Reginald Amerson

Reginald Anthony “Reggie” Amerson, 53, husband of Pam J. Amerson, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at The Medical University of South Carolina.

Born on June 9, 1966, in Georgetown, he was a son of Patricia Ann Lambert McKenzie and the late William Thomas “Bill” Amerson. Mr. Amerson was the owner and operator of Bill Amerson Trucking Inc., was a member of the Wadmacon Island Hunting Club and was an avid ALABAMA football fan. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and being on the Santee River. Mr. Amerson was a simple man with a big heart and was always willing to help someone in need. He was well known for his heart of gold and works of generosity.

Survivors include his wife Pam J. Amerson of Georgetown; mother, Ann L. McKenzie of Andrews; two children, Anthony Amerson of Georgetown and Macee Amerson (fiance, Zachary Gamble) of Georgetown; one brother, Michael Amerson (Alicia) of Georgetown; two sisters, Terri Martin (Ricky) of Conway and Julie Amerson of Kingstree; his favorite hunting and fishing partner, Willie Amerson of Georgetown; one niece; seven nephews; and his beloved dogs, Sadie, Watson and Stella.

He was preceded in death by one brother, William Dewayne Amerson; nephew, Sidney Amerson and a niece, Emilee Martin.

Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Saints Delight Pentecostal Holiness Church with Rev. Chris Browder officiating. Burial followed in the Lambert Cemetery.

The family received friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Online condolences may be left at

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

Christine DeKind

Christine Haynes DeKind died on June 10, 2019, at Hartford Hospital, in Hartford, Connecticut. Funeral services were held on June 22, 2019, at Nazareth A.M.E. Church, Rev. Alfred Darby pastor. The eulogy was delivered by Apostle Deborah Farquharson of Holy Temple Ministries, Hampton, GA.

Mrs. DeKind was born on November 11, 1951, in Georgetown, SC to Mr. Samuel Haynes, Sr., and Mrs. Lillie Faye Sarvis Haynes. She was a proud graduate of Choppee High School’s class of 1970, and later moved to New York. Mrs. Dekind retired after rendering thirty-four years of exemplary service as Captain of the New York Police Department Traffic Division in 2017.

Christine’s marriage to the late Mr. Wendell DeKind was blessed with the births and rearing of two sons.

Surviving are her beloved sons, Delionel A. DeKind and Reginald F. DeKind, both of Bronx, NY; four beloved grandchildren; her siblings, Lela Perry of Hartford Connecticut, Albennie Haynes, Sr. of Mt. Vernon, NY, Nathan Haynes (Mireille) of Ansonia, CT, Darlene Polite of Hemingway, SC, Dennis Haynes (Doris) of Charlotte, NC, and Jawana Cunningham (Isaac, Jr.) of Lake Park, NC; sister-in-law, Barbara Haynes of Georgetown, SC. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

George Evans

George Robert Evans, 62, husband of Lillie Samantha Shupp Evans, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at The Medical University of South Carolina.

Born on May 25, 1957, in Fairmont, WV, he was a son of the late George Edward Evans and the late Charlotte Rose Semans Evans. Mr. Evans was a simple man who loved hunting, fishing and spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of Andrews; three children, Robert Edward Evans (Brandi) of Andrews, George Cody Evans (Joanna) of Andrews and Holly Irene Evans of Florence; five grandchildren, Dane Evans, Dallon Evans, Randa Evans, Mason Jordan and Lilly Evans; three sisters, Judy Greaser (Rod), Linda Evans and Patty Reese (Bill) all of Fairmont, WV; one brother, Tom Evans of Fairmont, WV; one nephew; and four nieces.

A celebration of Mr. Evans’ life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the American Liver Foundation, 39 Broadway, Suite 2700, New York, NY 10006

Online condolences may be left at

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

Felicia Kinloch Jr.

Mr. Felicia Hiliare Kinloch Jr., also known as “Buggie,” died on June 14, 2019, at Grand Strand Medical Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Funeral services were held on June 22, 2019 at The J.B. Beck Recreation Center conducted by Rev. Ronald Thompson, pastor of Covenant Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Kinloch was born May 14, 1973, in Georgetown, SC, to the marital union of Mr. Felicia Hiliare Kinloch, Sr. and Mrs. Iris Evette Spann Kinloch. His father preceded him in death. He graduated from Georgetown High School in 1993, and often participated in all things musically related, especially talent shows. During his youth he attended Dickerson A.M.E. Church, where the family worshiped. Mr. Kinloch spent many years working in the maintenance field and was employed with Mid Atlantic Drainage Co.

He shared the last six years residing with the love of his life, Tiffany Moultrie and children, Shikeem Fore, Mayia Bellamy, and Tyjai Moultrie.

Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Iris Evette Spann Kinloch; his sons, Brandon Wright and Rayquan Kinloch; his siblings, Tiffany Kinloch, Nerfetiti Kinloch, Daddylock Kinoch, Felicia Collington (Eliza) and Rashea Kinloch. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.

Donna Mahn

Donna Maria Hatchell Mahn, 60, of Florence, SC, passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019. Mrs. Mahn was born in Darlington, SC, a daughter of the late John B. Hatchell, Sr. and Ramona Stokes Hatchell. She is also preceded in death by a sister, Brenda Hatchell.

Mrs. Mahn graduated in 1977 from St Johns High School. She worked in Florence County for 11 years and in Georgetown County as Director of Elections and Voter Registration for the last 14 years. Mrs. Mahn was a member of Toni’s Tigers and SCARE (elections). She loved the beach, kids, her job, Christmas lights, crafts and bowling.

Surviving are her husband of 32 years, David L. Mahn, Sr.; a daughter, Allison M. Mahn of Florence; a son, David L. Mahn, Jr. of Florence; and a brother, John Hatchell, Jr. of Everette, WA.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at the funeral home. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 28, in the chapel of Cain Calcutt Funeral Home.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to MUSC Health Florence Medical Center, Flamingo Mammaries Fundraiser “Toni’s Tigers,” 805 Pamplico Hwy. Florence SC 29505.

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Joseph Powell

Joseph Daniel Powell, 83, of Georgetown, SC, died peacefully on June 21, 2019, at the McLeod Hospice House after a valiant battle with cancer.

He was born on March 24, 1936, in Hemingway, SC, a son of the late Dewey Melton Powell, Sr. and Elizabeth Maness Powell. He attended Hemingway High School and was a 1958 graduate of The Citadel. He was a veteran of the Army Reserves and retired from Georgetown Steel Mill in 1998.

Dan was known for his sense of humor and outgoing personality. He loved NASCAR racing and was a handyman who could fix nearly anything. He also loved traveling the highways of our beautiful country and visited all 48 of the continental United States. He added the final 9 states in the northwestern US when he was 81 years old.

He leaves behind his three daughters, Danette (Ricky) Foshee of Georgetown, SC, Yvette (Glenn) Gleason of Timmonsville, SC, and Suzette (Ron) Coker of Johnsonville, SC; six grandchildren, Ross Foshee, Mallory Foshee, Jake Gleason, Rhett Gleason, Dalton Coker, and Gracelyn Coker; one sister, Yvonne Sigley of Dalzell, SC; best friend George White of Georgetown, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews who lovingly referred to him as “Uncle Dan”.

He was predeceased by his parents; three sisters, Elizabeth Harrell, Virginia Cagle, and Eleanor Clark; and a brother, Dewey Powell, Jr.

Memorial services were held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in the Morris Funeral Home Chapel. A private burial will be held at the Powell Family Cemetery.

The family received friends from 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in the Morris Funeral Home Chapel.