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Area Obituaries

Patricia Martin Shelley: Green Sea

1960 – 2022      Patricia Martin Shelley of Green Sea passed away Tuesday, Se[t/ 27, in her home. She was 61.      Born Dec. 3, 1960, in Marion, she was a daughter of Rev. Jack Martin and Bonnie Faye (Rabon) Martin.      She is survived by her parents, Rev. Jack and Bonnie Faye Martin; two daughters, Stephanie Lynn Long…

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Marty Joe Huggins: Conway

1967 – 2022      Marty Joe Huggins of Conway passed away on Monday, Sept. 26, at Grand Strand Medical Center following a sudden illness. He was 55.      Born June 22, 1967 in Wilmington, he was the son of the late Samuel Joseph Huggins and the late Marian Turner Huggins. He loved racing and sports, especially pulling…

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Bernice Stroud Norris: Tabor City

1932 – 2022      Bernice Stroud Norris of Tabor City died Monday, Sept. 26. She was 90.      Born May 12, 1932 in Horry County, she was the daughter of the late William Bertie “W.B.” Stroud and Rosanna Strickland Stroud and the widow of Royce Hartful Norris.      She was a member of Emerson Original Free Will Baptist…

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Eric Ben Hughes: Loris

1971 – 2022      Eric Ben Hughes of Loris passed away on Friday, Sept. 23. He was 50.      Born Oct. 4, 1971 in Fairfield, California, he was the son of Audrey Todd Hughes and the late Benjamin “Tilly” Hughes. He was passionate about cars, trucks, motorcycles, and most of all, his family.      Survivors including his mother…

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Dewey Eugene Price: Loris

1949 – 2022      Dewey Eugene Price of Loris passed away on Saturday, Sept. 24, at his home. He was 73.      Born June 3, 1949 in Rock Hill, he was the son of the late James Lee Price, Sr., and the late Pauline Koon Price.      Mr. Price was a member of the Omar Shrine, a member…

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Miriam Martha Hooks Watts: Tabor City

1942 – 2022      Miriam Martha Hooks Watts of Tabor City died on Sept. 18 in Riverside Health and Rehabilitation in North Charleston. She was 80.      Born in Horry County, she was the daughter of the late William Patrick Hooks and Lazelle Fogle Hooks. She attended Today’s Harvest Church of North Myrtle Beach.      She is survived…

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Pauline Meckes Oehlert: Longs

1931 – 2022      Pauline “Polly” Meckes Oehlert of Longs passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 6. She was 91.      Born May 20, 1931 in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Harvey F. Meckes and the late Blanche D. Dotter Meckes.      Mrs. Oehlert enjoyed fellowship at Living Water Baptist Church. She worked…

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Robert Colon Phipps, Jr.: Loris

1939 – 2022      Robert Colon Phipps, Jr. of Loris passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 21, surrounded by his loving family. He was 83.      Born on April 14, 1939 in Loris, he was the son of the late Robert Colon Phipps, Sr., and the late Martha Causey Phipps. He graduated from Loris High School.      Mr. Robert…

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Lynne DuPlessis Masi: Conway

1950 – 2022      Lynne DuPlessis Masi of Conway passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at her home with her husband by her side. She was 72.      Born June 15, 1950 in Bangor, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Edward DuPlessis and the late Barbara Curtis DuPlessis.      Mrs. Masi worked with the Department of…

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Katherine Byrd Bock Harrison: Loris

1949 – 2022      Katherine Byrd Bock Harrison of Loris passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 20. She was 72.      Born Sept. 27, 1949 in Richmond, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Paul H. Bock, Sr. and the late Byrd Johnson Bock. She attended Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church and was an LPN with Greensboro…

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