Mr. Wardell Rainey

Wardell Rainey was born in Gaffney, SC on September 30, 1945 to James and Isabelle Jackson Rainey. He departed this life on Sunday, February 10, 2021 in Spartanburg Medical Center.

He was a graduate of Granard High School in Gaffney, a member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church and a retired employee of Cherokee Landscaping.

Wardell was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Virginia Bishop, Evelyn Martin, Joyce Dawkins, Miriam Battle, James, Roy Dean, and Willie Rainey. He leaves to cherish loving memories: his devoted wife of fifty-five (55) years, Annie Tate Rainey; a daughter, Malisa Robbs (Phillip); a niece, Ginger Tate, raised as a daughter; a brother, Robert Rainey; grandchildren, Marcellus Robbs, and Mackenzie Robbs; a host of nieces and nephews, including LaBreshia Tate and Allen Knuckles, both reared in the home; brothers-in-law, Joe Dawkins, Hillard Tate, Danny Tate; sisters-in-law, Jean Tate, Gwen Tate other relatives and friends.

Graveside Service will be Sunday, 1:00 p.m., in Mt. Sinai Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. C.A. Wallace officiating. In case of inclement weather, the service will be held in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with a limit of 50 attendees.