April 3, 2013

Bill Raines

Bill Raines, 69, of Dalton, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Hospice of Chattanooga.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Leroy Raines and Edith Raines Johnston, and brother, Fred Raines.

He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Barbara Phillips Raines of the residence; daughters and son-in-law, Paige and Todd Cox, and Karen Allen, all of Dalton; son and daughter-in-law, Tim and LeAnne Raines of Dalton; step-sister and husband, Carol and Roy Oliver of Dalton; sister-in-law, Joyce Raines of Ringgold and special sister-in-law, Catherine Smith of Black Mountain, N.C.; grandchildren, Cameron and Makenzie Cox; Lindsay Cox and Seth Cox; and nieces and nephews.

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Bill Raines will be held Friday at 4 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Willis officiating.

Burial will be at Dawn Rest Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 11 a.m. until the service time at 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 2626 Walker Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421; or American Cancer Society, 200 W. Emory St., Suite 3, Dalton GA 30721.

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Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton is in charge of funeral arrangements. For more information, call (706) 259-7455.

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