Lou Alma Gaines

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By The Staff

Lou Alma Gaines, 88, of Owenton, passed away Oct. 24, 2008, at Harborside Healthcare Facility.

Born Oct. 22, 1920, in Owen County, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Myrtie Meecham Jones and was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Gaines; her son, Barton Gaines; her daughter, Brenda Kemper; and her grandson, Jeff Taylor.

Mrs. Gaines is survived by her daughter Louise Taylor of Owenton; seven grandchildren, Marcella Wright, Felechia Wainscott, Lucinda Janes, Darrell Kemper, Heather Gatewood, Tina Shryock and Glendane Taylor; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Oct. 27, 2008, with Bro. Kerry Dale Spencer presiding. Burial was in Owenton Cemetery.

Honorary bearers were Daulton and Zachary Taylor, Alden Gatewood, Josh Wright, Brian Howard, Ethan and Logan Kemper and Brad Shryock.

Pallbearers were David Gatewood, David Wainscott, David Janes, Glendane Taylor, Darrell Kemper and Lawrence Wright.