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Lerlene Raines

October 24, 1942 ~ November 22, 2021 (age 79)


Lerlene Raines, 79, of Timpson, Texas, passed away on November 22, 2021, in Lufkin, Texas. She was born on October 24, 1942, in Caledonia, Texas to the late John Henry and Dolly (Durrett) Raines. Graveside will be 2:00 pm, Monday, November 29, 2021, at County Line Cemetery.

Lerlene grew up in the Timpson area and worked hard alongside her siblings. After high school she attended Massey Business School, learning secretarial skills and became very efficient in shorthand, which she later used in many years of employment at Moore Business Forms, where she made many life-long friends. Lerlene loved her mother dearly and devoted her life to making Mrs. Dolly happy. Lerlene enjoyed gardening and had many beautiful plants and flowers. She even tried her had at grafting fruit trees. Lerlene loved all her nieces and nephews as her own and did so much for them. She never failed to make them feel special and loved. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Lerlene is survived by her brothers, Lenyard "Buck" Raines and wife, Judy, and John Raines and wife, Sarah, and their families; her niece, Beverly Francis and husband, Tony, and their family; and many other family and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents, John Henry, and Dollie (Durrett) Raines; sister, Lorene Chandler; and nephews, Wayne Hooker and John Robert Weaver.

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Graveside Service
November 29, 2021

2:00 PM
County Line Cemetery
3242 FM 1971
Longbranch, TX 75669

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