Born: April 22, 1911
Died: April 10, 2008
PETERSTOWN, WV-- Nelva Mae Raines, age 96 of Peterstown, WV, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, April 10, 2008 surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 22, 1911 to the late Otis H. and Macy Wallace Pyne. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wade Hampton Raines, an infant daughter, and several brothers and sisters. Mrs. Raines was a homemaker, and one of the founders of the Peterstown Church of the Nazarene, where she was a member since 1958. Those left to cherish her memory includes one son, James Robert “Bob” Raines and wife Liz of Peterstown, WV; three daughters, Nora Strickland of Virginia Beach, VA, Shirley Hedrick and husband Willie of Peterstown, WV, and Phyllis Ferguson and husband Denny also of Peterstown, WV; one brother, Jim Pyne of Fairlea, WV; three sisters, Lucille Amos of Rock Camp, WV, Virginia Bradley of Lindside, WV, Ilene Dillon of Bassett, VA. Eleven grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, and four great-great grandchildren; her caregivers, Sarah Richards, Jean Wills, Violet Richards, and Joann Belcher. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, April 12, 2008 at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, WV, with Rev. Ben Peyton and Pastor Rusty Hughes officiating. Burial will follow at the Peterstown Cemetery, Rich Creek, VA. Friends may call from 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. Friday, April 11, 2008 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, you can make donations to the Kanawha Hospice Care, 540 N. Jefferson St., Lewisburg, WV, 24901. Online guest book can be signed or condolences sent to the family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.