Services for Betty Sue (Throneburg) Rains, 77, of Eastlake, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Ave., Willoughby.
Mrs. Rains passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
Born Dec. 28, 1935, in Hickory, N.C., she has lived in Eastlake for the past 55 years.
She was a longtime member of Willo-Hill Baptist Church in Willoughby and more recently, a member of Lakeside Baptist Church in Painesville.
Mrs. Rains was a beautician, having worked for the former Giant Tiger store in Willoughby.
Survivors are her husband of 60 years, Herman; children, Janet (David) VanderWier of Osceola, Ind.; Clint (Debbie) Rains of Painesville and Linda (James) Butler of Rock Spring, Ga.; grandchildren, Tanya, David, Jill, Lisa, Troy, Travis, James, Rachel, Steven, Rebekah and Christy; and eight great-grandchildren.
She ""loved her grandkids"" and kept her ""candy store"" supplied for them.
She was preceded in death by her father, Paul Throneburg; her mother, Myrtice (Dameron) Billey; stepfather, Joe Billey; sister, Patricia Workman; and brother, Donnie Throneburg.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at the funeral home. The Rev. Arlie Spargur of Lakeside Baptist Church will officiate at the service on Friday. Final resting place will be in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, Chester Township.