John Allen Rains

December 16, 1929November 14, 2012

John Allen Rains, age 82 died Wednesday, November 14, 2012 in Monroe, Louisiana.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Dutton Funeral Home Chapel with Evangelist Jamie Orten of Farmerville, Louisiana and Mr. Mark Elliott, Sr. officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home.

John was born December 16, 1929 in Wichita County to Isaac “Ike” and Ola Churchman Rains. He graduated from Valley View High School. John and Katie Clifton were married April 4, 1964 in Iowa Park, Texas. He worked for Texas Electric as a Customer Service Representative for 35 years retiring June 1, 1987. He also worked for Dutton Funeral Home for several years. John was a Paul Harris Fellow in the Rotary Club of Iowa Park and also a member of the Muleskinners of Iowa Park. He was a member of D’Arbonne Church of Christ in Farmerville, Louisiana.

His parents and two sisters, Bobbie Davis and Dorothy Barton preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife, Katie of Monroe, Louisiana; daughters, Jana Elliott and husband, Mark, Jr. of Monroe, Louisiana, Kathryn Hartmangruber and husband Larry of Wichita Falls, Texas and Geneva Robertson of Burkburnett, Texas; two brothers, Don Rains and wife, Jean of Wichita Falls, Texas and Billie Rains of Vernon, Texas; sister-in-law, Wanza Cox of Tulsa, Oklahoma; 2 granddaughters, 5 grandsons, 2 great grandsons and 1 great granddaughter and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will held at Dutton Funeral Home Chapel from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Friday, November 16, 2012.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 17, 2012
  • Visitation Friday, November 16, 2012

John Allen Rains

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