Virginia Loretta Gaines, 87 of White Plains went to be with her Lord Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Born January 30, 1933, to the late Carlos and Clara (Hight) Crick. She attended Mannington Baptist Church where she enjoyed fellowship and worship. She worked at Enro Factory for 8 years, then spent her time raising her family. She was a kind, gentle person loved by all that knew her yet strong in her convictions. She was a skilled seamstress, could make anything, loved to knit and enjoyed fishing. Her true joy in life was cooking breakfast for Spencer when he came to visit and time with her husband of 67 years and family gathered.
Preceded in death by daughter, Theresa Gaines; brothers, Marvin and Leggett Crick; 1 brother-in-law; 3 sisters-in-law.
Survived by beloved husband, Edward "Bro. Bill" Gaines; daughter, Trudy (Jack) Bell of Sacramento; son, Spencer (Melissa) Gaines of Princeton, IN; grandchildren, Marc (Kim) Bell and Brandy (Wes) Mills; great-grandchildren, Carly, Rupp, Taylor, Halley and Jackson; and several nieces and nephews.
Service will be held Sunday at Bandy Funeral Home in Nortonville at 3:00 P.M. with Bro. Mark Bell and Bro. Spencer Gaines officiating. Burial to follow at Concord Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Pallbearers are Bro. Keith Harris, Jerry Hicks,Sr., Barry Darnell, Michael Gaines, Wes Mills and Jack Bell.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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