Modrey Glisson Chavis Coward

Mrs. Modrey Glisson Chavis Coward, wife of Jack Davis Coward, passed away in the morning of July 30, 2019 at the NHC Healthcare Rehabilitation Facility in Columbia. Mrs. Coward was born in Prospect on May 23, 1934 to the late David Marion Glisson and Nora Bell Clifton Glisson. She was a graduate of Williamsburg High School in Andrews. Mrs. Coward worked as a Secretary for a law firm and as an Emergency Room Admissions Clerk for Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Most people who knew her, knew that she loved cooking, and everything had to be made from scratch. Mrs. Coward was a true southern cook. She also had a love of sewing and made a lot of clothes and home goods for her family and friends. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Coward was predeceased by her first husband, James Leroy "Tiny" Chavis, Sr.; six brothers, Alton, David, Wilford, Willard, Lewis "Boot", and Watson Glisson; and three sisters, Shirley Howard, Lois Etheridge, and Johnsie Johnson. Surviving in addition to her husband Jack are: a son, James L. Chavis, Jr.; a daughter, Elizabeth Chavis Cribb; a grandson, Wayne Allen Cribb; two step-sons, David and Robert Coward; a step-daughter, Teresa Blizzard; their families; a brother, Ronnie Glisson; and a sister, Evelyn Hughes. The family will receive guests at 11:00 am on Saturday August 3, 2019 at the Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home, 409 S. Morgan Ave., Andrews, SC 29440 followed by the funeral there at 12:00 pm. Officiating will be the Rev. Donald Duncan. Interment will follow at Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens, 1640 Pennyroyal Rd., Georgetown, SC 29440. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the American Lung Association in the name of Modrey Glisson Chavis Coward. Sign a guest book at

Dalton William Paschal

Dalton William Paschal, 100, of Georgetown, passed away early morning July 7th 2019, at Embrace Hospice House. Mr. Paschal was born April 11, 1919, in Leaksville, North Carolina, the son of Jesse Clarence Paschal and Prim Ellen Caudle Paschal. Dalton married Nell Bernice Altman on March 14, 1940. The couple had been married 76 years at the time of Nell's death in 2016.

Mr. Paschal came to Georgetown to work with Georgetown Ice Company. He was also employed by Georgetown Coca-Cola Bottling Company. He retired in 1983 after working many years with the heating and electrical maintenance section of the Georgetown County Department of Education.

Dalton was a member of Screven Baptist Church and the Keystone Sunday School Class.

Mr. Paschal served in the US Army in World War II, where he was wounded during the Battle of the Bulge. He was awarded the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart and received a Commendation from the French Government for his service. Dalton was a member of the VFW, American Legion and Winyah Masonic Lodge. Since retiring, Mr. Paschal enjoyed traveling with his wife and dear friends, and served his Church and community until his age slowed his abilities. He enjoyed living at Morningside in Georgetown and at Arbor Landing at Pawleys prior to his move to Embrace.

Mr. Paschal is survived by two daughters, Carolyn P. Saunders of Surfside Beach and Debra P. Tyson (Phillip) of DeBordieu; three grandsons, Robert Dalton Saunders of Pawleys Island, Brian Paschal Saunders of Surfside Beach and Adam Spencer Tyson (Joy) of Goose Creek; one granddaughter, Chelsea Ellen Gibson (Benjamin) of Richardson, Texas; two great grandchildren, Lucy Knox Tyson and Lincoln Wyatt Gilbert; two brothers, Larry Paschal and John Paschal (Gracie); one sister, June Purcell; sisters-in-law, Anne Paschal, Frances Paschal and Betty W. Paschal; brother-in-law, Hurley Quackenbush, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Paschal was predeceased by his wife, six brothers; Pat, J.P., Dewey, Charles, J.C. and Pete, two sisters; Dale Quackenbush and Carol Dillard, and sisters-in-law; Virginia Paschal and Betty H. Paschal.

Funeral services were held at 12 Noon, July 10, 2019, at Screven Baptist Church, officiated by Reverend Aubrey Floyd. Burial followed in the Rose Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends from 11AM - 12 Noon, preceding the funeral service, at Screven Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Tidelands Hospice of Georgetown or the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be left at

Ridgeway Funeral Home of Georgetown was in charge of the arrangements. (843) 485-4242

Dorothy Pieterse

Dorothy Sue Pieterse, age 57 of Pawleys Island, SC, passed away on Wednesday July 24, 2019 at Lexington Medical Center in Columbia, SC.

She was predeceased by her father John Pieterse, her mother Joan Fluitsma Pieterse, and a nephew Robert Aaron Pieterse. Surviving are her fiancé Michael Pittman and his son Michael Jr., her son, Jackson Colby Dudley (wife: Elizabeth, son: Peyton) of Raleigh, NC; her Uncle Ben Fluitsma of St. Augustine Fl; Siblings: Rudolf Pieterse of Boston, MA, Winfred Pieterse (wife: Jean) of Georgetown, SC, Robert Pieterse (wife: Diane) of Myrtle Beach, SC , Franklin Pieterse (wife: Kristi) of Georgetown, SC, and Judy Pieterse Weaver (husband: Matthew Weaver) of Murrells Inlet, SC; and many nieces and nephews.

A more detailed obituary can be found at

A celebration of her life will be held at St. Mary’s in Georgetown on August 10 at 11:00 am.