Obituaries, January 29, 2014

  • Thursday, January 30, 2014

Alex Reed



Nicole Durant, age 41 of 64 Brittle Brush Ln. Hemingway, S.C.

Ervin Pressley, age 46 of 1473 Old Georgetown Rd., Hemingway, S.C.

John Calhoun Jr.

John “Smokey” Caldwell Calhoun, Jr., 57, of Pawleys Island died Saturday, January 25, 2014, at MUSC Medical Center in Charleston.

Mr. Calhoun was born in North Kingston, R.I. on January 13, 1957, a son of Mary Zurcher and the late John Caldwell Calhoun. He grew up in Pawleys Island and graduated from J.L. Mann High School in Greenville in 1972. Mr. Calhoun was a very loved and strong man, life partner, father, son, brother, and friend to so many. He was very special and giving to all that knew him. His passing is a celebration of life for him. He is now healed and flying free with all our angels.

Surviving, in addition to his mother of Pawleys Island, are: his life partner, Carla Schuchman of Pawleys Island; a daughter, Nacole Calhoun of Andrews; two brothers, Robert and David Calhoun; a sister, Mary Lucinda Calhoun; and three grandsons, Caleb Gleason, Zachary Calhoun, and Don Allen Marlow, III. Mr. Calhoun was predeceased by his father and a son, Austin Calhoun of Pawleys Island.

Memorial services will be held at two o’clock on Thursday afternoon, January 30, 2014, at Precious Blood of Christ Roman Catholic Church. Officiating will be Pastor Ed Duncan and Harley Randy Zurcher.

Sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to: The Calhoun Family, PO Box 622, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Colas Wyndell Cooper

Colas Wyndell Cooper, 66, widower of Marilyn Cooper, died Friday January 24, 2014 at Tidelands Community Hospice House.

Wyndell was born on September 27, 1947, in Georgetown, to the late Ernest Jenkins Cooper and the late Ida Mae Trimble Cooper. He retired from Georgetown Steel Mill after 30 years of service and was a HUGE Clemson fan. He enjoyed football and golf and was a member of the Moose Lodge.

Survivors include two daughters, Hona Miller (Scott) and Wendy Jones (Tootsie) both of Georgetown; five grandchildren, Brittany Miller, Brook Miller, Bryson Miller, Candace Jones and Michelle Jones all of Georgetown and 4 great-grandchildren all of Georgetown; four brothers, Jimmy Cooper (Mattie) of Georgetown, Bobby Cooper (Lynette) of Andrews, Mike Cooper of Manning, and Tony Cooper of Manning; one sister, Francis Shelley of Pawleys Island; a number of nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Johnny Gossett.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Marlene Driggers and Honar Mae Parsons; and two brothers, Donnie Cooper and Tommy Cooper.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Calvary Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Teddy Rabon officiating. Burial will follow in Peters Creek Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Freewill Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Tidelands Community Hospice House of Georgetown, 2591 N. Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440 or to Calvary Freewill Baptist Church, 1663 N. Fraser Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.

Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements. www.grahamfuneralhome.org

Alex Reed

Alexander “Alex” Carlton Hilland Reed, 10, of Charlotte, N.C. departed this life on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at his residence.

Alex was born the son of Elizabeth Hargis- Reed and Kevin Howard Reed on February, 14, 2003 in Mercy Jeannette Hospital in Pennsylvania. He was a fifth-grade student at Providence Day School. He was a funny, kind and caring young man who was a good friend to many.

He is survived by: his parents; his sister, Emily Virginia Reed; and his maternal grandmother, Linda Hargis. He also leaves behind a extended family that loved him very much, including: Cathy Reed, Susan King, Dell Reed, Wanda Reed, Cheryl Johnson, Mathew Holland, Katie Johnson, Karen Casas, Carlos Casas, Katherine Hilland, Janet Tinkey, Ken Tinkey, Nikki Iyer, Mike Tinkey, Charles Hilland and Hanne Hilland.

He was predeceased by: his paternal grandparents, Carlton Reed and Nell T. Reed.

A Celebration of Life Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, January 26, 2014, at Screven Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 6–8 p.m., Saturday, January 25, 2014 in the church sanctuary.

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

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