Gaffney, S.C. - Susan (Shorti) Rhinehart Ray, 54, of 1022 W. Buford Street, Apt. 1002, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 17, 2017 at her home. Born in Gaffney, she was the daughter of the late Joe and Julie Mae Rhinehart Owensby. She was employed in textiles and a member of Northside Baptist Church. She loved all her family and friends and loved life. Surviving are her boyfriend, Bryan Blanton and her dog baby of the home; two sons, Josh Ray and wife, Ashley and Matt Ray and fiancé, Breanna of Gaffney; two stepsons, Davey Blanton and Bryan Blanton, both of Gaffney; two granddaughters, Cele and Addyson Ray; one step-granddaughter, Bryanna McCraw; two sisters, Jean Campbell of Gaffney and Verline Blackwell of Spartanburg; one brother, Jack Rhinehart of Gaffney. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Leemonda Humphries and Christine Rhinehart and one brother Ray Rhinehart. The family will receive friends from 2 until 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Northside Baptist Church. Memorial services will immediately follow at 3 p.m. at the Church with Rev. Joel Phillips and Rev. Sidney Weaver officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Northside Baptist Church, "Building Fund", P. O. Box 508, Gaffney, SC 29342. The family will be at the home of Steve and Debbie Thomas, 302 Gardner Road, Gaffney. An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com . Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, S.C.
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