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Obituaries, Jan. 15, 2014

  • Wednesday, January 15, 2014

  • Updated Wednesday, January 15, 2014 12:39 pm


Martha Cyrus, age 62, of Hemingway, S.C.


Julian Adair

Julian ‘Joe’ Adair, age 83, of Darlington, S.C. died Monday, January 6th at the McLeod Hospice House in Florence, S.C.

Mr. Adair was born on June 13, 1930 in Lowell, N.C., a son of the late Julian L. Adair Sr. and the late Hazel Wolfe Adair.

He had a career serving in the military, retiring from the United States Air Force.

Mr. Adair then worked for many years at Georgetown Steel Mill.

He is survived by his wife, Eugenia ‘Jean’ Duncan Adair of Darlington; his daughter, Jan (Tony) Teel of Georgetown; two sons, Brian Adair of California and Timothy (Meg) Adair of Florida; and step-children, Debra Bellamy, Teresa (Liston) Strickland and Donna (Allen) Gainey, all of Darlington; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a brother, Benjamin Adair of Spartanburg.

Belk Funeral Home is assisting the Adair family.

A guestbook is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.com.

Eleanor Armstrong

Eleanor Shaul Armstrong, age 94, passed away on Jan. 10, 2014 in Germantown, Tenn. after a sudden illness.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. William G. Armstrong and daughter, Christine Armstrong, both of Georgetown.

She is survived by her two sons, William S. Armstrong (Barbara) of Germantown, Tenn. and Richard J. Armstrong (Carol) of Savannah, Ga.; a brother, John Shaul (Barbara) of Utica, N.Y.; grandchildren, Eric G. Armstrong of Georgetown, Todd Armstrong (Sheila) of Boston, Mass., Dutchen Baker (Gary) of Savannah, Ga., Erin L. Armstrong of Kassel, Germany, Kate M. Armstrong of Nashville, Tenn.; and three great-grandchildren.

“Ellie”, or “Ms. Ellie” as she was affectionately called, lived in Georgetown for over 63 years.

She was born in Hobart, N.Y. and received her BSN from Russell Sage College in Troy where she worked as a nurse anesthetist at Saint Mary’s Hospital.

In 1944, she married Dr. Armstrong. They moved to Georgetown in 1950 when Dr. Armstrong was hired as the first surgeon at the newly established Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Armstrong and her husband, Dr. Armstrong, devoted their lives to healing the sick and raising a family in Georgetown.

Ellie was a member of the Georgetown Presbyterian Church, a longtime volunteer at Smith Medical Clinic, a Trustee for the Yawkey Foundations I and II, a member of the Women’s Board of Georgetown Memorial Hospital, and a former member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

On Oct. 28, 2005, Ms. Ellie was honored with the dedication of the Eleanor S. Armstrong Nursing and Allied Health Wing for Horry-Georgetown Technical College.

She enjoyed a zest for life and being with family and friends.

Among her favorite activities were golf, birding, baking legendary sourdough bread, and participating in environmental tasks.

She always had a book nearby alongside her baskets for sewing, knitting and needle pointing. Saving the environment with an avid personal “pick up the litter campaign” was one of her lifetime habits. She believed in good manners and treating people with deep respect.

A memorial service in her honor will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at the Georgetown Presbyterian Church, followed by a reception celebrating her life at the Stewart-Parker House.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorials to be made to the Christine Armstrong Allied Health and Nursing Scholarship, 743 Hemlock Avenue, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577; Tara Hall Home for Boys, P.O. Box 955, Georgetown, SC 29442-0955; or Smith Medical Clinic, Inc., 116 Baskervill Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

Carnal Flowers

Carnal Dewey “CD” Flowers, 84, the beloved husband of Ann May Karling Flowers of Andrews, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 at his residence.

Mr. Flowers was born the son of Henry Dewey Flowers and Bessie Louise Newton Flowers on Oct. 11, 1929 in Andrews.

He was the owner of Flowers Service Station.

He was a member of the Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church where he served as Missions Director, Sunday School Teacher, Deacon, Adult Choir member, and Church Elder.

Mr. Flowers was a devoted husband, beloved father and grandfather, and cherished brother; a man of solid character and firm moral standards who leaves a legacy trustworthy and true.

CD and Ann were married on December 13, 1952 and celebrated 61 years together.

Their home was blessed with three children, Carnal “Dewey” Flowers Jr., Carol Ann Flowers, and Deidra F. (Jerry) Richard; four grandchildren, Ashley F. (Jamey) Eaddy, Christopher Dewey Flowers, Brianna Lynne Richard, Jerry Joseph Richard III; and a great-grandchild, Madyson Delaney Eaddy.

