Howard Lee Raines © by: Poteau Daily News Friday, 31 October 2008 Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Howard Lee Raines, 72 of Fanshawe, passed away Oct. 30, 2008, at Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center, Poteau.
He was born Dec. 19, 1935, in Wagoner.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member and evangelist of the Community Church of Christ and was retired from the Department of Human Services after 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Leland and Suvella Pearl (Jackson) Raines.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Janet Raines of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Russell and Danette Raines and Brett and Stefanie Raines, all of Fanshawe; a sister and brother-in-law Norma and Ed Woods of Tyler, Texas; nine grandchildren, Brandon and wife Shawna Raines of Panama, Dustin and wife Heather Raines of Poteau and Dennis and wife Shanna Raines of Poteau, Krystal Raines of Norman, Brittan Raines of Fanshawe, Hailey Raines of Fanshawe, Kacie Raines of Fanshawe, Jordan Barton of Fanshawe and Christopher Barton of Stigler; five great-grandchildren, Scimber Raines, Kennedee Raines, Preston Raines, Cayton Raines and Gunner Raines; numerous other relatives, friends and loved ones.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 10 a.m. at Fanshawe School Auditorium with Greg and Sally McGowen officiating. Interment will be in Fanshawe Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Raines, Dustin Raines, Dennis Raines, Wes McGowen, Christopher Barton, Bob Graham and Jordan Barton.
Flower girls will be Krystal, Kacie Brittan and Hailey Raines.
The family will be available for visitation at the funeral home Friday from 6 until 8 p.m.
Evans and Miller Funeral Home, Poteau, is in charge of arrangements.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com
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