Roger Stine Britton

Roger Stine Britton died on January 29, 2020 at Doctors Hospital, Augusta, GA. Funeral services were held on February 4, 2020 at Chester Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Harry G. Lee, pastor.

Mr. Britton was born on September 26, 1968 to Mrs. Emma May Reed Britton and Mr. Boyd Britton in Georgetown, SC.

He graduated from Georgetown High School and was a faithful member of Chester Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Roger was employed with the Georgetown Board of Disability for thirty-three years.

Surviving are his mother, Emma Mae Britton; his siblings, Deacon Poston Reed, Sr., John Britton. Min. Lillie B. Armstrong and Jeannette B. Sparkman, Georgetown, SC, Dwayne Britton, Conway, SC, LB Britton, Andrews, SC, Vernon Britton and Hazel B. Davis, Rochester, NY. Services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Robert Hunter Dalzell

Robert Hunter Dalzell, age 94, passed peacefully on Sunday, February 9, 2020, in Lexington, KY, surrounded by family. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Cuff Dalzell – deceased, son of Margaret Grace McLaughlin and George Howland Dalzell, and brother of Clifford G. Dalzell – all deceased. Father to Maryanne Dalzell – deceased, Patricia Dalzell Dobosz (Ted Dobosz – deceased), Elizabeth Dalzell (Stephen Satler), Robert Dalzell Jr – deceased, Denise Dalzell (Kerry McGuire), Thomas Dalzell (Mary Gleason), Laura Dalzell (Michael Graves), Megan Dalzell (Patrick Ryan), John Dalzell, Anne Dalzell Fischer, and Calli Dalzell Pope (Jason Pope). Grandfather to Christopher Roberts (Taryn Roberts), Jody Dalzell-Mooney (Keith Mooney), Andrew Dalzell-Roberts, Kimberly Ferri Watkins (Steve Watkins), Kataryna Dobosz, Laurie Satler Pruden (Matthew Pruden), Lindsay Satler Deal (Andy Deal), Christopher Dalzell, Kieran, Sean & Colin McGuire, Kiernan & Rachel French, Emily Graves, Daniel Ryan (Mary Ryan), Calli Ryan, Jack, Mia, & Luca Dalzell, Shane, Chase & Emma Pope. Great-grandfather to Madyson, Keeley & Cecelia Roberts, Ryan Dalzell-Mooney, Megan & Ryan Watkins, Jamison & Leeora Pruden, Elijah Deal, Wednesday Evridge, Liam Ryan, and Noah Pope.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, he entered the Lawrenceville School in Princeton, NJ, in 1939. Prior to his senior year of high school, he enlisted in the US Navy and served in WWII as Electronics Technician, 2/c, aboard the USS Dixie AD-14 in the South Pacific and China Seas then continued in the Naval Reserves until 1950. Post war, he graduated from Lawrenceville in 1947 and from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1950. He worked as an electrical engineer at Sylvania, Sperry Gyroscope, and Fairchild Republic in the production of military aircraft until his retirement in 1980. In 1953, he joined the Garden City Volunteer Fire Department serving in the Engine Company and as Chief in 1973. Bob and Liz were married at St. Joseph’s Church in Garden City in 1948. They raised their 11 children in Garden City, first at 29 Cambridge Ave and then at 37 Brixton Rd. In 1980, they purchased the Belle Isle Marina and moved to Georgetown, SC, with their two youngest children. In 2003, they joined their daughter Laura in her home in Lexington, KY. In lieu of flowers, we ask donations be made to your local Alzheimer’s Association.

Ira Mae Jiles Drayton

Ira Mae Jiles Drayton died on January 30, 2020 at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. Funeral services were held on February 5, 2020 at Nazareth A.M.E. Church, Rev. Alfred Darby, pastor.

Mrs. Drayton was born on February 24, 1951 in Georgetown, SC, to Mr. Isiah “Shorty” Jiles and Mrs. Eliza “Gal” Armstrong Jiles. She joined Nazareth A.M.E. Church at an early age. In 1970, she graduated from Choppee High School. She became a telephone operator for AT&T Communications, New York, NY, and later in New Haven, CT. Ira Mae also worked in Home Health Care.

Surviving are her daughter, Gayenell Drayton Norris (David), Myrtle Beach, SC; her siblings, Stephen Jiles, Isiah Jiles, Jr., Kenneth Jiles, and Zena M. Jiles, Georgetown, SC, Eva Jiles, Stone Mountain, GA, Samuel Jiles, and Wilhelmina Lloyd, Atlanta, GA, Anna Bedenbaugh and Reba Simmons, Alexandria, VA. Services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

William Greene, Sr.

William Greene, Sr. died on January 25, 2020 in Georgetown, SC. Funeral services were held on February 1, 2020 at Arnett A.M.E. Church, Rev. Winston T. Jones, pastor.

Mr. Greene was born on March 20, 1925 to Regina and John Greene. He was educated in the Georgetown County Public School System. He was employed with International Paper Company for 47 years until retiring in 1989. Mr. Greene was united in marriage to the former Ms. Marie Huggins on May 10, 1947. Their union was blessed with eight children. He was a lifelong member of Arnett A.M.E. Church.

