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John Allen Rains
1929 - 2012

John Allen Rains, 82, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 in Monroe, LA.

Funeral services were held Saturday at Dutton Funeral Home Chapel with Evangelist Jamie Orten of Farmerville, Louisiana and Mr. Mark Elliott, Sr., officiating. Burial was in Highland Cemetery.

John was born Dec. 16, 1929 in Wichita County to Isaac “Ike” and Ola Churchman Rains. He graduated from Valley View High School. John and Katie Clifton were married April 4, 1964 in Iowa Park. He worked for Texas Electric as a Customer Service Representative for 35 years retiring June 1, 1987. He was a Paul Harris Fellow in the Rotary Club of Iowa Park and also a member of the Muleskinners of Iowa Park. He also worked for Dutton Funeral Home for several years after retiring from Texas Electric. He was a member of D’Arbonne Church of Christ in Farmerville, LA.

His parents and two sisters, Bobbie Davis and Dorothy Barton, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Katie of Monroe, LA.; daughters, Jana Elliott of Monroe, LA., Kathryn Hartmangruber of Wichita Falls, and Geneva Robertson of Burkburnett; two brothers, Don Rains of Wichita Falls, and Billie Rains of Vernon; seven grandchildren; and three great -grandchildren.

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