Vivian Jewell Garner Antwine, 83, widow of Winston Thomas Antwine, Sr., passed away Friday, March 15, 2019, in a Myrtle Beach hospital.
Mrs. Vivian was born in Jacksonville, FL, a daughter of the late Solomon and Lora Neil Garner. She was a homemaker and a member of the Rose Hill Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, reading, singing, but most of all spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving are her children, Judi (Robert) Vosbrinck and Winston (Peg) Antwine, Jr.; Son-in-law, Robert McDonald, Sr.; grandchildren, Mike (Kelly) Sisk II, Bryson (Jen) Sellers, Lora Sisk, Robert McDonald, Jr., Brenton Sellers, and Ashley (James) Funk; great grandchildren, Mikey, Caleb, Hannah, Will, Jameson, Dylan, Olivia, Kaylynn, Reidun, Hunter, Robert III, and Ellie.
She was predeceased by three daughters, Kathy McDonald, Melissa Antwine and Patricia Antwine.
Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2019, in the Rose Hill Baptist Church. Burial, directed by Morris Funeral Home of Hemingway, SC, followed in the Church cemetery.
The family received friends from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2019 in the Rose Hill Baptist Church, 4681 Rose Hill Road, Georgetown, SC 29440.
Please sign the guest book at morris-funeralhome.com.
Robert DeLeon "Leon" Casselman, 47, departed this life Wednesday, March 6, 2019.
Mr. Casselman was born the son of Robert Steele Casselman and Lilly Bell Coker Casselman on February 22, 1972, in Georgetown. He attended the Rhems Pentecostal Holiness Church. He loved all his nieces and nephews as if they were his own and told each one "you're my favorite".
He leaves behind: six siblings, Darlene (Marvin) Taylor, Jay (Wanda) Heckler, Don "Von Lee" (Sharon) Freeman, Clyde (Tara) Freeman, Joey Freeman, and Monica Casselman; and a large number of nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service was held at 5 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019, at Rhems Pentecostal Holiness Church. Officiating was Rev. Jack Todd.
The Casselman family received family and friends immediately after the service in the church sanctuary.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Casselman family.
Ronald Jeff Gatlin, 53, departed this life, Sunday, March 3, 2019, at his residence.
Mr. Gatlin was born the son of Ronald Earl Gatlin and the late Faye Moore on April 22, 1965, in Georgetown. He was a Unit Operator for Santee Cooper for over 26 years before retiring. He was an United States Navy Veteran and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War and the Sons of Confederacy. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a devoted son, loving father, cherished granddaddy, caring brother, and a loyal friend.
He leaves behind: his father; a son, Ronald Jeff (Holly) Gatlin, Jr.; a daughter, Melissa Lynn Gatlin; three grandchildren, Noah Steel Gatlin, Elijah Jeff Gatlin, and soon to arrive, Jonah Wade Gatlin. He also leaves behind: four sisters, Sherry (Avery) Caddell, Rhonda (Odell) Powers, Vicky (Joe) Brunson, and Rachel Gatlin.
A Celebration of Life Service with Military Honors was held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, at North Hampton Baptist Church. Officiating was Rev. Franklin Lowrimore. Interment followed in the church cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The Gatlin family received family and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening, March 7, 2019, at the Andrews Chapel, 606 South Rosemary Ave, Andrews.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Gatlin family.
George Contontoes Mihalakis, 86, beloved husband of Lillian Virginia Mixon Mihalakis, departed this life, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at his residence.
Mr. Mihalakis was born the son of Jim Mihalakis and Flossie Louise Oneal Mihalakis on April 12, 1932, in Lakeland, FL. He was a retired employee Oneita Industries and Brown Heating and Air. He was a United States Air Force Veteran where he proudly served for over 21 years. He was a member of the Piney Forest Baptist Church.
George and Lillian were married on February 17, 1957 and celebrated 62 years together. Their home was blessed with: seven children, Mark Wayne Mihalakis, Anita Lynn (Thomas) Mansfield, Mart Wade Mihalakis, Hailey Renee Mihalakis, James Allen Mihalakis, Monte Ralph (Ruth Ann) Mihalakis, Susan Ellen Brandon; fourteen grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and 2 great great-grandchildren.
He was precedeased by: his parents; a brother, John Mihalakis; and two sisters, Donda Mihalakis and Olga Mihalakis.
A Home Going Celebration with Military Honors was Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Piney Forest Baptist Church. Interment followed in the Andrews Memorial directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The Mihalakis family received family and friends 6 to 8 p.m., Friday evening, March 8, 2019, at the Piney Forest Baptist Church Family Life Center.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Mihalakis family.
Bobby Russell Ray, the widower of Juanita "Nita" Sangster Ray, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday afternoon, March 7, 2019, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Ray was born the son of General Marion Ray and Myrtle Elizabeth Russell Ray on December 14, 1931, in Andrews. He was a retired Maintenance Supervisor with Andrews Wire Company. He was a member of the Puncheon Creek Hunting club and was a member of the Holy Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church.
He leaves behind: five children, Judy R. Hus, Allen (Sandra) Ray, and Sheryl Ray, Kenneth (Joyce) Harrelson, and Wanda (Danny) Mills; 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 15 great great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind: a brother, Frank (Geneva) Ray; two sisters, Elizabeth Johnson and Betty Goodwin; and a daughter-in-law, CeCe Ray.
He was predeceased by: his parents; his wife, Nita; a son, William Ray; a grandson, Johnathan Ray; five brothers, Lethen Ray, David Ray, James "JD" Ray, Don Ray, and Dan Ray; and three sisters, Adra Fulton, Ruth Forbes, and Annie Mae Pugh.
A Home Going Celebration with Military Honors was held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019, at Holy Trinity Pentecostal Holiness Church.
The Ray family received family and friends prior the service from 1 to 2 p.m. in the church sanctuary.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Ray family.
Rev. Walter Wilson
Rev. Walter Randy Wilson, the beloved husband of Betty Jean Polson Wilson, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, March 8, 2019, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital.
Rev. Wilson was born the son of Charlie Otto Wilson and Mary Jane Wilson on December 29, 1957, in Georgetown. He was an employee with Stones Construction. His greatest love and passion came in 1977 when he was gloriously saved at the Six Mile Crossing Church of God. In his earlier years of ministry, he sang throughout the state with "The New Revelators" which consisted of his brother, Gene Wilson; his sister, Dale Wade; and Barbara Wilson. Together they ministered and spread the gospel to those in need. A new life and journey began as he accepted the Ministerial calling and was ordained in 1992. Rev. Wilson started evangelizing at Grace Temple and would share the gospel throughout South Carolina. In 2017, Rev. Wilson became the full-time pastor of Grace Temple. His ministry would not only include sharing the gospel through music but now preaching and pastoring. He believed his ministry and life would only be pleasing unto God and effective in the lives of others if it were done in the demonstration and the power of the Holy Ghost.
Randy and Betty were married on June 12, 1976, and celebrated 42 years together. Their home was blessed with three children, Randall L. Wilson, Jessica W. (Edward "Bubba") and Brian K. Bourne; and six grandchildren, Randall "Wesley" Wilson, Sean Nicholas Wilson, Madelyn Eve Wilson, Chloe McKinley Adams, Kalli Brianna Bourne, and Erric Bourne. He also leaves behind: a sister, Dale (Will) Wade; and his four fur babies, Penny, June, Pup-pup, and Lizzy.
He was predeceased by: his parents; two brothers, Gene Wilson and Charles Wayne Wilson; and a sister, Betty Wilson.
A Home Going Celebration with Ministerial Recognition was held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the Six Mile Crossing Church of God. Internment followed in the Spring Pond Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
Visitation was 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019, in the sanctuary of Grace Temple Church, 1144 Georgetown Hwy, Georgetown, SC 29440.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Wilson Family.
Anna Paige Langley Wright died on February 26, 2019, at Prince George Nursing Center, Georgetown, SC. Funeral services were held on March 7, 2019, at Bethel A.M.E. Church, Rev. Dr. Betty Deas Clark, pastor.
Mrs. Wright was born on January 14, 1920, to Mr. and Mrs. Moses and Mary McGill Langley in Williamsburg County, SC. Her secular education was received in Georgetown County public schools. She furthered her studies, graduating from Allen University, Columbia, SC with a Master's Degree in Education. Soon after her graduation, she met and later married "the dashing" Mr. John James Wright. They were blessed with three children. Her husband, and a son, John Arthur, preceded her in death. Beginning in 1943, Mrs. Wright held forty year tenure as a third grade educator at Plantersville Elementary School, retiring in 1983. She was a lifelong faithful and active member of Bethel A.M.E. Church.
Surviving are her children: Vervatine Green of Bronx, NY, and Vera Lloyd of Silver Spring, MD; her siblings: Ruthie Mae Cooper of Morrisville, SC, Rae Ann Chester, Helen Whittaker and Ethell Langley, all of Brooklyn, NY, Elizabeth McCray of Philadelphia, PA, Edward Langley of Jacksonville, FL, and Harold Langley of Louisville, KY. Funeral services entrusted to Wilds Funeral Home, LLC.