Obituaries, February 15, 2013

  • Thursday, February 14, 2013

Lorraine Eaglin

July 1, 1917 – February 10, 2013

Lorraine Eaglin of Myrtle Beach, S.C. passed away at Grand Strand Healthcare in Myrtle Beach on Sunday evening, February 10, 2013.  
She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, George Dean Eaglin.  
Lorraine lived most of her life in St. Louis, Mo.
She was a devoted mother of Ronald G. Eaglin (Bonnie) of Pawleys Island, S.C. and Sharon Eaglin Hopper of St. Charles, Mo.
She is survived by six grandchildren, Ronald Dean Eaglin (Linda) of Deland Fla., Lori Eaglin Bell (Tim) of Lynchburg, Va., Michael Allen Eaglin, (Amy) of Myrtle Beach Jeffrey Niles Eaglin (Paula) of Morehead, Ky., Jennie Hopper Raithel (Matt) of St. Charles, Mo., and  Bryan Hopper (Mary) of St. Charles, Mo.  
She is also survived by eight great-grandchildren, Annemarie Kling, Julia Kling and Caroline Kling of Lynchburg, Va, Catherine Eaglin and Anna Eaglin of Deland Fla., Savannah Eaglin of Morehead, Ky., and Allie Raithel and Violet Raithel of St. Charles, Mo.
Lorraine was born in St. Louis, Mo. and lived there until moving to Conway, S.C. to live from 1987 to 1992.
She returned to live in St. Charles, Mo. until 2006 when she moved to Pawleys Island to live until her death.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Goldfinch Funeral Home in Murrells Inlet.
A reception will follow in the Goldfinch Reception Center.
Father Pat Stenson of Precious Blood Catholic Church in Pawleys Island will officiate.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Precious Blood Catholic Church, 1633 Waverly Road, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.
Sign an online guest book at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com/obituaries.

Helen Betts Maynard and James Thomas

Helen Betts Maynard, age 90, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., formerly of Georgeotwn, S.C. died Tuesday, February 12, 2013.
She was born on March 1, 1922 in Raleigh, N.C. to the late Dwight Fairfax and Dessie Moore Wellons Betts.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, James Thomas Maynard.
Mrs. Maynard was a 1942 graduate of Meredith College.
She taught elementary school and Sunday school in Raleigh and served as editor of the social column for the Greensboro Daily News during World War II.
She moved to Georgetown, S.C. in 1950, where she was a member of Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church (circa 1730) since 1950.
She was President of the Women of the Church Auxiliary, participated Annual Prince George Plantation Tours, and taught Sunday School.
From 1968 until 2001, Mrs. Maynard and her husband owned and operated Hopsewee Plantation, birthplace of Thomas Lynch Jr., signer of the Declaration of Independence, and preserved the integrity of the house and grounds which was opened to the public as a house museum in 1970.
James Thomas Maynard, age 89, of Murfreesboro died Monday, August 31, 2009.  
He was born February 16, 1920 in Williamsburg, Va. to the late Edward Walker and Cassie Cooke Sheppard Maynard.
Mr. Maynard graduated from Fort Union Military Academy in Virginia in 1939, North Carolina State in 1943 with a BS Degree in Forestry.  
He served his country in the 82nd Airborne from 1944 until 1946 operating in the European Theater and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his Meritorious Service in the Battle of the Buldge.
He also served in Holland, the Ardennes, and Germany. He left the service as a Captain.
He served as manager with Ingram Lumber Company before his retirement. He was a member of the Winyah Indigo Society.
Mr. Maynard was a member of the Prince George Episcopal Church, Winyah Parrish for 59 years and served as Senior Warden, Junior Warden, and Vestryman.
They survived by their children, James Barry Maynard (Emmaly) of Cincinnati, Ohio, Cassie Cooke Smith (Bayden) of Concord, N.C., and Betts Maynard Harrelson Barbier Nixon (Roy) of Murfreesboro; seven grandchildren, James Thomas Maynard, Elise Ivy Maynard, Emmaly Smith Rogalski (Kyle), Benjamin Barton Smith, Helen Grace Smith, Collins Maynard Harrelson (Tracy Kay Mullins), Wellons Betts Harrelson; and two great-grandchildren, Lillian Grace Rogalski and Ethan James Harrelson.
A joint memorial service will be held at the Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church in Georgetown, S.C. with interment following in Prince George Cemetery at a later date.
Contact Woodfin Memorial Chapel at 615-893-5151, or by e-mail at www.woodfinchapel.com.

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