Houston D. Small: Green Sea

    Houston D. Small of Green Sea passed away Saturday evening, Nov. 8 at McLeod Loris hospital. He was 80.
    Mr. Houston was born July 25, 1934 in Green Sea a son of the late John Ottis Small and the late Alma Hammond Small. He was a 1952 graduate of Green Sea High School and attended Clemson University.  He was a retired farmer and a member of the Green Sea Baptist Church.  
    He was predeceased by siblings, Carlisle Small, Uldeen S. Lewis, Venoy Small and Larue Small.
    Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Anne “Tuffy” Williamson Small of the residence; two daughters , Laura S. Boyd and her husband Jerry of Green Sea and Margaret Sommer Small of Myrtle Beach; two grandchildren, Cole Graham and his wife Kelly and Jennifer Bullard and her husband Bryan all of Green Sea; five great-grandchildren, Manning Graham, Tess Graham, Ben and Matt Bullard and Kate Bullard; one brother, Arlon Small and his wife Lena of Green Sea; one sister, Katie Balikes of Miami, Florida and several nieces and nephews.
    Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 from the Green Sea Baptist Church with Mrs. Phyllis Elvington, Mr. LeVerne Ward and Rev. Jerry Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
    The family planned to receive friends for one hour prior in the church fellowship hall.
    The family would like to give a special thanks for all of their compassion and care to Mercy Hospice and the staff at the McLeod Loris Hospital (Second Floor) and the staff at the Loris Rehabilitation and Nursing Center .
    Memorials may be sent to Green Sea Baptist Church, c/o General Fund or Cemetery Fund PO Box 125 Green Sea, SC 29545 or Lower Cape Fear Hospice/Mercy Care 8216 Devon Court Myrtle Beach, SC 29572.
    A guest register is available here.

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