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Ellis Michael O'Tuel, III

September 22, 1944 ~ May 16, 2017 (age 72)
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A candle was lit by Jack and Suzanne Parrish on May 17, 2017 1:34 PM
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A candle was lit by Marie and Richard Peele on May 17, 2017 2:02 PM
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A candle was lit by Jimmy Ayers on May 17, 2017 2:13 PM
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A candle was lit by Harriet and Ronnie Herndon on May 17, 2017 2:18 PM
Message from Harriet and Ronnie Herndon
May 17, 2017 2:20 PM

Terri, we are so saddened to hear of the passing of Michael. He has been such an integral part of this community all of his life and will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of his family as you mourn his loss.
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A candle was lit by Dottie and Robert Fowler on May 17, 2017 2:26 PM
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A candle was lit by Barbara Broad on May 17, 2017 2:30 PM
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A candle was lit by Patsy Killingsworth on May 17, 2017 2:36 PM
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A candle was lit by David and Brenda Rogers on May 17, 2017 2:43 PM
Message from Ted and Harriet Thompson
May 17, 2017 2:46 PM

Terri-
Harriet and I are saddened to hear of Michael's passing. We were childhood friends and I always enjoyed his company. When I saw you and Michael at Dr Rush's office last week, I had no idea things were so serious. You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts.

Ted
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A candle was lit by Anne Pelham Wallace8 on May 17, 2017 4:16 PM
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A candle was lit by Steve and Wanda Weaver on May 17, 2017 4:43 PM
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A candle was lit by Jackie & Kelly Branch on May 17, 2017 5:00 PM
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A candle was lit by Randy and Phyllis Hilton on May 17, 2017 5:00 PM
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A candle was lit by Wayne Smith on May 17, 2017 5:00 PM
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A candle was lit by Henry & Flora Lynn Driggers on May 17, 2017 5:02 PM
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A candle was lit by James and Dorothy Quick on May 17, 2017 6:12 PM
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A candle was lit by Marvin and Ava Colson on May 17, 2017 6:12 PM
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A candle was lit by Tim Stubbs on May 17, 2017 6:15 PM
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A candle was lit by Carol Crouse on May 17, 2017 6:19 PM
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A candle was lit by Drake and Marilyn Rogers on May 17, 2017 6:19 PM
Message from Carol Crouse
May 17, 2017 6:21 PM

Terri & family, so sorry to hear of Michael's passing. May all of you feel God's presence, love & strength.
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A candle was lit by Virginia and Jennings miles on May 17, 2017 6:36 PM
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A candle was lit by Ellen Townsend on May 17, 2017 6:56 PM
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A candle was lit by Jo Anne Hudson on May 17, 2017 7:04 PM
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A candle was lit by Keith & Pamela Grant on May 17, 2017 7:24 PM
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A candle was lit by Bruce and Virginia Rivers on May 17, 2017 7:37 PM
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A candle was lit by Jane, Anna, & Mary Margaret Walker on May 17, 2017 7:40 PM
Terri and family we were so saddened to hear about Michael.He will surely be missed by all those who knew him . We will pray that you all will feel God's loving presence and His peace that surpasses all understanding.
Love and prayers,
Jane, Anna, & Mary Margaret Walker
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A candle was lit by Rev. Bobby & Laurie Norris on May 17, 2017 8:13 PM
Message from Debbie Veno
May 17, 2017 8:17 PM

Terri and family-I was saddened to hear of Michael's passing. Praying for peace and comfort for you all during this trying time.
Message from Amy and Phil Thomas
May 17, 2017 8:50 PM

Terri and family,
We are so sorry to hear of Michael's passing. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. He will be greatly missed at FUMC.
Message from Ron and Orlah
May 17, 2017 8:51 PM

The pictures posted of you and the kids with Michael are reminders of the strong family values that you all cherish and practice every day. May the wonderdul memories give you peace within God's Grace.
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A candle was lit by Fran Lewis on May 17, 2017 9:12 PM
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A candle was lit by Kathy Smith Quick Baker on May 17, 2017 9:53 PM
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A candle was lit by Sarah Pate Nolan Lett on May 17, 2017 9:55 PM
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A candle was lit by Gerald and Linda Ayers on May 17, 2017 10:40 PM
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A candle was lit by Butch and Carole Anne Williamson on May 17, 2017 10:50 PM
Message from Nancy McCutchen Huggins
May 18, 2017 7:27 AM

