Kathryn Elaine "Tootie" (Garrick) Cave,78, passed away at 11:42 pm on March 8th at Lexington Medical Center surrounded by her family and friends. Funeral Services will be held at Two Mile Swamp Baptist Church on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 3:00 P.M. Burial will follow at Two Mile Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Dr. Cecil Cave will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 2:00-3:00 P.M. prior to the funeral service.
Pallbearers include Thom Garrick, Tim Garrick, Todd Garrick, Tony Garrick, Devin Bair, Ward Davis, Jim Holstein, and Don Duncan.
Elaine was born on February 21, 1941. She was the youngest daughter of the late Henry Belton Garrick and the late Eden (Douglas) Garrick. Elaine and Blanchard were married on July 29th, 1962. She graduated from Norway High School in Norway, SC, in May of 1959. In that same year, she went to work for Covington and Smith Cotton Company and worked there until they closed. She then worked for North Commodities (North, SC) for Milledge Jeff Holstein and A.l. Smith from 1981 until she retired in 1992. She was a member of Two Mile Swamp Baptist Church on Bonnette Road in Cope, SC.
She is survived by her husband, Alexander Blanchard Cave, Sr.; four children Penny Cave (Don) of Neeses, SC, Alexander "Alec" Blanchard Cave (Lisa) of Neeses, SC, Valerie Cave Strock (James) from North, SC, and Janet Melinda Cave from Neeses, SC; eight grandchildren; Seven are here, and Chrissy Kaylene Baughman is an angel in heaven; sisters, Jean (Garrick) Krewson, and Nancy (Garrick) Bair. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews, and a special friend, Sandra "Sookie" Hughes. She was preceded in death by a sister, Eleanor (Garrick) Adams Covert and brothers, George Watson Garrick, John Parker Garrick, and Henry Franklin Garrick.
In lieu of flowers, Elaine would like contributions to be made to a cancer society of your choice.