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John William Gaines

May 24, 1931 — August 13, 2016

John William Gaines, age 85 of Lafayette, passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 13th, at his residence.  Funeral services for John Gaines will be conducted on Saturday, August 20th at 3:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette with Pastor Johnny Beaver officiating.  Burial will be in the Anderson & Son Memorial Park with Military Honors.  Mr. Gaines was a purple Heart recipient in the Army during the Korean Conflict.

Visitation with the family will be on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until service time at 3:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Fuller Gaines of Lafayette, sons, Dennis (Annette) Isgitt of Sourth Carolina, Jimmy Ray Gaines of Bastrop, LA, Timothy Gaines, Michael (Audra) Gaines, all of Olive Branch, MS, daughter, Kathy (Douglas) Walker of Bastrop, LA, brothers, Charles (Michelle) Gaines, Lafayette, TN, Roy Dye of Gulf Port, MS, sisters, Barbara Jo Fuller, Lafayette, TN, Janet Wooten of Gulf Port, MS, several grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. 

Arrangements by the ANDERSON & SON FUNERAL HOME, Lafayette, Directors, 615-666-4011

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Visitation

Saturday, August 20, 2016

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Anderson & Son Funeral Home & Memorial Park - Lafayette

997 Hwy 52 Bypass E, Lafayette, TN 37083

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Starts at 3:00 pm (Central time)

Anderson & Son Funeral Home & Memorial Park - Lafayette

997 Hwy 52 Bypass E, Lafayette, TN 37083

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