Obituaries, May 13, 2013

  • Monday, May 13, 2013

Cynthia Baker

Cynthia “Cindy” Baker, age 63, died on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Duke University Hospital.
Cindy was born in Columbia, S.C. to Margie Elizabeth Anderson and the late Henry W. Anderson.
She worked as a legal secretary for many years before becoming a homemaker.
“Nana” was especially proud of her grandchildren and enjoyed cooking for her friends and family.
She was a genuinely good person who was well liked by all. She will be missed by her friends and family.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband of 34 years, Andy Baker; daughters, Kimberly Rippy and husband Terry of Burlington, N.C., Jennifer Baker of Murrells Inlet, and Stephanie Vernon of Murrells Inlet; grandchildren Hannah Faith Rippy, Jackson Baker Rippy, John Dylan Shaw, Brayden Andrew Vernon, Mora Elizabeth Vernon, and Tyson Charles Thompson; son-in-law Matt Vernon of Murrells Inlet; and brother Barry Anderson and wife Cyndi of West Columbia, SC.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Goldfinch Funeral Home Beach Chapel.
Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Liver Foundation/SE 2250 N. Druid Hills Rd., Suite 285 Atlanta, GA 30329.
An online guestbook is available at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com.
Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Lawrence Fox

Lawrence Robert “Larry” Fox, 69, of Georgetown passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Medical University of South Carolina Hospital.
Born on July 2, 1943, in Kingstree, he was the son of the late Percy Lawrence Fox and the late Inez Walcott Fox of West Point, Va. and Georgetown.
Mr. Fox was a member of First Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and was a member of the Lide Williams Sunday School Class.
He was a graduate of Winyah High School and The Citadel.
Mr. Fox was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a recipient of the South Carolina Order of the Silver Crescent, awarded for his exemplary performance and contribution to the community.
Mr. Fox was involved in numerous community activities and services to include the Georgetown Planning Commission, Lions Club, Service Over Self, American Legion, Salvation Army, Boys and Girls Club, Friends of the NRA and the Jamestowne Society.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Diane Ward Fox of Georgetown; a daughter, Suzanne Walcott Fox of Georgetown and fiancé Miles West; two sons, Lawrence Warren Fox and his wife Retta of Florence, S.C. and Brandon Douglas Fox and his wife Anna of Georgetown; two granddaughters, Jenna Marie Fox and Lilly Danielle Fox, both of Florence; mother-in-law Cynthia W. Douglas of Givhans Ferry, S.C.; two brothers-in-law, Richard A. Evans and his wife Judi of Plymouth, N.C. and Otis C. Ward III and his wife Ann of Moncks Corner; one nephew, Otis C. Ward IV of Givhans Ferry; three nieces, Reada Evans Sullivan and her husband Michael of Newport, R.I., Joanna W. Hughes and her husband Aaron of Goose Creek and Rachel Ward of Summerville, S.C.; a number of great nieces and nephews; six cousins including, Jack Feild and his wife Skip of Pawleys Island; “special” sisters, Jenny Kong and Annie and Susan Wong; and a K-9 companion, Ellie, City of Georgetown Emissary.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Reada Fox Evans.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at First Baptist Church with the Dr. Ted Sherrill officiating.
Burial will follow in the Lebanon Cemetery in Effingham at 4 p.m.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at First Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 219 Cleland St. Georgetown, SC 29440, Georgetown Lions Club, P.O. Box 378 Georgetown, SC 29442 or to the Salvation Army, 2401 Anthuan Maybank Dr. Georgetown, SC 29440.
Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (www.grahamfuneralhome.org).

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