John Gaines

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, May 24, 2005

Services for John Gaines, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m. Wednesday,May 25 at Williams Mortuary Chapel with burial in Rose Hill ChurchCemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from noon until 6 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Gaines, 87, died May 22, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on Nov. 28, 1917, to WillGaines and Isabelle Gaines.

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He was retired.

Preceding him in death were his parents; three sisters, IreneLott, Marion Gaines and Josephine Coleman; two brothers, EugeneGaines and Willie B. Gaines; three sons, Paul Gaines, Edward Gainesand Mark Anthony Gaines; and one daughter, Cathy Gaines.

Survivors are his daughter, Cheryl Gaines, of Brookhaven; hissons, Harold Banks, of Brookhaven, and Victor Gaines, of Jackson;12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a special nephew, HaroldColeman, of Brookhaven; and many nieces, nephews and otherrelatives.