Surviving are his wife, Marie Greene, Georgetown, SC; his children: William Greene and Charles Greene, Columbia, SC, Calvin Greene and Fred Greene, Georgetown, SC, Dr. Sarah Myers, Mary Blake and JoAnn Allen, Atlanta, GA; his siblings, Frank Richards and Ethel Lean Richards. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Raymond H. Jackson, Jr.

Raymond H. Jackson, Jr. died on January 23, 2020 at Emory Hospital, Atlanta, GA. Funeral services were held on January 31, 2020 at Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Alphonso N. Scott, M. Div., pastor.

Mr. Jackson was born on July 16, 1943 to Mr. Raymond Hale Jackson, Sr. and Mrs. Georgia Buttone Jackson. He graduated from Howard High School in 1962, and later received a degree in Biology from South Carolina State College, Orangeburg, SC. His marriage to Drusilla Martin in 1971 was blessed with the births of two daughters. Mr. Jackson served his country in the United States Army. Following his military career, he worked in several capacities including as Treasurer and later Vice President of Dollar Dry Dock Savings Bank, New York, NY, and with the United States Postal Service, Westchester, NY, until retiring in 2009. On August 24, 1992, Raymond married Vivian Blyden Martin. He attended Zion Hill Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA.

Surviving are his wife, Vivian Martin Jackson; his children, Yaa Jackson-Williams, Nema Jackson Roberts, Simone Martin, Sheavon Petersen, Rodney Greene and Angelo Gary; his siblings, Yohannes G. Hamilton, Etta Marie Smith and Hermena J. Dentley. Services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Elouise Nicole Jones

Elouise Nicole Jones died on January 31, 2020 in Georgetown, SC. Funeral services were held on February 8, 2020 at Choppee Temple Holiness Church of Deliverance, Rev. Ethel Lang, pastor.

Ms. Jones was born on April 21, 1988, in Charleston, SC, a daughter of Mr. Curtis Jones and Mrs. Teree Grant Jones. She was educated in Georgetown County, where she attended Carvers Bay High School. On October 15, 2013, Nicole gave birth to her pride and joy, Jeremiah. From 2014 to present, she was the loving primary caregiver of her mother.

Surviving are her son, Jeremiah Wright; her mother, Teree Jones; her siblings, Marjorie Grant, Charity Grant, Sharee Grant, Shontay Mitchell, Shaniqua Green, Shakemia Grant, Shaquetta Jones, Kevin Grant, Christopher Grant and Curtis Jones. Services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home,

Ronald James Moultrie

Ronald James Moultrie died on January 27, 2020 in Georgetown, SC. Funeral services were held on February 4, 2020 at Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Alphonso N. Scott, M. Div. pastor.

Mr. Moultrie was born September 17, 1952 in Georgetown, SC to Mr. Freddie Moultrie Sr. and Mrs. Lizzie Smalls Moultrie. He graduated from Howard High School in 1971. He later attended UNC Chapel Hill, NC and Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC. For over 20 years, until retiring in 2001, Mr. Moultrie worked as a correctional officer on Rikers Island, New York, NY. He was a lifelong member of Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Moultrie and Lafaye Nelson shared 28 years of love. They were joined in Holy Matrimony on November, 2016.

Surviving are his wife, Lafaye Nelson Moultrie, Georgetown, SC; his children, Ursula Moultrie Cook, Suitland, MD; Wilbur Gilliard, Jr., New York, NY, Nelda Murray, Severn, MD; his siblings, Claudia E. Moultrie, New York, NY, Sandy J. Moultrie, Lutz, FL and Herbert B. Moultrie, Mt. Vernon, NY. Services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Kawaun Montique Myers

Kawaun Montique Myers died on January 20, 2020 at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held on January 29, 2020 at Abundant Harvest Fellowship Church, Prophet David Barr, pastor.

Mr. Myers was born on November 29, 1986 in Georgetown, SC, a son of Nathaniel Thomas, Jr. and Lesia Myers Bessant. He was lovingly reared by his mother, Darlene P. Myers. His education was received in Georgetown County where he attended Carvers Bay High School. At an early age, he worshiped at Liberty Temple Church, Plantersville.

Surviving are his children, Angel Myers, Keywaun Myers, and Dallas Davis-Walker; his parents; his siblings, Brandon Myers, Terri Myers, Taneshea Myers, Theresa Williams, Taariq Thomas, Qwenton Thomas, Nathaniel M. Thomas III, Qwaa Thomas, and Nickolas Thomas; his grandparents, Napoleon Sheriff, Sr., Leona Myers, and Rev. Willie B. Thomas. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Ida Phillips

Ida Phillips, 83, of Andrews, passed away at her home surrounded by her loved ones on February 13, 2020. She was born March 28, 1936 in Andrews, SC, a daughter to the late Lloyd L. Hardee Sr. and Anzie Thomas Hardee. Ida was preceded in death by both of her parents, as well as her sister Annie Jane Rogers, her niece Julie Burke and her son James “Harry” Lee. In life, Ida worked as a restaurant waitress. Above all else, Ida loved her family and being a mom and grandma. She is survived by a large and loving family, including her five devoted children; Milton Hardee (Nicky) of Myrtle Beach, Valerie Waldrop (JR) of Andrews, Alicia Amerson (Michael) of Georgetown, Kimberly Marsh (Barry) of Manning, John Harris (Mike) of Andrews; her brother Lloyd L. Hardee Jr. (Mildred Ann) of Georgetown; 9 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 3 nieces, 2 nephews and many other extended family members, friends and neighbors. A memorial service to honor Ida will be held at a later date to be announced at the convenience of the family. To view these details online or to offer words of comfort via the online guestbook, visit the funeral home website at Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843-651-1440) is honored to assist the family.

