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Sara Ann Caban

Sara Ann Caban, wife of Charles H. Caban, died peacefully after a long illness on January 1, 2020.

Born in Columbia on November 29, 1941 to James Bradley Tallon Sr. and Meda Randolph Tallon. The family later moved to Lamar, where Sara Ann was raised.

A graduate of Lamar High School, Sara Ann then matriculated to Furman University, where she received her BA in Music Education in 3 1/2 years. She was a member of the Furman Singers and performed in concerts in various locations. While attending Furman, Sara Ann met Clemson University Engineering student Charles H. Caban, who would later become her devoted husband of 54 years. After graduating, she taught public school music at Myrtle Beach Grammar School and Myrtle Beach Grade School. On August 6, 1965, Sara Ann married the love of her life at the Myrtle Beach AFB Chapel. After living in Kansas City MO, Homestead FL and Fairhope AL, they settled in Marietta GA, where she and Charles went on to raise their two sons, Bradley Charles and Christopher Roman. After retirement, the couple moved to Georgetown, where they were faithful members of the Prince Georgy Winyah Church. Sara Ann was the proud Gran to four grandchildren.

Sara Ann will be fondly remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, avid scuba diver, commercial real estate broker, music teacher, member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and church choir member.

Predeceased by her parents, Sara Ann is survived by: her husband, Charles: children, Brad (Jacky) Caban of Gulf Shores AL and Chris (Suzanne) of Dacula GA: grandchildren, James Bradley "JB" Caban, Andrew "Drew" Caban, Kallista Caban, and Roman Caban; sister, Miriam Tallon Swiler (Brad) of Georgetown; brother, James Bradley Tallon Jr. (Penny) of Lynchburg; and nieces, nephews, and grandnieces and grandnephews.

Memorial Services were held at eleven o'clock, Friday, January 3, 2020, at Prince George Winyah Church. The Rev. E, Ragland Coxe officiated. 

The family received friends Friday following the service in Prince George Winyah Church Parish Hall.

Please sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478

Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Violet Vincent Kirton Casselman

Violet Vincent Kirton Casselman, 85, the widow of Rev. Charlie Fraser Casselman, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, January 3, 2020 at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Casselman was born the daughter of Herbert Henry Kirton and Moddie Casselman Kirton McDaniel on June 21, 1934 in Andrews. Along side her husband, Rev. Casselman, Mrs. Violet faithfully served as ministers in the South Carolina Conference of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church. Since their retirement she as actively served in the Royal Elders program. She was a member of Holy Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church. She leaves behind a Godly heritage and may she be honored for all that her hands have done.

She is survived by: four children: David Casselman(Tammy), Marie Butler(Bill), Randy Casselman(Tonya), and Donald Casselman(Sharon); twenty grandchildren; forty great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Patty Casselman; and a sister, Allene Coates.

She was predeceased by: her parents; her husband; a son, Charles Casselman; three brothers, Durant "Peg" Kirton, Stanley Kirton, and Edward "Toby" Kirton; and a sister, Hessie Mae Benton.

A Home Going Celebration will be 2PM, Sunday, January 5, 2020 at Holy Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church. Internment will follow in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

The Casselman family will receive family and friends 6-8PM, Saturday evening, January 4, 2020 in the sanctuary of Holy Trinity PH Church.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Cassleman family.

Betty Matthews Creel

Betty Matthews Creel, 88, widow of Solomon Carl Creel, passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 at her daughter's home.

Mrs. Creel was born on September 24, 1931, in Hemingway, and was a daughter of the late John Thomas Matthews and the late Eva Irene McAlister Matthews. She was a member of Ringel Heights Baptist Church and served as a former Sunday school teacher. Mrs. Creel enjoyed spending time outdoors, especially gardening and loved giving flowers from her yard to friends.

Survivors include three children, Paul Matthews (Alice), Darlene Jordan and Bonnie Ackerman (Ronnie) all of Georgetown; five grandchildren, Lee Ackerman of Myrtle Beach, Ashley Ackerman (Lori) of Davidson, NC, Vanessa Hayes (Nathan) of Inman, Aaron Jordan of Conway and Pascha Anello of Little River; six great grandchildren, Noah Ackerman, Skylar Ackerman, Aiden Ackerman, Grace Ackerman, Braylon Moore of Myrtle Beach and Jonathan Hayes of Inman; a daughter in law, Christine Creel of Georgetown; a son in law, Earl Jordan of Andrews; a special sister in law, Joyce Matthews of Georgetown; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Creel; two sisters, Fabell Patches and Delia Preston; and three brothers, WA Matthews, Kenith Matthews and Haskell Matthews

Funeral services were held at 11 AM Monday, January 6, 2020 at Ringel Heights Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Earl Barnhill officiating. Burial followed in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.

