Area Obituaries

Bettie Gail Stevens Altman: Loris

1941 – 2019      Bettie Gail Stevens Altman of Loris passed to her heavenly home on Nov. 5.      Mrs. Altman was born in Loris, a daughter of the late Ernest Odell and Jackie Fowler Stevens.      She was predeceased by her son, Kevin Shelley; three brothers, Shelton, Jimmy, and Belton Stevens; and one sister, Patsy S. Cooper.…

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Infant Millie Rose Floyd: Tabor City

November 12, 2019      Infant Millie Rose Floyd of Tabor City died Tuesday, Nov. 12.      She was the infant daughter of Austin Lee Floyd and Teresa Ann Gore of Tabor City.      In addition to her parents, she is survived by one sister, Brooklyn Kaye Floyd of Tabor City; maternal grandparents, Keith and Linda Ward of Chadbourn;…

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Roy Linwood “Sambo” Buffkin, Sr.: Green Sea

1942 – 2019      Roy Linwood “Sambo” Buffkin, Sr. of Green Sea died Sunday, Nov. 10, in McLeod Loris hospital. He was 77.      He was born May 31, 1942 in Horry County.      He is survived by one son, Roy Linwood Buffkin, Jr. of Green Sea; one step daughter, Kathryn Lynch of Green Sea; five grandchildren and…

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Linda Gail Buffkin: Green Sea

1948 – 2019      Linda Gail Buffkin of Green Sea died Friday, Nov. 8, in her home. She was 70.      Born Nov. 19, 1948 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Jamie Lee Williamson and Sadie Mae Fowler Williamson.      She is survived by her husband, Larry Buffkin of the home; four sons, Dean…

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Terry Dale Phillips: Nichols

1945 – 2019      Terry Dale Phillips of Nichols died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 in McLeod Loris hospital. He was 74.      Born May 28, 1945 in Horry County, he was the son of the late Everett Phillips Jr. and Vera Cannon Phillips.      He is survived by three daughters, Julia Long and husband Kevin of Conway, Patty…

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Marie Causey Smith: Loris

1934 – 2019      Marie Causey Smith of Loris was joyfully welcomed into Heaven on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. She was 85.      She was surrounded by family at her time of passing, and peacefully made whole and perfect in Christ.      Marie was born in 1934 in Loris to the late John Bailey Causey and Vera Todd…

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Jerry Lee Nobles: Loris

1962 – 2019      Jerry Lee Nobles of Loris passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 at his home. He was 57.      Mr. Nobles was born May 12, 1962 in Loris.      Survivors include his wife, Lori Nobles of Loris; parents, Charlie and Mary Lue Ward of Loris; two sons, Troy Nobles and wife, Tiffany of Green…

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McMillan Lovette: Green Sea

1932 – 2019      McMillan Lovette of Green Sea passed away on Saturday, Oct. 26, at home following an illness. He was 87.      Mr. Lovette was born on Oct. 17, 1932 in Mullins to the late Curtis Lovette and the late Sally Strickland Lovette.      Mr. Lovette served his country with courage and honor in the United…

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James Quincey Graham, Jr.: Loris

1923 – 2019      James Quincey Graham, Jr. passed away on Friday, Oct. 25, at his home in Loris. He was 96.      Mr. Graham was born on Sept. 5, 1923 in Loris to the late James Quincey Graham, Sr., and the late Janie Dockery Morisey Graham.      Mr. Graham served his country with courage, honor, and distinction…

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Myrtle Mae Currie: Whiteville

1919 – 2019      Myrtle Mae Currie of Whiteville died Saturday, Nov. 2, in the Brunswick Health Center, Ash. She was 100.      Born March 14, 1919 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Vander Norris and Lucy Cribb Norris.      She was the widow of Neil Calvin Currie Sr.      She is survived by two…

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