Mrs. Geneva Jean Johnson Raines, age 91, of Cosby, went
to be with the Lord Saturday evening, July 6, 2013, at Newport Health and
Rehabilitation surrounded by her family.
Geneva "Granny" enjoyed traveling, clogging,
swimming, and spending time with her friends and family. Her younger years were
spent providing early education to all ages. She retired from Douglas Cherokee
She was preceded in death by her husband Cebo Raines, grandsons
Gerald Raines and Mark Raines, mother Algie Styles, and sister Arletha
She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law Ronald
and Pauline Raines of Newport and Maurice and Donna Raines of Morristown,
daughter and son-in-law Jane and Creed Allen of Dandridge, grandchildren Rodney
(Becky) Raines, Travis (Carrie) Raines, Jeff Allen, Renee Gibson, Miranda
(Hunter) Butler, and Melissa Raines; great-grandchildren Brooke Raines, Hunter
Raines, Kaitlyn Raines, Sydney Raines, and Andi Gibson.
Family and friends will meet at 10:45 a.m. at Union
Cemetery Wednesday morning, July 10, 2013, for the 11:00 a.m. graveside
service. Rev. Leon Large will be officiating. The family will receive friends
Tuesday evening 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home.
Arrangements by Costner-Maloy