The family received friends from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Monday, January 6, 2020 at Ringel Heights Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made Ringel Heights Baptist Church, 78 Rubin Ave. Georgetown, SC 29440

Online condolences may be left at www.ridgewayfh.com

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

Wanda J. McCormick Cribb

Wanda J. McCormick Cribb, 69, beloved wife of Wesley Leo Cribb, Sr., went home to be with the Lord, Monday, December 30, 2019 at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital.

Mrs. Cribb was born the daughter of Philip Nelson McCormick and Olivia Elizabeth Chewning McCormick on June 20, 1950 in Glen Burnie, Maryland. She was a former office manager with Moore Guard Exterminators and was a retired employee with the Georgetown County Clerk of Court. Since 1977, she was a faithful member of Georgetown Church of God where she served as a choir member, Sunday School Teacher, member of the Ladies Auxiliary, and the Outreach program. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, cherished grandmother, caring sister, and a loyal friend. She committed her life to acts of selfless giving, fervent prayer, and unconditional love leaving behind a legacy of a Godly Christian Woman.

Wanda and Wesley were married on March 10, 1976 and celebrated 43 years together. There home was blessed with: four children, Grace Vienna Carl, David Nelson Cribb(Stephanie), Dana Nichol Edenfield, and Wesley Leo "Wes" Cribb, II(Helen); seven grandchildren, Tyler Carl, Dylan Edenfield, Gage Cribb, Grayson Edenfield, Ashlyn Cribb, Christopher Austin Carl, and Justin Edenfield(Jennifer); and four great-grandchildren, Christopher Carl, Jacob Edenfield, John Edenfield, and James Edenfield. She also leaves behind her extended family: sister-in-law, Brenda Cribb, her special nieces, Melissa Cribb and Angel Cribb; her grandnephew, Steven Cooper; and grandniece, Ava Cooper.

She was predeceased by: her parents; a daughter, Grace Vienna; a grandson, Christopher Austin; a brother, Philip Nelson McCormick, II; her brother-in-law, Randal "Randy" Cribb; and a son-in-law, Alan Edenfield.

Mrs. Cribb was passionate about helping others in need through her church and in the local community. Therefore, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Georgetown Church of God in honor of Mrs. Wanda Cribb for the work of Home Missions. Please mail memorials to: Georgetown Church of God P.O. Box 769 Georgetown, SC 29442

A Celebration of Life Service will be 2PM, Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Georgetown Church of God, 2201 Highmarket Street, Georgetown. Internment will follow in the Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

The Cribb family will receive family and friends 5-8PM, Friday evening, January 3, 2020 in the sanctuary of the Georgetown Church of God.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Cribb family.

Lawrence William Frasier

Lawrence William Frasier died December 27, 2019 at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital, Georgetown, SC. Funeral services were held on January 4, 2020 at Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Levi Washington, pastor. The eulogy was delivered by his son, Bishop Richard Frasier.

Mr. Frasier was born in Georgetown, SC, on August 30, 1922, to Mr. Charlie Frasier and Mrs. Carrie Vereen Frasier.

Lawrence grew up in the St. Luke Community of Georgetown, SC, where he attended school, and St. Luke A.M.E. Church. On February 27, 1943, he enlisted into the United States Army and earned the World War II Victory Medal. Lawrence married the love of his life, for seventy years of marriage, Mrs. Elizabeth Canteen Frasier. While residing in Connecticut, he held several jobs, including fourteen years at Charles Parker and Yale-New Haven Hospital, until retirement in 1985. As an ordained deacon, Mr. Frasier attended Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Macedonia Church of God in Christ, and Weldon Hill Missionary Baptist Church. After his son founded Love Chapel Deliverance Center, Mr. Frasier became a faithful member of his ministry.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth Frasier of Georgetown, SC; his sons, Ernest Frasier, Pawleys Island, SC, Apostle Richard Frasier, Georgetown, SC and Larry Frasier, Hamden, CT. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Gordon Kenneth "Buddy" Morris, Sr.

