Whitesburg KY

Services held for Reubena Rains, 96

Reubena Elizabeth Burns Rains died January 4 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. She was 96 years old.

Born at Beattyville, she was a daughter of the late John and Ethel Brown Burns and was married to the late Victor Rains. She was the mother of the late Donnie Victor Rains, Ethel Louise Rains Ratliff, and Hazel Mae Jeanette Rains Cote; and the grandmother of the late Michael Lundy.

Mrs. Rains was retired after 25 years of service at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, traveling, and especially fishing.

Surviving are a daughter, Peggy Sue Rains Lundy, Pontiac, Mich.; a son, Jerry David Rains, Fleming; a sister, Eva Mae Burns, Aberdeen, Md.; a brother, John C. Burns and wife Catherine, Aberdeen, Md.; a daughter-in-law, Linda S. Rains, Pottersfork; sons-in-law, Ronald Cote, Madrid, N.Y., and James Ratliff, Tucson, Ariz.; grandchildren, Alan Ratliff, James Ratliff, Norman Cote, Deanna Lundy Thayer, Jeffrey Lundy, Kevin Lundy, Susan Lundy Vailliencourt, Donnie V. Rains II, Robert Rains, Melinda Rains Stevans, Kelly Rains, Jeffrey Blackburn, and Brandy Rains; 29 great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held January 7 at Carty Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

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