DEXTER - Raymond Gaines Jr., 64, died Oct. 25, 2001, at the Missouri Southern Healthcare facility in Dexter.
Born March 15, 1937, in Dexter, son of the late Raymond W. and Vergie Rhema Lane Gaines, he had lived in Dexter all his life, was a former employee of the IXL Manufacturing Company in Bernie and was of the Baptist belief.
Survivors include: two daughters, Sondra K. Gaines of Texas and Rhonda Gaines of Alabama; three brothers, Billy Gaines, Leon Gaines and Rick Gaines of Dexter; three sisters, Betty Moore and Peggy Evans of Dexter and Bonnie Brewer of Essex; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Wanda McRoy.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter where services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Doyle Corlew of Dexter officiating.
Burial will follow in the Armstead-Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter.