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Joann Sawyer Barringer: Loris

1934 – 2020

     Joann Sawyer Barringer of Loris passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, at her home following an illness. She was 85.

     Mrs. Barringer was born on Dec. 29, 1934 in Conway to the late Burroughs Charles Sawyer and the late Bertha Mae Richardson Sawyer.

     Mrs. Barringer was a longtime member of Buck Creek Baptist Church. She worked for many years as an accountant and as a dispatcher for Folly Beach Public Safety.

     Survivors include her two sons, William Hardee of Loris; and Ronald Joe Hardee and wife, Patricia Ann of Tabor City; her three brothers, Austin Sawyer of Longs, Gene Sawyer of Castle Hayne, and Kenneth Sawyer and wife, Betty Jo of Johns Island; her two sisters, Shirley Medlin of Longs, and Patricia Sawyer of Columbia; three grandchildren, William Henry Hardee, Ronnie Joe Hardee, and Amanda Hardee Smith and many great-grandchildren.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Barringer was predeceased by her husband, John Henry Barringer and her brother, B.C. Sawyer.

     Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Hardwick Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Allen officiating, committal services following at Buck Creek Cemetery in Longs.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service at the funeral home.

     Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society at 950 48th Avenue North, Suite 101, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.

     A guest register is available here.