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Lillie Pearl Prince: Loris

1922 – 2020

     Lillie Pearl Prince of Loris, wife of the late Ernest Ivey Prince, passed away Monday, Aug. 17, at her residence. She was 97.

     Born Aug. 21, 1922 in Brunswick County, she was the daughter of George L. Russ and Susan Jane McLamb Russ.

     She was a member of Loris First Baptist Church.

     In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two children, Wilbur Ivey Prince and Fondalane Prince; three sisters, Bessie Griffin, Ruby Lee Cox, and Beluah Mae Atkins; two brothers, Vernon Franklin Russ and Prince Albert Russ; and four grandchildren, Carl David Prince, Mark Duane Prince, James P. Stevens, III, and Dustin Keith Fowler.

     Survivors include two sons, Ernest Carl Prince (Rose) and W. Paul Prince of Loris; three daughters, Brenda P. Bridgers of North Myrtle Beach, Dixie P. Hayes (Gene) of Danville, Virginia, and Phyllis L. Fowler of Chadbourn; 14 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 7 great-great grandchildren.

     Funeral services were planned for 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at Loris First Baptist Church with Rev. Louis Venable officiating, burial following at Princeville Cemetery.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the church fellowship hall.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Loris First Baptist Church, 3117 Main Street, Loris, SC 29569.

     A guest register is available here.