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Saturday August 20th, 2016
1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Saturday August 20th, 2016

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John William Gaines

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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We were sorry to hear about John passing away. "Papaw's" visits will be missed by Marshall, Mallory and Maggie Gaines.

Dick & Harriet Myers, John &Rachel Robertson Aug 19 2016 12:00 AM

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A FEATHERY PALM PLANT was sent by Rachel, Marshall, Mallory, Maggie..Doc and Nonna on August 19, 2016

Expression of Sympathy Aug 19 2016 12:00 AM

Barbara, Joe Muzzi told me today of John's sudden passing and that he was planning to attend the funeral. Our condolences to you and family.

Bill and Rose McGraw Aug 19 2016 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on August 18, 2016

Always in our hearts and prayers. Forever missed. Love Dennis and Annette Isgitt

Expression of Sympathy Aug 18 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Gaines

Pam Hammond Aug 17 2016 12:00 AM

I was so sad to hear of John's passing. He was a dear friend to me. I enjoyed him while at karate as he was so dedicated ..... being at every event and class and always helping others in any way he could. He will be missed dearly.

Pam Hammond Aug 17 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Gaines

Kendra Maubach (Macon Bank & Trust Co) Aug 16 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Gaines

Jimmy Smith Aug 16 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Gaines

Penny Baldwin Aug 15 2016 12:00 AM