Millie King Gandy, age 93, entered into rest on Monday, August 27, 2018, at McLeod Hospice House in Florence SC.
Funeral services will be held at St Paul United Methodist Church, 305 W. Main Street, Chesterfield SC, at 11:00 am on Thursday, August 30, 2018 by Pastor Alisha Hansen. Interment will follow in Chesterfield Cemetery, Hwy 9 By Pass, Chesterfield SC. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00pm on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home, Chesterfield SC.
Mrs Gandy was born in Chesterfield on May 4, 1925, to Clarence and Ethel King. She was a graduate of Chesterfield High School and received a master’s degree in education. Mrs Gandy was a seamstress in industrial garment factories in Chesterfield and Cheraw for much of her adult life, until serving the last years of her working life on the faculty of Chesterfield-Marlboro Technical Education Center, where she taught garment factory machine operation skills.
Mrs Gandy was a member of St Paul Methodist Church in Chesterfield where she frequently attended and hosted meetings of Women’s Circles of the Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Evans Gandy, Jr., by her brothers, James Clarence, Jr., Hubert, Woodrow, Jack, Eddie, Elbert and Arthur, and by her sisters Mary Belle and Dorothy.
Survivors include her son, Sam, daughter-in-law, Michelle Ehrlich Gandy, of Hartsdale NY, and her “daughter of her heart” and niece, Jenelle King Edick of Chesterfield. Mrs Gandy is also survived by six other nieces, Valerie Timms of Cheraw SC, Fran King Vincent of Lancaster SC, Donna King Still of Union SC, Angela Gandy Harpe of Cheraw, Candy King Tadlock of Darlington SC, and Pam Therrell Maddasion of Mandeville LA; eight nephews, Calvin King of Union SC, Jay King of Lancaster SC, Wayne Hunt of Hartsville SC; Randy, Greg, and Timmy King of Chesterfield SC, Rick Therrell of Columbus GA, and Robert Michael Gandy of Columbia SC
Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of Chesterfield County for the Chesterfield County Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group, P.O. Box 293, Chesterfield, SC 29709 or to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 305 W. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Gandy family.