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Wanda Lee Lester Rains, of Corbin, and formerly of the Jellico Creek departed this life on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at her home. She was born on July 26, 1941 in Whitley County, to the late William Lester and Shirley Grace Cornelius Lester. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe Rains; a son, Frank Rains and her brothers, Lonnie Lester and his wife Bonnie, William Lester Jr. and Delmer Lester. Wanda was a member of Jellico Creek Baptist Church.
She is survived by her two daughters, Kimberly Jo Rayborn of Corbin and Kelley Rae McKeehan Gary) of Rockholds; two grandchildren, Lucas Ray McKeehan and Haylee Lynn McKeehan of Rockholds; two brothers, the Rev. Doyle Lester and wife Wanda of Williamsburg and Duell Lester and wife Etta Mae of Mason, Ohio; one sister, Joyce West and husband Darrell of Williamsburg, many nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn her passing.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Croley Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Lloyd Taylor and Dr. Jerry Lowrie officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Whitley Memorial Gardens.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
Published on March 27, 2017
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