Ethel Aileen Williams: Clarendon

1947 – 2020      Ethel Aileen Williams of Clarendon died Friday, Jan. 10, in her home. She was 72.      Born March 11, 1947 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Golie Richard Jacobs and Mary Aileen Jones Jacobs and the widow of Robert Lee Williams.      She is survived by one daughter, Robin Brown…

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Daphna Kaye Drish: Wilmington

1954 – 2020      Daphna Kaye Drish of Wilmington died Friday, Jan. 10, in the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.  She was 65.      Born Nov. 22, 1954 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Woodrow Wilson Perritte and Ethel Cartrette Perritte.      She is survived by her husband, John Michael Drish Sr.…

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Joseph M. Peavy: Loris

1948 – 2020      Joseph M. Peavy of Loris passed away Thursday, Jan. 9 at the VA Medical Center in Charleston. He was 71.      Joe was born Nov. 1, 1948, a son of the late L.B. and Vera Christmas Peavy.      He served in the United States Army for 8 years and was a member of Cane…

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Emily Pate Powell: Buford, Ga.

1955 – 2019      Senior Gwinnett County Magistrate Judge Emily Pate Powell of Buford, Georgia passed into glory on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.  She was 64.      Emily was born in Richmond, Virginia on Sept. 30, 1955 to William Arnold Pate and Martha Powell Pate.      She is survived by her husband, Anthony O.L. Powell of the home;…

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Joanne Goff Grice: Tabor City

1946 – 2020      Joanne Goff Grice of Tabor City died Thursday, Jan. 9, in her home. She was 73.      Jesus came by and picked up Joanne today to go home and be with the Lord forever. She gave a big effort to get well but it was not to be. She would much rather be…

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Solicitor: Police were justified in killing of Loris man

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Myrtle Beach Police Department officers were justified in shooting and killing a Loris man who pointed an assault rifled towards them last October, State Law Enforcement Division investigators have been told by the 15th Circuit Solicitor’s office.      Matthew Graham, 32, died following the Oct. 12, 2019, incident involving Myrtle Beach Police…

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Pre-school girl dies in Loris wreck

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story included the incorrect name of the deceased victim in Thursday’s evening auto crash near Loris. Horry County Deputy Coroner Patty Bellamy, who provided the name initially, issued a correction on the name just after 5 p.m. Friday. The correct name is listed in…

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William Lewis Carter III: Clarkton

1978 – 2019      William Lewis Carter III of Clarkton died Jan. 6 in New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. He was 41.      Born Sept. 8, 1978 in Horry County, he was the son of the late William Lewis Carter Jr. and Carolyn Kathy Soles Carter.      He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Rose Heath…

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Demoted clerk/treasurer resigns from Loris City Hall

By DEUCE NIVEN tribdeuce@tabor-loris.com      Former City Clerk/Treasurer Kenya Wright is leaving city government, three months after being removed from her post.      Wright provided a two-week notice to Loris City Council and Interim Administrator Dennis Drozdak on Jan. 3, and revealed that publicly in an e-mail to reporters Wednesday.      “I will spend the next two weeks…

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Lake Howard, Jr.: Clarendon

1946 – 2020      Lake Howard, Jr. of Clarendon transitioned to his heavenly home Tuesday, Jan. 7. He was 73.      He was a servant of humility and self-sacrifice.  He was employed by DuPont for 31 years where he worked as an Industrial Mechanic.  He was a man of many talents; knife maker, videographer, photographer. He made…

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