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Eloise Hines

d. November 26, 2020

The Governor of South Carolina advises to limit public gatherings to 50 guests or less to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC carefully considered this recommendation and ask that additional guest please participate via live-streaming if it is authorized by the family.

Funeral service for Mrs. Eloise G. Hines will be conducted Monday, November 30, 2020 at 12 Noon, at J. O. & Annette Smith Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence.

Mrs. Eloise Gibbs Hines was born the daughter of Boston Hughee and Thelma Gibbs in Pamplico, SC, January 18, 1935. She died Thursday, November 26, 2020 after an illness.

At an early age she attended the public schools of Pamplico. She decided later in life to finish obtaining her education thus becoming a graduate of Wilson High School.

A hard worker most of her life, she did domestic work early in her life and finally landing her dream job working in the daycare field until her retirement.

Eloise met and married the love of her life the late Cato M. Hines for over 60 years. To this union, she became the mother of three sons. Robert (Viola) Hines, Randy Hines, and Randolph “Rudy” (Shirley) Hines. She was a loving and devoted person to her family and her friends.

She was proceeded in her death by her husband Cato, as well as her sons Randy (Skip) and Robert. She also was preceded in death by a devoted sister Lucille Boatwright as well as a brother Alphonso Gibbs.

Left to cherish her memory is one son Randolph “Rudy” (Shirley) Hines; one brother Boston Gibbs of Delaware; one granddaughter Tracy Hines of Elgin, S.C.; one grandson Robert Hines Jr. of Quinby, S.C.; one great-granddaughter Zykeria Hines of Quinby, S.C. and one great great-grand. She will truly be missed by her family, as well as her extended family, friends and love ones.

Family viewing will be one hour prior to the service.

Please keep the family of Eloise Gibbs Hines in your thoughts and prayers.

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