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Ester Mae Hardee Todd: Loris

1940 – 2022

     Ester Mae Hardee Todd of Loris passed away on Thursday, Dec. 8, at McLeod Seacoast. She was 83.

     Born Jan. 29, 1940, in Shallotte, she was the daughter of the late Fred Henry Hardee and the late Eula Mae Causey Hardee.

     Mrs. Todd was a longtime active member of Beulah Baptist Church and was a dedicated educator, teaching both math and science at Loris High School, until her retirement.

     Survivors include her two children, Angela Jordan of Little River and William E. Todd, Jr., (Erin) of Loris; five grandchildren, Chandler Foxx Jordan (Sara), Spencer Griffin Jordan, William Gabriel Jordan, Wilson Hance Todd, and Hampton Hardee Todd; and two sisters-in-law, Carol Hardee of Winnabow and Shelva Stephens of West Columbia.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Todd was predeceased by her husband, William Edward “Hance” Todd; a brother, William Thorborne Hardee; a sister, Deborah Hardee Causey; and son-in-law Steven Jordan.

     Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Rev. Michael Rowell officiating. Committal services followed at Cherry Hill Cemetery.

     Those who wish may make memorials to Beulah Baptist Church, 2651 Highway 66, Loris, SC 29569 or Cherry Hill Cemetery Fund, 2020 Daisy Road, Loris, SC 29569.

     A guest register is available here.