Leila Jeanean Ross Smith

Leila Jeanean Ross Smith, wife of Paul Walter Smith, Jr., passed away Monday February 10, 2020 at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital surrounded by her friends and loving family.

Funeral Services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2020 in the sanctuary of Screven Baptist Church. The family received friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 2 p.m.

Born in Blaney, South Carolina, she was a daughter of the late John Gary Ross and Leila Mae Hinson Ross. She was a graduate of Camden High School. Mrs. Smith was a devoted member of Screven Baptist Church, the Ruth Sunday School Class, and the Willowbank Women’s Lunch Group. She enjoyed working in her yard and keeping her house clean. The family reports that she would go through three Lion’s Club brooms a year with her sweeping. Mrs. Smith enjoyed spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren. She would entertain all by playing her mother’s 82-year-old piano. Mrs. Smith delighted in sharing lunch dates with the love of her life, her devoted husband.

Surviving, in addition to her husband of 59 years are, two daughters, Wendy Siau (Danny) and Paula Gunter (Will) of Georgetown; one son, Jeffrey Smith (Kathryn) of Columbia; one granddaughter, Abby Siau of Georgetown; four grandsons: Paul Scott Smith (Maria) of Gastonia, NC; David Smith (Emma) of Charlotte, NC; Austin Siau and Zachary Gunter, both of Georgetown; one great-grandson, Santiago Smith of Gastonia, NC; two sisters, Pat Hall of Augusta, GA and Loretta Carr of Elgin, SC.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Smith was predeceased by a sister, Wyrian Arnold, and a brother, LoRan Ross.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made In Memory of Jeanean Smith of Georgetown SC to ALS Association South Carolina Chapter, 7499 Parklane Road Suite 144 Columbia SC 29223, or online at ////; Tidelands Hospice 2591 N. Fraser Street Georgetown SC; or Screven Baptist Church 2221 S Island Rd. Georgetown SC 29440.

Mildred Jayroe Truax

Mildred Jayroe Truax, 94, of Mount Pleasant, SC, formerly of Dillon, SC, entered into eternal rest Friday, February 14, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hollis Ulric Truax. Her funeral service was held Monday, February 17, 2020 in Main Street United Methodist Church, 401 E. Main Street, Dillon, SC 29536 at 1:00 pm. The family received friends in Asbury Hall from 12:00 noon until time of the service. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Dillon. A memorial service will be held at Franke at Seaside in Mount Pleasant at a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel and Cooper Funeral Home of Dillon, SC.

Mildred was born on May 5, 1925 in Georgetown, South Carolina. She was the daughter of the late Peter Columbus Jayroe and the late Pearl Skinner Jayroe. A graduate of Winyah High School in Georgetown, she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Winthrop College in Rock Hill and began her teaching career in Kingstree. She later moved to Dillon where she married Hollis, raised her family, and taught Home Economics until her retirement. Mildred was a faithful member of Main Street United Methodist Church, participating in the Sarah Glenn Handbell Choir, Wrightman-Cottingham Circle, E.L Davidson Sunday School Class and the JOY Club. She was a Master Gardener, a member of the Rose Garden Club, Saint Eugene Hospital Auxilliary and Dillon Literary Guild.

Mildred is survived by her daughters, Patricia T. Townsend (Alan) of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Linda T. Steele (Kevin) of Auburn, Alabama, Jane T. Schmitt of Charleston, SC and Susan Midgley (Charles) of Bennettsville, SC; two brothers, J. Skinner Jayroe (Lupe) of Willow Park, TX, Richard “Dickie” Jayroe (Geraldine) of Georgetown, SC; three granddaughters, Anna Hollis Townsend of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Caroline Steele of Auburn, AL, Lea McLaurin King (Mark) of Dillon, SC; two grandsons, Evans Townsend (Anna) of Raleigh, NC, Gordon Steele (Melissa) of Tuscaloosa, AL; three great-granddaughters, Sawyer Kate Steele, Laurin King, Lily King; as well as many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Edith J. Hanson, Juanita J. Bassett, Peter Jayroe, Cecil Jayroe, Lecester Jayroe, Wallace Jayroe and Edwin Jayroe; son, Douglas William Truax.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Main Street United Methodist Church, PO Box 229, Dillon, SC 29536, Franke at Seaside, Attn: Foundation, 1885 Rifle Range Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 or Lutheran Hospice, 1885 Rifle Range Road, Suite 46, Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464.

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