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RAINES, Frances (Fanny) Funeral services for Miss Frances (Fanny) RAINES, 80, 1831 Rural avenue, who died Thursday at the home of a niece, Mrs. Herman McGue, 2105 Seventh avenue, will be conducted at 2 P. M. today at the Baptist Temple with the Rev. J. Cecil Jones officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be L. J. Joyce, J. E. Hilsheimer, Augusta Martin, Early Miller, Carl Light and G. W. Cook. Members of the Amoma Bible Class will be flowerbearers. The body has been taken to the residence from the Cavendish-Johnson Funeral Home. -The Herald-Dispatch, Sunday, November 16, 1952

RAINES, J. Perry J. Perry Raines, 53, well known lodge man, died at his home, 2114 Eleventh avenue, yesterday, following an illness of about six months. He was a member of the Odd Fellows, Red Man, and about four other local organizations. He is survived by the widow and two sons. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. at the Twentieth Street Baptist Church. Interment will be made at a local cemetery. -The Huntington Herald-Dispatch, Sunday morning, September 3, 1922

RAINES, J. P. Funeral services for J. P. Raines of Eleventh avenue, will be conducted at 2:30 p. m. tomorrow from the Twentieth Street Baptist Church with interment at Woodmere cemetery. -The Huntington Herald-Dispatch, Monday, September 4, 1922

RAINES, John Fifty-two years old, of Huntington, died at 12:35 yesterday afternoon at the U. S. Veterans' hospital in Chillicothe, O., following a prolonged illness. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. I. E. Omer, and two brothers, T. M. Raines and J. E. Raines, all of Huntington. The body was taken to the Steele Funeral home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. -The Huntington Herald-Dispatch, Saturday Morning, December, 18, 1937

RAINES, Mrs. Sarah Mrs. Sarah Jane Raines, aged seventy-eight, died yesterday afternoon at four o'clock, at the home of her son T. M. Raines, 821 Seventh avenue. Mrs. Raines was a widow, and for several years had spent the winter season with her son in this city, and the summers with her daughter, Mrs. R. M. McCormick of Talcott, W. Va. The following children survive: Mrs. J. R. McCormick, Henry and Allan Raines, of Talcott; J. W. Raines, of Eagle, Idaho; T. M. Raines and Miss Sallie Raines, of this city. The remains will be shipped to Talcott Monday morning on No. 4 and the funeral will occur there Monday afternoon. -The Huntington Herald Dispatch, Sunday, December 5, 1909

RAINES, Turner Mathew
Served C & O Railroad 48 Years Until Retirement In 1937
Turner Mathew RAINES, 74, 1123 Eighth avenue, retired brakeman for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co. and a veteran of 48 years service, died last night at 6 P. M. at his home.
The body will be at the Steele funeral home pending completion of funeral arrangements.
Mr. Raines was born October 18, 1864, at Ronceverte, W. Va., a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William RAINES. He was retired from his duties from the railroad on October 1, 1937.
Surviving are the widow; a sister, Mrs. I. E. Omer; a brother, J. E. Raines, both of Huntington, and several nieces and nephews, including E. L. Raines, Paul and Jack Omer and Mrs. Irene Marshall. -The Huntington Herald-Dispatch, Wednesday Morning, January 24, 1940

RAINES, William Retired C. & O. Employe Dies - William Raines, 90, Confederate Army Veteran, Taken by Death, - William Raines, 90 years old, Confederate veteran, lifelong resident of Cabell county and for 50 years an employe of the Chesapeake & Ohio railroad shops here, died at his home 1831 Rural avenue, at 10:30 o'clock yesterday morning. Mr. Raines was born on April 26, 1844 near Barboursville. He was a carpenter by trade and began working at his trade for the railroad company as a young man. His 50 years of service for the C. & O. were marked by official recognition, railway executives presenting him with the 50-year diamond service pin last month. During the Civil war he was a member of Company G, eleventh Virginia regiment, Confederate army. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 64, and of the Baptist Temple. He is survived by three daughters and a son, Miss Emma and Miss Fannie Raines, at home; Mrs. Mary Whitlock, Huntington, and C. L. Raines, also of Huntington, and a sister, Mrs. Nancy Nichols, of Milton. Eleven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren also survive. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. -The Herald-Dispatch, Sunday morning, December 23, 1934   Civil War Index

RAINES, William L. Eighty-five years old, who died Wednesday, at his home, 1123 Eight avenue, following a brief illness of influenza, will be buried tomorrow afternoon with funeral services from the home of his son, T. M. Raines, 435 Seventh avenue, at 2:30 o'clock. Burial will take place at Spring Hill cemetery. He is survived by the widow; four sons, Walter L. Raines, J. E. Raines, John Raines and T. M. Raines, all of Huntington, and a daughter, Mrs. I. J. Omer, of Roanoke, Va. -The Herald-Dispatch, Friday Morning, January 4, 1929  FGS

RAINES, William L. Mrs. Eighty-five years old, died at her home, 1123 Eight avenue, yesterday morning. She is well known in Huntington having resided here for the past 60 years. She was born at Ronceverte, W. Va., and had many friends in the Greenbrier valley. Since coming here she has been a member of the Central Christian church. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. I. E. Omer, of Roanoke, Va., four sons, T. M. Raines, W. L. Raines, J. E. Raines and John Raines, all of this city. Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home of her son, J. E. Raines, 1115 Euclid Place, with the Rev. H. C. Satterfield, pastor of the Vinson Memorial Christian church, officiating. Burial will be made at Spring Hill cemetery. -The Herald-Dispatch, Sunday Morning, October 26, 1930

RAY, A. S.
Col. A. S. Ray, possibly the best known man in Milton and one of the best known in Cabell county, is dead. The end came Thursday following a stroke of paralysis that occurred two weeks previously.
The decedent had been a resident of Milton since the day the town was incorporated, many years ago and held the postmastership there for several terms. He was a popular man, being possessed of a personality that won friendships everywhere.
Six children survive him, five sons and one daughter. His wife preceded him to the grave several years ago. He was 64 year of age when death called him.
The funeral was conducted Friday from the home in the presence of a large number of those who had known him in life. Interment was made at the Milton cemetery where some of his love ones sleep. -The Herald-Dispatch, Sunday Morning, June 8, 1913

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