Pamela Faith Roldan: Green Sea

1958 – 2020

     Pamela Faith Roldan of Green Sea died Thursday, June 11, in McLeod Loris hospital. She was 62.

     Born Feb. 24, 1958 in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Patrick Anthony Higginbotham, Sr. and Barbara Ann Brenaman.

     She was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church and a member of the Tabor City Rescue Squad Auxillary. Pamela was a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Norfolk State University where she received a Bachelor Degree in Special Education with an emphasis on Mental Retardation. She was formerly employed by BCR in Burbank, CA and currently employed by ‘Lil’ Blessings Childcare Center, and Horry County Schools as a special needs substitute teacher.

     She is survived by her husband, Dr. Byron Carcelen of Bakersfield, California, who will be relocating to Loris; two daughters, Lori Crescines-Hall and husband Lyndon F. of Portsmouth, Virginia and Samantha Grace Velez of Green Sea; a son, Radames Roldan of Las Vegas, Nevada; seven brothers, Gene Self (Rosanna) of Hampton, Virginia, Jon Joseph Self of Tabor City, Patrick Anthony Higginbotham of New Bern, William Anthony Higginbotham of Tabor City, Nelson Lee Lynch (Kelly) of Conway, William Self of Orman Beach, Florida, Brian Scott Self of Orman Beach, Florida; three sisters, Barbara Ann “Bobbie” Jenkins (Mike) of Tabor City, Elsie Elizabeth “Betsy” Prince (Mion) of Green Sea, Charity Lynn Morrin of Tabor City; seven grandchildren that she loved like her own children, Joshua Hall, Taylor Maria Roldan, Radames Roldan, Jr., Victoria Blaire Roldan, and Jadon Velez, Seth Chirse and Adam Chirse.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her biological father, Gene Laverne Self, Sr.; and her twin sister, Patricia Hope Self Snyder.

     Funeral services were planned for noon Monday, June 15, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, burial following in New Horizon Cemetery.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the chapel.

     Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, social distancing will be observed and the family encourages all who attend to wear a mask.

     Funeral services will be livestreamed on the Inman Ward Funeral Home Facebook page.

     A guest register is available here.