Lois Irene Raines, 88, of Abingdon, passed away on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Johnston Memorial Hospital with her loving family by her side.
She was born February 23, 1930, in Washington County, Va., to the late Elbert McIntyre and Susie Viola Kesse McIntyre. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Cosby Raines; one brother, Bill McIntyre; one sister, Jane McIntyre Poe and a nephew, Randy McIntyre.
Lois was retired from Abingdon Manor where she provided care for many patients throughout the years. She was of the Presbyterian faith.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Raines and wife Karen of Abingdon and Jeff Raines of Abingdon; nieces, Sandra Marshall and husband David and Sherry Lynn McIntyre; nephews, Michael Allen Poe and wife Mary and Ricky McIntyre and wife Lisa; brother-in-law, E.C. Poe and sister-in-law, Nannie Mae Williams; special friend and neighbor Linda Belisle.
The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to Dr. Bruce Higinbothom and staff, Dr. Simmons, Dr. Bolling, Dr. Taylor-Hall, Dr. White, Dr. Murphy, and a very special thank you to Dr. Raymond Fabor for the meeting he provided on Friday night. The family also appreciates the care shown by the nursing staff of the 3rd floor PCU and CCU.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Frost Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Forest Hills Memory Gardens with David Marshall officiating.