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Matha Lee Blanton Causey: Loris

1932 – 2023

     Matha Lee Blanton Causey of Loris passed away on Saturday, March 11, following an illness. She was 90.

     Born June 25, 1932, in Loris, she was the daughter of the late Sammie Overson Blanton and the late Matha Skipper Sarvis Blanton.

     Throughout her life Mrs. Causey was a loving homemaker. She worked on the farm with her husband F.E. Causey, Sr., and she worked at Marlene Industries. Mrs. Causey enjoyed gardening, working with her flowers and in her yard, and was a longtime active member of Live Oak Baptist Church.

     Survivors include her son, Franklin Earl Causey, Jr. (Shelly); daughter JoAnn Vaught (Jimmy) all of Loris; four grandchildren, Franklin Causey, III (Jennifer), Russell Scott Causey (Stacy), Christy Allsbrook, and Jason Vaught (Michelle); six great-grandchildren, Colby Causey, Austin Causey, Katie Causey, Bradley Vaught (Sami Jo), Dustin Vaught (Savannah), and Laiken Vaught; five great-great-grandchildren; and one brother, Jack Blanton.

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Causey was predeceased by her husband, Franklin Earl “F.E.” Causey, Sr.; seven brothers, J.P. Blanton, Bill Blanton, Joe Blanton, Hubert Blanton, Mack Blanton, Cliff Sarvis, and Leroy Sarvis; and two sisters, Louise Richardson Doyle and Mary Lou Blanton.

     Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Rev. Mack Hutson and Rev. Jimmy Floyd officiating. Private committal services were planned.

     Family planned to receive friends during the hour preceding services at Hardwick Funeral Home.

     Those who wish may make memorials to Live Oak Baptist Church, 1080 Live Oak Church Road, Loris, SC 29569.

     A guest register may be viewed here.