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Barbara Carolyn Cox Royals: Conway

1935 – 2021

     Barbara Carolyn Cox Royals of Conway passed away on Thursday, June 24, at Conway Medical Center. She was 86.

     Born March 2, 1935 in Loris, she was the daughter of the late O.V. Cox, Sr., and the late Inez Mincey Cox. She worked with AVX for 40 years and was a member of New Home Baptist Church.

     Survivors include her husband of 67 years, William Archie “Dub” Royals of Conway; two sons, Bill Royals and wife Jeanette of Palestine, Texas and Brian Hughes of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; granddaughter Amanda Royals of Sumter; two brothers, Doug Cox and wife Diane and Terry Cox, all of Loris; and two sisters, Shelby Plemons of Spartanburg, and Dianne Bennette of Roebuck.

     In addition to her parents Mrs. Royals was predeceased by five brothers, Frank Cox, Wilbur Cox, Bill Cox, Edwood Cox, and O.V. Cox, Jr.

     Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 27 at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Pastor Myron Pritchard, Rev. Roger Chestnut, and Rev. David Watts officiating. Committal services followed at New Home Cemetery.

     Memorials may be made to New Home Baptist Church at 1665 Hwy. 139, Conway, SC 29526.

     A guest register is available here.