Area Obituaries

Christine Daphne Gerald Page: Loris

1936 – 2019      Christine Daphne Gerald Page of Loris passed away Saturday, Sept. 21. She was 83.      Mrs. Page was born Aug. 30, 1936 in Loris to the late Lucian Cornelius Gerald and the late Blantie Moore Gerald. She worked with the IGA grocery store as a cashier and was a long time member of…

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Doris Ann Coleman Lovette: Tabor City

1940 – 2019      Doris Ann Coleman Lovette of Tabor City died Friday, Sept. 20, in Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach. She was 78.      Born in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Daniel Coleman and Sally Moss Coleman.      She is survived by her husband, Weldon Lovett of Tabor City; one daughter,…

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Ellis Alton Smith: Ash

1940 – 2019      Ellis Alton Smith of Ash died Sunday, Sept. 15, in his home.  He was 78.      Born Sept. 17, 1940 in Ash, he was the son of the late James Adron Smith and Vergie Duncan Smith and the widower of Betty Jean Todd Smith.      He is survived by one son, Allen Smith of…

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Harvey Elbert Buck: Tabor City

1935 – 2019      Harvey Elbert Buck of Tabor City died Saturday, Sept. 14, in his home. He was 83.      Born Nov. 19, 1935 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late John Harvey and Lula Estelle Long Buck.      He is survived by his wife, Brenda Mincey Buck of the home; three sons, Harry…

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Jose (Joey) Mario Alves: Loris

1988 – 2019      Jose (Joey) Mario Alves of Loris passed away suddenly Sunday, September 8.  He was 30.      Born Nov. 16, 1988 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Joey is survived by his beloved parents, Tony and Maria Alves; brother, C.J. Alves; and grandparents, Jose and Maria Reis. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.…

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Daniel Robert Cinq-Mars: Loris

1948 – 2019      Daniel Robert Cinq-Mars of Loris passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at his home. He was 71.      Mr. Cinq-Mars was born July 26, 1948 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, to the late Robert Irenẻ Cinq-Mars and the late Pauline Madeline Gagne Cinq-Mars. He served his country with honor and courage in the United…

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Erskine Ozzie Strickland: Tabor City

1931 – 2019      Erskine Ozzie Strickland of Tabor City died Monday, Sept. 9, in Loris Rehab and Nursing Center. He was 88.      Born May 11, 1931 in Horry County, he was the son of the late Hewey Strickland and Delphia Strickland and the widower of Bertha Mae Caulder Strickland.      He is survived by six children,…

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Lillian Cox “Dot” King: Loris

1933 – 2019      Lillian Cox “Dot” King of Loris was totally healed and entered heaven on Sept 8. She was 86.      Born April 16, 1933, she was the daughter of Wayman and Nora Cox of Tabor City.      In addition to her parents, Mrs. King is predeceased by her husband John D. “Buck” King; one brother,…

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Tony Andrew Dew: Tabor City

1958 – 2019      Tony Andrew Dew if Tabor City died Friday, Sept. 6, in New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington. He was 61.      Born in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Andrew Furman Dew and Rosa Lee Watts Dew.      He is survived by six daughters, Toni Kate Dew of Conway, Opal Dew…

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William Stanley Knauss Jr.: Myrtle Beach

1929 – 2019      William Stanley Knauss Jr. of Myrtle Beach died Friday, Sept. 6, in Embrace Hospice Center, Myrtle Beach. He was 90.      Born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late William Stanley Knauss and Hazel McCutchon Knauss.      He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.      He is survived by four…

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