Loris, South Carolina
Ms. Mary Ellen Prince, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at her home. Born on November 30, 1950 in Loris, SC, she was the daughter of the late Mannie Prince and the late Elizabeth Fowler Prince. Mrs. Prince was a loving homemaker and of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her two sons, Gary Wayne Johnson and Laverne Prince Willis and wife, Amanda all of Loris, SC; two daughters, Jinnie Cannon and husband, Donald and Sheila Prince all of Loris, SC; step-son, Dock Ward of Virginia; ten grandchildren, Niki, Kelly, Courtney, T.J. and fiancé, Whitley, Taylor, Dylan, Irie, Daphnie, Mallory Ward, and Lena Ward; nine great-grandchildren, Conner, Carson, Bella, C.J., Allie Brooke, Bentley, McKinnley, Jameson, and Wrinley; and three sisters, Virgie Willis, Anna Welch, and Faye Huggins.

In addition to her parents, Ms. Prince was predeceased by her significant other, Eddie Ward; three brothers, Collie Prince, Mannie “Bud” Prince, and George Prince; and five sisters, Margaret Marlowe, Doris Johnson, Evon Smith, Pauline Fowler, and Dollie Sessions.

The family would like to extend a heart felt thank you to Amedysis Hospice for their compassionate care during this difficult time.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday, February 18, 2022 at Hardwick Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Hillcrest Cemetery with Rev. Andy Bell officiating.