Obituaries – August 28, 2019

Lynn Thornton Tolson

DARLINGTON – Lynn Barber Thornton Tolson, 70, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019.

Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 24, at Mechanicsville Baptist Church with burial at Florence Memorial Gardens.

The family received friends Friday at Belk Funeral Home, and other times at her brother David Barber’s home, 920 E. Billy Farrow Highway, Darlington.

Born Aug. 11, 1949, Lynn was the daughter of the late Charles William Barber and Ila Mildred Lee Barber. She retired from AT&T.

She was known for having a caregiver’s heart and enjoyed taking care of her family members after her retirement. Lynn was a former member of Swift Creek Baptist Church where she sang in the church choir for many years, and a more recent member of Mechanicsville Baptist Church.

Surviving are her son, Ritchie Thornton of Darlington; grandchildren, Hannah Lynn Thornton of Effingham and Madeline Lee Thornton of Charlotte; sister, Joyce Ann Carr of Darlington; brothers, David Barber and Jerry (Karen) Barber, both of Darlington.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Lisa Boozer; her husband, Thomas Wayne Tolson; and her brother, Wayne Barber.

A guestbook is available online at

Connie Sherrill Truluck

DARLINGTON — Connie Sherrill Truluck, 65, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, in Murrells Inlet. A memorial service was held Aug. 22 in the chapel at Belk Funeral Home. The family received friends following the service. A guestbook is available online at

Author: Rachel Howell

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