302 S.C. 8 (1990)

393 S.E.2d 180

JEFFERSON PILOT LIFE INS. CO., Plaintiff v. Bettye S. GUM, and Loretta Gum, Defendants, of whom Loretta Gum is Appellant, and Bettye S. Gum is Respondent.

Supreme Court of South Carolina.

Decided May 7, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Louis D. Nettles of Nettles & Nettles, P.A., Florence, for appellant.

Craig A. Snook and James P. Stevens, Jr., Myrtle Beach, for respondent.

Heard March 20, 1990.

Decided May 7, 1990.

TOAL, Justice:

This interpleader action was brought by Jefferson Pilot Life Insurance Co. (Jefferson Pilot) against Bettye S. Gum and Loretta Gum to determine the ownership of life insurance proceeds. The trial court granted Bettye's motion for summary judgment on the grounds that Loretta's claim was barred by laches and that the portion of the divorce decree Loretta...

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