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Betty Jenrette Rainey

November 10, 1931 — January 27, 2009

Betty Jenrette Rainey, 77, of Nashville, died on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at Baya Pointe Nursing & Rehab Center in Lake City, FL. Born on November 10, 1931, in Alapaha, she was the daughter of the late Jesse Benjamin and Mamie Lee Swilley Jenrette. She was associated with ITT Thompson in Adel for 28 years and she loved to travel. Mrs. Rainey was a member of First United Methodist Church in Nashville.

She is survived by her daughters, Karen Rainey and fiancé, Danny Mansukhani of Valdosta, Margaret Rainey Griffin and husband, Billy Griffin of Lake City, FL, Betty Rainey Snell and husband, John Snell of Portland, OR; son, Kenneth Rainey of Hahira; daughter-in-law, Kathy Rainey of Cooper City, FL; grandchildren, Ken Rainey, Jeff Rainey, Stacie Rainey, Rebecca Griffin, Will and Lindsey Griffin, George Rainey, Joseph Snell, James Snell; special niece, Carolyn Price of Valdosta; great-grandchildren, Emily Rainey, Isabelle Rainey, Abigail Griffin. Mrs. Rainey is also survived by her sisters, Margaret Forehand of Tifton and Peggy Giddens of Ocilla; brother, Emory Jenrette of Jacksonville, FL. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sandy Rainey; sons Scott Rainey and Little Sandy Rainey; grandson, Michael Harrell.

Services will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, January 31, 2009 in the chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home with Rev. Donnie Jenrette officiating. Burial will follow in Nashville Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 7-9 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be conveyed on the obituary page at

Funeral Home:
Carson McLane Funeral Home
2215 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA
US 31602

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