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Rita “Gail” Lowder Sarvis: Loris

1958 – 2019

     Rita “Gail” Lowder Sarvis of Charlotte, formerly of Loris, passed away on Friday, Aug. 23, at Atrium Health Pineville in Charlotte. She was 61.

     Ms. Sarvis was born on Aug. 13, 1958 in Loris, to the late Johnnie Rogers Lowder and the late Cecil Todd Lowder Buffkin.

     Ms. Sarvis was the owner and operator of a country store and of the Baptist faith.

     Survivors include her boyfriend, Steven Sellers of Charlotte, her son, Chad Rogers Sarvis and his wife, Hope of Loris; her daughter, Jillian “Jill” Hardee and her boyfriend, Shane Mincey of Charlotte; her brother, Ricky Lowder and his wife, Carla of Loris; her brother, Marc Buffkin and his wife, Natalie of Loris; and her grandchildren, Savannah Sarvis, Gannon Sarvis, Erica Hardee and Joe Don Hardee.

     In addition to her parents, Ms. Sarvis was predeceased by her husband, Joseph Milligan Sarvis.

     Graveside services were planned for 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Pleasant Meadow Cemetery with Rev. Randall Jones officiating.

     Family planned to receive friends immediately following the graveside service at Pleasant Meadow Cemetery.

     Monetary donations on Ms. Gail’s behalf may be made to Hardwick Funeral Home at PO Box 308, Loris, SC 29569.

     A guest register is available here.