He also leaves behind a sister, Mattie F. Singleton; two sister-in-laws, Geraldine C. Flowers-Harrelson and Virginia Flowers-Locklear; and a number of nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; two brothers, Samuel “Pete” Flowers and Rev. Leroy Flowers; and a sister and her husband, Gertrude F. Wilson and Rev. Marvin Wilson.

A Home Going Celebration will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, 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 was from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 in the church sanctuary.

Memorials may be made to: Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church – Mission Fund, 112 North Magnolia Ave, Andrews, SC 29510.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Flowers family. Online condolences may be sent to McKenziechapels.com.

Pearl Kennedy

Pearl Roberts Kennedy, age 80, of Hemingway, widow of Edward “Buck” Kennedy, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Rockingham, N.C.

Mrs. Kennedy was born in Hemingway, a daughter of the late Walter M. and Addie Mae Cribb Roberts.

She was a homemaker, and attended Freedom Tabernacle Church. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, watching westerns and going to the singing on Friday night in Georgetown

Surviving are her children, Courtney Eugene (Jongy) Kennedy, Christopher Kennedy, Danny R. Kennedy, Mary (Tom) Coble, Wilma Lee Carter, Brenda Gray, and Emma Lou (Tim) McCure; a brother, Walden Roberts; sisters, Melase Miller and Ina Cadle; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Mrs. Pearl was predeceased by a son, Walter Edward Kennedy; two brothers, Thomas,

Hilton and J. L. Roberts; three grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in the Freedom Tabernacle Church. Burial, directed by Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway, will be in the Good Hope Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday Jan. 15, 2014 at the Freedom Tabernacle Church, 264 Roy Drive, Hemingway, SC, 29554.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Morris Funeral Home, PO Box 158, Hemingway, SC 29554.

Sign the guestbook at www.morris-funeralhome.com.

Emma Reardon

Emma Marie Andrade Reardon, age 83, of Georgetown, wife of Jackson Odell Reardon, died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Tidelands Community Hospice House.

Mrs. Reardon was born a daughter of the late William and Anna Andrade in San Jose, Calif.

She committed her life to her family and gave unconditional love to her husband, children, and grandchildren.

She leaves behind her husband of 62 years; four children, Dale Reardon (Alice), Della Radcliffe (Harold), Darrell Reardon (Diane), and Doug Reardon; five grandchildren, Kelly, Debra Lee, Chris, Jason, and Annabel; two great-grandchildren, Michael Lee and Jackson; a brother, David Andrade; and a sister, Elizabeth Paul.

She was predeceased by a brother, George Andrade.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Monday morning, Jan. 13, 2014 in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel.

Officiating was the Rev. Dr. Robert C. Wilkes.

Burial followed in the cemetery.

Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com.

The family received friends from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 12, 2014 at the Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home.

The family suggests memorials to Tidelands Community Hospice, Inc. 2591 N. Fraser St., Georgetown, S.C. 29440.

Lucille Willis

Lucille Willis, age 70, formerly of Georgetown, died at her residence in Hempstead, N.Y. on Dec. 31, 2013.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 at Wilds Courtyard Chapel conducted by Rev. Gloria Barr Ford.

Burial followed immediately at Beach Family cemetery.

The remains lay in state at Wilds Courtyard Chapel on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 from 11 a.m. until time of service.

Mrs. Willis was born on May 22, 1943 a daughter of Mr. Ernest Alston and Mrs. Essie Mae Collins Alston- Beach.

She was lovingly reared by her mother and step-father, Mr. Charlie H. Beach.

All of her parents predeased her.

Until she retired, she was employed as a machine operator for number of years with Jenco Company of Hempstead. She was married to Abraham Willis who is deceased.

Survivors include her adopted children, Elder Diane Morrison of Uniondale, N.Y., Lydia Capers of New London Conn., Joanne Chisholm of New York, N.Y., Theodore Harleston of Tennessee, Harold Smalls of New York, N.Y., and Lavitta Willis of Rockaway, N.Y.; her siblings, Rosa B Carter of Hempstead, N.Y., Katherine Barr of Sebastian, Fla., Earnest Alston, Mary Alston, Charlie Mae Fulman, Susan Knowlin, Gene Beach, Thomas Beach, Albert Beach, Hugie Beach, Ben Alston, Mabel Beach and Katherine all of Georgetown.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home LLC.


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