Rains, Janice Cleo (Trenton)

Monday, February 5, 2018
Janice Cleo Rains, 70, died peacefully on Monday, February 5, 2018. She was a loving mother and friend. Mrs. Raines was of the Church of Christ faith. She held many careers in her life, but the one she loved the most was being a care giver at the Orange Grove Center. Her happiest times included spending time on the river with her many friends. 

She was preceded in death by her husband and best friend of 49 years, David Joseph Raines, Sr.; grandson David Joseph Raines III; parents Alfred and Ethel Paine; sister Jean Graham of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mi.; sisters Betty (Jack) Acuff of Rockmart, Ga. and Ann (Laron) Clark of Trenton; brother Gordan (Patsy) Walling of Chattanooga; brothers-in-law Bill Keeton, Donald Wheeler and Tommy Mitchum; and sister-in-law Diane Ott of Tiftonia. 

Survivors include her daughter, Karla (David) Meyer of Madison, Ms.; son Joey (Kathryn) Raines of Pensacola, Fl.; granddaughters Nicole Wade of Chattanooga, Sarah (Jason) Duren of Madison, Ms. and Kristen Meyer (Tony Burton) of Brandon, Ms.; great-grandsons Hunter Wade, Grayson Wade and Meyer Duren; great-granddaughter Lola Duren; sisters Otelia Wheeler, Ruth Keeton, Shirley Mitchum and Connie Street all of Trenton; brother Wendal Paine of Trenton; sister-in-law Melba (David) Gallegly of Dalton; brother-in-law Mike Ott of Tiftonia, Tn.; and several nieces, nephews and friends that she loved dearly. 

The family would like to thank Tapestry Hospice for such kindness and care, and Sandra Gray for extending her knowledge and care through this difficult journey. 

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7 in the chapel, with Bro. David Gallegly and Bro. Tim Wheeler officiating. Interment will follow in Lake Hills Memorial Gardens, Trenton. Family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton.

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