Luretha "Jo" Caines

Friday, May 25, 2007


Luretha "Jo" Caines, 65, of Blytheville, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at her home. Born July 4, 1941, in Cooter, Mo., to the late John and Claudyne O'Kane Razer, she was a secretary for the Mississippi County Road Department and of the Baptist faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Ellis, a grandson, Daniel Ellis, and four brothers, Kelly Razer, Johnny Razer, Frankie Razer and Mike Razer.

She is survived by three children, Eraina Butler and her husband, Tim, of Callahan, Fla., Marty Ellis and his wife, Vicki, of Blytheville, and Deonna Bearden and her husband, Jimmy, of Gosnell; three brothers, Donald Ray Razer of Jonesboro, Bobby Razer of Caruthersville, Mo., and Keith Razer of Blytheville; three sisters, Sandra Holdaway of Blytheville, Diana Morris of Benton Harbor, Mich., and Betty Casinger of Paragould; and five grandchildren, Stacey Hill Marchesano, Ginny Hill, Gage Ellis, Tanner Ellis and Brody Bearden.

The funeral was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel in Blytheville with the Rev. Glen Dunnam officiating. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery.

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