Eleanor O. Gandy

August 22, 1932 ~ February 15, 2018 (age 85)


Eleanor O. Gandy, age 85, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 17th at Freedom Baptist Church in Darlington, with burial following in Darlington Memory Gardens, directed by Belk Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the church and other times at the home of Jimmy and Cynthia Jolly, 1121 Potato House Road, Darlington.
Born August 22, 1932, Eleanor is the daughter of the late Willie G. Odom and Essie Suggs Odom. She retired from Dixie Cup after 47 years. She was an avid USC Gamecocks fan, and never missed a home or away game in over 20 years, even travelling to Hawaii to watch them play. Eleanor loved her family and was a very selfless woman. She was a member of Freedom Baptist Church in Darlington.
Surviving are her husband of 54 years, Corbett Gandy; her sons, Randy Jolly and Jimmy (Cynthia) Jolly, all of Darlington; her grandchildren, Ryan Jolly Howle, who was raised as a daughter, Kelsey Jolly, and Landon Jolly; her great-grandchildren, Jackson, Coker, and Autumn Rylee; her sister, Debbie (Danny) Odom Welch of Sumter; many nieces and nephews, and her special caregiver, Margarie Scott.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Raleigh Odom, Beatrice Poe, and Linda Gail Odom.
Memorials may be made to the McLeod Hospice Foundation, PO Box 100551 Florence, SC 29502-0551.


FEB 17. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Freedom Baptist Church
1416 Lamar Hwy
Darlington, SC, 29532


FEB 17. 11:00 AM

Freedom Baptist Church
1416 Lamar Hwy
Darlington, SC, 29532

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