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Florrie Annette Grainger, 60, cofounder of Unlikely Angels

Florrie Annette Grainger
Florrie Annette Grainger

SHALLOTTE — Florrie Annette Grainger, 60, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018.

She was a cherished mother and grandmother who bore her suffering with grace and humility. She was an incredible example of strength and wisdom. There was nothing more important to her than her family. A true community servant, she cofounded Unlikely Angels to serve families, children and elderly in need during the holiday season.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George Smith and Beulah Esslinger, her brother, Sylvester Smith, and her sisters, Dorothy Jones, Barbara Jones, and Lottie Jean Grainger.

Surviving are her husband and caregiver, Ronald Grainger; son, Jason Grainger of Tabor City; daughters, Tina Guyton of Cerro Gordo and Jessica Grainger of Loris, South Carolina; grandchildren, Sage, Devyn, Julian, Greenly, Autumn and one on the way.

Family and friends are kindly invited to visitation from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, June 4, at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte. A funeral service honoring her life will be conducted at 3 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, at the funeral home. Interment will be held in Brunswick Memorial Gardens.

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