Gordon Kenneth "Buddy" Morris, Sr., 85, beloved husband of Betty Joan Cooper Morris, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, December 26, 2019 at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loved ones.

Mr. Morris was born the son of Rufus Benjamin Morris, Sr. and Gladys Raye Lawson Morris on October 5, 1934 in Andrews. He was a retired 44 year employee of Oneita Knitting Mills and was a farmer. He was a member of Piney Forest Baptist Church and part of the church family of the Family Worship Center. His greatest enjoyment was to "fish the pond". Mr. Morris was born the fifth of eight siblings, Sarah Cannon, R.B Morris, Jr., Maggie Barrineau, Tiny Murray, Ann Mobley, Billy Morris, and Gail White.

Buddy and Joan were married on December 24, 1953 and celebrated 66 years together. Their home was blessed with: two children, Gordon K. "Kenny" Morris, Jr. and Sherry Godwin(Donnie); five grandchildren, Jennifer Casselman(Doug), Jessica Morris, Ken Morris, III, Joni Alford(Kelly), and Jeremy Godwin; and four great grandchildren, Hunter, Hailey, Mady, and Macy. He also leaves behind two sisters, Tiny Murray and Gail White; and a sister-in-law, Jean C. Powell(Rev. Murray Powell).

He was predeceased by: his parents; a grandson, Jeremy Godwin; two brothers and three sisters.

A Home Going Celebration will be 2PM, Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Piney Forest Baptist Church. Internment will follow in the Piney Forest Cemetery directed by McKenzie Funeral Home.

The Morris family will receive family and friends from 5-8PM, Saturday, December 28, 2019 in the Family Life Center of Piney Forest Baptist Church.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Morris family.

Shirley Albertha Bryant Royster

Shirley Albertha Bryant Royster died on December 29, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Funeral were held on January 4, 2020 at Wilds Courtyard Chapel conducted by Evangelist Lethia Bryant.

Mrs. Royster was born in Georgetown County, SC on February 12, 1950, to Mr. James Bryant and Mrs. Marthena Davis Bryant. She was raised in the Pee Dee Community, where she attended Georgetown County Public Schools until the family relocated to Baltimore, Maryland. Shirley was united in marriage to the late Mr. Landis Will Royster. Their union was blessed with two daughters. She was also blessed with a son. After returning to South Carolina, she worked faithfully as a housekeeper and retired from Ocean One Resort before relocating to Charlotte, NC. Shirley lived her life to the fullest and loved unconditionally.

Surviving are her children, Nichole Royster and Reva Royster, both of Charlotte, NC, and Lloyd Carter of Baltimore, MD; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; her siblings, Carolyn Bryant, Naomi Frazier, and Roy Bryant, all of Hemingway, SC, Crystal Bryant, Phillip Bryant and Michael Bryant, all of Baltimore, MD. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

John Singleton, Jr.

John Singleton, Jr., died on December 24, 2019 at Tidelands Community Hospital, Murrells Inlet, SC. Funeral services were held on December 30, 2019 at Greater Gordon Chapel A.M.E. Church, Rev. Aundry N. Evans, Sr., pastor.

Mr. Singleton was born on May 13, 1933, to Mr. John Singleton, Sr. and Mrs. Julie Pickett Singleton in Murrells Inlet, SC. He attended the public schools of Georgetown County. On August 31, 1952, John married the love of his life, the late Mrs. Isadora Mazyck Singleton. This union was blessed with six children. At an early age, he faithfully joined Greater Gordon Chapel A.M.E. Church. In the 1970's, he served on the Georgetown County School Board, and was also a member of the Morning Star Lodge #73 Prince Hall Affiliated, Conway, SC. John owned and operated Singleton Landscaping for numerous years, as one of the first black owned businesses in Murrells Inlet.

Surviving are his children, Patricia Singleton-Young and Gail Alston of Murrells Inlet, SC, Jerome Singleton, Georgetown, SC and Bettye Phillips, Bardstown, KY; his siblings, Herman Singleton, Myrtle Beach, SC, Evelyn Alston, Mary Russell, and Rev. Linda Thompson, all of Murrells Inlet, SC. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Cleo Stafford Smith

Cleo Stafford Smith died on December 26, 2019 at Arbor Landing Nursing Center, Pawleys Island, SC. Funeral services were held on December 31, 2019 at St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Rev. Kelly Spann II, pastor.

