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Sun-News from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina • 4

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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DCI SUN-NEWS Myrtle Beach, S. C. April 5, 1972 BROADWAY Nights." Building closed rebuilt and is now The Benfield also built the operates. OLD BROADWAY Myrtle Beach, over 30 "B.B." Benfield, who died quee advertises matinee, wall posters tell of current THEATRE, first one in years ago was opened by Sunday afternoon. Dick," and attraction, "Argentine B.

B. Benfield Dies Sunday Bunyon Bailey (B.B.) Benfield, 80, of 703 Jasmine who brought motion pictures to Myrtle Beach in the 1930's and helped finance a number of business enterprises, died Sunday afternoon in Ocean View Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Funeral services were Tuesday morning in Bullard Funeral Home chapel. Burial was in Ocean Woods Cemetery. Mr.

Benfield, who came here from Dillon in 1935, opened the Broadway Theatre, the first motion Mrs. McLeod, Daughter Of Former Georgia Gov. Mrs. Cora Brown McLeod, 76, wife of Daniel C. McLeod died Thursday in a local hospital after a long illness.

A daughter of the late Joseph R. and Cora McCord Brown, she was born in Marietta, Ga. Her father was a former governor of Georgia. Services were Sunday in Shrine of Good Shepherd in Southeastern Memorial Gardens. Calhoun are the McLeod; husband, a daughter, Mrs.

William E. Cameron of Punta Gorda, and a son, the Rev. Joseph B. McLeod of Knoxville, Tenn. Bullard Funeral Home was in charge.

Genco Chemicals Pool Pool Service Cleaning Let Genco Quote You A Price For Keeping Your Pool Serviced Daily Except Sunday for the Season. PHONE 448-7116 810 OAK ST. MAN OF THE MONTH DON CAMERON This "Man of the Month" honor goes to the leading salesman in this agency for the past month. It signifies an outstanding record in sales and service to clients. Our congratulations to Mr.

Cameron. Pilot Life Professional Building Myrtle Beach, S. Deaths and Funerals Mrs. Pola Tyler Mrs. Pola Joyner Tyler, 83, died Sunday at home after a brief illness.

Services were Monday at Bullard Funeral Home with burial in Riverside Cemetery at Nichols. Born in Lumberton, N.C., she was a daughter of the late William and Jennie Ricks Joyner. She had lived in Myrtle Beach for 25 years. Surviving are four sons, Grant Devine, Peyton, Frank and Bill Tyler of Myrtle Beach; and a sister, Mrs. Leona Encor of Spring Branch.

in 1959, has since been Cinema Theatre. Late Mr. Gloria Theatre, which still of Myrtle Beach merged with the South Carolina National Bank, Mr. Benfield was retained as a member of the Advisory Board of Directors. He was one of Myrtle Beach's most successful businessmen.

He was a member of the First Baptist Church. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Clara McDaniel Benfield; two daughters, Mrs. Everett A. Copeland of Warwick, R.

and Mrs. Harry Covington of Bennettsville; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Dan Winsett of Louisville, and a sister, Mrs. T. A.

Smith of Gastonia, N.C. Other Area Deaths Mrs. Dola Fowler Cox, 62, Loris, Saturday. Alfred Carmichael, 64, Conway, Friday. James Lofton Edge, 76, Conway, Thursday.

Mrs. Esther 0. Smith, of Conway, at Clearfield, Thursday. BIRTHS Mr. and Mrs.

Carl Fowler, 28 Park Drive, Myrtle Beach, Girl Sherry Lynn Fowler. Mr. and Mrs. John Charles Hagelston, 404 Cedar Apt. 4, Myrtle Beach, Boy James Marc Hagelston.

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wayne Mishoe, Rt. 6, Box 309, Conway, Boy Marcus Wayne Mishoe. Mr.

and Mrs. Oscar Levon Harris, Route 4, Conway, Boy Johnnie Russell Harris. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Eugene Taylor, Rt.

1, Box 452, Conway, Girl Carla Yvette Taylor. Mr. and Mrs. Sylvester Spain, Rt. 4, Box 282, Conway, Girl Sylester Merita Spain.

Mr. and Mrs. Bobby G. Moore, Route 4, Conway, Girl Bridgette Rachelle Moore. SAFES Money Chests And Fireproof Equipment 365-3539 After 5 P.M.

Weekdays Anytime Sat. and Sunday H. E. HOLLIDAY P. 0.

Box 285 Conway, S. C. Myrtle Beach Drafting And Blueprinting STEEL DRAFTING AND CUSTOM PLANS Complete Blueprinting Service at Reasonable Prices Offices at Old Strand Concrete Co. Off 10th Ave. Ext.

Ph. 448-6711 with burial in Ocean Wood Memorial Cemetery. Surviving are a son, Lawrence Lee Miller of Charlotte, N.C.: three brothers, Barney E. Williams of New York City, Ralph Williams of Charlotte, N.C., and George Williams of Baltimore, and seven sisters, Mrs. A.

B. Greene of Ellerbee, N.C., Mrs. Walter Sheppard and Mrs. Roland Clark of Hamlet, N.C., Mrs. H.

C. Dutton of Monroe, N.C., Mrs. Talmadge Self, Mrs. J. Harvey Reynolds and Mrs.

Eldridge Clark of Rockingham, N.C. Bullard Funeral Home was in charge. Mrs. Sarah Miller Claude L. Lambert Mrs.

