Area Obituaries

Cecil Cartrette McCumbee: Loris

1929 – 2018      Cecil Cartrette McCumbee of Loris formerly of Tabor City, died Friday, Nov. 16, in Hope Arbor Assisted Living. She was 89.      Born May 25, 1929 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Cartrette and Martha Richardson Cartrette and the widow of Fred Cole McCumbee.      She is survived by…

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Rebecca Sue Graham Godwin: Clarendon

1951 – 2018      Rebecca Sue Graham Godwin of Clarendon died Thursday, Nov. 15, in Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, Whiteville. She was 67.      Born June 8, 1951 in Mullins, she was the daughter of the late Allard Daniel Graham and Louise Blackburn Graham.      She is survived by her husband, Charles Perry Godwin…

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Jeanette Watts Mills: Tabor City

1934 – 2018      Jeanette Watts Mills of Tabor City died Wednesday, Nov. 14, in her home. She was 84.      Born Oct. 5, 1934 in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Lewis Watts and Dorothy Phipps Watts and the widow of Waylon Harrelson Mills.      She is survived by one son, Gregory Harrel Mills…

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Clyde H. Richardson, Jr.: Loris

1925 – 2018      Clyde H. Richardson, Jr., of Loris passed away Monday, Nov. 12. He was 93.      Mr. Richardson was born in Horry County, a son of the late Clyde Henry Richardson, Sr., and the late Nancy Glenn Chestnut Richardson.      He was predeceased by two brothers and four sisters.      Mr. Richardson was a veteran of…

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Sally Grainger Lancaster: Tabor City

1930 – 2018      Sally Grainger Lancaster of 406 Fair Bluff Road, Tabor City, passed away Monday, Nov. 12, in her home.      She was the daughter of Franklin Walter Grainger and Flossie Alford Grainger.      Sally was born May 16, 1930 in Loris.      After graduating from Green Sea High School in 1947, she attended McLeod’s School of…

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Ralph Meares: Burlington

1933 – 2018      Ralph Meares of Burlington, and formerly of Tabor City, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, at his residence.      Mr. Meares was born in Columbus County on June 20, 1933 and was the son of the late Rowland Jason and Ethel Sealey Meares. He was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Nora Luann…

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Edna Joyce Tharrington Warren: Loris

1951 – 2018      Edna Joyce Tharrington Warren of Loris passed away on Monday, Nov. 5, at Regency Select Hospital in Florence following an illness. She was 66.      Mrs. Warren was born Nov. 18, 1951 in Snow Hill, to the late, Howard Tharrington and the late, Doris Thomas Tharrington.      Mrs. Warren was a correctional officer at…

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Roberta Harris Gerald: Loris

1927 – 2018      Roberta Harris Gerald of Loris went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, Nov. 2. She was 91.      Mrs. Roberta was born on April 24, 1927 in Loris to the late, Thurman McKinley Harris and the late, Lee Tyler Harris. Mrs. Gerald was a loving homemaker and a lifelong dedicated…

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Gladys Todd Carter Canada: Loris

1924 – 2018      Gladys Todd Carter Canada of Loris passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice House in Whiteville. She was 94.      Mrs. Canada was born on March 25, 1924 in Loris, a daughter of the late Furnie Cornelius Todd and the late Lucy Ann Hardee Todd.      Mrs. Canada was a…

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Sammy Faye Hardee: Tabor City

1947 – 2018      Sammy Faye Hardee of Tabor City passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, at his home following a sudden illness. He was 71.      Born March 9, 1947 in Mullins, he was the son of the late Grady Hardee and the late Blanche Causey Hardee.      Mr. Hardee worked as an automobile mechanic until his…

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