Mrs. Smith was born on January 6, 1938, to the marital union of Mr. Thomas Stafford and Mrs. Bessie Bryant Stafford in Georgetown, SC. In early youth, Cleo was educated in the public schools of Georgetown County. Upon graduating, she relocated to Boston, MA, and worked with Sears and Roebucks Corp. Mrs. Smith later gained employment with AVX Corporation, Myrtle Beach, SC. Upon changing her profession, she began working as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) with In-Care Corp., until retiring. In 1975, Cleo was united in holy matrimony to the late Mr. James Edward Smith, Sr. She was a faithful member of St. Paul A.M.E. Church and community, as a member of The Sampit Community Watch Group.

Surviving are her children, Veronica Gasque and Jerome Rogers, both of Georgetown, SC, James Smith, Columbia, SC, and Linda Smith of Germany; her siblings, Vernell Waye, Jimmy Stafford, and Edison Stafford, all of Georgetown, SC, Randolph Stafford, and Joseph Stafford, both of Boston, MA. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Mable Elizabeth Abrams Smith

Mable Elizabeth Abrams Smith died on December 26, 2019 in Georgetown, SC. Funeral services were held on December 31, 2019 at Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Alphonso N. Scott, M. Div, pastor. The eulogy was delivered by Dr. Norvell Goff, Presiding Elder, Edisto District, A.M.E.C.

Mrs. Smith was born on January 22, 1931, in Newberry, SC to Mr. Herbert Abrams and Mrs. Mattie Scott Abrams.

After graduating from Drayton High School, she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education from Allen University, Columbia, SC in 1953, and did further studies at South Carolina State University and Winthrop College. Mable was united in marriage to the late Mr. Thomas L. Smith. During their union of fifty-two years, they were blessed with six children. In 1957 she was employed by the Georgetown County School District. From 1959, until retiring in 1988, Mable was hired as a business education teacher at Choppee High School. Mable was a devout member of Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church. In addition, she also held membership in the following organizations: National Edu. Assoc., South Carolina Edu. Assoc., NAACP, The Minerva League, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. (where she was a Chapter Founder). Surviving are her children, Stephanie Stuckey, Madelyn Williams, Michelle Smith, and Towanda Ford, all of Georgetown, SC, Thomas Smith, Jr. of Dallas, TX, and Matthew Smith of Chicago, IL. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Wayne Anthony "Tony" Teel

Wayne Anthony "Tony" Teel, 66, husband of Janet Adair Teel, died Tuesday December 31, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Teel was born September 4, 1953, in Georgetown, a son of the late James Elbert Teel and Dorothy Frances Owens Teel. Mr. Teel grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Winyah High School. He received an associated degree in Golf Course Management from Horry-Georgetown Technical College. Mr. Teel worked for International Paper Company in Georgetown Duke Power in Rock Hill for a number of years. He retired from Georgetown County. Tony was an avid golfer and was very proud that he achieved a hole in one. Tony and Janet were married for forty-three years. Mr. Teel was a member at St. Mary Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a very loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Teel was predeceased by: a daughter, Meagan A. Teel; a son, Joseph A. Teel; two brothers, Joseph L. Teel and James E. Teel; and a sister, Ferol T. Matthews.

Surviving are: his wife of Summerville; a daughter, Jenny Teel Sekely (Kristopher) of Summerville; three grandchildren, Joseph A. Teel, Jr, Atolie M. and Lily Sekely; a sister, Pam Cameron (Skinny) of Andrews; and a brother, Pat Teel of Georgetown.

A Funeral Mass was held Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at St. Mary Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church in Georgetown. The Rev. Father Richard C. Wilson officiated. Burial followed in Pennyroyal Memorial Gardens.

Visitation was held prior to the service on Tuesday in the Church Parish Hall from one until two o'clock.

Please sign a guestbook at: www.mayerfuneralhome.com.

