|Birthplace:||Camden Co, SC|
|Death:||Died in Bishopville, Lee County, South Carolina, United States|
Daughter of John Sidney "Jack" Arledge and <private> Johnson
|Managed by:||Pam Wilson|
<private> Hopkins (Gainey)child
<private> Belk (Gainey)child
<private> Arledgehalf sibling
About Almena Arledge
The Sumter Item
ALMENA A. GAINEY Posted Thursday, December 11, 2014 6:00 am
BISHOPVILLE - Almena Arledge Gainey, lifelong resident of Bishopville, passed on Dec. 8, 2014, at Lexington Medical Center with her daughters, Betty and Lola, by her side.
Almena Gainey was 90. She was a daughter of the late Frances Viola Johnson and John S. "Jack" Arledge. She was the wife of the late J.W. "Buck" Gainey.
Mrs. Gainey was the mother of Betty Hopkins of Bishopville and Lola Belk of Lugoff. Almena was proud of her granddaughter, Myra B. Roberts of Florida; grandson, Marcus B. Roberts of Hong Kong, China; and also her great-grandson, David Roberts of Florida.
She was very proud of her doll collection and enjoyed gardening, especially irises.
Almena was predeceased by her brother, Charlie Arledge.
She had several other siblings by her father "Jack Arledge," John T. Arledge (Janice) Camden, Sybil Brown (Billy) and Nancy Brown.
Almena was also preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph "Joe" Arledge and Willis Arledge; and three sisters, Elizabeth A. Smith, Frances A. Truesdale and Alberta A. O'Neal.
"Gran" was loved and will be missed.
Memorials may be made to Mizpah Baptist Church, 3659 Jamestown Road, Camden, SC 29020.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at Mizpah Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday at Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home of Bishopville.
Hancock-Elmore-Hill Funeral Home of Bishopville is in charge of the arrangements.