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Obituaries, November 8, 2013

  • Thursday, November 7, 2013

  • Updated Friday, November 8, 2013 1:43 pm


Lloyd Green Sr., age 86, of Hemingway, S.C.


Lawrence Martin

Lawrence Edward Martin, age 69, of Andrews, S.C., beloved father and grandfather, departed this life on Wednesday morning, Nov. 6, 2013 at his residence.
Mr. Martin was born the son of William Murphy Martin and Mary Earline Elliott Martin on June 24, 1944 in Kingstree.  
He was a retired dragline operator with Martin-Marietta.  He attended the Oak Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church.  He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to trap coyotes and foxes.
He leaves behind:  four daughters, Sherry M. (Jimmy) Tomlin, Rebecca M. (Charles) Stone, Robin Denise M. Newton, and Valerie Nicole Martin; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and long time companion, Mary Lou Baylor.  He also leaves behind:  three brothers, W.M. (Iris) Martin, Ronnie (Doris) Martin, and Mark (Alicia) Martin; six sisters, Betty Jean Freeman, Coralee (Lonnie) Kaylor, Virginia (Jerry) Appleton, Cynthia Ann (Larry) Hughes, Carolyn Sue (Cornelius) Butler, and Martha Frances (Felder) Elliott; a sister-in-law, Susan Martin; and a brother-in-law, Jim O’orouke
He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Dan Martin; three sisters, Debra Lynn Cannon, Molly Mae Martin, and Minnie Pearl; and a brother-in-law, Frank Freeman.
A Home Going Celebration will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at the Oak Ridge Pentecostal Holiness Church.  
Interment will follow in the Spring Pond Cemetery, directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday evening, Nov. 8, 2013 at the Andrews Chapel.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Martin family.  
Online condolences may be sent to

Rachel Cannon-Moree

Rachel Althea Cannon-Moree, age 77, of Andrews, S.C., the widow of Robert James “Bob” Moree, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday evening, Nov. 5, 2013 at the University of Alabama Medical Hospital in Birmingham, Ala.
Mrs. Moree was born the daughter of Rev. Wilburn Samuel Cox and Effie Mae Stone Cox on February 17, 1936 in Kingstree, S.C.  
She was the co-founder and operator of Moree’s Barbeque.  She was a member of the Woodmen of the World and was a member of the Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church.  She committed her life to acts of selfless giving for her family, and an unconditional love to earn her the distinguished title – Beloved Mother.
Bob and Althea were married on October 16, 1962 and celebrated 35 years together.  Their home was blessed with two children, Rodney Dale Cannon and Camellia Ann Moree; three grandchildren, Regina, Paul, and Blaine; and four great-grandchildren, Bristol, Kale, Autumn, and Piper.  
She also leaves behind three brothers, Esters (Lib) Cox, Samuel (Myrna) Cox, and Rev. Jerry (Betty) Cox; and five sisters, Barbra Calcutt, Catherine Venters, Rebecca (Sambo) Browder-Evans, Lillian (Hank) McLaughin, and Darnell (Rogers) Owens.
She was predeceased by her parents; and her husbands, Wendell “W.J” Cannon and Bob Moree.
A Home Going Celebration will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at the Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church.  
Interment will follow in the Andrews Memorial Cemetery, directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday evening, Nov. 8, 2013 in the church sanctuary.
Memorials may be made to: Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church, 112 N Magnolia Ave., Andrews, SC  29510.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Moree family.  
Online condolences may be sent to

