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Obituaries July 7, 2014

  • Monday, July 7, 2014

Carolyn Richards

Carolyn Gray Richards, 90, of Georgetown, widow of Leonard Kay Richards, passed away on Sat., July 5, 2014.

Born on Oct. 20, 1923, in Black Mountain, NC, she was a daughter of the late William Winston Gray and Carrie O’Neal Gray.  Mrs. Richards was a member of Saint Mary, Our Lady of Ransom, Catholic Church. She served in the U. S. Navy as a WAVE during W.W. II.

Survivors include three children, Martha R. Upfield (Brad) of Merry Hill, NC, Robin R. Winn (Virgil) of Pawleys Island, and Janet R. Johnson (Mark) of Georgetown.  She was a loving grandmother (Bip Bop) to her seven grandchildren, John Heinemann (Jennifer) of Mt. Pleasant, Rebecca Lewis (Brian) of Summerville, Halsey Blevins (Jared) of Johns Island, Rob Upfield of Merry Hill, NC, Seth Johnson of Charleston, Reed Winn of Pawleys Island, and Maggie Johnson of Charleston; six great-grandchildren, Gray Lewis, Sarah Gray Heinemann, Claire Heinemann, Hattie Lewis, Perry Blevins, and Jace Heinemann; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Perrin Richards; and five brothers, Blaine, Earl, Harry, Kermit and Walter Gray.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Tues., July 8, 2014, at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens with Father Ron Farrell officiating.

Sign a guestbook at www.mayerfuneralhome.com.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Tara Hall Home for Boys, PO Box 955, Georgetown, SC 29442 or Saint Mary, Our Lady of Ransom, Catholic Church, 317 Broad St., Georgetown, SC  29440.

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

Joseph Teel

Joseph Anthony Teel, 33, of Georgetown, died Wed., July 2, 2014, in Pawley’s Island.

Joseph was born in Georgetown on May 24, 1981, a son of Wayne Anthony “Tony” Teel and Janet Adair Teel. He grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Georgetown High School and Horry/Georgetown Technical College. Joseph received a degree in Civil Engineering and Project Management from Coastal Carolina University. He was an employee of Contract Exteriors. Joseph was an avid outdoorsman, loved fishing and hunting, and was a very accomplished musician. He was a loving father and a wonderful son.

Surviving are; his Mother and Father of Georgetown; a son Joseph Anthony Teel, Jr. of Georgetown; a sister, Jenny Frances Sikely (Kris), of Charleston; and his maternal grandmother, Essie H. Adair of Georgetown.

Joseph was predeceased by a sister, Meagan Teel.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be three o’clock Tuesday afternoon, July 8, 2014 at Saint Mary, Our Lady of Ransom, Catholic Church. Officiating will be The Rev. Ronald J. Farrell.

The family will receive friends prior to the service in Saint Mary, Our Lady of Ransom, Parish Hall from two until three o’clock.

Sign a guestbook at www.mayfuneralhome.com.

The family suggests memorials to: J.O.Y. School, c/o Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church, 9967 Ocean Hwy., Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

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

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