Mrs Gaines had lived in Bloomfield all her life. She was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield.
On March 15, 1946, she was married to Harold M. Gaines in Dexter.
Surviving are her husband, Harold M. Gaines of Bloomfield; two sons and spouses, Danny and Pamela Gaines of San Antonio, Texas, and Gary and Cindy Gaines of Sikeston; four grandchildren, Christina Gaines of Sikeston, Stephanie Greenfield of Dexter, Dawn Pena of San Antonio, Texas, Danny Gaines of Seattle, Wash.; five great-grandchildren, Sierra Stevens, Savanna Pena and Seth Pena, all of San Antonio, Texas, Wyatt and Braxton Greenfield, both of Dexter; three sisters, Cordia Seabaugh of Fredericktown, Marie Whybark of Crossville, Ill., and Lola Mossman of Milan, Ill. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one brother and three sisters.
Visitation was held on Monday, June 21, 2010, from 5-8 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield.
Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at 11 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Kevin Eskew of Bloomfield officiating.
Interment will be in the Bloomfield Veterans Cemetery with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield in charge of arrangements.