Thomas Wayne Morris

Thomas Wayne Morris, age 73, of Andrews, S.C. passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Tidelands Community Hospice House in Georgetown.
Mr. Morris was born in Georgetown on April 9, 1940, a son of the late Thomas Leon Morris and Lois McCants Morris Wiggins.  He grew up in Andrews and graduated from Andrews High School.  
He was a member of Harper’s Lodge No. 225 Ancient Free Masons in Andrews, Omar Shrine Club in Mt. Pleasant, a past director of Omar Volunteers in Andrews, and Omar Shrine Road Runners.  
One of Mr. Morris’s joys was helping crippled and burned children by transporting them for treatment at various Shriner’s Hospitals.  During his time as a Road Runner, he made 220 trips to and from Shriner’s Hospitals in Texas, Ohio, and South Carolina.  
He was also an avid cook and loved cooking just about anything edible, although BBQ and pileau were his favorites and specialties.  
He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and retired from Liberty Life Insurance Company.
Mr. Morris was married to Barbara Price Morris on December 23, 1967. They celebrated 45 years together.  
In addition to his wife of Andrews, surviving are a son, Flynn Morris of Andrews; a daughter-in-law, Crystal W. Morris of Andrews; two daughters, Sheilah Webb (David) of Lexington and Eve Eggiman (Doug) of Pawleys Island; seven grandchildren, Brandon, Autumn, Cameron, and Emily Morris, all of Andrews, and Stephanie, Tiffany, and Victoria Eggiman, all of Pawleys Island; three sisters, Mary Lois Furches and Virginia Ann Brown (Jerry), both of Kingstree, S.C., and Elisa Smith (Gerald) of Anderson, S.C.; a brother, Grady Wiggins (Kim) of Lexington, S.C.; brothers- and sisters-n-laws, Roy and Louise Gilbert and Charles and Doris Price, all of Andrews, N.C.; a very special niece, Paula Price of Murrells Inlet; and a number of other nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Morris was also predeceased by his step-father, Grady Wilson Wiggins.
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday afternoon, Nov. 8, 2013, at Trinity United Methodist Church.  
Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Ben Gafford and the Rev. Murray Powell.  
Inurnment will be private.
The family will receive friends on Friday at the church immediately following the memorial services.
Special thanks are extended from the family to Prince George Healthcare and Tidelands Community Hospice Healthcare Staff.
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In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Tidelands Hospice House, Inc., 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, S.C. 29440, or to Trinity United Methodist Church, 205 S. Rosemary St., Andrews, S.C. 29510, or to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605 (
The Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sybil Small

Southern grace and charm defines few people as much as Sybil Parks Small.  She was born on July 2, 1930, in Hartford Alabama, and passed away Nov. 4, 2013.  
Anyone who met Mrs. Small will never forget this special person who possessed and gave so much love, compassion, intelligence, friendship, and kindness.  
Mrs. Small was the daughter of the late Alton B. and Mabel T. Parks of Georgetown and is survived by Earl L. Small Sr., her loving husband of almost 67 years.  
Throughout their marriage, this incredible couple has touched the lives of so many friends and family.
Mrs. Small’s life path carried her from coast to coast; but, her beloved Georgetown always held a special place in her heart.  
Mrs. Small entered college in her mid-30s and obtained a BA in Accounting from California State University in Hayward.  
She began her career in accounting in the banking industry at Wells Fargo.
Starting in 1978 through 1997 she served Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta where she became manager of Grants and Contracts Accounting.  
Mrs. Small ultimately retired as payroll manager for the University.  
She was preceded in death by her son, Earl L Small Jr., and is survived by daughters, Ginny Morrison (Mark) and Peggy Small and daughter-in-love, Rhonda Small.  
In addition, she is survived by one granddaughter, Emily M. Austin (Michael); five grandsons, John Morrison (Kristy), Sam Morrison, Marshall, Mitchell, and Sam Small; her great-granddaughter, Emma Morrison; three brothers, Marion Parks, Jerry Parks (Jackie), and David Parks (Barbara); a sister-in-love, Virginia Tyler; a brother-in-love, Gene Small (Dot); plus countless nieces and nephews.  
This woman of deep faith is now in God’s hands, reunited with loved ones and likely serving on a welcoming committee receiving the newest of saints.  
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church, 1978 Mount Vernon Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338.  
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that support be given to St. Luke’s, or, the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, 1000 Center Place, Norcross, GA 30093 where Mrs. Small was the former joint head of the Hostess Committee.


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