Obituaries, May 2, 2014

  • Saturday, May 3, 2014

  • Updated Saturday, May 3, 2014 10:28 am


Willie Mae Palmer age 80 of 229 Willie Mae Palmer St. Hemingway, SC

Katherine Pinkney age76 of 5170 Hemingway

Jessie Jerome Verner age 45 of Morrieville, GA


Christopher Barrineau

Christopher Larry Barrineau, age 42, the beloved husband of Crystal Gayle Goude Barrineau of Georgetown, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Barrineau was born the son of Johnny Barrineau and Phyllis Anne Thompkins on May 25, 1971 in Georgetown.

He was a graduate of the Georgetown County School District. He was the owner of Land to Sea Towing Company.

Mr. Barrineau was a mechanic and tower; and one of his greatest loves was fishing.

He was a member of The River at Warsaw Pentecostal Holiness Church.

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

Larry and Crystal were married on Oct. 20, 2013. Their home was blessed with three children, Andrew Harrell-Barrineau, Andrea Nicole “Nikki” Harrell-Barrineau and Cayden Larue Barrineau.

He also leaves behind two sisters, Pamela Renee (Jamie) Tompkins and Rebecca T. (Josh) Williams; his mother-in-law, Ginger Goude; and his grandmother-in-law, Pearl Self Goude.

He was predeceased by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

A Celebration of Life Service was held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Fireside Ministries.

Interment followed in the Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 28, 2014 at Fireside Ministries.

McKenzie Funeral Home was honored to serve the Barrineau family.

Wilma Cook

Wilma Lullene Cannon Cook, age 85, widow of Loyd Joseph “Pete” Cook, passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Tidelands Community Hospice House.

Born on April 23, 1929, in Conway, she was a daughter of the late Edgar Norman Cannon and the late Thelma Owens Cannon.

Mrs. Cook was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church and the Violet Long Sunday School Class.

She enjoyed cooking, gardening, watching birds and spending time with her family and friends.

Survivors include five children, Jimmy L. Cook (Stephany) of Georgetown, Rodney N. Cook (Lucile) of Georgetown, Wanda C. Teeter (Dan Drumm) of Andrews, Michael V. Cook (Donna) of Georgetown and Donna C. Richardson (Rob) of Georgetown; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Velma Cook (Eugene “Naught”) of Georgetown; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Dillon Cook; six brothers, Odell Cannon, Wyatt Cannon, Harris Cannon, Ronald Cannon, Nelson Cannon and Lamar Cannon; and two sisters, Nettie Mae Graham Skipper and Murrie Lee Cannon.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Lakewood Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Deeter officiating.

Burial will follow in Pauley Swamp Cemetery in Conway.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 2, 2014 at Graham Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Lakewood Baptist Church, 171 Lakewood Ave. Georgetown, SC 29440 or to Tidelands Community Hospice House, 2591 N. Fraser St. Georgetown, SC 29440.

Graham Funeral Home of Georgetown is in charge of the arrangements (

Ann Jayroe

Ann Elizabeth Yopp Jayroe, age 78, of Georgetown, a beloved mother, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 21, 2014 at Tidelands Hospice.

Mrs. Jayroe was born the daughter of Christopher Morse Yopp and Ruth Olive Yocum Yopp on July 19, 1935 in Conway.

She was a member of the Graves Southern Baptist Church.

She leaves behind five children, Joanne Morris, Bill (Jill) Goings, Lorraine Goings, Bobby (Nicky) Goings, and Tammy (David) Goude; ten grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her parents; a daughter, Peggy Diane Miller; and two sisters, Judy Lowe and Dot Ramsey.

A Celebration of Life Service was held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Graves Southern Baptist Church.

Interment followed in the Elmwood Cemetery, directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Graves Southern Baptist Church.

McKenzie Funeral Home was honored to serve the Jayroe family.

Ethel Wearing

Linen-Knox Funeral Home announces the funeral services for Ethel Lee Morant Wearing, age 73, of 21 Hebrew Court in the Jackson Village Section of the Plantersville community.

Mrs. Wearing died on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at her residence.

She was the daughter of the late Mr. Phillip Morant and the late Mrs. Ora Lee Paige Morant of the Plantersville Community of Georgetown.

Mrs. Wearing was the wife of the late Mr. James A. Wearing of the Plantersville community.

Funeral services for Mrs. Wearing will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church in the Jackson Village Section of the Plantersville community, where Rev. John F. Sumpter , pastor, and Rev. Thomas Brockington, pastor of Greater Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, will be officiating.

Burial will follow in greater Mt. Carmel Baptist Church cemetery.

The remains will lie in state in the sanctuary of the church from 11 a.m. until the hour of service for the viewing.

Survivors include three daughters, Deidre Wearing of the Plantersville community; April L. Johnson of Conway, and Vereshae Singleton of Myrtle Beach; two sons, Christopher Wearing of Winston Salem, N.C. and Sidney Wearing of Raleigh, N.C.; five sisters, Sallie Johnson and Mary M. Sullivan, both of Myrtle Beach, Minnie Johnson of Conway, Patricia A. Frasier of Charlotte, N.C. and Debra Jiles of the Choppee Community of Georgetown; nine brothers, Phillip Morant Jr. and Paul Morant, both of Brooklyn, N.Y., Benjamin Morant, Pressley Morant and Mr. Robert McClain, all of Fairmont, N.C., Samuel Morant of Raeford, N.C., James Morant of Plantersville, Thurmond Morant of Conway, and Terry Morant of Charlotte, N.C.; and a host of loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Linen-Knox Funeral Home.


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