OBITUARIES JUNE 13

  • Thursday, June 12, 2014

Steven Clark

Steven Robert Clark, age 54, of Kingstree, a beloved brother and the son of George Clark and Patricia Ann Patrick Clark, departed this life on June 7, 2014, from injuries sustained in an accident.

Mr. Clark was born on Sept. 7, 1959, in Kensoha WI. He was a self-employee handyman and a skilled tree climber. He loved the outdoors proving himself a master fisherman in lakes, rivers, and the ocean.

He leaves behind: one daughter, Stevi Ann Clark; one brother, Carl H. “Moe” Baldwin, III; a sister, Kimberly Jean “Kim” Brown and her husband, James “Jim”.

He was predeceased by: her parents; and a brother, Michael Albert Baldwin.

A Celebration of Life will be at 3 p.m. on Sat., June 14, 2014 at Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

The Clark family will receive family and friends after the service.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Clark family.

Jack Ewart

“Then Abraham breathed his last and died at a good old age, an old man and full of years: and he was gathered to his people.” – Genesis 25:8

Jack Walker Ewart, age 91, of Georgetown passed away peacefully after a short illness and a remarkably healthy life on Sat., May 17, 2014 in Georgetown Memorial Hospital in Georgetown.

He was a compassionate and caring long time Presbyterian minister and clinical counseling chaplain who served in Barboursville, WV, Radford, VA, Aberdeen, NC, Dunedin and Clearwater, FL, Atlanta, Thomasville, and Toccoa, GA, and even after his initial retirement served again in McClellanville and at Tara Home for Boys in Georgetown County.

Raised in rural Blackstock, SC, he was educated at Davidson College in North Carolina and Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, VA, and later also at the Georgia Institute of Mental Health in Atlanta.

He played a major role in the desegregation of the Presybyterian Church, presenting a resolution to the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (US) in June 1953 urging racial integration in all church-controlled institutions, which prompted a subsequent formal report from the Council of Christian Relations supporting integration at the next General Assembly in 1954.

Jack was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He was as well a great golfing buddy, playing into his late 80s after forming the “Old Course Walkers,” a golfing group of like-minded seniors at Litchfield Country Club who weekly walked while playing nine holes.

He loved all things Scottish and was also known for his love of trees which he planted wherever he lived, many growing over the years into beautiful groves.

Living on are Phyllis, his wife of 68 years; his sons, McCrea Ewart and wife Jan, Steve Ewart and wife Leslie, William Ewart, David Ewart; and a daughter, Laurie Ewart Chambo and husband Jim.

Jack and Phyllis also have seven grandchildren with one, Patrick, deceased, as well as four great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service was held at his home among the trees with an additional service planned among his forbears at Mulberry Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Family urges that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Tara Home for Boys, P.O. Box 955, Georgetown, South Carolina 29442; www.tarahall.org

“May the Peace of God that Surpasses all Understanding, Be and Abide with You All, both Now and in the Life Everlasting. Amen.”

Bubba Murray

Bubba Noah Murray, age 16, of Georgetown, a beloved brother and the son of William Franklin Murray Jr. and Crystal Dawn Cribb Bone, graduated this life receiving perfect health and his angels wings on June 8, 2014 at the Palmetto Health, Richland.

Bubba was born on Aug. 27, 1997, in Charleston. He was a rising eleventh grader at the Kenneth Gardner School. His pass times included: cartoons, food, Thomas the Train, school buses, and saying, “What’s up.”

He leaves behind: his father; his mother and step-father, Woodie Bone; four brothers, Kenny Murray, Michael Murray, Arthur “Cookie” Bone, and Jasper “Turkey” Bone; one sister, Alexis Bone; paternal grandparents, William and Lillie Murray; maternal grandparents, John Wayne Cribb and Shirley (O’Neal) Cribb; and great grandmother, Beatrice Cribb.

A Celebration of Life will be at 2 p.m. on Sat., June 14, 2014 at Wayne United Methodist Church directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

The Murray-Bone family will receive family and friends after the service.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Murray-Bone family.

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