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Official Obituary of

Jettie Ruth (McGee) Bryant Rainer

April 27, 1936 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Jettie Ruth Bryant Rainer Obituary

Mrs. Jettie Ruth McGee Bryant Rainer, 87, of Effingham, went on to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at home surrounded by her family.

Jettie was born on April 27, 1936, in Lake City, SC, daughter of the late Samuel Melvin McGee and Minnie Strickland McGee. She was a member of Faith Holiness Church. Mrs. Rainer was employed at Wentworth Manufacturing as a seamstress for 10 years and later was employed as a school bus driver for Florence County School District 3, until her retirement. She had a passion for gardening and loved working outside with her flowers.

Surviving are her daughters, Faye (Billy) Morris of Effingham, Debra “Shug” (Todd) McKnight of Scranton, and Angel (Jody) Dennis of Lake City; 11 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; brother, Melvin “Junior” McGee of Summerville.

Mrs. Rainer was preceded in death by her husbands, Carl Dexter Bryant and John “Buddy” Rainer; sons, Carl Dexter Bryant, Jr. and Daniel Issac Bryant; brothers, Perlon Robert McGee and Sam McGee; sisters, Louisa Parrott Sheffield and Dorothy McGee Wilson.

Funeral services will be 3:30 PM, Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Carolina Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Scranton United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Friday, March 1, 2024, at the home of Faye & Billy Morris, 8415 Friendfield Road, Effingham, SC 29541 and from 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Carolina Funeral Home, 215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass, Scranton, SC 29591.

The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to Agape Hospice and special friend/caregiver, Marie "Ree Ree" Coker, for their love and care for our mom and family during this time.

Memorials may be made to Faith Holiness Church, PO Box 57, Scranton, SC 29591.

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March 1, 2024

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Home of Faye & Billy Morris
8415 Friendfield Road
Effingham, SC 29541

March 2, 2024

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Carolina Funeral Home
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591

Funeral Service
March 2, 2024

3:30 PM
Carolina Funeral Home Chapel
215 E. Hwy. 378 Bypass
Scranton, SC 29591


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