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Hoy Raines, Jr.

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Hoy Dee Raines, Jr., 88, of Holland, Mo., died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at his residence.

Born Sept. 4, 1915, in Gadston, Tenn., son of Hoy Dee, Sr. and Hattie Alie Lewis Raines, he was employed at Huffman Brothers Lumber Company in Steele, Mo.

On Dec. 16, 1933, in Fulton, Ky., he married Bertha Louise Proctor, who survives of the home.

Survivors also include one son, Wayne Raines and wife, Patsy, of Holland; one brother, Athel Raines, of Bells, Tenn.; one sister, Lucille Nelson, of Bells and two grandchildren, Dr. Stacy D. Raines, of Blytheville, Ark. and Tina Raines-Simpson, of Jonesboro, Ark.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Brenda Raines and three brothers, Aubrey, Clarence and Frances Raines.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at the Elmwood Cemetery in Blytheville.