Clarence Rains, 70, of Turrell died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at the Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Born Sept. 16, 1940, at Holland, Ark., he was the son of the late Henry Thomas and Opal Lucille Stane Rains and had been a lifelong resident of the Heafer community near Turrell.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years Patsy Ann Rains of the home; two sons, Bryan Rains and wife Vickie of Trumann and Jeff Rains and wife Lisa of Heafer; three daughters, Lynn Puckett and husband Rick, Laura Montague and husband Michael, and Becky Powell and husband Johnny, all of Heafer; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at the Barton Chapel Baptist Church near Tyronza with Rev. Dan Brawner, Rev. Kim Reeder and Rev. Tom Rains officiating. Burial was in the Tyronza Cemetery under the direction of Faith Funeral Service of Manila.