‘She had a grand career’: Longtime Horry County auditor Lois Eargle dies

Published: Nov. 15, 2021 at 6:29 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 15, 2021 at 2:20 PM EST
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HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Lois Eargle, the longtime Horry County auditor, died Sunday.

Eargle served as auditor for nearly 30 years, beginning in 1993. She retired from her role earlier this year.

Before becoming auditor, Eargle served four terms in the South Carolina House of Representatives and was a member of the South Carolina Highway Commission.

“The Horry County Auditor’s Office is so saddened to hear of the passing of Lois Eargle. Mrs. Eargle was the Horry County Auditor for 28 years and was known and enjoyed by many. She had a grand career with many accomplishments and tremendously enjoyed her life as a public official,” said Horry County auditor Beth Calhoun. “We thank her for her service and what she offered to others. We wish sympathy, prayers and comfort to her family as we reflect on her memory now and in the days ahead.”

A cause of death has not been released.

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