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Ruby Mae Griggs Grainger: Loris

1936 – 2020

     Ruby Mae Griggs Grainger of Loris passed away on Thursday, Sept. 10, at McLeod Loris hospital. She was 84.

     Mrs. Grainger was born on June 11, 1936 in McColl to the late Hilton Griggs and the late Eliza Levinder Griggs. Mrs. Grainger was a longtime member of Ocean View Baptist Church and attended the deaf class. She was a loving homemaker and a blessing to all who knew her.

     Survivors include her caretakers, David Elliott and Amy Shelton; very close personal friend Margene Todd; nephews, Clint Grainger and wife, Carolyn, Danny Goins, Johnny Goins, and Jerry “Garnet” Goins; nieces, Robin Goins, Debbie Brock, Saundra G. Hardie, Wanda G. Strickland, Teresa G. Stephens, Carolyn G. Fipps, and Hilda G. Hardie; and many loving great-nieces and great-nephews.

     Mrs. Grainger was predeceased by her husband, Franklin Grainger; brother Paul Levinder; sister Margaret Jessie Goins; great-nephew Danny Goins, Jr.; and great-niece Samya Hatcher.

     Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at Mt. Zion Cemetery with Layman David Hawley and Layman Al Paese officiating.

     In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorials be made to Ocean View Baptist Church’s Deaf Class at 7300 N. Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572.

     A guest register is available here.