Jenny Gambrell

Honea Path – Genevieve “Jenny” McLaughlin Gambrell, 85, wife of Gene Haynie Gambrell, of Todd Road, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021 at her home.


Born in Black Mountain, NC, she was a daughter of the late Mack and Ruby Gibbs McLaughlin. She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and a retired seamstress.

Surviving in addition to her devoted husband of 62 years of the home are: her son, Ronald (Teresa) Gambrell of Honea Path; her daughter, Patricia Lynn Whitfield of Honea Path; two sisters, Peggy Owens of Statesville, NC and Betty (Jerry) Hammond of Anderson; seven grandchildren, Nicole, Brandy, Audrey, Holly, Angel (Ted), Jay (Joyce), and Jonathan; and fourteen great-grandchildren, Kaleb, Brooklyn, Marissa, Dominique, Kyra, Kenzlee, Miles, Catlin, Emilly, Micheal, David, Taylor (Katie), Christian (Dillon), and Jacob.

Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. Friday. May 28, 2021 at M.J. “Dolly” Cooper Veterans Cemetery with Rev. Rickey Knight officiating.

The family is at the home and will receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery. Messages of condolence may be made to the family at

Service Details

  • Date: Friday, May 28, 2021
  • Time: 1 P.M.
  • Place: M.J. "Dolly" Cooper Veterans Cemetery
  • Visitation: Immediately following the service at the cemetery
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