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Mr. Whaley Hagood Dawsey

Birth date: July 18, 1915
Death date: March 17, 2007


Mr. Whaley Hagood Dawsey, age 91, died Saturday morning, March 17, 2007 at the Loris Extended Care Facility. Born July 18, 1915 in Galivants Ferry, SC; Mr. Dawsey was the son of the late Cyrus Montgomery Dawsey and the late Walker Bell Martin Dawsey. Mr. Dawsey retired with Hardee Manufacturing, was a retired tobacco farmer, and was a longtime member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church where after many years as a Deacon he had the honorarium “Deacon Emeritus” bestowed upon him.


Survivors include his wife: Nell Duncan Dawsey of Loris, SC; one son: Larry W. Dawsey and wife “Jenell” of Loris, SC; two daughters: Miriam Bell and husband “Johnny” of Conway, SC, and Linda Steele and husband “Ron” of Huntsville, Alabama; three step-sons: Van B. Duncan and wife “Rebecca” and Franklin Duncan and wife “Sherry” , both of Loris, SC, and Howard Duncan and wife “Bonnie” of Florence, SC; one sister: Dessie Dickerson of Westminster, SC; and sixteen grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Mr. Dawsey was predeceased by his first wife; Mildred Alene Dawsey; one son: Cecil Alford Dawsey; and two daughters: Sylvia Graham and Barbara Floyd, and two brothers: Alton Dawsey and Guanita Dawsey


Funeral services were held at 3:00 PM on Tuesday, March 20, 2007 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with burial following at Antioch Cemetery in Aynor, SC. Reverend Donnie Graham officiated the services. Visitation was held on Monday, March 19, 2007 from 7:00 until 9:00 PM at Hardwick Funeral Home in Loris, SC. Memorials were made to the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 2102 Pleasant Grove Rd., Loris, SC 29569. Directed by Hardwick Funeral Home of Loris, SC. 843-756-7001