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Roselawn Funeral Home & Roselawn Cemetery

741 Danville Road SW, Decatur, AL

OBITUARY

James Paul Rains

March 15, 1937March 8, 2020
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James Paul Rains, age 82, of Decatur, Alabama passed away on Sunday March 8, 2020. James was born March 15, 1937 in Asbury, Alabama to the late Oshie and Odell Rains. James was a member of First Independent Methodist Church, where he taught Sunday School, also worked in Children's Church and in the bus ministry. He loved visiting the sick and visited USA Nursing Home daily for many years. He retired from Fruehauf Aluminum. Beside his parents he is also preceded in death by Wife Rose Mary Rains. Brothers Vardis Lavon Rains and Charles Freeman Rains, and Sister Nilda Jean Beam. James is survived by his wife, Carlin B. Rains; Children, Jeffrey Rains (Terri Rains); Debra Moder (Bobby Moder), Angela Lee; step-sons Gregoy Watkins, Corey Lee (Katria Lee); and step-daughter Tonya Evans (Cedric Evans); sister Joann Orr; grandchildren Jasmine Yanal (Braden Yanal), Nathanael Rains (Dana Rains), Kathyn Rains, Jeremy Lee, Abigail Rains, Lexie Lee, Kanavis Lee (Joleasia Lee), DeAsia Lee, Martavius Lee, Corey Lee, Montravia Watkins, Lynden Watkins, Lynden Watkins, Gregory Watkins, Jr., Mycah Lee, Makirah Lee, Thea Yanal, Roxy Yanal, McKenzie Lee, Mason Lee, McKadi Lee and Lakyn Lee. Visitation for James will be held Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Roselawn Funeral Home, Decatur, Alabama. The Celebration of Life Service will be Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM at First Independent Methodist Church Decatur, Alabama. A graveside service will be Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery, Albertville, Alabama. Serving as pallbearers are Jeff Rains, Bobby Moder, Kanavis Lee, Jeremy Lee, Nathanael Rains and Corey Lee. Memorials may be made to Your Favorite Mission in the name of James Paul Rains. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.roselawnfhandcemetery.com for the Rains family. .

  • FAMILY

  • Carlin B. Rains, Wife
  • Joann Orr, Sister
  • Jeffrey Rains (Terri Rains), Son
  • Debra Moder (Bobby Moder), Daughter
  • Angela Lee, Daughter
  • Gregoy Watkins, Step-Son
  • Corey Lee (Katria Lee), Step-Son
  • Tonya Evans (Cedric Evans), Step-Daughter
  • Jasmine Yanal (Braden Yanal), Grandchild
  • Nathanael Rains (Dana Rains), Grandchild
  • Kathyn Rains, Grandchild
  • Jeremy Lee, Grandchild
  • Abigail Rains, Grandchild
  • Lexie Lee, Grandchild
  • Kanavis Lee (Joleasia Lee), Grandchild
  • DeAsia Lee, Grandchild
  • Martavius Lee, Grandchild
  • Corey Lee, Grandchild
  • Montravia Watkins, Grandchild
  • Lynden Watkins, Grandchild
  • Lynden Watkins, Grandchild
  • Gregory Watkins, Jr., Grandchild
  • Mycah Lee, Grandchild
  • Makirah Lee, Grandchild
  • Thea Yanal, Great Grandchild
  • Roxy Yanal, Great Grandchild
  • McKenzie Lee, Great Grandchild
  • Mason Lee, Great Grandchild
  • McKadi Lee, Great Grandchild
  • Lakyn Lee, Great Grandchild
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jeff Rains, Active Pallbearer
  • Bobby Moder, Active Pallbearer
  • Kanavis Lee, Active Pallbearer
  • Jeremy Lee, Active Pallbearer
  • Nathanael Rains, Active Pallbearer
  • Corey Lee, Active Pallbearer
  • DONATIONS

  • Memorials my be made to Your Favorite Mission in the name of James Paul Rains

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  • The Celebration of Life Service Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Graveside Service Thursday, March 12, 2020

Memories

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Brenda Maroney

March 13, 2020

To Jim's family I went to church with Jim at Freewill Baptist on Danville Road. He was always smiling. To the family it's difficult to lose a father or your mother. I will be in prayer for you all for. Brenda Ma

Kenyetta Gray

March 11, 2020

Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

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Biography

James was born March 15, 1937 in Asbury, Alabama to the late Oshie and Odell Rains. James was a member of First Independent Methodist Church, where he taught Sunday School, also worked in Children's Church and in the bus ministry. He loved visiting the sick and visited USA Nursing Home daily for many years. He retired from Fruehauf Aluminum.