Hospital employees honored for years of service to patients


McLeod Health Clarendon recognized employees for their years of service during the Employee Service Awards Luncheon on Sept. 6 at the hospital in Manning, according to a news release.

"The values of McLeod Health are demonstrated through the dedication and commitment of our employees," said Rachel Gainey, administrator of McLeod Health Clarendon. "The value of caring, the value of the person, the value of quality, the value of integrity and our mission of providing patients with medical excellence are the foundation of our daily focus."

During the ceremony, 72 employees of McLeod Health Clarendon were honored for their cumulative years of service including those years of service at Clarendon Memorial Hospital. When combined, the employees represent more than 715 years of caring for patients and families in Clarendon County and surrounding areas.

To conclude the program, Debbie Locklair, senior vice president and regional administrator for McLeod Health, praised McLeod Health Clarendon for its improvement in patient satisfaction and attributed it to the dedication of the employees and leadership working together.

Honored for five years of service were: Dr. William Aldrich, Dr. Pauline Anderson, Tiffany Baker, Michelle Bevell, Mary Brewer, Steven Brooks, Perrie Brown, Tammie Cameron, Chancely Coker, Lashonda Demery, Jason Dennis, Angela Dennis, Amber Dollard, Elizabeth Dukes-Atkinson, Dana Faust, Debra Gibson, Lyndy Graham, Omega Graham, Jason Harding, Crystal Higbe, Christina Knight, Connie Meldrim, Kendrick Nesmith, Calarie Oliver, Cynthia Pearson, Ronald Pomeroy, Racheal Powell, Donald Rogers, Lauren Russell, Steven Scurry, Michael Stinnie, Erica Strecker-Hayden, Geneva Taylor, April Tisdale, Candy Walsh and Shawna White.

Honored for 10 years of service were: Stephanie Adkins, Cynthia Blackmon, Tarshalette Brunson, Melissa Evans, Niles Farmer, Pamela J. Flores, Jane Gibson, Micelle Grant, Sandra Marshall, Kathryn Miller, Drentia Montgomery, Geraldine Singletary, Julia Stagg, Sharlene Tucker, Debra Walker, Audrey Williams and Mireille Zarraga.

Honored for 15 years of serve were: Marsha Adger, Linda Buskey, James Coe, Holly Crews, Renne Davis, Terry Gaff, James Mahoney, Tamekia McFadden, Yvonne McFadden, Crystal Miller, Libby Robinson and Tina Swetnam.

Honored for 20 years of service were: Charles Baker, Wes Hanson and Susanne Johnson.

Honored for 25 years of service were: Frannie Lawson and Virginia McFadden.

Natalie Davis was honored for 30 years of service, and Debora Anderson was honored for 40 years of service.