Jane (Crabbs) Gainey, age 76, of Darlington, SC and formerly of New London, died Monday, August 12, 2013 in Darlington, SC. She was born March 5, 1937, in New London, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles and Evelyn (Meek) Crabbs.
Jane lived most of her life in New London until moving to Sylvania, Ohio in 1974. After retiring Jane moved to Darlington, SC in 2000. She enjoyed Saints Alive at her church in Darlington.
Survived by her husband, Fred Gainey, whom she married September 11, 1981; children, Debra (Thomas) Stevens, Vickie (Glenn) Hammersmith, Jon (Richard) Kelley, Sandy Flores, Terry (Tony) Sutton, Alan Dean; 14 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren and siblings, Edgar (Linda) Crabbs, Jim (Anne) Crabbs, Marcia (Dennis) Edwards, Carl (Sara) Crabbs, Susan (Harold) Paramore, Doris Sowards. She was preceded in death by her brother, Chuckie Crabbs and nephew, Jeff Edwards.
Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Eastman Funeral Home, 200 West Main St., New London and Friday from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 2 p.m. with Pastor Doug Lang officiating. Burial will follow at Grove Street Cemetery, New London. If desired, memorial contributions may be given to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Online condolences may be expressed at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.