Obituaries, May 24, 2014

  • Saturday, May 24, 2014

Mary Hughes

Mary E. Hughes, age 89, of Murrells Inlet passed away on Wed., May 21, 2014, at Tidelands Community Hospice in Georgetown.

Mrs. Hughes was the widow of Major Wallie Alton Hughes.

Mrs. Hughes is survived by her daughter, Glenda Bateman; son-in-law, Ashton Bateman; grandsons, Marc and Paul Bateman; great-grandsons, Michael Little and Scott Bateman; one great-granddaughter, Courtney Bateman; and one great-great-granddaughter, Mia Little.

She is also survived by Michael Strickland and numerous other nieces and nephews.

She was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of Surfside Beach, SC.

A Remembrance Gathering was held for family members at the home on Thursday evening, May 22, 2014.

JoAnn Lambert

Annie Magelene “JoAnn” Strickland Lambert, age 70, the widow of Jule P. “JP” Lambert, went home to be with the Lord on Wed., May 22, 2014 at her residence.

Mrs. Lambert was born the daughter of Lewis Melvin Strickland and Thadgelene Kirby Strickland on Dec. 8, 1943 in Coward.

She leaves behind three children, Timothy Eugene Whitmire, Billy Joe (Julie) Whitmire, and George Whitmire; eight grandchildren, Brandy, Justin, Aaron, Erica, Billy Jr., Mindy, Dusty and Ryan; and one great-grandson, Travis.

She also leaves behind a brother, Lewis Carrol Strickland.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; a son, Richard Lee Whitmire; a brother, James C. Strickland; and three sisters, Jacklyn Cusaac, Jennie Lynn Strickland, and Sylvia Mae Strickland.

A Home Going Celebration will be held at 2 p.m. on Sat., May 24, 2014 at The Christian Fortress directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

The Lambert/Whitmire Family will receive family and friends prior to the service from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Sat., May 24, 2014 in the church sanctuary.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Lambert and Whitmire family.

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