PAXVILLE - Carrie Lee Scott Ardis, 77, widow of Louie Elmer Ardis, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at McLeod Health Clarendon.

Born on March 27, 1940, in Paxville, she was a daughter of the late Richard Manning Scott and Gladys Myrtle Kolb Scott. She was the owner and operator of Ardis Income Tax Service. She was a member of Paxville Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Barry Wendell Ardis and Byron Alan Ardis, both of Paxville; two daughters, Gretchen Ann Ardis Davis (Norman) and Laura Leigh Ardis Griffin (Eric), both of Sumter; six grandchildren, Amanda Leigh Lovell, Tammie Leigh Davis, Richard Alan "Ricky" Ardis, Brittany Marie Ardis Waynick, Kelsey Lynn Ardis and Hayden Brooks Griffin; eight great-grandchildren; three brothers, F.D. Scott (Gayle) of Summerville, Leslie Scott (Lisa) of Charleston and Stanley Scott (Susan) of Ladson; two sisters, Gladys Burke (Bob) of Santee and Annette Ridgill (Eddie DuRant Jr.) of Wedgefield; numerous nieces and nephews; and special friend, Marion L. "Brother" Eadon Jr.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Myrtle Poston; and six brothers, Richard Scott, Wallace Scott, Everette Scott, Wayne Scott, Ronald Scott and Floyd Scott.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Johnson and the Rev. Dr. Eugene Mosier officiating. Burial will follow at Paxville Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service from 1 to 2 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the home, 10263 Scott Ave., Highway 15 South, Paxville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Paxville Baptist Church, 10278 Lewis Road, Manning, SC 29102.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.