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Ruth Louvina Gainey

June 11, 1942 — May 20, 2019

Hartsville, SC

Mrs. Ruth Louvina Blackwell Gainey age 76 passed away at Carolina Pines RMC on Monday, May 20, 2019.  The family will have a visitation of remembrance on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Norton Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00pm.

Mrs. Gainey was born in Hartsville the daughter of the late Horace and Christine Hall Blackwell.  She was retired from Red Fox Apparel.  After retirement she enjoyed being a caretaker for the elderly.  She had a love for animals.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 57 years, Donald Junior Gainey, Hartsville; sons, Donald Junior (Nan Phan) Gainey, Jr., Charlotte, NC, William Horace (Donna) Gainey, McBee, Sandy Wilson Gainey, Pelzer; brother, George (Peggy) Blackwell, Hartsville; grandchildren, Blake Gainey and Brittany
Gainey; two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Maude Kelley and Taphina Nobles; brothers, Mack Blackwell, Ralph Blackwell and Carl Blackwell.

Norton Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Gainey family.

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

5:00 - 7:00pm

Norton Funeral Home of Hartsville

1414 W Carolina Ave, Hartsville, SC 29550

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