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3 /'tl d WWW.HORRYINDEPENDENT.COM THE HORRY INDEPENDENT I CONWAY, S.C. JULY 8, 2010 !i Gerald Haddon '.i: MYRTLE BEACH- :i Memorial services for : Gerald Lynn Haddon, 64, :i, were held Tuesday in Chapel :: By The Sea with Pastor Jim ,. Brinegar officiating. , Mr. Haddon died Saturday : at his home following a long : illness. Born March 4, 1946, in Paducah, Texas, he was a son of the late Nolan and Clara Haddon. : Surviving are his wife,  Martha T. Haddon of the :: home; two sons: Kenneth :: Feftch of Myrtle Beach and : Gene (Heather) Ferich of '. Loris; a brother, Arlen ::: Haddon of Texas; and five i:i grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 950 48th Ave. North, Myrtle Beach, S.C. 29577. An Online guestbook may :: be signed at www.conwayfu- neralsvc.net. ...... Jeffrey Pike ASH, N.C.-Herbert Jeffrey Pike, 39, died Friday at his home surrounded by his family. A gathering to celebrate Jeff's life will be held for family and friends at a later date Jeffwas bom in Conway. He served his country with courage and honor in the U.S. Marine Corps, and most recently worked as a real-estate speculator and project manager for Design : Construction Corporation. : Surviving are his loving i wife, Patricia A. Senkow of : Calabash, N.C.; his mother, i Lana K. Pike of Longs; his father, lames C. Pike Jr. and his wife Lynn of Loris; a brother, James C. Pike III and Kim of Cherry Grove; a stepdaughter, Patrice Giammanco of Sunset , Beach, N.C.; two nephews, . Colby Bane Pike and Cronm Fysher Pike of Cherry Grove; and a mag'm:af.. friends. In lieu of food or flowers, memorials may be made to '0 Grind for Life, Inc., 2023 N. Atlantic Ave., #236, Cocoa Beach, Fla. 32931 or online i at Grindforlffe.org or to i Liberty Home Care & Hospice, 1120 Ocean ; HighwayWest, Supply, N.C.  28462. i An online guestbook is available at hardwickfuner- alhome.com. Fay Martin Services for Fay D. Martin, 87, will be held at 11 a.m. today in Union United Methodist Church with the Rev. Pare Blankenship offici- ating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Martin died July 5 in the Conway Manor Nursing Home. A native of Conway, Mrs. Martin was the widow of Dennis L. Martin Jr. She was a daughter of the late Leo Ellis and losie Fay Harper Dusenbury. She was also predeceased by a son, Stephen C. Martin Sr.; and brothers, Leo Dusenbury and Bill Duse- nbury. Mrs. Martin was a graduate of W'mthrop Unive- rsity and taught in the Horry County School System for more than 30 years. She was a member of Union United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and the XYZ of Union United Methodist Church. Surviving are a daughter, leannie Dusenbury and her husband Zack of Conway; a sister, Sadie Martin of Myrtle Beach; three grandchildren, Cavin Martin, Brandon Martin and lulie Poster; and a great-grandson, Zachary Poster. Memorials may be made to Union United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4491 U.S. 701 South, Conway, S.C. 29527. An online guestbook is available at www.goldfinch- funeralhome.com. Bob Steinfeldt Services for Lawrence Robert "Bob" Steinfeldt, 79, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in Goldfinch funeral Home, Conway chapel with the Rev. Stan Weber officiating. Burial will be at Old Oakland Cemetery in Sykesville, Md., directed by Halghts,tmerM:-_,. Home in SykesviUe. Mr. Steinfeldt of Old Hickory Drive died luly 3 in Conway Medical Center fol- lowing a brief illness. Born in Baltimore, Md., he was a son of the late Edward and Charlotte Engle Laing Steinfeldt. He was a U.S. Navy veter- an. Mr. Steinfeldt was also predeceased by his wife, Myrtle Viola Steinfeldt. I OBITUARIES I Surviving are his wife, Mildred "Lenora" Steinfeldt of Conway; four sons, Howard Wesley Steinfeldt and his wife Cathy o Pennsylvania, David Brian Steinfeldt and his wife Suzanne, Robert Thomas Steinfeldt and Lawrence Edward Steinfeldt of Maryland; a daughter, Gall Lynn Steinfeldt and her fianc6e, Edward Calwell of Westminster, Md.; three stepdaughters, Terry Blaney and her husband Jerry, Cheryl Culotta and her hus- band Vince, and Robin Pickett and her husband Tommy of Sykesville, Md.; a sister, Ann Beck and her husband Vernon of Florida; a brother, Joseph Cangelosi and his partner Larry of Maryland; eight grandchil- dren, four great-grandchil- dren; and six stepgrandchil- dren. Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Fund, 825 Hammonds Ferry Road, Linthicum, Md. 21090 or marytand@jdrf.org. Sign an online guestbook at www.goldfinchflmeral- home.com Lurene C. Phipps LORIS-Services for Lurene Causey Phipps, 63, were held July 2 in Macedonia Baptist Church with burial at Holly Hill Cemetery. Pastor Bill Thompson and the Rev. Jimmy Caines offici- ated at the services. Mrs. Phipps died June 29 in Lofts Community Hospital following an illness. Born June 11, 1947, in Lofts, she was a daughter of the late Lewis Maston "Mack" and Mattie Laura Coleman Cause She was also predeceased by a daughter, Lisa Anne Phipps; a granddaughter, Alexis Grey Davis; four brothers, Otis Wayne Causey, Lewis Milton Causey, lames Shelton husband Michael of Myrtle Beach; two sisters, Bonnie Soles and her husband Brice, and Susan "Sue" Cartrette of Loris; four grandchildren, Carrrn, Chris, Madison and Reid; and a special sister-in-law, leanette Phipps Rentz of Lofts. Memorials may be made to Holly Hill Cemetery, c/o Vicky Rogers, 3301 Daisy Rd., Loris, S.C. 29569. An online guestbook is , available at hardwickhmer- alhome.eom. Dan Fox { Services for lames D. "Dan" Fox Sr., 78, were held Tuesday in First Baptist , Church in Conway with Dr. Bob Guffey and the Rev. Rocky Taylor officiating. Burial was in Swift Creek Baptist Church Cemetery th Hartsville. Mr. Fox of Buttercup Lane died July 4 in Conway Hospital following an illnesS. Born in Hartsville, he was a son of the late Ross U. Fox Sr. and Margaret J. Fox. He was a graduate of St. lohns High School in DarlingtorL, Mr. Fox was a U.S. Army veteran and was stationed in Augsburg, Germany, and served as Battalion Operations Sergeant. He served in the Civil Air Patrol as a pilot with the rank of First Lieutenant. Prior to retirement, he was employed by Sonoco Products Company in Hartsville. Mr. Fox was a member of First Baptist Church where he served two terms as a deacon. He was a past vice president-of the Conway Kiwanis Club. Mr. Fox was a member of Horry American Legion Post 111 of Conway where he served as past commander. He loved flying airplanes, riding motorcycles and fish- ing. Mr. Fox was prede- Causey, and Leverne ceased by a daughter, Dana 17usaister Mttie,,,lazctBftttller Ro6s Causey. Mrs. Phipps was a home- maker, a retired farmer and a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a Baptist. Surviving are her hus- band, Robert C. Phipps Jr. of the home; a son, Randall C. Phipps and his wife Ann of Loris; two daughters, Gina Phipps Anderson and her husband Jody of Loris, and Robbie Ash Munden and her U. FOX II; and two sisters, Frances Fox Herring and Mary V. Baxley. Surviving are his wife, Sara L. Fox of Conway; a son, Daniel Fox of Hartsville; a stepson, lames Terry and his wife Sheila of Florence; two stepdaughters, Lyn Blackmon of Hartsville and Susan Yarborough and her husband Dave of Rock Hill; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made HoUiday Jr. and Baby Boy to Growing Strong, c/o First Holliday; and a grand- Baptist Church, 603 Elm St., daughter, Andrea Lee Conway, S.C; 29526; or to Holliday. the American Legion, Horry She was a charter mem- : Post 111, P.O.Box 1815, ber of Langston Memorial Conwa S.C. 29528. Baptist Church, a graduate Sign an online guestbook of Georgetown College and at www.goldfinchfuneral- the University of Kentucky home.com, where she received a mas- ter's degree in business edu- Jack Skipper cation. Mrs. Holliday taught at Conway High School and Aynor Conway Career Services for Jack Willie Center and was an instruc- Skipper, 83, were held mr at Coastal Carolina Monday in Pisgah United College. She was a past i Methodist Church with the president ofth e S.C. Rev.Allen Richardson offici- Busines Educatlori   ating. Burial was in the Association. .... church cemetery. Surviving are a son, lames Mr. Skipper of Sweet E "Jim" Holliday Sr. and his Street died July 2 in Conway wife April of Myrtle Beach; a tMedical Center. daughter, Meg H. Daniels Born in Horry County, he and husband Carl of Valrico, was a son of the late Smiley Fla.; seven grandchildren, Hampton and Foye Jenkins two great-grandchildren, Skipper. He was a member and a sister, Waller Kenney of Pisgah United Methodist of Paris, Ky. Church. Memorials may be sent to Mr. Skipper was a U.S. Annie Epps Holliday Army veteran. He was a Scholarship Fund, c/o member of the Gunter's Langston Baptist Church, Island Hunting Club and 763 S.C. 905, Conway, S.C. was an avid hunter and fish- 29526. erman.   