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| - -. _ ' _ lJlillllillill ; IHIil _ _ . A8 THE HORRY INDEPENDENT CONWAY, S.C. I O8|TOAR|ES I JANUARY, 15, 2009 FROM PAGE A8 band Will. Picky Hardwick and his wife Terri, and Teresa Brazier and her husband Mike of Conway, Brice Shelley of Myrtle Beach, Hardwick Shelley and his wife Dawn of Aynor, Heath Shelley and his wife Shana of Myrtle Beach, Kent Shelley and his wife Wendy of Conway, Chris Shelley arid his wife Amanda of Aynor. and Mary Leigh Woodle and her husband Chase of Aynor; 25 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchil- dren. Memorials may be made to Mercy Hospice of Horry County. P.O. Box 50640, Myrtle Beach S.C. 29578 Please sign an online guest book at www.johnsonfuneral- homeofaynor.com. Russell Gilstad MYRTLE BEACH-Services for Russell L Gilstad, 78, will be held Saturday in Holliston, Mass. Mr. Gilstad of Domoch Place died Saturday. Born in Minneapolis, Minn., he was a son of the late Left and Emma Pearson Gilstad. He graduated from the University of Minnesota and worked as a computer systems analyst for Honeywell/Bull for more than 40 years. He was an active volunteer for SMARC in the Middlesex County of Massachusetts as well as for ARC in Horry County. He was a beloved member and participant in many church programs and activi- ties. Mr. Gilstad was predeceased by his wife, Marion Woodward Gilstad. Surviving are four sons, Kurt Mosser and his wife Brenda and Douglas Gilstad of Myrtle Beach, Scott Gilstad of Melbourne, Fla., and Peter Gilstad of West Palm Beach, Fla.; three daughters, Cheryl Moore and her husband James of Holliston, Mass., Diane Joyce of Myrtle Beach and Pamela Parker-Weiderman and her husband Bud of Silver Springs, maker and a member of Oak Dale Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Terry L. Housand of Loris. her mother ofWhiteville, N.C.; and a sister, Penny L. Cox Fowler of WhiteviUe, N.C. Mrs. Housand was prede- ceased by a sister, Mary Lanora COx. Memorials may be made to The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, 409 Bay St.. North Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29582. Please sign an online guest- book at Hardwickfh.com. Edna Smith Graveside services for Edna A. Smith, 89, were held Monday at Hillcrest Mausoleum, directed by Ms. Smith died Friday in Conway Manor. Born in Meigs County, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Frances Romine. She attended Lakewood Pentecostal Holiness Church. Ms. Smith was predeceased by two grandsons, Jeff Smith and Chad Cooper; two broth- ers, Orville Romine and Bert Romine; and two sisters, Nellie Sargent and Ethel Euler. Surviving are a son, Charles "Chuck" Smith and his wife Beth of Myrtle Beach; a grand- daughter, Sheri Marlowe and her husband Jimmy; a grand- son, Hunter Smith; three great- granddaughters, two great- great-grandchildren and sever- al nieces and nephews. Memorials may be sent m Lakewood Pentecostal Holiness Church, 6585 Hwy. 707, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29588; or to Socastee Baptist Church, 3690 Soeastee Blvd., Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29588. Sign a guest book at www.guldfinchfuneralhome.co m. Colonel Thurman Martin FOLLY BEACH-Graveside services with full military hon- ors for Colonel Thurman O'Neal Martin, U.S. Army ret., 76. were held Sunday at Aynor Mlk?ase,;hUgtbIig ........ Cmtery, directed by Duluth, Minn. Memorials may be sent to The ARC of Coastal Carolina, P.O. Box 32187, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29588; or to Mercy Hospice and Palliative Care, P.O. Box 50640, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29579. Sign a guest book at www.goldfincgflmeralhome.co m. Juanita Cole LORIS-Graveside services for luanlta Blanton Mincey Cole, 91. were held Saturday at Blanton Cemetery in Nichols, directed by Hardwick Funeral Home. Mrs. Cole died peacefully in her sleep this past Thursday in Conway Manor. Bom March 8, 1917, in Nichols, she was a daughter of the late Marcellus Newton and Elnita Shelley Blanton. Mrs. Cole was also predeceased by her first husband, Joseph Oliver "O.L." Mincey; her sec- ond husband, Jay Cole; a daughter, Ethel Allen; a grand- son, James Olin Smith; and a son-in-law, John