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Elizabeth Rains

Wednesday, November 6, 2002

SIKESTON - Elizabeth Francis Rains, 103, formerly of Osceola, Ark., died Nov. 3, 2002, at the Clearview Nursing Center.

Born Aug. 16, 1899, in Morley, daughter of the late William Lee and Nancy Misplay Lee, she was a member of the First Christian Church and Order of the Eastern Star in Osceola.

She was married to George Rains who preceded her in death.

Survivors include: one brother, William P. Lee of Chaffee; one sister, Pauline Griffith of Alabama; and several nieces and nephews.

Three brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.

Services were conducted Tuesday at the Roller-Swift Funeral Home Chapel in Osceola. Her nephew, the Rev. Larry Davis, pastor of Trinity Gospel Church of Sikeston, officiated. He was assisted by the Rev. Jim Roberts, pastor of the First Christian Church in Osceola.

Burial followed in Mississippi County Memorial Gardens.