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Memorial Service

Bellview Baptist Church
Wednesday January 27th, 2021

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Frances Crain

Frances Mary Ruth Ford Crain




Frances Mary Ruth Ford Crain, age 73, of 458 Cherry Hill Road passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021, at Laurens County Memorial Hospital.


Born in Clinton, she was a daughter of Horace Eugene “Gene” and Ethel Best Ford. Mrs. Crain retired from the manufacturing industry and attended Welcome Baptist Church.


She is survived by: her children, Connie Broujerdy (Masoud) of Lexington, KY, Randy Gwinn (Karen) of Simpsonville, Kami Starnes (Kevin) of Laurens and Ryan Crain (Stacey) of Laurens; brothers, Bruce Ford of Laurens and Marvin Rhodes (Patsy) of Laurens; sister, Dianne Summer of Clinton; grandchildren, Chasity, Kyle, Kameron, Reg, Kelsi, Chan, Kalee, Kylee, Konlee, CJ, Damian, Logan, Jacob, Randy and Josh; great grandchildren, D’Shawn, D’Marcus, Devon, Donovan, Leah, Alaina and Eli; great-great grandchildren, Eliyah, Na’Vaeh, Marcelous, Amarion, Kaiden, KaShawn and King.


In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a son, Charles “Rusty” Gwinn, Jr. and a sister, Wilma Orvin.


A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at Bellview Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Jeff Shiflet.


The family will be at their respective homes and will receive friends in the sanctuary immediately following the memorial service.


Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.


Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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Bruce,Marvin and Dianne. Sorry to hear of Frances passing. Thoughts and prayers for your family

Gerald Abercrombie Jan 27 2021 12:00 AM

To all of Frances' family members, so sorry to hear of her passing. May God be with you all during this difficult time. My thoughts & prayers are with you. Carolyn Ford

Caroyn M. Ford Jan 27 2021 12:00 AM

Thinking about your sweet family and praying for strength and comfort. May GOD hold you all close as you grieve the passing of your precious loved one.

Love you all,
James and Donnis Quinn
Mary Lambert

Donnis Quinn Jan 26 2021 12:00 AM

Kami, I am so sorry about Frances. Praying for you and your family, my sweet friend. God be with you all.

Mike Johnson Jan 25 2021 12:00 AM