Mr. Skipper was prede- Bobbie Murray ceased by five brothers and two sisters. Surviving are three sons, , Memorial services for Jack Timothy Skipper and Bobbie Estelle Moore his wife Dorothy of Rock Murray, 69, were held this Hill, Keith B. Skipper and past Thursday in Goldfinch his wife Wendy, and Reddick Funeral Home, Conway A. Skipper of ConWay; and chapel with the Rev. George five grandchildren, Olive officiating, Christina Harman, Stanton Mrs. Murray of Causey Skipper, Ellen Skipper, Street died June 28 in Claire Skipper and Erica Kindred Healthcare of Skipper. Charleston. Memorials may be made Born in Lovetown, Ala., to the American Heart she was a daughter of the Association, P.O. Box 5216, late Eldridge Milton and Glen Allen, Va. 23058,5216. Ethel Love Moore. She was a Sign a guestb00k at member o/the Ladies NCO www.goldfmchfuneral:.::   Club on the former Myrtle home.com. Beach Air Force Base where , .... her husband, William "Bill" 00.00uoa, Surviving are her husband , of Conway; a son, Kenneth Graveside services for Shawn Brown of Columbia; Margaret Elizabeth Payne three daughters, Tammy Holilday, 96, were ltd': " . Sabrina Brown of Columbia, Saturday idatitlllH ''o:)tiailrt,Iea'tan arid;" Cemetery in Conway with her husband Brian of Hop- the Rev. Bruce Davenport kins and Teresa Ann lames officiating, and her husband Bert of Mrs. Holliday of S.C. 905 Lyrmfield, Mass.; a step- died June 30. daughter, Rhonda Lynn Born in Charlottesville, Godwin of Baker, Fla.; a Va., and reared in Paris, Ky., brother, Ralph Moore of she was a daughter of the Lovetown, Ala.; a sister, late James Wiiltamand Lucy Dorothy Bottoms of Do- Mary Bragg Payne. than, Ala.; 10 grandchildren She was also predeceased and six great-grandchildren. by her husband, Henry Sign an online guestbook Elting Holliday Sr.; two sons, at www.goldfinchflmeral- Henry Elting (Buster) home.com. Horry school among nation's best An Horry County school :is among the 62 earning ',national awards for out- ',standing achievement in ' school improvement and 'preparing more students for ',success in high school, col- lege, careers and citizen- ,, ship. , The awards are being pre- 'sented by the Southern Regional Education Board ',(SREB) at its annual High I ,Schools That Works staff development conference dater ths month In ,Louisville, Ky. ', High Schools That Work is la comprehensive school ',improvement program ',based on the premise that ',most pupils can master rig- 'orous academic and care- er/teclmical studies if 'school leaders and teachers :create an environment that motivates all students to make the effort to succeed. More than 1,100 high schools in 30 states and the District of Columbia partici- pate in the lJrog'ram. Horry County's Academy for the Arts, Science, arid Technology in Myrtle Beach is one of 30 High Schools That Work Pacesetter Schools, an honor given to those that exemplify the progress that can be made when leaders truly embrace change and support improvement efforts. These schools are model sites in implementing the High Schools That Work design, teaching students a rigorous curriculum linked to a program of study and showing high achievement. Anderson Districts I & II Career and Technology Center in Williamston and Oconee County's Fred P. Hamilton Career Center in Seneca are winners of a Gold Readiness Award pre- sented for Technology Centers That Work, a school improvement initiative based on the High Schools That Work model with mod- ifications to meet specific needs of shared-time cen- ters. More than 125 technology centers in 12 states take part in this program. 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