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Effie Lenora Gainey, 94, of 60 Hondros Road, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Southwood Nursing Center.
Funeral service will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Crumpler-Honeycutt Funeral Home, with Rev. Deborah Gray officiating. Interment will follow in the Clinton City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 PM – 1:45 PM, Saturday, just before the service at the funeral home and at other times at the home.
Effie, born in 1925 in Sampson County, was the daughter of the late Walter James Boyette and Lela Hope. She worked in the clothing manufacturing industry. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Garvis Gainey, sisters, Louise Burgess, Magdalene Balkcum, Elzora Owens, Edna Carter, and brother, Willie James Boyette.
Survivors include; daughter, Garvis Wilson; grandchildren, Rita Strange (Phil), Michael Wilson (Claire) and Rodney Wilson ( Kecia); greatgrandchildren, Jessica Emory, Phillip Strange, Elizabeth Strange, Rochelle Teter; and Lilyana Wilson; and great-great grandchild, Freya Emory.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.crumplerhoneycutt.com.