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Obituaries, November 19, 2012

  • Monday, November 19, 2012

  • Updated Monday, November 19, 2012 5:00 am

DEATH NOTICES Clea Flowers, age 57, of Hemingway, S.C. Lloyd Johnson Sr., age 64, of Hemingway, S.C. FUNERAL SERVICES
Dalvin Avant Dalvin Avant, 94, of Georgetown, S.C. passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2012, at Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Avant was born March 31, 1918, in Georgetown County, a son of the late Landy Wood Avant Sr. and Mary Ella Grier Avant. He grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School.  After serving in the Navy prior to World War II, he returned to Georgetown to work in the family grocery business.  Upon the retirement of his father, he assumed ownership of the business which he ran until his retirement in 1975.  Mr. Avant was a lifelong member of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church and served as church Sunday School Secretary for many years. Mr. Avant was married to the late Carolyn Henderson Avant and is survived by three children, James Dalvin (Dal) Avant Jr. (Carla), Patricia (Pat) Avant Coleman, and Richard Michael (Mike) Avant (Kelly); six grandchildren, Ashley Avant Gillette, Lea Coleman, Dr. Cara Coleman, Adam Coleman, Richard Avant and Olivia Avant; one great-granddaughter, Dearsley Gillette; three brothers, Dr. William (Bill) Earl Avant (Eleanor), Louis Remson (Ray) Avant (Reba), Landy Wood Avant Jr. (Landy); and one sister, Frances(Frankie) Avant Dodd (Bruce).  He was predeceased by two sisters, Vernice Avant Wilson (Bunny) and Mildred Avant Juk (Mildred). Funeral services will be held at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church in Georgetown, S.C. on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at 2:30 p.m.  Prior to the service, the family will receive friends at the church’s Family Life Center from 1 to 2:30 p.m.  Burial will take place at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials be sent to Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, 901 Highmarket St., Georgetown, S.C. 29440. Sign a guestbook at www.mayerfuneralhome.com. The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Julius Cameron Jr. Julius Elmore Cameron Jr., 80, of Pawleys Island, S.C., widower of Anne Skinner Cameron, died Sunday, November 18, 2012, at Waccamaw Community Hospital in Murrells Inlet. Mr. Cameron was born in Marion on June 25, 1932, a son of the late Julius Elmore Cameron Sr. and Tommie Belle Godbold Cameron.   He grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School and the University of South Carolina School of Pharmacy.   Mr. Cameron served in the U.S. Army and was the former owner of Cameron’s Pharmacy. He retired in 1992.   Mr. Cameron was a member of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church.   He was an avid Gamecock fan and a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother. Surviving are two sons, James E. Cameron of Pawleys Island and Timothy N. Cameron of Garden City; a daughter, Tamela C. Gardner (Frank) of Conway; four grandchildren; and two sisters, Linda C. Bailey (Herb) and Anita C. Hall (Billy), both of Georgetown. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Cameron was predeceased by:  two sisters, Joyce C. Stevenson and Frances C. Johnson. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday morning, November 21, 2012, at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church.   Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Dora Gafford.   Entombment will follow at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening, November 20, 2012, at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home. Sign a guestbook at www.mayerfuneralhome.com. Memorials are suggested to: American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.


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