Terri and family, I was so saddened to learn of Michael's passing. All of my family sends love and sympathy, and may God give you comfort and peace in your time of grieving. Always remember the wonderful times you have shared. Love, Nancy
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A candle was lit by Jerry & Janet McDonald on May 18, 2017 7:55 AM
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A candle was lit by Steve and Patricia Bundy on May 18, 2017 8:16 AM
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A candle was lit by George and Mary McElveen on May 18, 2017 8:29 AM
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A candle was lit by Sara H. Thomas on May 18, 2017 8:48 AM
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A candle was lit by Shrill Salay on May 18, 2017 10:04 AM
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A candle was lit by Tracy, Cooper and Connor Lee on May 18, 2017 11:29 AM
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A candle was lit by Kary and Pat Barrow on May 18, 2017 11:30 AM
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A candle was lit by Richard and Lib Rivers on May 18, 2017 11:34 AM
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A MOUNTAIN MEADOW PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was ordered on May 18, 2017

Message from Bracky and Martha Sanders
May 18, 2017 12:56 PM

Our prayers are with you Terri and your children and grandchildren during this time. Michael was a good man who loved his family, community, and church.
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A candle was lit by Jim & Nancy Jo Wood on May 18, 2017 1:18 PM
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A MONET'S GARDEN  BASKET was ordered on May 18, 2017

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A DIGNITY IN WHITE PEDESTAL ARRANGEMENT was ordered on May 18, 2017

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A candle was lit by Nelson & Judy Huggins on May 18, 2017 1:51 PM
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A candle was lit by Margaret Clark on May 18, 2017 2:00 PM
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A RAY OF SUNSHINE was sent by Smyrna Little League on May 18, 2017

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A candle was lit by Lathrum Johnson on May 18, 2017 3:11 PM
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A candle was lit by Dixie Frye Allen on May 18, 2017 4:30 PM
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A candle was lit by Tom Rushing and Pam McCormick on May 18, 2017 4:37 PM
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A candle was lit by Danny & Ruby Hall on May 18, 2017 4:47 PM
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A candle was lit by Bill and Dorothy Jones on May 18, 2017 4:47 PM
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A candle was lit by Larry and Linda Bottoms on May 18, 2017 7:14 PM
Message from Larry and Linda Bottoms
May 18, 2017 7:15 PM

So sorry for your loss.
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A candle was lit by Courtney & Heath Weaver on May 18, 2017 8:31 PM
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A candle was lit by Lucille and Melvin Carabo on May 18, 2017 9:11 PM
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A candle was lit by Bill on May 18, 2017 9:30 PM
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A candle was lit by William (Bill) & Carolyn Lowery on May 18, 2017 9:41 PM
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A candle was lit by Patricia Anderson Norris on May 18, 2017 9:44 PM
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A candle was lit by The Sarabia on May 18, 2017 9:48 PM
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A candle was lit by Laurin Floyd on May 18, 2017 11:53 PM
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A candle was lit by Genese & Family on May 19, 2017 2:13 AM
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A candle was lit by Ginger English Floyd on May 19, 2017 6:09 AM
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A candle was lit by Bill and Kathy Chivers on May 19, 2017 7:51 AM
Message from Eddie Watford
May 19, 2017 8:11 AM

I was so sad to hear of Michael's death . My sister Mary Nelle called me and told of his passing..Know that the Wofford class of 1967 will honor his life and will remember the good times at Wofford.
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A candle was lit by Mike, Melissa and Michael Skipper on May 19, 2017 8:23 AM
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A candle was lit by Tommy and Becky Bosticj on May 19, 2017 8:31 AM
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A candle was lit by Julie E. Willis on May 19, 2017 8:44 AM
Message from Allison McInnis Riesen
May 19, 2017 8:50 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you all!!!
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A candle was lit by Allison McInnis Riesen on May 19, 2017 8:51 AM
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A candle was lit by Winston & Katie Fowler on May 19, 2017 9:07 AM
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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on May 19, 2017

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A candle was lit by Wanda and Alexa Davis on May 19, 2017 11:05 AM
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A candle was lit by RL & Pat Rogers on May 19, 2017 11:13 AM
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A candle was lit by RL & Pat Rogers on May 19, 2017 11:21 AM
Ms. Terri, Rl and I are so sorry to hear of Mr. Otuell passing we are praying for you and the family. We thought alot of Mr. Otuell. You and your family will be in our prayers now and the coming days ahead!! Love you sweet lady!!
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A candle was lit by Bill & Sally Jennings on May 19, 2017 12:29 PM
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A candle was lit by Jimmy Moody on May 19, 2017 12:47 PM
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A candle was lit by Jim & Agnes Bundy on May 19, 2017 1:04 PM
Message from Ed and Susan Brasfield
May 19, 2017 1:30 PM