Sarah Ella Williams Miller, 75, died Sunday in Ocean View Memorial Hospital after a long illness. A daughter of the late T. R. and Mary Bruton Williams, she was born in Rockingham, N.C. She was a member of Ocean View Memorial Hospital auxiliary, National Federation of Business and Professional Women, Myrtle Beach Garden Club, the Retirement Club and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Services were Tuesday in First Presbyterian Church Aynor, Johnny Lanneau Lambert of Conway and Francis, Laverne and Robert Lambert of Conway; a daughter, Mrs. Billy Ward of Conway; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Michael Edwards and Mrs. Randolph Speights of Myrtle Beach; a brother, Hagood Lambert of Conway; four sisters, Mrs. Susie Lewis of Conway, Mrs.

Pauline Squires and Mrs. Walter Squires of Galivants Ferry and Mrs. Letha Smith of Aynor. Lonnie C. Alston Lonnie C.

Alston, 80, died Monday at his residence in the Sand Ridge section after a long illness. Mr. Alston was born in Georgetown County, a son of the late Mrs. Rose Thomas Alston and Mood Alston. He was a World War I veteran and a retired farmer and was a member of the Hemingway Chapel AME Church where he served as a steward, trustee and class Surviving are the widow, Mrs.

Iowa Anjarone Alston; three daughters, Mrs. Elmira A. Connor of Conway, Mrs. Nancy A. Alexanderof Houston, Tex.

and Mrs. McGennis A. Johnson of Canton, Ohio; four sons, Maj. Lonnie N. Alston of Ft.

Dix, N.J., Herbert H. Alston of Patterson, N.J., Raymond B. Alston of Myrtle Beach and Lt. Col. Ponthe D.

Alston of Herlong, a sister, Mrs. Lula M. McCall of Cleveland, Ohio; a brother, Samuel Alston of Conway; and 19 grandchildren. Plans were to be announced by Nelson Funeral Home Rachel S. Thompson Claude Lennox Lambert, 69, of the Red Hill section of Horry County, died Monday afternoon at a local hospital after a short illness.

Funeral services were Wednesday in Salem Baptist Church. Goldfinch Funeral Home was in charge. Mr. Lambert was born in Marion County, a son of the late James Evin and Catherine Meares Lambert. Surviving are the widow, Mrs.

Viola Graham Lambert five sons, W. J. Lambert of Mrs. Rachel Stith Thompson, 35, died suddenly Sunday morning at her residence in Atlanta, Ga. Services were to be at 11 a.m.

Thursday in Bullard Funeral Home. Burial was to be Southeastern Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Thompson was born in Winston Salem, N.C. a daughter of the late Margaret Gibson and Alvin Stith.

She formerly lived in Myrtle Beach but for the past six years had been a resident of Atlanta. Surviving are two sons, Cary and Craig Thompson of Myrtle Beach; a daughter, Miss Lisa Thompson of Myrtle Beach; a sister, Miss Nancy Ruth Stith of Winston Salem; and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. Gibson of Winston Salem.

picture theatre on the Grand Strand, and later opened the Gloria Theatre. The Broadway was closed in 1959 and the Gloria now operates in the summers only. Before the incorporation of Myrtle Beach March 12, 1938, by the late W. P. Blackwell, Secretary of State, two special elections wereheld in the town.

Mr. Benfield was one of the first municipal officials of the council, headed by the late Dr. W. L. Harrelson, first mayor.

The other councilmen were Robert H. Cannon, still living in Myrtle Beach, thelate Dr. W. A. Rourk, the late J.

C. Macklen, the late R. M. Hussey Jr. and A.

P. Shirley. The latter, according to last reports, resides in Florida. Mr. Benfield was a member of the original board of the First National Bank of Myrtle Beach, appointed by the late C.

C. Pridgen, who with the assistance of the late Dewey H. Bell, established the town's first bank, the Myrtle Beach Depository, in 1937. Organized as the Myrtle Beach Bank Trust company in 1946, it later became the First National. When the First National Bank Windstorm Discussion Is Friday State Insurance Commissioner John Lindsay will discuss the subject of water and windstorm insurance protection for Grand Strand properties at a Chamber of Commerce meeting on Friday, 7 at 10 a.m.

in Convention Center. Rep. John W. Jenrette, D- Horry, will also speak at the meeting, which is sponsored by the Accommodations Association of the Greater Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce. All interested business people of the Grand Strand are invited to the meeting, said John Rhodes, chairman of the Chamber Accommodations Association.

"Procurement of adequate water and windstorm insurance protection has been a problem in the past for many business people and property owners of the Grand Rhodes said. "Our speakers at Friday's meeting will explain the new laws and regulations that should increase opportunties for insurance availability to local property owners." A $39,000,000.00 Payroll Market Within A Market Sentry, strand Mr. Merchant Cash in on this Over 4,600 military and civilian personnel receive the STRAND SENTRY each week. A MARKET WITH A $39,000,000.00 PAYROLL! With the new military payraise it is now estimated that the annual payroll of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base will be in excess of $39,000,000.00 NOTE: ANY AD APPEARING IN THE Myrtle Beach SUN- NEWS can be reproduced in the Myrtle Beach Air Force STRAND SENTRY for only per column inch! sentry, The Strand Sentry is published weekly by the Sun Printing Company. A copy is printed for each military and civilian employee on the base and is distributed free of charge! DIAL 448-8351 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION!.

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