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February 19, 2014

Bonnie Vandyke Rasnake

CONWAY, S.C. — CONWAY, S.C. — Bonnie Vandyke Rasnake, age 83, of Conway, S.C. passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at her home.  

She was born March 21, 1930 in Vansant, Va. and was the daughter of the late, Bill and Berthie Ratliff Vandyke. She was a devoted homemaker and member of Little Freedom Church in Deskins, Va.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Rasnake; by her son, Fred Rasnake; her daughter, Judy Lynn Moxley; and one brother.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Ernest Rasnake and wife, Sandra Lynn of Socastee, S.C. and James Lorin Rasnake and wife, Cindy of Conway, S.C.; son-in-law, Bruce Moxley of Calabash, N.C.; five grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and three sisters also survive.

Funeral services for Bonnie Vandyke Rasnake will be conducted Friday, February 21 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands, Va. with the Rev. Phillip Cook officiating. Interment will follow at Gibson Family Cemetery near Council, Va. on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until the time of service at Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, Va. Information provided by Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway, S.C. Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at

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