MRS. MELVINA MCCREE

MRS. MELVINA MCCREE, {72} was born on May 01, 1944 to the late Maude Britton and the late Edward Hall in Georgetown, SC. She departed this earthly life on Monday, December 11, 2016.  Melvina attended the public schools in Georgetown, SC. She worked for AVX Corporation as a janitor. She attended Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Lane Creek, SC. She later attended Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church located in Myrtle Beach, SC  and was recently attending Church of Christ in of Conway, SC. She was married to James Herriott and to this union five {5} children were born, Norbitt Herriott, Sharon Herriott, Evrette Herriott, James Herriott, Jr and Israel Herriott. These children blessed them with twelve {12} grandchildren and five {5} great~grandchildren. Later in life, she married Melvin McCree from Gulfport, MS and they were happily married for thirty {30} years. Melvin a who was known as “The Cake Lady” enjoyed cooking and entertaining. She enjoyed traveling and visiting family and friends. Most of all , she enjoyed shopping.She always opened her doors to anyone in need. She is preceded in death by one {1} sister, Lula Blake and four {4} brothers, Julius Britton, Frank Britton, Benjamin Brockington and Herrell Lee Britton. She leaves to celebrate her life all of her loving and caring children, her grandchildren and great~grandchildren; her brother, Clyde {Mary} Britton; a special uncle, Francis Britton and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A dear caregiver of fifteen {15} years, Mrs. Loraine Alston;  other friends and family, Peggy Campbell and Elma Smith; cousin Ethel Leycock; two {2} special nieces, Eula Mack and Latisha Singleton. Visitation will be held 6:00 ~ 8:00 PM Thursday, December 15, 2016 at Ocean View Memorial Chapel. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, December 16, 2016 at Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home and Creamation Services, LLC.

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