Mrs. Jennie Crawley Raffaldt, age 83, entered into rest on Sunday, August 18, 2019 with her family by her side. Funeral services will be 4:00 PM Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Fairview Baptist Church by Pastor Kyle Oliver and Brent Taylor with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet friends from 2:00 - 4:00 PM Tuesday prior to the service in the sanctuary of the church and other times at the home, 508 Bailey Saw Mill Road, Ruby, SC
Mrs. Raffaldt was born April 24, 1936 in Ruby, SC a daughter of the late Coyt and Olivia Gaddy Jordan. She was a retired employee of Challenger Industries with over 30 years of service. A faithful member of Fairview Baptist Church for many years, Jennie was a member of the W.M.U., church choir, and the Golden Youth. Her hobbies included gardening, working in her yards and flowers, and spending time with her family. She was truly the matriarch of her family and was very loved and adored by all.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Raffaldt was also preceded in death by 2 husbands, Ray S. Crawley and Lawson Raffaldt; son, Larry Ray Crawley; son-in-law, Larry Dwayne Benton; and sisters, Gracie Harper and Mary Burr.
Survivors include her children, Gail (Terry) Collins of Chesterfield, SC, Sharon (Robert Dexter) Usher of Pageland, SC, Bobby Crawley of TX, Kathy Benton of Pageland, SC, and Becky (Wayne) Perdue of Patrick, SC; grandchildren, Kimberly (Jeff) Mullis, Matthew (Jessica) Crawley, and Erica Gaskins all of Chesterfield, SC, Adam (Heather) Collins of Rock Hill, SC, Miranda Benton of Pageland, SC, Sammy Crawley of Chesterfield, SC, Eric (Kia) Usher of Columbia, SC, Slone (Zack) White of Chesterfield, SC, and Duran Perdue of Patrick, SC; great grandchildren, Emma, Erin, Abigail, Owen, Jason, Jessi, Jayden, Jerica, Jayson, Tre, Bentlee, Brooklyn, and Alaina; daughter-in-law, Debbie Oliver of Chesterfield, SC; sister, Eloise Jenkins of Ruby, SC; numerous nieces and nephews, and special friend and caregiver, Amy Hicks.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of McLeod Hospice, and McLeod Hospital of Cheraw for the love and care shown to Mrs. Jennie and her family during this time.
Memorials may be made in her memory to Fairview Baptist Church, “Van Fund”, c/o Stacy Jenkins, 6178 Airport Road, Mt. Croghan, SC 29727 or to McLeod Hospice, P.O. Box 100551, Florence, SC 29502
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Raffaldt family.
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