Mary Maxine (Jones) Brown Raines of Lehigh, Oklahoma was born May 31, 1924 in Stella, Missouri the daughter of Melvin Lee and Lois (Moser) Jones. She departed this life on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Atoka, Oklahoma at the age of 96 year s and 3 days.
On October 3, 1947, Maxine was united in marriage to Bertram G. Brown in Neosho, Missouri. She later married Paul E. Raines on July 1, 1989 in Creighton, Missouri.
Mary was a telephone operator for United Telephone Company until her retirement in 1987. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Harrisonville, Missouri and had belonged to a Baptist church since the 1930's. Mary was a Girl Scout Leader, Cub Scout Leader, GA Leader, on a bowling league, won 21 1st place ribbons on her quilting, in a hiking club with her husband and loved to travel a lot. She enjoyed gardening and canning, doing word search puzzles, and she loved her dog and cats. Above all, she enjoyed being with her family and serving her Lord.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Bertram Brown on October 25, 1977 and her second husband, Paul Raines on November 11, 2019; a son, Gary Brown; her sister, Irene Barnett and a son-in-law, Thomas Horn.
Mary is survived by a daughter, Gail Horn of Lehigh, Oklahoma; two sons, Ron Raines and wife Marcia, Archie, Missouri, Bill Raines and wife Monica, Kansas City, Missouri; 4 granddaughters, Hannah Raines, Hailey Raines, Alina Raines and Minisa Wheeler and husband Larry; a great-grandson, Derrick Raines; a niece, Christine Sumner; two nephews, Paul Barnett and Richard Falb; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.
Family received friends Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the funeral home.
Graveside service were held Saturday, June 6, 2020 at the Owsley Union Cemetery, Stella, Missouri.
Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Creighton Lutheran Church or the Lehigh Baptist Church.