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Betty L. Rains

Betty L. Rains, age 84, of Lusk Community in Pikeville, passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016 at NHC Healthcare. 

She was a member of Bethel church of Christ, enjoyed cooking for family and friends, had a love for the outdoors, which included spending time working with her flowers, and loved to quilt. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Amos Rains; son, Glendol Rains; daughter-in-law, Debbie Rains; parents, Ed and Vestie

Walker; brothers, Wayne and Raymond Walker; and sister, Beatrice Murry. 

She is survived by her sons, Johnny and Joel (Deanna) Rains, Pikeville; daughter-in-law, Carol Rains; grandchildren, Chad (Heather) Rains, Penny (David) Tucker, Jonathan (Christy) Rains, Justin (Aspen) Rains, Grant (Amanda) Rains, and Cara (Brad) Sapp; great-grandchildren, Bryce and Bryna Tucker, Warn and Westin Rains, Braden and Brylie Rains, Amos Case Rains, and Justin Layne; sisters, Thelma (Jim) Henry, Hazel (Darmen) Smith, both of Hixson; brothers, Norman (Juanita) Walker, and Don Walker, Dunlap; sisters-in-law, Jewel Walker, Dunlap and Elzada Rains, Pikeville; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 8 in the funeral home chapel with Minister T.A. Smith officiating. Burial was in Collier Cemetery. 

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Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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