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Neighbors Growing Together | Aug 1, 2014

Beulah M. Parrott Rains

May 05, 2014

Beulah M. Parrott Rains, 87, of rural Birmingham, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Van Buren in Keosauqua.

A funeral is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Douds, with the Rev. Phil Campbell officiating. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery east of Douds.

Visitation opens at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with family present 6-7:30 p.m.

Memorials to Good Samaritan Society Hospice or Haney-Brannan Post No. 181 American Legion in Birmingham may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at PO Box 5, Birmingham 52535.

Mrs. Rains was born Aug. 29, 1926, in the Oak Grove community east of Douds, the daughter of Leo F. and Ella Hootman Parrott. She married Robert J Rains Jr. Sept. 16, 1944, in Butler, North Carolina.

She graduated from Keosauqua High School with the Class of 1944, and was a farm wife and homemaker.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Allan L. Rains and spouse Maria of Bonaparte and Roy D. Rains and spouse Sherry of Birmingham; one daughter, Carolyn K. Taylor and spouse Delbert of Bloomfield; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Darrell Robert Rains; one sister, Clella McQuaide; and one brother, David Parrott.

 

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