Hall. Mrs. Cole retired from retail clothing sales and was a long- time member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Surviving are a son, W'flliam "Bill" Mincey of San Diego, Calif.; three daughters, Irene M. Watts of Conway, Katherine Hall of Lofts and Sue Frizell of Grants Pass, Ore.; 15 grandchil- dren; and many loving great- grandchildren and great-great- grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Mercy Hospice & Palliative Care. P.O. Box 50640, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29579. Please sign an online guest- book at Hardwickfh.com. Colonel Martin died Jan. 7 of complications from throat can- cer. Born in Horry County, he was a son of the late Thurman and Macie Martin of Aynor. He graduated from Clemson University in 1955, and earned a master's degree from Cornell University. He was commis- sioned a 2nd Liemenant in the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps, and retired as a Colonel in 1984. His military career was high- lighted by two combat tours in viemam and graduation from the Command and General Staff College. Colonel Martin was awarded the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star and Army Commendation Medal. He was married to Dorothy Jean Martin, a daugh- ter of the late Elisha Mack and Rhoda Spears Rabon. Surviving are his wife; three sons, Michael Martin of Dallas, Ga., Timothy Martin of Atlanta, Ga., and Patrick Martin of Marietta, Ga.: nine grandchil- dren; and a sister, Melva Martin Gilmore of Charleston. Sign a guesthook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.co Elizabeth Housand I_ORIS- Elizabeth Ann Cox Housand, 51, died this past Thursday at her home follow- ing an illness. Born Nov. 27, 1957, in Loris, she was a daughter of Linda Harrelson Cox and the late Isaac P. Cox. Mrs. Housand served her country with honor and dis- tinction in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged on Feb. 23, 1981. She was a home- .................................................. ].LLJ.dL.L.L...&__ m, Jimmie Pajaro Services for limmie John Pajaro, 46, were held Saturday in Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. Born in Colombia, South America, he was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Pajaro. He attended Charleston Heights Baptist Church. Mr. Pajaro was a Boy Scout as a youth, and attended the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. He won a state champi- onship in pole-vaulting as a student at Garrett High School in Charleston. Surviving are his wife, Debbie E Pajaro of Conway; his parents of Gastonia, N.C.; two daughters, Christine Pajaro and Caroline Pajaro of johnsonville; two stepdaugh- ters, Stacey Tdghman and Nikki Hudson of Conway; a grandson, Diego Tilghman; two brothers, Vernon Pajaro of Gastonla, N.C., and Franklin Pajaro of Rocky Mount, N.C.; and a sister, Victoria O'Leary of Gastonia, N.C. Memorials may be sent to Rockville Presbyterian Church, 2479 Sea Island Yacht Glub Road, Wadmalaw Island, S.C. 29487. An online guestbook is avail- able at www.goldfinchfimeral- home.com. Kenny Marlowe NORTH MYRTLE BEACH- Services for Kenneth "Kenny" Roger Marlowe, 68, were held Monday in Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. Mr. Marlowe died Friday. Born in Charlotte, N.C., he was a son of the late Charles Clifton and Geneva Harrelson Marlowe. Surviving are his wife, Margaret Marlowe of North Myrtle Beach; a son, Spencer Marlowe of Charlotte, N.C.; two daughters, Kimberly Marlowe and Julie Marlowe of Charlotte, N.C.; two stepsons, Van Simmons of Loris and Albert Lee Fowler of Myrtle Beach; a brother, Wayne Marlowe of Charlotte, N.C.; Mfl Bg0a Wlltadean ! Marlowe ofWhiteville, N.C.; nine grandchildren, Brandon Marlowe, Rebecca Marlowe, Chad Kiziah, Heather Kiziah, Kimberly Allen, Joshua Holden, Tammy Simmons, Kayla Fowler and Austin Fowler; and two great-grandchildren, Chloe Marlowe and Dustin Marlowe. Mr. Marlowe was prede- ceased by a son, Roger Marlowe; and a brother, Ralph Marlowe. Sign a guestbook at www.goldfinchflmeralhome.co m Willie West MYRTLE BEACH-Services for Willie T. West, 66, were held Friday in Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church, directed by Ocean View Funeral Home of Horry County. Mr. West died fan. 5. Richard D. Martin LORIS-Services for Richard Dayton "picky" Martin, 55, were held Saturday in Bayboro Baptist Church, directed by Coastal 00nument Co. DESIGNERS AND BUILDERS OF QUALITY MEMORIALS IN... MARBLE GRANITE BRONZE BRONZE PLAQUES PRIVATE i.:: ........ MAUSOLEUMS greeting dl4emorials in Jtorrg and Surrounding ounties 8itt 1948 3027 HIGHWAY 701 N (AT HOMEWOOD) 3/4 Mile North of Conway Post Office 843-365-3600 843-365-3172 Mon,-Fri, 8 am-5 pm (Fax) 843-365-0346 Ward Funeral Home. Mr. Martin of Green Sea Road South died Jan. 7 at his residence following an illness. Born Dec. 5, 1953, in Mullins, he was a son of Eva Mae Boone Martin and the late Aaron D. Martin. He was a member of Bayboro Baptist Church. Surviving are his mother of Loris; a sister, Debbie Strickland and her husband Paul of Loris; a brother, Andy Martin and his wife Gwen of Williams Township, N.C.; two nephews, Thomas Martin of Williams Township, N.C., and Aaron Stricldand of Loris; and a niece, Jennifer Rochester and her husband Lee of Conway. Memorials may be sent to Bayboro Baptist Church, 3901 Green Sea Road, Aynor, S.C. 29511. Jimmy nendrick Services for James Hampton "Jimmy" Hendrick Jr., 90, were held Saturday in Trinity United Methodist Church with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery, directed by Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. Mr. Hendrick, formerly of Conway, died Jan. 7 in National Health Care in Columbia fol- lowing an illness. Bom in Conway, he was a son of the late Iames Hampton Hendrick St. and Nannie Eason Hendrick. He was a charter member and steward of Trinity United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Men's Fellowship Class and a church greeter for many years. Mr. Hendrick was a member of the Conway Kiwanis Club and Conway Masonic Lodge # 381. He was a U.S. Army vet- eran of World War II. Mr. Hendrick was owner of Jimmy's Auto Sales. He was an avid bowler and fisherman. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Mr. Hendrick was predeceased by four brothers, Woodrow Hendrick, Robert "Bob" Hendrick, Windeli Hendrick and Eason Hendrick; and five sisters, Thehna H. Fenegan, Cecil H. Fenegan, Liliian H. Calhoun, Naomi H. Schnapf and Bernice H. Clements. Survi;Irhi fSarah H. Hn iaf_lmlim a son, John Hampton Hendrick of Little River; a daughter, Cindy Newman and her hus- band Frank of Columbia; six grandchildren, Sheldon Newman, Ame Newman, Brandon Hendrick, John Hendrick Jr., Ryan Hendftck and Holly Berry; and three great-grandchildren. Memorials may be sent to Trinity United Methodist Church, 198 Long Ave., Conway, S.C. 29526; or Hospice Care of Tri County, 166 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, S.C. 29210. Sign an online guest book at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.co m Holly Edge Services for Holly Rebecca Edge, 25, were held Friday in Maple Baptist Church with burial in Thompson Cemetery, directed by Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. Mrs. Edge of Highway 65 died Jan. 7 at the Medical University of South Carolina. Born in Conway, she was a daughter of Russell Wayne Edge and Cathy Joan Stevens Bell. She was a member of Maple Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband, Jeremy Foster Galloway of Conway; her father of Conway; her mother and her husband Clark of Loris; a brother, Scottie Edge (Kelly) of Conway; a sister, Shannen S. Jordan and her husband Charlie of Lofts; two stepbrothers, Bryan Squires of Loris and Derek Squires of Conway; paternal grandparents, Charles and Rebecca Edge of Conway; three nieces, Earon Jordan, Katlyn Jordan and CJ. Jordan; and a nephew, Bryson Edge. Memorials may be sent to Thompson Cemetery Fund, c/o Maple Baptist Church, 4500 Hwy. 65, Conway, S.C. 29526. Sign a guestbook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.co m. Bill McClellan LORIS-Services for William N. "Bill" McClellan, 79, were held Friday in Watson Funeral Services Chapel with burial in Hillcrest Cemetery. Mr. McClellan of Highway 67 died Jan. 6 in Loris Hospital. Born Oct. 27, 1929, in Conway, he was a son of the late Neil and Mamie Richardson McClellan. He was also predeceased by a son, Christopher McClellan; a daughter, Mellissa McClellan; and two brothers, Johnny