July 8, 2013

Lorraine Keith Raines

— After seven years valiantly fighting ovarian cancer, Lorraine Keith Raines, 61, departed this life on Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Jackson “Jack” Keith of Dalton.

Survivors include her loving mother, Emma Schneider Keith, and devoted husband of 38 years, Fred Raines, both of Dalton; cherished daughter, Sarah Raines of New York, N.Y.; brother and sister-in-law, Steven and Garah Keith of Dalton; niece and nephews, Clay and Krystle Keith of Dalton, and Andrew Keith of Boaz, Ala.; special friends, Robert and Darlene Hill of Dalton; and many beloved aunts, cousins, and close family friends.

Additionally, the family would like to thank the gifted team members of Chattanooga Gyn-Oncology, Hamilton Hospice, Parkridge Medical Center and Hamilton Medical Center for their tremendous care and contributions.

Throughout her life and courageous battle with cancer, Lorraine served as a true inspiration to all who knew her.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Jym Hitte officiating.

Burial will follow in Whitfield Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home today from 5 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, Lorraine and the family request donations be made toward an organization she helped found and remained dedicated toward: Dalton’s Greater Works, P.O. Box 6, Dalton, GA 30722.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com.

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.