Obituaries – October 3, 2018

Herbert “Hayward” Burroughs

Darlington, South Carolina – Mr. Herbert “Hayward” Burroughs of Jamesville, North Carolina formerly of Sumter, SC. died Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

Funeral services for Mr. Burroughs were held 11:00AM Thursday, September 27, 2018 at Cherry Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Darlington. Family visitation was 10:00AM Thursday until the hour of the service.

Interment followed in the church cemetery directed by Jordan Funeral Home, Inc.

Mr. Burroughs was the brother of Rev. Dr. E.B. Burroughs of Florence.

James Allen Watford

Darlington, South Carolina – James Allen Watford, 70, of Darlington died on Sunday, September 23, 2018.
A private service was held at the request of Mr. Watford.

James was born in Darlington County. He was the son of the late James Wilton Watford and Lois Helen Melton Watford. James served his country in the United States Army where he retired after 25 years of service. He worked for Staples in Florence until they closed their doors and work briefly at BB Hobbs in Darlington and Roller Bearing in Hartsville. James loved listening to classical music, reading books and collecting military artifacts. He will be missed for his big heart always willing to lend a hand in a time of need.

Surviving are his brother, Toby Watford and wife, Joyce of Darlington; his sister, Pat Spencer and husband, Donald of Lamar; several nieces and nephews; and several great nieces and great nephews.

The family would like to thank McLeod Hospice House for the wonderful care and love shown to Mr. Watford during his illness.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the McLeod Hospice House, 1203 E. Cheves Street, Florence, SC 29506.

Arrangements are being handled by Kistler Hardee Funeral Home of Darlington.

Jack Lloyd

Darlington, South Carolina – Jack Edward Lloyd, age 73, died September 25, 2018. A memorial service was held in the chapel at Belk Funeral Home at 2:00 on Friday, September 28, 2018.

Born in Darlington on August 25, 1945, he was the last surviving child of Lavern and Daisy Shaw Lloyd. Jack worked as carpenter for Tadlock’s Painting. He enjoyed old western movies, NASCAR racing and being a carpenter, he always enjoyed making furniture for his grandchildren. He will be remembered as a happy, nice-spirited man.

He is survived by his step-daughters, Angela (Jerry) Dalenta of Woodruff, SC and Ida (Ed) Bishop of Bishopville, his grandchildren and a nephew, Jimmie (Tracy) Blackmon of Darlington.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by all of his siblings and his wife, Geraldine Cowick Lloyd.

A guestbook is available online at

Author: Rachel Howell

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