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Florene Anderson Stevens: Loris

1924 – 2019

     Florene Anderson Stevens of Loris passed away on Tuesday, May 28, following an illness. She was 95.

     Mrs. Stevens was born on Jan. 12, 1924 in Rocky Mount, to the late Oscar “Bud” G. Anderson and the late Bessie Suggs Anderson. Mrs. Stevens worked at Loris Hospital and then Loris Drug store as bookkeeper until her retirement and was a longtime member of Cane Branch Baptist Church.

     Survivors include her two sons, Larry G. Stevens and wife, Holley and Ernest L. Stevens; daughter-in-law, Wanda Stevens, all of Loris; sister, Marvelene “Bootsie” Roberts and husband, Sherrell of Sumter; six grandchildren, Tamala Baker, Mark Stevens, Farrah Monroe, Ernie Stevens, II, Amy Lopez, and Anthony D. Tyler; many loving great-grand and great-great-grandchildren, and her loving dog “Gizmo”.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Stevens was predeceased by her husband, Elmer Lane Stevens; son, Charles R. Stevens; two daughter-in-laws, Tamika Ann Stevens and Betty G. Stevens, and brother, Elmer Gene Anderson.

     Visitation will be held 6 to 8 p.m. on  Friday, May 31 at Hardwick Funeral Home.

     Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Cane Branch Baptist Church with Pastor Jon Johnson and Reverend Mack Hutson officiating, committal services following at Twin City Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to Regency Hospice, 600 Garden City Connector, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

     A guestbook is available here.