John Ewing Rainer

Published 5:00 am Monday, October 20, 2003

Services for John Ewing Rainer of Hazlehurst are 2 p.m., Monday,Oct. 20, at Stringer Funeral Home Chapel with burial in HazlehurstCemetery.

Visitation is Monday from 1-2 p.m., at the funeral home.

Mr. Rainer, 77, died Oct. 18, 2003, at Mississippi StateVeterans Home in Jackson.

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He worked at Mississippi Livestock Producers, and was a WorldWar II veteran, serving in Pacific Theater. He was a longtimeresident of Copiah County.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Elizabeth Don GieuxRainer; and a son, Joseph Paul Rainer.

Survivors are his sons and daughters-in-law, John Ewing RainerJr. and Lisa, and James Michael Rainer and Jennifer, all ofBrookhaven; his sister, Ethylene “Sis” Mayfield of Clinton; hisbrother, James Thomas Rainer of Phoenix, Ariz.; and hisgrandchildren, Christopher Chase Rainer, Chelsea Ann Rainer, IsabelMarie Rainer and Georgia Rae Rainer, all of Brookhaven.