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Area Obituaries

Kim Linwood Grainger: Clarendon

1952 – 2023      Kim Linwood Grainger of Clarendon died Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Whiteville. He was 70.      He was born in Loris, a son of the late Joseph L. Grainger and Juanita Stevens Grainger.      He is survived by one daughter, Shay Wilson of Nakina; and a brother, Mitchell Grainger of Tabor City.      He was preceded…

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Elsie Ruth Becknell LeGrande: Loris

1929 – 2023      Elsie Ruth Becknell LeGrande of Loris was greeted home by Jesus Christ on Jan. 22. She was 93.      Elsie, as she preferred to be called, was born in Columbia, a daughter of the late Lawrence Erskin Becknell and Cora Lee Davis.      In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband,…

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TSgt. Charles Lucian Vinson: Loris

1960 – 2023      TSgt. Charles Lucian Vinson of Loris passed away on Saturday, Jan. 28, at McLeod Regional Medical Center. He was 62.      Born Oct. 20, 1960 on Elgin Air Force Base, Florida, he was the son of the late Eddie M. Vinson and the late Sarah Cooper Vinson.      Mr. Vinson served his country with…

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Eva Alberta Gause Boruta: Loris

1934 – 2023      Eva Alberta “Bert” Gause Boruta of Loris passed away on Friday, Jan. 27. She was 88.      Born March 12, 1934 in Loris, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Alton Joseph Gause and the late Bertha Viola Prince Gause.      Mrs. Bert was a loving homemaker, devoted to her Baptist faith, and…

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Linda Pollock Henderson: Loris

1950 – 2023      Linda Pollock Henderson of Loris passed away on Monday, Jan. 16. She was 72. Born May 17, 1950 in Spartanburg, she was the daughter of the late William Perry Smith and the late Ethel O. Lowe Smith.      Mrs. Henderson was a special person with a servant’s heart. She was able to extend…

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Franklin Michael Zimmerman, Jr.: Myrtle Beach

1974 – 2023      Frank Zimmerman, Jr. of Myrtle Beach passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 3. He was 48.      Born on March 22, 1974 in Arlington, Virginia, he was the son of Frank Zimmerman, Sr., and Ida L. Zimmerman. Mr. Zimmerman loved his family, was passionate about his coffee, and an avid bowler.      Survivors include his…

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Robin Davis: Loris

1980 – 2022      Robin Davis of Loris passed away on Dec. 23, 2022. She was 42.      Born April 12, 1980 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Frank Gerald Davis and the late Bonita Mollic Davis.      Survivors include her brother, Scott Gerald Davis (Michelle) of Stoneville.      Memorial services will be private.…

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Pamela Ann Juarez: Loris

1970 – 2023      Pamela Ann “Pam” Juarez passed away Tuesday, Jan. 24, in her home in Loris. She was 52.      Born in Whiteville, she was a daughter of the late Robert “Don” Watts and Betty Diane Watts.      She is survived by two sons, Eric Beckwith and Michael Beckwith, both of Little River; one sister, Tina…

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Johnny Franklin Grice: Tabor City

1945 – 2023      Johnny Franklin Grice of Tabor City died Monday, Jan. 23, in McLeod Seacoast in Little River. He was 77.      He was born in Whiteville, a son of the late John William and Beulah Caroline (Watts) Grice.      He was a boilermaker by trade, a U.S. Navy veteran, and an active member of Dulah…

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Luther A. Watts: Tabor City

1936 – 2023      Luther A. Watts of Tabor City died Sunday, Jan. 15, in his home. He was 86. Born in Horry County, he was a son of Luther M. Watts and Dollie Ann Watts.      He is survived by his wife, Lisa Watts of the home; two sons, Rodney Watts of Pennsylvania and Joey Watts…

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