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Vena Raines, 79, Adair Co., KY/Wayne native (1937-2016)

She was a member of Freedom Separate Baptist Church, a homemaker and a retired dairy farmer. She was the matriarch of a highly regarded Adair County, KY, family. She was the daughter of the late William Ova & Lona Dishman Lowe. Her husband, Glen Raines, survives. She leaves six direct living descendants.
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Vena Raines age 79 years of Columbia, KY died peaceful at her home on Tuesday December 20, 2016.

Funeral service will be Friday, December 23, 2016 at 10amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Clergy officiating Bro. Richie Curtis & Bro. Darrin Blair. Graveside service Friday 2pmCT, at the Pyles Cemetery in Wayne County with burial to follow. Visitation after 4:30pmCT Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral home.

Vena Raines, 79, Adair County, KY (1937-2016)

She was born on January 1, 1937 in Wayne County, KY. She was the daughter of the late William Ova & Lona Dishman Lowe. She died Tuesday, December 20, 2016, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 79 years, 11 months and 19 days.

She is survived by her husband Glen Raines of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One son: Richard (Debbie) Raines of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Naomi (Steve) Sinclair of Alvaton, KY

  • One brother: Junior Lowe of Monticello, KY

  • One sister: Ruth Dishman of Monticello, KY

  • Four grandchildren: Brittany (Cory) Raines Goode, Bryon (Katlyn) Raines, Lauren (Will) Brown & Sarah Sinclair

  • And several other relatives & friends.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Chester Lowe, and one sister, Lena Mae Lowe Send condolences to the family of Vena Raines

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY in charge of arrangements.

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Vena Raines, 79, Adair Co., KY/Wayne native (1937-2016)

2016-12-21 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Vena Raines, 79, Adair Co., KY/Wayne native (1937-2016)

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