Jimmy L. Raines

Published 9:57 am Tuesday, October 3, 2023

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Jimmy Lee Raines was born in Century, Fla., but lived in Atmore until 1980.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Ruby Crawford Raines; and his brothers, Walter H. Raines II and Jesse Harold Raines.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Susan Neal Raines of Flomaton; his son, Brian Raines (Dawn Watson) of Flomaton; his daughter, Melissa (Jeffrey) Coleman of Flomaton; his brother, Joseph C. Raines of Atmore; his sister, Barbara (Charles “Skip”) Beasley of Castleberry; his grandchildren, Ruby Raines and Lily Coleman, both of Flomaton, Kenzie Dall and Kason Dall, both of Pace, Fla.; grandchildren in love, Johnny Ray Heathcock, Jazymn Heathcock and Jayla Heathcock, all of Pace; special niece, Skyler Wallace of Mobile; special nephew, Tim Neal of Flomaton; aunt, Bessie Brantley of Atmore; and numerous, much loved other family members and friends.

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Funeral services were held on Oct. 2, 2023 at Atmore Memorial Chapel with Bro. Pat Carden officiating. Interment followed in Canoe Freewill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Tim Neal, Reuben Neal, Stevie Powell, Johnny Ray Heathcock, Jessie Blair and Jason Dall.

Honorary pallbearers were Brandon Chambers, Daniel Morris and Jeffrey Coleman.

We wish to thank Southern Care Hospice of Atmore for their wonderful care and extreme compassion that they showed to us. These ladies are magnificent and were a blessing to us. We wish a heartfelt thanks especially to Ms. Donna. She is amazing and was a tremendous God-send to us with her knowledge, strength and love.

Atmore Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements.