Inez Marie Hilburn Atwell: Loris

    Inez Marie Hilburn Atwell of Loris, passed away Friday, Feb. 27 at her home following an illness. She was 94.
    Born March 15, 1920 in Fayetteville, she was the daughter of Mr. James Walter Hilburn and Mrs. Mertie Harrelson Hilburn. Mrs. Atwell was a loving homemaker and a member of Body of Believers Ministry in Loris.
     Survivors include her daughter, Murna C. Alsup and husband, Arlie; three grandchildren, Alan Wright and wife, Carri, Sandy Johnson and husband, Mike and Amy Cook and husband, Tony; five great-grandchildren, Aaron, Alyssa, Joshua, Ryan and Connor; brother Ancil Hilburn and wife, Daphine and sister, Mary Frances Strickland.
     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Atwell was predeceased by her husband, Henry Atwell; one daughter, Mary Catherine Atwell; four brothers, Lester, Paul, Lloyd and Dewey Hilburn and three sisters, Essie Mae Booth, Ruth Gerald and Mila Causey.
     The family would like to extend a heartfelt “Thank you” to Mrs. Atwell’s hospice care team, Joanne Haschak, Renee Kratzer, Kitty Boyd and Dr. Beth Cardosi.
     Funeral services were held 11 a.m. Monday, March 2 at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Preacher Bobby Branton officiating. Committal services followed at Princeville Cemetery.
    Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Mercy Care, 8216 Devon Court, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572.
    A guest register is available here.

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