Emily and family - We were so sorry to hear about your father's passing. Hope you find comfort in your faith and family at this time. We are thinking of you all.
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A candle was lit by Jim and Caroline McInnis on May 19, 2017 1:43 PM
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A candle was lit by Judy Quick Sharon on May 19, 2017 2:57 PM
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A candle was lit by Esther Jeffcoat Tirado on May 19, 2017 3:01 PM
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A candle was lit by Rennie Owens Hunsucker on May 19, 2017 3:23 PM
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A candle was lit by Nancy Townsend on May 19, 2017 4:50 PM
Message from Eric Lindblade
May 19, 2017 5:14 PM

Emily,
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Eric
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A candle was lit by Eli and Heather Boone Steen on May 19, 2017 7:51 PM
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A candle was lit by Patrick and Marlo O'Tuel on May 19, 2017 7:52 PM
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A candle was lit by Patrick and Marlo O'Tuel on May 19, 2017 7:53 PM
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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A candle was lit by Mavis Odom2 on May 20, 2017 7:11 AM
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A candle was lit by Cornelia Townsend Burn on May 20, 2017 8:30 AM
Message from Ron Gilbert
May 20, 2017 10:22 AM

Ellis: So sorry to hear that your Father had passed. My prayers are with you and family
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A candle was lit by Mavis Odom on May 20, 2017 11:25 AM
Message from Fletcher Stubbs
May 20, 2017 4:36 PM

I am so sorry to hear the news about Michael. Even though I have not seen him in many years, I remember his loyalty to FUMC and to Marlboro County. I pray for God's continued blessings and comfort for your family.
Message from Gilbert McLaurin
May 20, 2017 6:18 PM

Ellis and family,
I was so sorry to hear about your dad passing away. He was in my prayers from the time I heard he had fallen. My prayers are still with you and the family.
Gilbert McLaurin
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A candle was lit by Cecilia Owens Pearson on May 21, 2017 9:19 AM
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An A GARDEN PATH was ordered on May 21, 2017

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A candle was lit by Marsha Driggers Tadlock on May 21, 2017 5:48 PM
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A candle was lit by David and Sue Jackson, Ray, Amy & family on May 21, 2017 8:56 PM
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A candle was lit by Tommy and Marie Frazier Lexington, SC on May 22, 2017 8:25 AM
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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on May 22, 2017

Emily, We are praying for you and your family. We love you. Love, Laurie and all of Team Believe

Message from Dottie Newton Babb
May 22, 2017 11:19 AM

Terri, children, Marilyn and Douglas
I want you to know I feel so sad and sorry you lost Michael. When I learned of his death I read the special obituary of him in The State paper. He was a special person and while keeping his family first he did so many things that made Bennettsville a better place. I and my family in Bennettsville are so grateful for all of the work he did over the years.
I am unable to come to his service today but I will be there in thoughts and prayers.
Love, Dottie
Message from Sharon Richardson
May 22, 2017 12:52 PM

Ellis and family,

My thoughts and prayers to you all! Mr. O'Tuel sounded like a wonderful Godly man and no doubt he was! I see those same qualities in Ellis! Please know that you will continue to be in our prayers today and the months ahead! I pray for peace knowing that he is in a wonderful place! Cherish the memories you shared!

Message from Pam and John Napier
May 23, 2017 11:45 AM

Terri and the family, we are saddened by the loss of Michael. We regret we were unable to attend the services, but join his many friends in being grateful for the life he lived and the contributions he made. We are all better people because we knew him. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Pam and John Napier
Message from Jim & Sandy Fincher
May 23, 2017 10:39 PM

Terri and Laura, Words are so inadequate of conveying our feelings for you all. We pray that you can rest in the assurance that Michael is with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Surely Michael was greeted with those words " Well done my good and faithful servant, enter into your rest" May God bless you all, Jim & Sandy
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A candle was lit by Pamela Walters Johnson on May 23, 2017 11:58 PM
Message from Ellis O'Tuel
October 2, 2017 9:24 PM

Miss you everyday.
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