Nell Jacqueline Mays Canty

September 1, 1936 ~ February 8, 2019 (age 82)

Obituary Image


NELL JACQUELINE MAYS CANTY, 82, died February 8, 2019 at her home.  Born in Barnwell, SC, she was the daughter of Jacob Mays Sr. and Willie Mae Moon Mays. 

In 1972, she relocated to Hodges, SC and began worshipping at Good Hope Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School teacher and was a member of the Pulpit Aid Committee.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Johnny Canty Jr., five siblings, Queen Ester Ray, Elizabeth Heard, Sarah Lee Butler, Joseph and Jacob E. Mays Jr.  She was the last survivor of her immediate family.

She leaves to cherish fond memories, daughter, Deborah Canty, three grandchildren, Sharanda Lanel, Michael Andre and Darius Rashad Canty; six great-grandchildren, Aalyiah, Naravia, Tabari, Mikeelah, Delilah and Samiria Canty; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Nell Jacqueline Mays Canty, please visit our floral store.


February 15, 2019

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Robinson-Walker Funeral Service (Wilbur Robinson Memorial Chapel)
92 West Main Street Extension
Ware Shoals, SC 29692

Funeral Service
February 16, 2019

2:00 PM
Good Hope Baptist Church
6516 Highway 25 N
Hodges, SC 29653

February 16, 2019

4:00 PM
Good Hope Baptist Church Cemetery
6516 Highway 25 N
Hodges, SC 29653

© 2021 Robinson-Walker Funeral Service. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy