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Louise Gaines

Louise Bernise Gaines (Taylor)

Friday, May 7th, 1926 - Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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Mrs. Louise Taylor Gaines, 92, of 105 Brookmeade Drive, Statesville, departed this life on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at Gordon Hospice House. She was born in Wilcox County, on May 7, 1926, and was the daughter of the late Richard Taylor and Catherine Taylor. She was married to Eliger Gaines, who also preceded her in death. In addition to her parents, Richard Taylor and Catherine Taylor, her husband, Eliger Gaines, she was also preceded in death by a son, Marvin Gaines, and a daughter-n-law, Luella Gaines.

Mrs. Gaines was a graduate of American School, in Chicago, Illinois and she attended Highland Acres Church of Christ, Statesville. She was a Gold Star Mother. She was the owner of her Florist Shop in Statesville for many years. Mrs. Gaines will truly be missed.

She leaves to cherish the memories of her life, four sons, Robert Steve (Faye) Gaines, of Statesville, Sanford Gaines and Willie (Ann) Gaines, both of Pensacola, Florida, and Tyrone Gaines of Raleigh, N.C.; three daughters, Pamela (Raymond) Smith, of Statesville, Diana (Robert) Dukes, of Pensacola, and Kathy Gaines, of Raleigh; stepdaughter, Betty Mattox; two daughters in law, Sandra Gaines, and Barbara Allison, both of Statesville, grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives.

Celebration of Life Services for Mrs. Louise Taylor Gaines will be conducted on Monday, March 18, 2019, at Highland Acreas Church of Christ, Statesville, at 12:00 p.m.. Brother Al Simmons will officiate. Burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery. Members of the family will receive friends from 11:30-12:00 pm. They will assemble at the residence of Mrs. Pamela Smith, 105 Brookmeade Drive, Statesville at all other times.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, March 18th, 2019 | 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Monday, March 18th, 2019 11:30am - 12:00pm
    Highland Acres Church of Christ
    McLaughlin Street
    Statesville, N. C., NC 28677
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  • Service

    Monday, March 18th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    Monday, March 18th, 2019 12:00pm
    Highland Acres Church of Christ
    McLaughlin Street
    Statesville, N. C., NC 28677
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    Brother Al Simmons
  • Interment

    Sunday, March 17th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, March 17th, 2019 2:00pm
    Belmont Cemetery
    Greenbriar Road
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Judy Fuller

Posted at 05:12pm
We mourn with you,
For there is hope even for a tree, if it is cut down, it will sprout again. Job 14: 7
Looking forward with you to the Wonderful Day when those we miss awaken in sleep.
Your Cousin
Judy Fuller & Family

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Arlean Love

Posted at 02:26pm
My sincere condolence to the family of Mrs. Louise Gaines. May the LORD of All Comfort strengthen you and grant you divine peace as you walk through this challenging time of your loss. We do not have a High Priest who is not touched by our feelings. He hears you and sees your tears, and He is surrounding you and carry you all with His unfailing love! Rest in the Saviour's arms!
Love you and Blessings!
-Arlean Love

Anna D

Posted at 11:59am
My deepest sympathy to family of Mrs. Louise Gaines. May the God of all Comfort soothe your hearts and ease your pain as you go through this grievous time. Our loving Heavenly Father has promised that soon He will the tears from your eyes death will be done away with.(Rev 21:3,4) Until that joyous time, may your precious memories bring you peace.

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