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Maxine Hardee Bellamy: Loris

1937 – 2022

     Maxine Hardee Bellamy of Loris passed away on Tuesday, April 26, at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 85.

     Born Jan. 6, 1937 in Loris, SC, she was the daughter of the late George Melton Hardee and the late Bertha Barker Hardee. Mrs. Bellamy was a loving homemaker and faithful member of Glendale Baptist Church.

     Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Dott Bellamy; her three children, William H. Bellamy, Marsha Coats and husband Barry, and George Rex Bellamy and wife Phyllis; eight grandchildren, Tara Todd, Jerodd Todd, Shawn Bellamy, Robyn Sims, Kimberly Sims, Misty B. Martin and husband, Scotty, Lindsey B. Hayes and husband Justin, and Taylor Hursey and wife Brittany; ten great-grandchildren, Keith Tedder, Jr. and wife Niki, Aden Polk, Andrew Martin, Brayden Martin, Logan Hayes, Emma Hayes, Oaklyn Hayes, Axel Hursey, Lincoln Hursey, and Hope Hursey; a brother, Wesley Hardee and wife Susie; and two sisters, Verna H. Ford and Helen H. Soles and husband, Lloyd.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bellamy was predeceased by three brothers, George W. Hardee, Francis Marion Hardee, and Norwood G. Hardee; and a sister, Rosa Nell H. Finkle.

     Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Glendale Baptist Church with Rev. Roger Chestnut officiating. Committal services followed at Bellamy Cemetery in Longs.

     Those who wish may make memorials to Glendale Baptist Church, 950 State Highway 747, Loris, SC 29569.

     A guest register is available here.