The family suggests memorial to: The J.O.Y. School of Pawleys Island, 9967 Ocean Hwy, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Corrie Mae Jones Michau-Walker

Corrie Mae Jones Michau-Walker, 89, the widow of William Watson Michau and Frank Martin Walker, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, December 27, 2019 at her residence.

Mrs. Walker was born the daughter of Zachariah Buddy Jones and Mary Eliza Lambert Jones on November 25, 1930 in Georgetown. She was a retired employee with Oneita Knitting Mills. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, and being outdoors. She loved flowers, cooking and singing. She was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith.

She leaves behind: five children, William Wayne Michau, Raymond Michau, Edith M. Rose, Bonnie Jacobs(Carlon), and Roxanne M. Jordan; twelve grandchildren, Tina Rose Monds, George Rose, Ray Michau, Stephanie Michau, Stacie Michau, Christopher Michau, DeAnna Ray, Melissa Jacobs, Kyle Michau, Chrissy McCants, Marie Michau, and Jamie Michau; and nineteen great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind: a brother, Donald Ray Jones(Cindy); and two sisters, Linda Faye Cribb(JP) and Marilyn Lambert.

She was predeceased by: her parents; her husbands; five brothers, Mack Jones, Robert Lee Jones, Bubba Jones, Johnny Dale Jones, and Harold Dean Jones; and six sisters, Juanita Hocter, Bessie Fisher, Virginia Jones, Evelina Newton, Rosa Lee Jornov, and Lillie Mae Jones.

A Home Going Celebration will be 2PM, Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Saints Delight Pentecostal Holiness Church. Internment will follow in the Sampit United Methodist Church Cemetery directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 6-8PM, Monday, December 30, 2019 in the sanctuary of Saints Delight PH Church.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Michau-Walker family.

Riley Fair Wendell, Jr.

Riley Fair Wendell, Jr., 80, beloved husband of Barbara Jean Casselman Wendell, departed this life, Sunday, December 15, 2019 at his residence.

Mr. Wendell was born the son of Riley Fair Wendell and Margaret Ethel Thomas Wendell on September 15, 1939 in Georgetown. He was a retired 37 year employee with International Paper Company where he was President of the local #377 and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. He was a member of the First Church Of The Nazarene of Georgetown. He enjoyed collecting, buying, and trading antiques. He loved reading mail especially "junk mail" and decorating for Christmas.

He is survived by: his wife, Barbara Jean; four children, Debra Chavis(Albert), Janice Smith(Brian), Teresa Rippy(Anthony), and Riley Wendell III(Nichole); eight grandchildren, Michael Smith, David Walker(Amy), Danielle Walker, Rachael Wollard(Chris) Taylor Matteson(Brett), Krista Wendell, Riley Wendell IV, and Piper Wendell; seven great-grandchildren, Macy, Blake, Hunter, Savannah, Brett, Cali, and Brayden. He is also survived by: two brothers, Dan Wendell and Larry Wendell(Diane); and two sisters, Katherine Plunkett(David) and Ethel Lynn Smith(Jerry).

He was predeceased by: his parents; a brother, Neal Wendell; and a sister, Leyola Shokes.

The Wendell family will receive family and friends from 6-8PM, Tuesday evening, December 17, 2019 at the Georgetown Chapel, 2156 North Fraser Street.

A Private Service will be held Wednesday, December 18, 2019 directed by the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Wendell family.

Ethel Estell Hanna Woodard

Ethel Estell Hanna Woodard, 62, the wife of Jimmy Roger Woodard, departed this life Friday, December 27, 2019 at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Mrs. Woodard was born the daughter of Allen TJ Hanna(Carolyn) and Shirley Estell Wise Moore on June 14, 1957 in Florence. She enjoyed sewing and gardening.

She leaves behind: her parents; her husband; two children, Daniel Eugene Moore and Walter Eugene Moore, Jr.; two step-children, Kristi Springle(Bob) and Shaun Michael Woodard(Stacie); eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind: three brothers, Thomas Allen Hanna, Allen Hanna(Terri) and Michael Aiken(Wendy); and a sister, Ann Hughes(Eddie).

She was predeceased by: her stepfather, Bobby Moore.

A Graveside Service will be 2PM, Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the Harmony Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.

The Woodard family will receive family and friends prior to the service from 12:30 - 1:30 PM at the Andrews Chapel, 610 South Rosemary Ave, Andrews.

McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Woodard family.