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Howard Randall Rainey

August 9, 1954April 8, 2018

Howard Randall Rainey, age 63, of Maylene, AL, passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, and friend.

Howard served for three years in the U.S. Navy, during which he was aboard the U.S.S. Shenandoah. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Gardendale, AL, and was a devoted man of God.

Howard was predeceased by his father, George Milton Rainey, and one nephew, Jesse Rainey.

Survivors include Howard's wife, Jannette Howell Rainey; his mother, Emogene Rainey; one son, Matthew Rainey (Audra Stewart); one grandson, Randall Alexander Rainey; two brothers, Bob Rainey (Celia) and Brian Rainey (Betty Durbin); aunt, Laura Lindsey; and nephews, Kevin Rainey, Jeff Rainey, and Austin Rainey.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018, immediately followed by A Celebration of Howard's Life at 12:30 in the funeral home's chapel. The gravesite committal service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Alabama National Cemetery, Montevallo.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial gifts be made to First Baptist Church of Gardendale, Alabama.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • A Celebration of Howard Rainey's Life Thursday, April 12, 2018
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Biography

Howard Randall Rainey, age 63, of Maylene, Alabama, passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2018. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, and friend.

Howard served for three years in the U.S. Navy, during which he was aboard the U.S.S. Shenandoah. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Gardendale, Alabama, and was a devoted man of God.

Howard was predeceased by his father, George Milton Rainey, and one nephew, Jesse Rainey.

Survivors include Howard's wife, Jannette Howell Rainey; his mother, Emogene Rainey; one son, Matthew Rainey (Audra Stewart); one grandson, Randall Alexander Rainey; two brothers, Bob Rainey (Celia) and Brian Rainey (Betty Durbin); aunt, Laura Lindsey; and nephews, Kevin Rainey, Jeff Rainey, and Austin Rainey.