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Ms. Edith Hardee Mincey

Birth date: October 18, 1921
Death date: October 11, 2009


Loris, SC

       Ms. Edith Cavell Hardee Mincey, age 87, died Sunday morning, October 11, 2009 at Loris Community Hospital. Ms. Mincey was born October 18, 1921 in Loris, SC to the late Charles Gleaton Hardee and the late Ruth Gertrude Powell Hardee. Ms. Edith graduated from the Chicago School of Nursing as an RN and a registered medical laboratory technologist and retired from Loris Community Hospital. She went on to work at the Loris Library retiring from there also. Ms. Edith was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and a longtime member of Glendale Baptist Church in Loris, SC.


       Survivors include her son: Glyn Mincey and wife Mary of Connecticut; her two daughters: Barbara McCracken of Nichols, SC and Louise Fowler and husband Reginald of Green Sea, SC; her brother: Claude P. Hardee of Tabor City, NC; seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, eight great-great-grandchildren, many loving nieces and nephews and a special pet poodle “R. J.” who misses her greatly.


       Ms. Mincey was predeceased by a son-in-law: Lonnie McCracken; four brothers: Lloyd C. Hardee, Charles Vernon Hardee, Hoyt Wilson Hardee and Carl Hardee; and two sisters: Dorothy Floyd and Esther Cox.


       Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 at Glendale Baptist Church with committal services following at Twin City Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 13, 2009 from 7 until 9 PM at Hardwick Funeral Home.




Memorials may be mailed to Mercy Hospice & Palliative Care, P.O. Box 50640, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 or processed online at:  or to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-1905.