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Marie Reynolds Gainey

July 20, 1933 — November 6, 2023

Bethune, SC

Marie Reynolds Gainey

Mrs. Marie Reynolds “Nanny” Gainey, 90, of Bethune, passed away Monday morning, November 6th, 2023, while at McLeod Health of Florence. 

Mrs. Gainey was born in Timmonsville, but spent most of her life in Bethune.  She enjoyed working with plants and animals, but her true love was her grandchildren.  Mrs. Gainey was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and enjoyed working in Children’s Church, where all the children referred to her as “Nanny.”   

Surviving are her children, Mary Minnehan of Hartsville and Neal (Missy) Gainey of Bethune; grandchildren: Tabitha Minnehan, Cannon Gainey, Michael Gainey, Bryceson Gainey; and nieces and nephews, which she loved dearly; also, her “grand-possum,” Heidi Gray.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin & Annie Christmas Reynolds; husband, Claude Gainey and 6 siblings.

Her funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 on Wednesday afternoon, November 8th, 2023, from Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  Reverend Rick Welch will officiate with burial following in the church cemetery.  The family will be receiving friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 6704
Hagerstown, MD 21741

Or

Connie Maxwell Children’s Home
P.O. Box 1178,
Greenwood, SC 29648-1178

Norton Funeral Home & Crematory of Hartsville is honored to be serving the Gainey family. 

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church

2602 Mecklenburg Rd, Bethune, SC 29009

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church

2602 Mecklenburg Rd, Bethune, SC 29009

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Burial

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery

2602 Mecklenburg Rd, Bethune, SC 29009

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