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Wayne Allen Lones: Loris

1943 – 2023

     Wayne Allen Lones of Loris passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 23. He was 80.

     Born Jan. 25, 1943 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Howard William Lones and the late Ruth Arlene Booth.

     Mr. Lones worked with Xerox as a service repairman until his retirement and was an active Elder on the Ministry Team at Victory Life Center since 2011.

     Survivors include his two children, Gary W. Lones (Carrie) and Diane Martin (Paul); five grandchildren, Gary Richard Lones (Tayanna), John Lones (Desi), Jacob Lones (Brooke), Christopher Conaway, and Kristina Conaway; nine great-grandchildren, Payton, Arianna, Bailey, Sydni, Abigail, John, Madelyn, Mya, Jameson, and one on the way; and two siblings, Karen Lee (Jim) and Juanita Helm (Tom).

     In addition to his parents, Mr. Lones was predeceased by his wife, Carol Sims Lones; and a baby girl, Leah Lones.

     Memorial services were held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at Victory Life Center with Pastor Gary Lones officiating.

     Family requests that memorials be made to Victory Life Center, PO Box 445, Loris, SC 29569.

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