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Jan. 27, 1930-April 4, 2008

HIGH POINT -- Mrs. Daphne Eason Raines, 78, resident of Pennybyrn at Maryfield, died Friday, April 4, at the High Point Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Raines was born Jan. 27, 1930, in Johnston County, a daughter to Alphonso and Blannie Hinnant Eason. She was a registered nurse and worked at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro for 15 years prior to her retirement in 1992. A Goldsboro resident for many years, following her retirement she moved to Winston-Salem where she lived 11 years and for the past five years has lived in High Point. While living in Goldsboro, she was a member of the Adamsville Baptist Church, and upon moving to High Point she became a member of the Brentwood Baptist Church. Mrs. Raines was married to John Raines who preceded her in death in 1985. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Eason.

Surviving are two children, Susan Parks and husband, Randy, of Clemmons; and John B. Raines and wife, Cora, of Southport; seven grandchildren, Sarah Parks, Alex Parks, David Raines, Melissa Raines, Ranier Estigoy, Richard Estigoy and Christine Estigoy; three great-grandchldren, Christian, Cora and Chloe Raines; one sister, Joyce Johnson; and one brother, Wyatt Eason and wife, Judy, all of Corinth-Holders.

The funeral will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6, at Brentwood Baptist Church, with the Rev. Robert Scott officiating. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the service from 2-3 p.m. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, April 7, at Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery in the Corinth-Holders community in Johnston County.

Memorials may be directed to the Brentwood Baptist Church, 2426 Gordon Road, High Point, N.C. 27265, or to the charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be submitted through www.cumbyfuneral.com.

Cumby Family Funeral Service, High Point, is serving the Raines family.


Published in Obituaries on April 6, 2008 2:48 PM