskow; and a sister, Naomi Moskow Rowell.
Surviving are her husband of 67 years, whom she wed on July 31, 1946; a son, Lucius Clifton Sloan Jr. (Lea Ann) of Georgetown; a daughter, Cindy Hunt (David) of Whiteville, N. C.; three grandchildren, Luke Johnson (Melanie), Jill Nelson (William), and Megan Sloan; three great-grandchildren, Grant Johnson, Sloan Johnson, and Drew Nelson; a brother, Herbert Moskow (Vee) of Denmark; a sister-in-law, Mary Lydia Moskow of Andrews; and a number of nieces and nephews
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday morning, June 25, 2013, at the Georgetown Presbyterian Church.
Officiating was the Rev. Stephen H. Wilkins.
Burial followed in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.
Sign a guest book at www.mayerfuneralhome.com.
The family suggests memorials to Georgetown Presbyterian Church, 558 Black River Road, Georgetown, SC 29440 or Georgetown Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, P.O. Box 421718, Georgetown, S.C. 29442.
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