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Abingdon Manor - An Extraordinary Inn & Restaurant

Abingdon Manor - Latta, South Carolina
Abingdon Manor Inn and Restaurant
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Meet the Staff

The staff is a very important part of your visit to Abingdon Manor and all have an eye for detail. Several of the staff have over 15 years service and everyone works hard to ensure your every wish is fulfilled. Read a little bit about each member of our team.

The Staff @ Abingdon Manor

Vermella Sellers

Our longest serving staff member Vermel started in April 1996. The "glue" at Abingdon Manor, as senior housekeeper she ensures our guest accommodations are always the cleanest and best kept. In the kitchen most nights she makes sure the"first line" of food safety (clean dinnerware) is optimized. She also knows all the secrets of the servers who treat her like their second Mom.

Vermella Sellers

Jeff Grubb

Sous Chef. Jeff has worked with us for 19 years helping to secure the AAA 4 Diamond rating for 13 consecutive years. Originally from California, Jeff has worked in food service and restaurants for 35 years. A terrific baker, Jeff makes many of the Inn's desserts. He also helps with the monthly cooking classes, often instructing in bread and pasta making.

Jeff Grubb

Lillie Spears

Lillie takes care of ironing all the linens for the Inn. She also helps the housekeeper and servers with the dinner service for the larger parties and events. Lillie has worked at the Inn since April of 1997. She is also a home health aide and has two daughters.

Lillie Spears

Curtis Watts

Curtis has worked at the Inn since March 1998, and oversees all of building and grounds maintenance. He has been involved in the transformation of the Inn including new construction, decorating, furniture refinishing and general building and equipment maintenance among many tasks.

Curtis Watts

Dianne Arnette

Master Gardener. Here she is pruning back the roses along with her trustee assistant Zoe. Dianne stared working at the Inn November 2007 and worked full time developing the gardens until she moved to the beach 2 years ago. She comes back once a month to oversee and train Keegan and handle special projects.

Dianne Arnette

Corrie Lane

Our current "senior" server Corrie has worked for us starting in 2006 when she was just 14. After graduating from Francis Marion University she took a position as a research biologist at Patheon Pharmaceutical in Florence where of course she excels.

Corrie Lane

Paige Lovett

Beth and Stephanie's cousin (that's how they got the job) Paige has worked for us since December 2011. She graduated a year early from Coastal Carolina University majoring in Physical Therapy where she was on the President's list.

Paige Lovett

Lanelle Moore

Lanelle is the breakfast cook and handles all the Inn's laundry and maintains all the downstairs common areas. She opens up the Inn each morning and prepares the early morning beverage service before starting breakfast. Additionally, Lanelle sets the tables for dinner each day. She has worked at the Inn since September 2012.

Lanelle Moore

David Hobbs

Backup Assistant Innkeeper. David and his wife Janis have been guests at Abingdon for 15 years. David offered to help out in a pinch if our regular staff have a conflict. He's been helping out at the Inn for 3 years. Retired as a supervisor at DuPont chemical, he is the voluntary Director of the Art Trail Gallery in Florence as well as serving as the Chair of the County Planning Commission among many activities.

David Hobbs

Beth Lovett

Beth is one of our servers. She is a senior (and cheerleader) at Latta High School and wants to go to college and is interested in the Heath Care field. She and her twin sister, Stephanie have worked at Abingdon since August 2014.

Beth Lovett

Anne Branco

Assistant Innkeeper Anne began working at the Inn March 2015, yet she and husband, Paul have been regular guests for over 15. After selling her business last year she was looking for something part time and was a perfect fit to handle Mike's duties so he and Patty are free to travel and take time off. Overseeing Inn and restaurant operations, you'll find Anne a warm and friendly addition to the team.

Anne Branco

Stephanie Lovett

Along with her twin sister Beth, Stephanie has worked at the Inn as a server since August 2015. Quiet and reserved she is focused in the dining room and likes everything to run smoothly. A senior at Latta High School, Stephanie also plans to attend college perhaps to pursue a Nursing degree.

Stephanie Lovett

Brooke Gardner

Brooke started in September 2015 replacing one of our longest serving staff, Kasey, who is now a trauma nurse with a new baby. Brooke is 16 (Kasey's age when she started) a junior at Latta High School and a quick learner.

Brooke Gardner

Catherine Bowen

Our newest server, Catherine is a junior at Latta High and is involved with the theater just finishing this years play to resounding acclaim.

Catherine Bowen

Nancy Snipes

- Nancy is the Assistant Gardener with daily responsibility for overseeing the flowers throughout the various gardens and grounds and ensuring that everything is beautiful and looking great for the guests. She works with Dianne our Master Gardener to implement projects, planting and procreating throughout the year. She is retired from two careers and has three grown children and 6 grandchildren. She loves working in her own yard and now has taken on Abingdon Manor.

Nancy Snipes


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Abingdon Manor An Extraordinary Inn & Restaurant
307 Church Street
Latta / Florence, South Carolina 29565
(843) 752-5090 • (888) 752-5090
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Abingdon Manor
An Extraordinary Inn & Restaurant
307 Church Street
Latta / Florence, South Carolina 29565
(843) 752-5090 • (888) 752-5090
Email