Gaines, Charles Curtis (South Pittsburg)

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Charles Curtis Gaines, of South Pittsburg, passed away on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his father, Verlee Gaines; mother, Rosa Katherine Gaines; brother, James Cedric Gaines.

Those left to treasure his memories are his children, Andrea Lynn (Derek) Allison, David Jerome Gaines both of Stevenson, Al., and Anthony (Lisa) Gaines of Madison, AL; stepchildren, Roletta Beene and Rochelle Beene; siblings, Walter R. Gaines of South Pittsburg, Vera A. (George) Glenn of Jasper and Wayne L. (Darlene Kelso) Gaines of South Pittsburg; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.

Family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29.

A Celebration of Life will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Christopher Morris, Pastor George Green and Pastor Paul Robinson officiating.


Teague, Jeffery Lynn "Jeff" (Summerville)

Franklin, James Howard (Dalton)

Fitzgerald, Clarence Milton Jr. (Fort Oglethorpe)


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