February 22, 2017
Darlington, South Carolina Eleanor Norwood Bonnoitt, of Darlington passed away on February 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 11 AM at Trinity United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Darlington Memory Gardens, directed by Kistler-Hardee Funeral Home of Darlington. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 PM on Friday, February 24, 2017 at Kistler Hardee Funeral Home and other times at the home, 1043 Syracuse Street, Darlington, SC. “Sweet Pea” as she was fondly known to family and friends was born in the Oates Community. She was the daughter of the late Jim and Ella Norwood and EDell Norwood. She was an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church, the Phillips Sunday School Class, and the United Methodist Women. She shared her faith and love with gifts of cooking and gardening. She was honored with the UMW Rainbow Women Award in 2016. She was also a faithful member of the Kalmia Garden Club and the Keep Darlington Beautiful Committee. She graduated from St. John’s High School in 1950. After 26 years of service in various capacities, she retired in 1996 as the Secretary of the Superintendent of Darlington County School District. She is survived by her husband, Marion Bonnoitt of 63 years; her daughter, Cyndi B. Blackwood (Jim) of Greensboro, NC; her sons, Ricky Bonnoitt (Penny) and Norwood Bonnoitt (Kim) all of Florence; her grandchildren, Dustin Ham (Kate), Gray Ham, Luke Blackwood, Elizabeth Jones (Phil), Mark Bonnoitt, Courtney Coker (Joe) and Callie Bonnoitt; her step grandchildren, Shannon Reed (Jim), and Jenny Blackwood; her great grandchildren, Jake and Tyler Ham, Coleman and Lucas Jones; her step great grandchildren, Kennan and Lilly Reed. She is also survived by one brother, Murry Norwood (Ruby); and three sisters, Lou Ellen Lewis, Betty Lee and Claudia Braddock (George); and three sister-in-laws, Jennie Blackmon, Judy Norwood and Jeanette Jordan; and a host of nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly. She was preceded in death by six brothers, James Norwood, Lawrence Norwood (Mary), J.L. Norwood (Billie), Clarence Norwood, R.A. Norwood (Jeri), and Marvin Norwood; two sisters, Mary Yarborough (Earl) and June Abbott (Warren); and by two brother-in-laws, John Lewis and Bobby Lee. The family would like to thank Charlie Gardener for his many years of friendship and care. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, PO Box 16, Darlington, SC 29540. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at www.kistlerhardeefuneralhome.com
Darlington, South Carolina Eleanor Norwood Bonnoitt, of Darlington passed away on February 22, 2017. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 11 AM at Trinity United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Darlington... View Obituary & Service Information
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