and Tom McClellan. Mr. McClellan was a mem- ber of Bread of Life Tabernacle. He enjoyed walking, manicur- ing his lawn and helping oth- ers with their yards. He enjoyed his family very much. Surviving are his wife, Louise Todd McClellan of the home; five sons, Robert Gore of Myrtle Beach, Jack Beall (Sherrie) and Billy Ray McClellan of Conway, Danny McClellan (Amy) and Randy McClellan of Socastee; five daughters, joann Jordan (Harvey) and Becky Johnson (Bobby) of Conway, Patty Skipper (Jeff) of Socastee, Sarah Anderson (Mike) of Myrtle Beach, Donna Givens (Mike) of Loris; a brother, of a'nttrdaril,,Marie Godbolt, Kathleen McClellan and Carolyn Baker (Tinnie) of Conway; 20 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and many other family and friends who will miss him. Please sign a guestbook at watsonfuneralservices.com, or myrtlebeachonline. Com. Robert Young Memorial services for Robert LOuis Young, 70, were held this past Thursday in Watson Funeral Services Chapel. Mr. Young died Jan. 5. Surviving are his wife, Sandra J. Young of Conway; three children and nine grand- children. Please sign a guestbook at watsonfuneralservices.com or myrtlebeachonline.com. . :- _ .:. : :.- . Peggy Graham GALWANTS FERRY-Services for Peggy H. Graham, 65, were held Friday in Antioch Baptist Church, directed by Johnson Funeral Home. Mrs. Graham of Graham Lake Road died jan. 6 in Conway Medical Center. Born Dec. 7, 1943, in Nichols, she was a daughter of the late Emerson J. and Lou : Strickland Hooks. Mrs. Graham was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and the Horty County Planning Commission. She was zone chairman and a past president of theAynor; Lions Club, a member of the i Horry County State Bank Advisory Board, and the owner and broker of Graham Realty. Mrs. Graham was prede- ceased by a sister, Berline H. Mincey of Nichols; and a broth- er, Jack Hooks of Bessimer City, N.C. Surviving are her husband, Walden B. Graham of the home; two sons, KennethW. Graham and his wife Doris Jean, and Michael N. Graham and his wife Charlean, and two grand- children, Kenneth B. Graham and his wife Heather and Jessica N. Graham of Galivants Ferry; a brother, Elbert A. "Pete" Hooks of Montverde, Fla.; tWO sisters, Lonle Mincey of Gainesville, Fla., and Sadie Rae Smith of Aynor. Memorials may be sent to Antioch Baptist Church (Family Life Center Fund), 2080 Hw'# 129, Galivants Ferry, S.C. 29544. Please sign an online guest book at www.johnsonfuneral- homeofaynor.com Bill Viers MYRTLE BEACH-Services for William C. "Bill" Viers Sr., 72, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Grand Strand Baptist Church with burial in ocean Woods Cemetery, directed by Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway chapel. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. today at the church. Mr. Viers of Forestbrook Road died Monday in Grand Strand Healthcare in Myrtle Beach. Bom in Six, W.Va., he was a son of the late Larkin Taylor and Margaret Ellen Ray Viers. He was a member of Grand Strand Baptist Church. Mr. Viers was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean American Legion Post 40, Disabled American Veterans and Sons of Confederate Veterans. He was also a mem- ber of the Horry County Republican Party, South Strand Republican Club and North Myrtle Beach Republican Club. Mr. Viers was predeceased by a daughter, Angela Hoffimire; a brother and four sisters. Surviving are his wife, Brenda C. Viers of Myrtle Beach; three sons, ThadViers of Myrtle Beach, Bart viers of Ft. Stewart, Ga., and Carsonviers of Marion, Ohio; two stepsons, Brent Whan of Ashle Ind., and Rob Whan of Spencerville, Ind.; 13 grandchildren, a great- grandchild; and a sister, Kathleen Tiller of Marion, Ohio. Memorials may be sent to American Diabetes Association, RO. Box 11454, Alexandria, Va. 22312; American Heart Association, 950 48th Ave. North, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29579; or Multiple Sclerosis, 212 Jeopardy Lane, Conway, S.C. 29526. Sign a guestbook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.co m. Are You Prepared For Tomorrow? A caring, compassionate full service funeral home and crematory here to meet your every wish and need. 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